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Monday, June 17, 2019
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1880  The Buddhist Theosophical Society was established by Col. Hentry Steel Olcott. Upon seeing the helpless state of Buddhist education in Ceylon, Col. Olcott set about establishing centers of learning throughout Ceylon through the Theosophical Society.
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President inspects the progress of the Nephrology Hospital construction in Polonnaruwa
June 17, Colombo: President Maithripala Sirisena visited the construction site of the China - Sri Lanka Friendship Nephrology Hospital in Polonnaruwa Monday (June 17) to inspect its progress....
CEB introduces mobile phone app for consumers
June 17, Colombo: The Ministry of Power and Renewable Energy Monday introduced a new mobile app to further enhance the service provided to the consumers by the Ceylon Electricity Board....
Seven politicians including Anuradhapura Mayor arrested nearly 20 years after attacking an opposition trade union leader
June 17, Colombo: A Sri Lankan court today remanded a group of local government politicians arrested after they surrendered to the police for an attack carried out on an opposition trade union leader in Anuradhapura during the 1999 presidential election....
No racial, religious or caste differences in the Sri Lanka Army - Commander
June 17, Colombo: Commander of Sri Lanka Army Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake says that there are no racial, religious or caste differences in the Sri Lanka Army. ...
'Opposition's blessing for special PSC for National Religious Reconciliation is a victory for the future generation' - Speaker
June 17, Colombo: At a time when the rupee is being strengthened after a long period of economic downturn and the country being ranked as the number one tourist destination in the world, the terrorist attack set our motherland back for many years but overcoming these challenges through unity and harmony is the only alternative, Sri Lanka's Speaker Karu Jayasuriya said....
Sri Lanka takes center stage at the Amsteluxe Luxury Travel Show in Amsterdam
June 17, Colombo: Sri Lanka was prominently featured at a luxury Travel Show, held in the Dutch capital Amsterdam recently, according to the Sri Lanka Embassy in The Netherlands....
Sri Lanka's first satellite 'Raavana 1' launched into orbit
June 17, Colombo: Sri Lanka's first satellite 'Raavana-1' was successfully launched into orbit Monday from the International Space Station (ISS) along with two other BIRDS 3 satellites from Japan and Nepal. ...
STF arrests 51 with drugs at Facebook party in Balangoda
June 17, Colombo: The Special Task Force (STF) of Police has raided a Facebook party and arrested 51 people, who were in possession of narcotic drugs and pills. ...
Mihintale SLPP Local council member arrested for assaulting six people
June 17, Colombo: A Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) member of the Mihintale Pradeshiya Sabha Nipuna Madusanka has been arrested this morning for assault. ...
National program of establishing 5000 Export Zone Villages to begin today
June 17, Colombo: The national program of establishing 5000 "Export Program Villages" will be launched today from Dehiattakandiya, Chandanagama village in Ampara district under the patronage of Minister of Primary Industries and Social Empowering Daya Gamage. ...
Sri Lanka urges to place nuclear terrorism high on global agenda at GICNT
June 17, Colombo: Sri Lanka called for placing the nuclear terrorism high on the global agenda at the 2019 Plenary Meeting of the Global Initiative to Combat Nuclear Terrorism (GICNT), held at Palacio San Martin in Buenos Aires, Argentina from 6-7 June 2019....
Sri Lanka EDB organizes Technical exposure and capacity building program for food & beverage entrepreneurs in Thailand
June 17, Colombo: The Sri Lanka Export Development Board in collaboration with the Sri Lanka Embassy in Thailand organized a Technical Exposure and Capacity Building Program for 12 SME, food & Beverage export potential entrepreneurs ...
Sri Lanka sees manufacturing activities recover in May 2019, services sector continues to deteriorate
June 17, Colombo: According to the Sri Lanka Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) released by the Statistics Department of Central Bank on Tuesday, the industrial production in Sri Lanka recovered in May 2019 while services sector continued to deteriorate. ...
No plans to halt Battle of Solar Power project - Ministry
June 16, Colombo: The Ministry of Power and Energy has announced that no decision has been taken to halt the first phase of the 'Battle of Solar Power' project introduced to strengthen the national electricity grid. ...
New pediatric ward complex at Negombo Hospital declared open
June 16, Colombo: Minister of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine, Dr. Rajitha Senaratne today declared open the newly constructed pediatric ward complex at the Negombo General Hospital....
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