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SLFP-SLPP begins second round of talks

Sri Lanka, March 21 -- Representatives of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) and the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) have commenced the second round of their discussion on the proposed alliance bet... Read More


Woman arrested for aiding double-murder suspect

Sri Lanka, March 21 -- The special investigation unit of Mirihana Police has arrested a woman for aiding and abetting the main suspect of the double murder in Moratumulla, Piliyandala to hide. The wo... Read More


100 MW floating solar power plant for Maduru Oya Reservoir

Sri Lanka, March 21 -- The Cabinet of Ministers has granted approval for a proposal to build a 100 MW floating solar power plant in the Maduru Oya Reservoir. Previously, the approval has been granted... Read More


Water levels of hydropower plant reservoirs go down

Sri Lanka, March 21 -- The water level of reservoirs connected to hydropower plants have considerably gone down due to the prevailing dry climate, stated the Ministry of Power and Renewable Energy. S... Read More


Today's demand is for jobs with pension - PM

Sri Lanka, March 21 -- The demand today is for jobs with a pension, says Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe. He stated this speaking as a panelist at the business dialogue Fireside Chat 2019 held in... Read More


UNHRC Resolution on Sri Lanka passed without vote

Sri Lanka, March 21 -- The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) Resolution on Sri Lanka was adopted at the 40th session of the UNHRC held in Geneva, today (21). The resolution co-sponsored by ... Read More


Sri Lanka responds to UN High Commissioner's report

Sri Lanka, March 21 -- Sri Lanka remains committed to achieving reconciliation and has made steady progress in pursuit of that objective, the country's foreign minister told the UN Human Rights Counci... Read More


New National Salaries and Cadre Commission appointed

Sri Lanka, March 21 -- President Maithripala Sirisena has appointed a new National Salaries and Cadre Commission. An extraordinary gazette notification has been issued stating that the commission wil... Read More


Two arrested with 912 kg of Beedi leaves

Sri Lanka, March 21 -- Two persons have been arrested by Sri Lanka Navy personnel along with more than 912 kg of 'Beedi' leaves at Talaimannar. The boat used by the suspects to transfer the Beedi (te... Read More


Bringing up Wilpattu is a conspiracy to stir racism - Rishad

Sri Lanka, March 21 -- Minister Rishad Bathiudeen says that there is a conspiracy to stir racism by creating a social dialogue on Wilpattu deforestation to suppress the waste management issue in Aruwa... Read More