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Tuesday, November 30, 2021
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1984  LTTE staged their first attack of large scale ethnic cleansing of Sinhalese civilians from the boarder areas by killing 62 settlers of Kent and Dollar Farms in Vavuniya.
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Speaker summons special Consultative Committee meeting to discuss gas cylinder explosions
Nov 30, Colombo: Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena said in Parliament today (30) that the relevant State Minister would be informed to convene the Ministry Consultative Committee today (30) to convene the relevant parties to discuss the domestic LP gas cylinder explosions....
Hela wins Best Exporter Award 2021 at Presidential Export Awards
Nov 30, Colombo: Hela Clothing, a leading end-to-end apparel supply chain solutions provider in Sri Lanka, recently received a glowing accolade in the form of the Best Exporter Award, for apparel in the medium category, at the Presidential Export Awards 2021. ...
Sri Lankan government to import 20,000 MT of rice from Myanmar
Nov 30, Colombo: The government has received cabinet approval to import 20,000 metric tons of rice from Myanmar to meet the current need. ...
Infant’s body found in garment factory toilet
Nov 30, Colombo: The body of an infant was found yesterday (29) in a toilet of a garment factory in the Niyangandara area in Pudaluoya, Pudaluoya Police stated. ...
COPE instructs to utilize Kalpitiya islands for tourism
Nov 30, Colombo: The Chairman of the Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE), Prof. Charitha Herath, recently informed the Secretary to the Ministry of Tourism and the Tourism Development Authority to prepare an expeditious program to utilize the 12 islands under the Tourism Development Authority in the Kalpitiya area for tourism....
Former Minister Sirisena Cooray passes away
Nov 30, Colombo: Former Minister Sirisena Cooray has passed away while receiving treatment at a private hospital in Colombo, for a brief illness, family sources said. ...
IGP testifies in Easter Sunday Attacks case against former IGP
Nov 29, Colombo: The case filed against former IGP Pujith Jayasundara on charges of failing to take action to prevent a terrorist attack on Easter Sunday in 2019, despite receiving prior information regarding an impending attack, was taken up in the Colombo High Court Monday (29). ...
Coronavirus update: 747 new COVID-19 cases identified Monday, total rises to 563,267
Nov 29, Colombo: According to Epidemiology Unit of the Health Ministry, 747 new COVID-19 cases were reported so far on Monday....
Sri Lanka plans to celebrate 74th National Independence Day under the theme ‘Prosperous Motherland that Overcomes Challenges’
Nov 29, Colombo: The first meeting of the committee organizing the 74th Independence Day Celebrations - 2022 was held under the patronage of Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa at Temple Trees today (29). ...
Sri Lanka initiates discussion with SpaceX to introduce Starlink Internet Services
Nov 29, Colombo: Sri Lanka has initiated preliminary engagement with Elon Musk’s SpaceX to explore the introduction of Starlink Internet Services in Sri Lanka, Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka (TRCSL) said. ...
Wheat flour prices increased
Nov 29, Colombo: Wheat flour companies today confirmed that the price of wheat flour has been increased. ...
Minister of Health orders an evaluation of the distribution of medical equipment and human resources to hospitals
Nov 29, Colombo: Minister of Health, Dr. Keheliya Rambukwella has requested the Secretary to the Ministry to conduct a prompt investigation and submit an evaluation report on the distribution of medical equipment and human resources to hospitals....
Sri Lanka Coast Guard receives a donation of Rigid Hulled Inflatable Boat
Nov 29, Colombo: Sri Lanka Coast Guard (SLCG) received a donation of Rigid Hulled Inflatable Boat (RHIB) from the Global Maritime Crime Programme (GMCP) of United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). ...
A dark future looming as the Foreign Reserve down to $ 1.5 bn, MP Eran Wickramaratne warns
> Nov 29, Colombo: Sri Lanka’s Opposition Samagi Jana Balawegaya has alleged in Parliament that foreign reserves have dropped to USD 1.5 billion which included the gold reserves of USD 300 million. ...
Sri Lanka reports 23 Covid-19 deaths on Monday, toll rises to 14,328
Nov 28, Colombo: Sri Lanka Monday reported 23 deaths due to COVID-19 after the figures were confirmed by the Director General of Health Services on Sunday, November 28. ...
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