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Thursday, November 15, 2018
On this day in ...
1889  Mrs. Marie Musaeus Higgins arrived in Ceylon to assume duties as the principle of Sri Sangamitta Buddhist Girls' College at Maradana. Mrs. Higgins later founded Musaeus College, a prominent girls' school in Sri Lanka.
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1978  A chartered Icelandic Airways DC-8 aircraft crashed near Katunayake during airport approach in a thunderstorm. 183 passengers died while a few survived.
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2008  Troops of Sri Lanka Army's Task Force 1 and the 57th Division captured Pooneryn liberating the A-32 road from Mannar to Poonaryn after 20 years.
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UNP leader says ready to show majority again
Nov 15, Colombo: Sri Lanka's ousted Prime Minister and the leader of the United National Party (UNP) Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe said the party will not allow the Constitution to be disregarded. ...
Sri Lanka President meets Speaker, party leaders
Nov 15, Colombo: Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena held a special discussion at the Presidential Secretariat in Colombo with Speaker Karu Jayasuriya and the leaders of the parties that supported the no-confidence motion against the Prime Minister and the government in Parliament. ...
China hopes Sri Lanka can maintain stability
Nov 15, Colombo: China has been closely following the developments of the situation in Sri Lanka as the South Asian country continues to experience political upheaval, following the defeat of the Prime Minister appointed by President Maithripala Sirisena in parliament yesterday. ...
Sri Lanka Speaker appeals to the President to listen to the majority and halt the destruction of the country
Nov 15, Colombo: Speaker of Parliament Karu Jayasuriya has sent another letter to the President Maithripala Sirisena in response to the President's letter to him regarding the verdict on the No-Confidence Motion that was passed against Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday....
Parliament to reconvene tomorrow at 1.30 p.m.
Nov 15, Colombo: The Parliament is scheduled to be convened Thursday, 16 November at 1.30 p.m., the Office of the Speaker announced. ...
Utter chaos prevails in Sri Lanka parliament, government MPs try to attack Speaker
Nov 15, Colombo: Utter chaos prevailed in Sri Lanka parliament today and even the Speaker of the parliament came under attack from the members of Sri Lanka President's party led government. ...
CSE and SEC continue stock market awareness drive with latest forum in Gampaha
Nov 15, Colombo: The 'Kotas Welenda Pola: Nagarayen Nagarayate' Investor Forum organized by the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) in association with the Securities and Exchange Commission of Sri Lanka (SEC), was concluded at Saketha Madura, Gampaha on 10th November 2018. ...
Sri Lanka's Hatton National Bank 9 month Group PAT at Rs 14.5 billion
Nov 15, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Hatton National Bank PLC (HNB) reported a Profit after Tax (PAT) of Rs 14.5 billion at Group level for the nine months to September 2018 recording a growth of 23% Year-on-Year (YoY), while the Bank's PAT for the period amounted to Rs 13.1 billion growing by 21% YoY....
Sri Lanka President rejects No-Confidence Motion passed in parliament against his Prime Minister and cabinet
Nov 15, Colombo: Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday rejected the No-Confidence Motion (NCM) brought against the Prime Minister and the Government appointed by him....
UNP to hold a massive rally tomorrow at Lipton Circus
Nov 14, Colombo: The United National Party (UNP) will hold a mass protest rally at Lipton Circus in Colombo tomorrow at 3 pm. ...
President will take next steps constitutionally - Cabinet spokesman
Nov 14, Colombo: Cabinet spokesman of Mahinda Rajapaksa government, Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe says that the President will take the next step according to the constitution after the Speaker's letter is received. ...
India encourages Sri Lanka apparel industry to source material from Indian textile producers
Nov 14, Colombo: High Commissioner of India to Sri Lanka Taranjit Singh Sandhu today inaugurated the 4th edition of Intex South Asia, the largest international textile sourcing show in South Asia, at the BMICH in Colombo. ...
Sri Lanka cricket star Tillakaratne Dilshan joins SLPP
Nov 14, Colombo: Former Sri Lanka Cricket captain Tillakaratne Dilshan Wednesday has joined the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP), the political party of Mahinda Rajapaksa. ...
Excavations of the Mannar mass grave temporarily suspended
Nov 14, Colombo: The excavation activities of the Mannar mass grave found at the old Sathosa building in Mannar, had been temporarily suspended from today (14) the Senior Judicial Medical Officer Saminda Rajapakse said. ...
Speaker to inform the decision of the no confidence motion to the President
Nov 14, Colombo: Speaker Karu Jayasuriya will inform the President on the decision taken by the parliament on the no-confidence motion presented against the Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and the government, the Speaker's Media Office said....
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