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Tuesday, January 22, 2019
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2018  Popular Sri Lankan singer A.E. Manoharan passed away in Chennai, India. Manoharan is credited with working across ethnic boundaries by popularizing Tamil, Sinhala, and English songs among his diverse audience.
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Sri Lankan President instructs to fight Fall Armyworm infestation on a war footing
Jan 22, Colombo: Sri Lanka's President Maithripala Sirisena today instructed the relevant authorities to take steps to control the rapidly speeding Fall Armyworm (Sena caterpillar) infestation with a dedication equal to fighting a war. ...
Petition challenging Sri Lanka PM's parliamentary membership to be heard on January 31
Jan 22, Colombo: The Court of Appeal has ordered to take up the petition challenging the eligibility of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe to hold a parliamentary seat on January 31 for confirmation of submissions....
Three foreign nationals among five arrested with 90 kg of heroin worth over Rs. 1 billion
Jan 22, Colombo: Five suspects including three foreign nationals have been arrested with 90 kilograms of heroin at a luxury apartment building in the Kollupitiya area. ...
BOI signs agreement for new apartment complex in Colombo
Jan 22, Colombo: Sri Lanka's investment promotion agency, the Board of Investment recently signed an agreement with HNJ Towers (Pvt) Ltd to build a mixed development project located at R A De Mel Mawatha, Colombo - 3....
Sri Lanka seeks Canadian and French assistance to face energy crisis
Jan 22, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Minister of Power, Energy and Business Development Ravi Karunanayake has held a meeting with the French and Canadian Ambassadors, in order to find solutions to the expected energy crisis the world including Sri Lanka will face in the 2020. ...
Cabinet nod to allocate Rs. 250 million to pay compensation to farmers affected by Fall Armyworm infestation
Jan 22, Colombo: The Sri Lankan government has received the cabinet approval to allocate Rs 250 million to pay compensation to the farmers whose crops were damaged due to the Fall Armyworm ('Sena' caterpillar)....
Special High Court serves indictments against Gotabhaya Rajapaksa and 6 others in DA Rajapaksa Museum case
Jan 22, Colombo: The Special High Court Tuesday read out the indictments against former Secretary of Defense Gotabhaya Rajapaksa and six others, over the DA Rajapaksa Museum case. ...
Le Grand by Asia Leisure hosts Sir Donald McCullin for Fairway Galle Literature Festival Literary Salon
Jan 22, Colombo: The Le Grand Hotel in Galle was selected as the venue of choice to host legendary photographer Sir Donald McCullin at a literary salon titled 'Landscapes at Sunset,' on 19 January 2019. ...
Sri Lanka releases nine Indian trawlers from custody
Jan 22, Colombo: Sri Lanka Navy with the assistance of the Sri Lanka Coast Guard on Sunday handed over nine Indian fishing trawlers held under its custody, back to India on completion of repair work. ...
The Ceylon Chamber signs MoU with Foreign Ministry to facilitate efficient document approval process for exporters
Jan 22, Colombo: A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) recently, for the certification of export related documents through the electronic Document Attestation System (e-DAS) of the Ministry. ...
Part of Central Expressway to be opened for public this year
Jan 22, Colombo: A part of the first stage of the Central Expressway will be opened for public within this year, the Road Development Authority said. ...
Tenth Annual Jaffna International Trade Fair from Jan 25 - 27
Jan 22, Colombo: Jaffna International Trade Fair (JITF 2019), the largest ever trade fair and international exhibition in Northern Sri Lanka, will be held for the 10th consecutive year in the capital of Northern Province....
Two Army officers killed in a road accident in Mullaitivu
Jan 21, Colombo: Two Army personnel have died and four other Army officers have sustained injuries in a road accident in the Oddusudan Police Division, Mullaitivu, the police said....
Sri Lanka Army releases 1,201 acres of land in North to legitimate owners
Jan 21, Colombo: Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena today (21) handed over 1201.88 acres of state and private lands in the Northern Province released by the military from its occupation to the legitimate owners. ...
Sri Lanka Defense Secretary says law will be enforced against military personnel involved in crimes
Jan 21, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Secretary of Defense Hemasiri Fernando today pointing out that not every soldier is a war hero said strict legal action will be taken against military personnel involved in crimes. ...
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