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Wednesday, May 23, 2018
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1638  Dutch Admiral Adam Westerwolt and King Rajasinha II concluded a treaty giving the Dutch a monopoly on Sri Lanka's cinnamon plus repayment of expenses for assistance with ejecting Portugese from Ceylon.
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Sri Lanka Army ready to deploy 1000 troops for disaster relief
May 23, Colombo: Sri Lanka Army said currently 300 members of the Army, together with Navy and Air Force personnel are currently engaged in flood relief emergencies in worst-affected Districts of Galle, Kalutara, Matara, Ratnapura and Puttalam as of Tuesday (22) noon....
Viral flu in the South under control - Health Services DG
May 23, Colombo: Health Services Director General Dr. Anil Jasinghe has said the Influenza virus spreading in the South has been fully controlled. ...
CEB engineers suspend trade union action in districts affected by adverse weather
May 23, Colombo: The Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) Engineers' Association which is engaged in a Work-to-Rule campaign has requested the CEB engineers to suspend their trade union action due to the adverse weather. ...
Aitken Spence posts 22% growth in PBT in 2017/18
May 23, Colombo: Aitken Spence PLC recorded a steady financial performance for the twelve months ending 31st March 2018 with a 22% year-on-year growth in profit-before-tax from Rs. 5.2 billion to Rs. 6.4 billion, its highest ever....
Sri Lankan bodybuilder wins silver medal at Austrian international championship
May 23, Colombo: Sri Lankan bodybuilding champion Lucion Pushparaj won a silver medal at the Austrian International Bodybuilding Championship held in Vienna, Austria, on 19 May 2018. ...
Officials instructed to promptly provide information of people affected by adverse weather
May 23, Colombo: Minister of Social Welfare and Primary Industries Daya Gamage has instructed the relevant officials to promptly provide information on people affected by adverse weather, flood victims and disabled persons to expedite relief efforts. ...
Maldivian national arrested with 2.3 kilos of heroin at Colombo airport
May 23, Colombo: Sri Lanka Police Narcotics Bureau (PNB) unit at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) today arrested a Maldivian national attempting to smuggle in over 2 kilograms of heroin. ...
Sri Lanka Navy steps up relief operations in flood-affected areas, rescues 172 marooned flood victims
May 22, Colombo: Sri Lanka Navy said it has stepped-up flood relief operations following the adverse weather condition and naval personnel are currently engaged in relief missions. ...
Nine dead, over 66,000 affected in Sri Lanka due to adverse weather
May 22, Colombo: Floods and landslides caused by torrential rains with serious lightning and winds in Sri Lanka have left nine people dead, 23 missing the national Disaster Management Center (DMC) said its latest report issued at 6 pm local time....
Bus fares in Sri Lanka go up from midnight today
May 22, Colombo: Sri Lanka's cabinet of ministers has approved a 12.5 percent increase in bus fares from midnight today. ...
Sri Lanka's Finance Minister invites former president for a debate on debt burden
May 22, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera today extended an invitation to former president Mahinda Rajapaksa to a television debate on the country's debt burden. ...
Sri Lanka Central Bank clarifies how gross official reserves were utilized
May 22, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Central Bank today clarifying the status of the country's gross official reserves said not only borrowings but also the debt repayments need to be considered in analyzing how gross official reserves were utilized. ...
Treasury releases funds to provide relief to flood victims
May 22, Colombo: Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera has instructed the Treasury officials to release sufficient funds to provide relief to flood victims immediately. ...
Sri Lanka PM pledges to protect temples
May 22, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said it is vital that government provides financial assistance to develop religious places with historical value which play a big role in people's lives. ...
Sri Lanka Cricket raises salaries of national players
May 22, Colombo: Sri Lanka's cricket board today announced that it has raised the wages of national players by 34 percent for the period of 2018/19, following strong results achieved during the concluded financial year. ...
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