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A Request for Help
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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Former President told IGP Pujith not to investigate Saharan - Hemasiri
Sept 22, Colombo: Former President Maithripala Sirisena has instructed IGP Pujith Jayasundara not to carry out investigations into the activities of the leader of the National Thowheed Jamaat (NTJ) Saharan Hashim former Defense Secretary Hemasiri Fernando told the Presidential Commission of Inquiry....
Dialog Axiata introduces ‘Couple Blaster’ with unlimited calls & SMS
Sept 22, Colombo: Dialog Axiata PLC, Sri Lanka’s premier connectivity provider, announced the launch of Sri Lanka’s Best Couple Plan ‘Couple Blaster’ facilitating all Dialog mobile customers with Unlimited Calls and SMS between two numbers for as low as Rs. 123 (including taxes) per month. ...
Man dies in fire at a firecracker factory in Katana
Sept 22, Colombo: A person has been killed in a fire that broke out at a firecracker factory in the Kaluwarippuwa area in Katana. ...
Suspect arrested with 6 kg of cannabis in Thanamalwila
Sept 22, Colombo: A suspect has been arrested with 6 kilograms and 300 grams of Kerala cannabis in the Thanamalwila area....
Sri Lanka, India PMs to hold virtual summit on September 26
Sept 22, Colombo: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be meeting his Sri Lankan counterpart Mahinda Rajapaksa on a virtual platform on September 26 to discuss bilateral and regional issues....
Government’s official SMS news alert service re-activated from today
Sept 22, Colombo: The government’s official SMS News Alert Service by the Department of Government Information will be re-activated from today with the aim of making it a reliable news service that provides news to the people, the Department announced....
PUCSL together with CEB and LECO launches island-wide mobile service to solve electricity consumer complaints
Sept 22, Colombo: The Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (PUCSL), the electricity sector regulator together with Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) and Lanka Electricity Company Private Limited (LECO) has launched the first-ever Island wide provincial mobile service to solve the complaints of the electricity consumers....
SEC, CSE sign MOU with Department for Registration of Persons
Sept 22, Colombo: Securities and Exchange Commission of Sri Lanka (SEC) and the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) embarked on a progressive national digital initiative by entering into a Memorandum of Understanding with the Commissioner General, Department for Registration of Persons (DRP). ...
Coronavirus update: Sri Lanka COVID-19 cases rise to 3,299 Monday with 26 new cases
Sept 21, Colombo: Sri Lanka’s COVID-19 cases rose to 3,299 with 12 more persons testing positive for the coronavirus Monday, the Health Ministry reported. ...
Bar Association requests IGP to launch immediate investigation into Kandy building collapse
Sept 21, Colombo: The Bar Association of Sri Lanka (BASL) has written to the Acting Inspector General of Police C.D. Wickramaratne to launch an immediate investigation into the collapse of a building in Kandy that killed three in the same family....
Sri Lanka President expects UN not to interfere in domestic affairs
Sept 21, Colombo: “We expect the United Nation will place due emphasis on non-interference in domestic affairs of other states,” President Gotabaya Rajapaksa said in a pre-recorded statement at the High-Level Meeting to Commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the United Nations today (21)....
Residents in houses on hill sides instructed to seek technical advice to avoid disaster
Sept 21, Colombo: Senior Professor of Geology of the University of Peradeniya Athula Senaratne has instructed the residents to seek technical advice from the Regional Disaster Management Center if there is a risk to their buildings due to construction work done on the cut slopes 10 years ago....
Bribery Commission files indictments against Ravi Karunanayake and Arjun Aloysius
Sept 21, Colombo: The Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption (CIABOC) has indicted former Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake and Arjun Aloysius, director of Perpetual Treasure, Ltd. in the High Court....
Sri Lanka national inflation rises to 6.2 percent in August 2020
Sept 21, Colombo: Sri Lanka’s nationwide inflation in August 2020 determined under the National Consumer Price Index (NCPI) increased to 6.2 percent from 6.1 percent recorded in July 2020 on a year-on-year basis, the Department of Census and Statistics reported Monday. ...
Pakistan seeks to boost trade with Sri Lanka to US$ 2 billion
Sept 21, Colombo: The High Commission of Pakistan in Colombo held the first virtual business forum in collaboration with Sri Lanka Export Development Board (SLEDB) to enhance awareness regarding trade and investment opportunities between the two friendly countries on 18th September, 2020....
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