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1996  LTTE overran the military complex in north-eastern Mullaitivu killing 1,200 soldiers.
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46 teams compete for top honors at CSE Masterminds 2018
July 19, Colombo: The second edition of 'CSE Masterminds', Sri Lanka's industry-wide capital market quiz competition organized by the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) concluded recently at the Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo with Lanka Securities emerging as the winner of the competition. ...
Commercial Bank introduces Flash - Sri Lanka's first fully-fledged Digital Bank Account
July 19, Colombo: The Commercial Bank of Ceylon has launched Sri Lanka's first fully-fledged Digital Bank Account designed to be the next evolution in digital financial services and financial wellness. ...
Prime Minister assures national security is top priority
July 18, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe assured that the government will safeguard country's national security and will not take any measures that would harm the country. ...
US, Sri Lanka navies Joint Combined Exchange Training (JCET) exercise begins in Trincomalee
July 18, Colombo: The Joint Combined Exchange Training (JCET) exercise, between US Naval Special Warfare Forces personnel and Sri Lanka naval personnel from the 4th Fast Attack Flotilla (4FAF) and Special Boat Squadron (SBS) was ceremonially inaugurated at the Special Boat Squadron Training School (SBSTS) in Trincomalee yesterday (17th July). ...
Second stage of Suvaseriya Ambulance Service to be launched nationwide in Jaffna on 21st
July 18, Colombo: The second stage of Sri Lanka's first fully fledged free pre-hospital care ambulance service will be launched nationwide on Saturday, July 21st in Jaffna....
Kalkuda OIC arrested for taking a bribe further remanded
July 18, Colombo: A Sri Lankan court today further remanded the Kalkuda Police OIC, Inspector Indunil de Silva, who was arrested on bribery charges until the 31st of this month. ...
Court to decide on bail application of bond scam suspects Arjun Aloysius and Kasun Palisena on October 11
July 18, Colombo: The Court of Appeal today stated that the decision on the revision bail application filed by the bond scam suspects Arjun Aloysius and Kasun Palisena will be announced on October 11. ...
Correction: Fisheries Ministry provides over Rs. 440,000 to bring Sindur-2 fishermen back
July 18, Colombo: Due to a translation error, the ColomboPage on 16 July reported that the Fisheries Department of Ministry of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development has provided over Rs 440,000 to bring home the seven fishermen on Sindur-2 vessel, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs will hand over the money to the Maldives government. ...
Sri Lanka receives additional US$ 16 million loan from Saudi fund for Kalu Ganga Development Project
July 18, Colombo: Sri Lanka has received an additional US$ 16 million loan from Saudi Fund for Development (SFD) to finance the remaining work of Kalu Ganga Development Project....
Sri Lanka President enlightens OGP summit on steps taken to break the link between power and corruption
July 18, Colombo: President Maithripala Sirisena said that unlimited power creates corruption and during the last three years, Sri Lanka has taken several important steps to break the link between power and corruption in the country. ...
Sri Lanka requests ICC to establish clear set of rules on ball tampering
July 18, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Sports Minister Faizer Mustapha today called on the International Cricket Council (ICC) to establish a set of "simple, clear and certain rules and procedures" on ball tampering since the rules are "somewhat vague and lack clarity." ...
Fisheries Ministry aims to increase annual earnings from fish exports to US$ 1.5 billion
July 18, Colombo: State Minister of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development and Rural Economy Dilip Wedaarachchi says the plans are afoot to strengthen fish exports to earn an annual income of US$ 1.5 billion and a number of projects are to be launched for this purpose. ...
Egypt-Sri Lanka Third Joint Commission in Colombo to explore unrealized trade potential
July 18, Colombo: Sri Lanka and Egypt will hold the Third Joint Commission meeting in Colombo to mutually explore the immense but unrealized trade potentials, Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen said....
Sri Lanka's manufacturing sector slows down while services sector grows in June 2018
July 18, Colombo: Sri Lanka's manufacturing sector slowed down in June 2018, compared to the previous month, while the Services Sector expanded albeit slowly, the Central Bank's Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) Survey released for the month showed....
Sri Lanka Army to take disciplinary action against 14 officers over Salawa army camp explosion
July 18, Colombo: Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake has ordered to take disciplinary action against 14 officers over the massive explosion of Salawa army ammunition storage in Kosgama. ...
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