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Premier Wickremesinghe arrives before PCoI

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe arrived before the Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PCoI) into the Central Bank Bond issue a short while ago. Last month, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said that he was prepared to appear before the PCoI for any clarification that needed to be made as required by the Commission. Accordingly, he was requested […]

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UAE Foreign Affairs Minister calls on President

United Arab Emirates Foreign Affairs Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan called on President Maithripala Sirisena at the President’s Official Residence on Saturday (18). During the meeting, the President expressed his happiness over the rapid progress of the relationships between the UAE and Sri Lanka. Ministers Nimal Siripala de Silva, Sarath Amunugama, Ambassadors of […]

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Tsunami alert issued after a massive 7.0

A tsunami alert has been issued after a massive earthquake struck off the east coast of Australia. The 7.0 magnitude quake hit near New Caledonia’s Loyalty Islands on Monday at 9.43am, local time. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre (PTWC) said ‘hazardous tsunami waves’ were possible within 300km of the epicenter. The agency later reported that […]

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Sri Lanka agree to play third T20 in Lahore:PCB

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Najam Sethi has said that Sri Lanka team would play the third T20 International against Pakistan at the Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore, Pakistan Dunya news reported. Talking to journalists on his arrival at the Lahore’s Allama Iqbal International Airport from New Zealand on early Monday after attending the ICC meeting, Najam […]

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Pakistan’s Foreign Secretary to visit Sri Lanka

Pakistan’s Foreign Secretary Ms. Tehmina Janjua would visit Sri Lanka from October 17 to 18, 2017 to take part in the 5th Round of Bilateral Political Consultations between Pakistan and Sri Lanka. The 4th round of talks was held in August 2014 in Islamabad. During her stay, the Foreign Secretary will call on Sri Lankan […]

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Man pushed to death from moving train in Ragama

A man was killed when he was pushed out of a moving train at Ragama last night, Police said. They said the train was travelling from Kankesanturai to Mount Lavinia and according to eyewitnesses the victim had been pushed out after an argument with another train traveller. Police arrested the suspect and body is still […]