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Forward march on the way paved by D.S. Senanayake

The Rt. Hon. D.S. Senanayake brought all communities together 70 years ago to gain independence and paved the way for the country to march forward to an independent and prosperous future, said minister Daya Gamage today. He was speaking at an Independence Day ceremony in Ampara, also attended by deputy …

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Laptop dance deleted from Independence parade

Sri Lankan authorities have scrapped a  “laptop dance” by school girls during the main Independence Day parade in Colombo after the unconventional item attracted ridicule on social media.   Unlike the erotic art of lap dance, the 21st century Sri Lankan version was performed by  students  dressed in black leggings, …

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First results expected between 7.00 and 8.00 pm

The first results of the relatively smaller wards of the February 10 local government elections could tentatively be announced about three to four hours after polling closes at 4.00 pm, a senior elections official said.   “It is difficult to specify an exact time, but we are looking at between …

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SL, UK relationship continues to grow: Queen Elizabeth

Sending a congratulatory message on the 70th anniversary celebration of Sri Lanka’s independence, Queen Elizabeth II said the relationship between Sri Lanka and the UK has continued to grow. In her message to President Maithripala Sirisena, the Queen said “The relationship between our two countries has continued to grow and …

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