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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
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1951  After his resolutions were turned down at Madampe Sessions, S.W.R.D. Bandaranaike resigned from the UNP and the Cabinet. He went on to form the Sri Lanka Freedom party (SLFP).
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Sri Lanka Cricket team donates medicines worth Rs. 1 million to Apeksha (Cancer) Hospital
July 17, Colombo: Sri Lanka Cricket donated medicines worth Rs. 1 million to the Apeksha (Cancer) Hospital in Maharagama this evening....
There was no secret pact with Singapore, Minister Malik Samarawickrama dispels myths about Sri Lanka-Singapore FTA
July 17, Colombo: There was no secret pact with Singapore and the Singapore - Sri Lanka Free Trade Agreement was crafted with extensive stakeholder consultations, Sri Lanka's Minister of development strategies and international trade Malik Samarawickrema said in parliament today. ...
Sri Lanka wins historic export judgement in the U.S. trade court
July 17, Colombo: Sri Lanka has won the first ever revocation of countervailing duty imposed in the United States for a Lankan export, thanks to the continued pursuit of the Department of Commerce of Sri Lanka, Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen said. ...
Welikada prison massacre firearms to be tested again, suspects further remanded until July 31
July 17, Colombo: Colombo Magistrate Court today ordered Criminal Investigations Department (CID) to send the firearms used during the Welikada Prison riot which killed 27 inmates in 2012, to the Government Analysts for re-testing and further remanded the two suspect. ...
Four including father arrested for giving alcohol to infant
July 17, Colombo: Sri Lanka Police have arrested a father and three others for cruelty to a child following an investigation into a video appeared in social media which showed the father feeding his 13-mnth old son what appeared to be alcohol from a bottle....
Jobs for graduates under several stages - Minister Harsha de Silva
July 17, Colombo: State Minister of National Policies and Economic Affairs Dr. Harsha De Silva today in Parliament stated that the government has decided to provide employment for unemployed graduates under several phases. ...
Sri Lankan government aspires to allocate 6% of GDP for education by 2025
July 17, Colombo: The present unity government of Sri Lanka has increased the allocation for education to 3.5 percent of GDP from the 1.46 percent of GDP allocated by the previous government in 2014, and hopes to increase this percentage further, the Minister of Finance and Mass Media Mangala Samaraweera said. ...
Sri Lankan President arrives in Georgia to attend the Open Government Partnership Summit
July 17, Tbilisi: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena arrived in Georgia on Tuesday to attend the 5th Session of Open Government Partnership. ...
Seven Sri Lankan fishermen who went missing and rescued near Maldives come home
July 17, Colombo: The seven Sri Lankan fishermen who went missing along with their multi-day trawler since the 29th of last month and rescued by the Maldivian Coast Guard on the coast of Maldives have been brought home today [17]....
Thai Business Delegation briefed on Sri Lanka's Investment Potential
July 17, Colombo: A Thai delegation consisting of 35 leading entrepreneurs from the Thai Chamber of Commerce in Bangkok visited Sri Lanka as part of the business delegation accompanying the Prime Minister of Thailand on a State visit to Sri Lanka. ...
Engineering Faculty of Peradeniya University closed indefinitely
July 17, Colombo: The Vice Chancellor of Peradeniya University has decided to indefinitely close its Engineering Faculty from 6:00 am today due to a crisis situation arisen with conducting exams. ...
Special program launched to update websites of all Divisional and District Secretariats
July 17, Colombo: A special program has been launched under the Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe's instructions to update the websites of all the government divisional and district secretariats. ...
Sri Lanka Navy arrest four Indian nationals with 36 kg of Kerala cannabis
July 17, Colombo: The Sri Lankan navy has arrested four Indian nationals transporting a stock of Kerala cannabis in the territorial waters of the island Monday. ...
Sri Lanka Navy rescues two Indian fishermen drifting in the sea
July 17, Colombo: Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) has rescued two Indian fishermen stranded in the seas off the northern coast of Jaffna on Monday. ...
Malaysia's Salcon bags US$ 17 million contract to build storm water pumping station in Sri Lanka
July 17, Colombo: Malaysia's Salcon Engineering Berhad, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Salcon Berhad has bagged a Rs. 2.82 billion (RM 71.27mil) contract to build a storm water pumping station in Sri Lanka over a period less than two years....
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