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Sunday, April 22, 2018
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2000  LTTE captured the key military base at Elephant Pass in the northern Jaffna peninsula, starting a drive toward Jaffna. The battle left several hundred soldiers dead including senior army officers.
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Large scale Kerala Cannabis dealer arrested in Galewela
Apr 22, Colombo: A large scale racketeer who brings Kerala Cannabis to Galewela from Jaffna and sells wholesale and retail in Galewela was arrested by a team of Dambulla Police Special Task Force (STF) in the Enamalpotha area in Galewela on Saturday with two kilograms of cannabis. ...
A new full cabinet will be sworn in next week - Minister Rajitha
Apr 22, Colombo: A new full Cabinet will be sworn in next week, Minister of Health and the co-cabinet spokesman Dr. Rajitha Senaratne said....
Sri Lanka trade mission visits UAE to promote domestic tourism
Apr 22, Dubai: Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau has successfully concluded a three-day promotional mission to the United Arab Emirates as part of its on-going efforts to develop new markets and increase the number of visitors and spend from the region to Sri Lanka. ...
Hatch Kalam: The first maker and co-worker space in Jaffna
Apr 22, Colombo: Hatch Kalam, the first maker and co-worker space in Jaffna was officially launched this April following the signing of the agreement between Hatch Works, GIZ SME Sector Development Programme and Yarl IT Hub. ...
Senior Laboratory Manager of Horana rubber factory arrested over deaths in ammonia tank
Apr 21, Colombo: The Senior Laboratory Manager of the rubber factory in Horana has been arrested over the death of five persons in the ammonia tank incident. ...
Rs. 485 mn worth dry rations for drought hit people in Puttalam
Apr 21, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Minister of Disaster Management, Power and Renewable Energy Ranjith Siyambalapitiya said the government has provided Rs. 485 million worth relief to the 167,000 families affected by the drought in Puttalam district....
Sri Lanka to remove unauthorized constructions on coastal belt
Apr 21, Colombo: Sri Lankan Coast Conservation Department have decided to remove all unauthorized constructions on the coastal belt, an official here said on Saturday. ...
Sri Lanka PM calls for expansive private sector ties with Iran
Apr 21, Colombo: Sri Lanka Prime Minister has called for the private sectors in Sri Lanka and Iran to cooperate closely for the implementation of joint projects following the lifting of nuclear-related sanctions on Tehran....
CID investigations reveal that same person directed all high profile crimes during previous regime
Apr 21, Colombo: The Criminal Investigation Department's investigations reveal that a strong hand directed the five serious murders and assaults that are being investigated by the CID and are being heard in Courts....
US human rights report says Sri Lanka military and police harass civilians with impunity
Apr 21, Washington, DC: The US State Department's human rights report for 2017 said Sri Lanka's military and police harassed civilians with impunity although civilian authorities generally maintained control over the security forces. ...
SriLankan Airlines aims to fly higher in Middle East skies
Apr 21, Dubai: SriLankan Airlines, the National Carrier of Sri Lanka and a member of the oneworld airline alliance, is looking to spread its wings further in the Middle East, by rolling out the red carpet to the travel trade at the 25th edition of Arabian Travel Market (ATM)that will open in Dubai tomorrow. ...
Largest Sri Lankan business delegation participates in Commonwealth Business Forum in London
Apr 21, London: A record number of Sri Lankan small and medium scale business delegates participated at the Commonwealth Business Forum that was held from 16-18 April in London alongside with the 2018 Commonwealth Heads of Governments Meeting (CHOGM 2018)....
Iran, Sri Lanka speakers discuss expanding bilateral ties
Apr 20, Colombo: The Speaker of the Iranian Parliament Ali Larijani who arrived in Sri Lanka on Wednesday on a two-day official visit, along with his delegation met with his Sri Lankan counterpart Speaker Karu Jayasuriya and the members of the Sri Lanka-Iran Parliamentary Friendship Association yesterday at the parliamentary complex. ...
Sri Lanka's main concern is achieving a sustainable future - President
Apr 20, London: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena says the main concern of Sri Lanka, being an island nation, is to achieve a stainable future for the benefit of future generations. ...
Sri Lanka to lead the Commonwealth Center for Digital Health
Apr 20, Colombo: Sri Lanka will lead the Commonwealth Center for Digital Health, which is scheduled to be launched today in London on the sidelines of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 2018. ...
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