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Int’ pepper conference opens in Kandy

The 45th Annual Sessions of the International Pepper Community Conference was inaugurated by president Maithripala Sirisena at Earl’s Regency Hotel in Kandy today (30). Minister of primary industries Daya Gamage was the guest of honour at the three-day conference. A pepper and spice exhibition was also opened, while winners of …

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Australian PM to arrive

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull would arrive in Sri Lanka on Thursday following his state visit to Israel, the Prime Minister’ office said in a statement Sunday. The statement said the Australian Premier, who will arrive in Sri Lanka on his return from Israel, will meet with President Maithripala Sirisena …

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Karuna exonerated

Former Deputy Minister Vinayagamoorthy Muralitharan alias Karuna Amman has been exonerated by the Colombo Magistrate’s Court from the case filed against him regarding the alleged misuse of state vehicles. When the case was taken up before the Colombo Chief Magistrate Lal Ranasinghe today (30), the FCID informed the court that …

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US funds $ 14 mn for democracy from US

he United States has granted USD 14 million for the implementation of democratic reforms in Sri Lanka, Speaker Karu Jayasuriya said today. The Speaker told local media  this was meant for the improvement of the committee system of Parliament, the capacity development of the MPs and others. He said much …

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Rain could expected

The Department of Meteorology says that due to the low level atmospheric disturbance in the vicinity of Sri Lanka, cloudy and showery weather is expected over most parts of the island. Showers or thundershowers will occur over most provinces of the island after 2.00pm while showers may occur in the …

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Environment is created for everyone to coexist-PM

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says that under the present government an environment where everyone can live in coexistence has been built. He expressed regret that that some media publicize a false opinion stating that the country will be divided by the Government trying to introduce a new constitution. The Prime …

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