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Cabinet reshuffle on the cards?

President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe decided on Friday night that the much-talked-of Cabinet reshuffle will take place upon the latter’s return from China. The meeting came just ahead of the Premier travelling to the airport to board a Singapore-bound flight en route to Beijing. President Sirisena also …

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SW monsoon expected in about a fortnight

The South West monsoon is expected to set in within about two weeks time, a Meteorological Department official said.   “There is no delay in the monsoon as last year (2016) also the rains started on May 26”, he said.   Evening showers are expected to ease from this evening …

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Nepali President arrives in Sri Lanka to participate in Vesak celebrations

Nepal’s President Bidya Devi Bhandari arrived in Sri Lanka last  morning at the invitation of Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena to participate in the International Vesak celebrations. Upon arrival at Bandaranaike International Airport, President Bhandari was welcomed by Sri Lankan Minister for Justice and Buddha Sasana, Wijayadasa Rajapakshe, Minister for Foreign …

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