President Maithripala Sirisena arrived in the country this morning after concluding his visit to the Tajikistan.
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India announces retaliatory trade tariffs against the US
India has said that, from Sunday, it will impose tariffs on 28 US products, including almonds and apples.
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Sri Lanka snub media duties after World Cup defeat
Sri Lanka are likely to be hit with an International Cricket Council sanction after failing to fulfil their media duties following Saturday’s damaging World Cup defeat against Australia.
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President at CICA Summit
Do not to allow outside powers to suppress power of Asia
President Maithripala Sirisena called on Asian countries not to allow outside powers to suppress the power of Asia.
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In a bid to prevent train-animals collision
Railways Dept. to implement new strategy
The Department of Railways was working on a new strategy to prevent animals colliding with trains.
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Spread of HIV-AIDS under control in SL
Sri Lanka is among the front line countries that had effectively controlled the spread of HIV/ AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases like Syphilis and Gonorrhea, said in a seminar yesterday.
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Data protection law in two months
Data Protection Bill which provides measures to protect an individual’s personal data held by banks, telecom companies, hospitals and other institutions will be presented to Parliament in two months time, Non-Cabinet Minister of Digital Infrastructure and Information Technology, Ajith P. Perera said yesterday.
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Adhere to compassion, tolerance and non-violence: MR
In his Poson Day message, Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa said yesterday it was timely for all of us to once again adhere to the great principles of compassion, tolerance and non-violence that Buddhism has endowed us with.
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MS to address CICA sessions today
President Maithripala Sirisena is scheduled to address the 5th Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA) today in Dushnabe, Tajikistan.
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Unity and harmony vital to build the nation: PM
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe in his Poson message called for unity and harmony that is essential for building the nation.
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Sir Lanka is our 2nd home: Mohamed Nasheed
Maldivian Parliament Speaker Mohamed Nasheed, who is also the former Maldivian President, said his country requested the world to visit Sri Lanka
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S’pore assures PM support to establish peace in the region
Singapore’s Law and Order Minister K. Shanmugam told Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe that Singapore would assist Sri Lanka to establish peace in the Asian region, a statement from the Prime Minister’s office said.
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Bond scam: Not just officials indict politicians as well: Handunnetti
While appreciating the fact that permission had been given to file cases against the suspects of the Central Bank bond scam before a trial-at-bar, Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) MP Sunil Handunnetti yesterday said it was not sufficient only to indict officials but the political authorities behind the scam should also be brought to book.
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Mother, two children die after hit by train in Kollupitiya
A 31-year-old mother and her two children aged 12 and 13 sustained fatal injuries after jumping onto the railway tracks in Kollupitiya this evening as the Aluthgama bound train from Colombo Fort was approaching, the police said.
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Insufficient evidence to arrest Madumadawa: AG tells SC
The Attorney General’s Department yesterday informed the Supreme Court that there was insufficient evidence to arrest Pivithuru Hela Urumaya (PHU) Deputy Leader Madumadawa Aravinda over the riots at Minuwangoda in May.
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Liquor shops to be closed on June 15,16
The countrywide sale of liquor and all alcoholic beverages will be banned on Poson Poya Day, which falls on Sunday, June 15 and 16, by order of Excise Commissioner General, the department announced.
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Two potential suicide bombers arrested in Kandy
Two people, who had pledged to National Thowheed Jama’at (NTJ) leader Zahran Hashim to operate as suicide bombers, were arrested in a joint raid conducted by the Terrorist Investigation Division (TID) and the Army yesterday, Police said today.
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