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The difference between a Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) government and a United National Party (UNP) government, according to Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, is that the SLPP-led government will not sign any agreement that is inimical to the interests of this country. MORE..

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All parties agree to Sajith’s UNF leadership - Mannapperuma

All parties representing the United National Front (UNF) have agreed to appoint Opposition Leader Sajith Premadasa as the leader of the alliance, states United National Party (UNP) Parliamentarian Ajith Mannapperuma. MORE..

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Sajith ready to fight until govt. fulfills its promises

Leader of the Opposition Sajith Premadasa says he is prepared to fight as a progressive opposition until the promises given to the people at the Presidential Election. MORE..

India to collect voice samples of IS suspects linked to Zahran

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) of India will collect the voice samples of the member of the Coimbatore module of the terrorist outfit Islamic State (IS), who allegedly knew people involved in the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka last year. MORE..

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EU to continue GSP Plus until 2023

The European Union (EU) has stated that it decided to continue its Generalized Scheme of Preferences (GSP Plus) tax concessions to Sri Lanka until 2023. MORE..

Four arrested at Dambulla tourist hotel with heroin

Dambulla Police and Police Special Task Force (STF) officials have arrested four youths at a tourist hotel in the Vihara Junction area in Dambulla, last night (18). MORE..

Showery condition to enhance over coming days

The showery condition is expected to enhance to some extent particularly in the South-western part of the island and in the Eastern, North-central, Uva and Central provinces during the next few days from tomorrow (20). MORE..

Harry and Meghan drop royal duties and HRH titles

Prince Harry and Meghan will no longer use their HRH titles and will not receive public funds for royal duties, Buckingham Palace has announced. MORE..

UN Resident Coordinator commends President’s sustainable development programs

Meeting President Gotabaya Rajapaksa yesterday (17) at the Presidential Secretariat, United Nations Resident Coordinator Hanna Singer responded positively to his commitment to sustainable development. MORE..

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