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This is a kind request for help from Karuna Trust for the continuation of excellent eye care service they provide to needy Sri Lankans. ...more
Learn to Play the Thammattama
2nd edition: a lesson book for beginning South Asian Drumming! Basic Patterns progressing to Solos and Duets. This is a practical lesson book for the uninitiated into Sri Lankan music who wants to learn to play but cannot currently find a teacher ...more
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Wednesday, October 16, 2019
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1980  Sirima Bandaranaike was expelled from parliament and stripped of her civic rights after a presidential commission of inquiry found her guilty of abuse of power during her self-extended tenure as Prime minister between 1970 and 1977.
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2006  The Supreme Court declared as unconstitutional, the 1987 merger of the Northern and Eastern provinces to form a single Tamil-dominated North-East province under the India-Sri Lanka Accord.
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ComBank the highest ranked Bank in latest LMD 100
Oct 16, Colombo: The Commercial Bank of Ceylon has been ranked third in the latest edition of the 'LMD 100' - Sri Lanka's premier ranking of the country's listed companies - moving up two places from last year. ...
Prime Minister summoned to appear before the Presidential Commission of Inquiry
Oct 15, Colombo: The Presidential Commission of Inquiry probing corruption and fraud in state institutions has issued notice to Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe to appear before the Commission on Friday, October 18. ...
Tamil political parties present a set of proposals to presidential candidates
Oct 15, Colombo: Five Tamil political parties have agreed to submit a 13-point proposal to the candidates contesting the presidential election. ...
AG to file indictments against former Navy Commander in the case of abduction of 11 youths
Oct 15, Colombo: The Criminal Investigations Department today informed Fort Magistrate Ranga Dissanayake that the Attorney General had instructed to charge three suspects, including former Navy Commander Admiral Wasantha Karannagoda, in connection with the abduction and disappearance of 11 youths in 2008-2009. ...
Court publishes reasons for dismissal of petition challenging Gotabhaya's citizenship
Oct 15, Colombo: The Court of Appeal, Tuesday published the reasons for rejecting the petition challenging the citizenship of former Defense Secretary and presidential candidate of the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna Gotabaya Rajapaksa....
President orders maximum security for presidential candidates
Oct 15, Colombo: Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena has ordered relevant authorities to provide security for candidates contesting the upcoming presidential election. ...
Special allowance for all police officers in addition to salary
Oct 15, Colombo: The government has decided to grant a special subsistence allowance of 20 days per month in addition to the monthly salary for all officers belonging to the Sri Lanka Police Service....
Saman Sri Rathnayake appointed as Elections Commissioner General
Oct 15, Colombo: The Constitutional Council has approved appointment of Elections Secretariat Director General Saman Sri Rathnayake as the new Elections Commissioner General of the National Elections Commission....
Former SLFP leader CBK vows to protect the party from conspirators
Oct 15, Colombo: Former President and former leader of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga has urged the supporters of the SLFP to act intelligently during the presidential election to protect the SLFP as the party is in peril due to the current leadership of the party. ...
Death sentence to the accused of Kotakethana mother-daughter double murder
Oct 15, Colombo: The Colombo High Court today sentenced the accused in the double murder of a mother and daughter in Kotakethana in 2012 to death. ...
Sri Lanka kicks off island wide awareness campaign on licensing of electricians
Oct 15, Colombo: The Policy Development Office of the Prime Minister's Office together with Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (PUCSL) has launched an Island-wide national awareness program on the framework for licensing of electricians in Sri Lanka....
Rajapaksa Museum case against Gotabhaya and others postponed for next year
Oct 15, Colombo: The Special High Court Trial-at-Bar today postponed the hearing of a the case against Gotabhaya Rajapaksa and six others in connection with alleged misappropriation of Rs.33.9 million in public funds during construction of the D.A. Rajapaksa Museum and Memorial in Medamulana until 9th of January 2020. ...
Prominent members of Ceylon Workers Congress to support Sajith
Oct 15, Colombo: A large number of supporters of the Ceylon Workers Congress joined the National Workers Union led by Minister Palani Digambaram to support the United Presidential candidate Sajith Premadasa and to further the work of Minister Digambaram in the plantation sector. ...
Former Defense Secretary Hemasiri Fernando asked to appear before Presidential Commission on Oct 18
Oct 15, Colombo: Former Defense Secretary Hemasiri Fernando has been asked to appear before the Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PCoI) probing corruption and malpractice committed under the Yahapalana government....
Dialog and Samsung provide unlimited data for YouTube and Dialog ViU Premium with the all new Galaxy A Series
Oct 15, Colombo: Dialog Axiata PLC, Sri Lanka's premier connectivity provider, and Samsung, the No.1 smartphone brand in Sri Lanka, have partnered to provide an exclusive offer...
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