Kuwait Embassy in SL among several websites under cyber attack
The Kuwait Embassy in Sri Lanka and at least ten other websites (.lk and .com) had come under a cyber-attack, the Sri Lanka Computer Emergency Readiness Team (SLCERT) said.
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President visits Gnanasara Thera at Prison Hospital
President Maithripala Sirisena has met Bodu Bala Sena General Secretary Ven. Galagodaththe Gnanasara Thera at the Welikada Prison Hospital on Saturday.
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Sri Lankan security experts to return after Scotland series
The two security men travelling with the Sri Lanka Cricket team are likely to return home after the Scotland series, the Deccan Chronicle reported.
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38 senior army officers promoted
Thirty eight senior Army officers including 9 officers of the Sri Lanka Army Volunteer Force (SLAVF) have been promoted by President Maithripala Sirisena in the wake of the commemoration of National War Heroes’ Day, the Army said.
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Gotabaya Rajapaksa confirms presidential run
Former defence secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa, accused by rights groups of war crimes during the final months of Sri Lanka’s long-running civil war a decade ago, has confirmed he plans to run for the presidency in the wake of the Easter Sunday attacks that have shattered the country’s uneasy peace.
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Australian PM Scott Morrison claims historic win
Australia’s Liberal National coalition government under Prime Minister Scott Morrison has won a historic victory, taking his party for a third term in government against all expectations.
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I’m provided with only 10 security personnel: Ruwan
Responding to various reports, State Minister of Defence, Ruwan Wijewardene said he has been provided with 10 security personnel and two backup vehicles.
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Gnanasara Thera not in list: Official
A senior official attached to the Prisons Department said yesterday the name of Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) General Secretary Ven. Galagodaaththe Gnanasara Thera was not in the list of prisoners who were to be granted presidential pardon.
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Decade of peace marred by resurgence of terrorism: Gota
A decade of peace, which was an occasion worthy of celebration, has been marred by the resurgence of terrorism in Sri Lanka which has impacted all of us once again, former defence secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa said.
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PC polls: EC wants Govt. to intervene
The Elections Commission wants direct intervention by the government to conduct provincial council polls before the presidential election and has sought a meeting with President Maithripala Sirisena to take a final decision on this matter.
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We must live Buddha’s teachings to build peaceful society: Prez
President Maithripala Sirisena said in his Vesak message that people must recollect the teachings of the Buddha to build a society with boundless peace by shunning all attempts to destroy each other for greed for power.
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May Vesak replace malice with virtue, hatred with love: PM
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe in his Vesak message yesterday expressed the hope that the full moon of Vesak will replace malice with virtue, hatred with love, injustice with righteousness and falsehood with truth.
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May all forces of darkness be defeated this Vesak: MR
In his Vesak message, Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa said yesterday, ’’May all forces of darkness, ignorance, bigotry and hatred towards others be defeated in this Vesak’’.
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Douse flames of hatred through love: Cardinal
Archbishop of Colombo Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith urged the followers of all faiths to make spirituality the centre of their lives and to live with love which was the ultimate truth taught by all religions.
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Govt. won’t allow terror groups to disrupt Vesak: PM
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has assured that the government will not allow any terror group to disrupt today’s celebration of Vesak.
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People will send kids to schools if MPs, ministers do the same: MR
If the children and grandchildren of all ministers and MPs go back to school on Tuesday, the people will also send their children to schools without any fear,” Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa said yesterday.
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