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Sri Lanka, Maldives endorse maintaining free & open Indian Ocean

Sri Lanka, Maldives endorse maintaining free & open Indian Ocean

Speaker accepts UNP’s request to appoint Sajith as Opposition Leader

The United National Party (UNP) today directed a letter to Speaker of Parliament Karu Jayasuriya requesting the appointment of MP Sajith Premadasa as the Opposition Leader. MORE..

15 caught attempting to migrate to Australia by boat

Sri Lanka Navy and Sri Lanka Police arrested 15 persons this morning (05) for attempting to illegally migrate to Australia by boat. MORE..

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‘Ulterior motive’ of Swiss embassy incident is to upset int’l community - Govt

The Government of Sri Lanka today said it believes the incident involving a staff member of the Swiss Embassy in Colombo is an attempt to “bring Sri Lanka to disrepute” and assured that a “very impartial investigation” will be carried out if the alleged victim comes forward. MORE..

Mobile phones, laptops & cash seized from raid at Mirihana Detention Centre

A special raid has been carried out today (05) at the Mirihana Detention Centre, where foreigners are being held for visa violations. MORE..

President’s policy document admitted as national policy framework

The Cabinet of Ministers has approved the proposal to admit President Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s policy document ‘Vistas of Prosperity and Splendour’ as the national policy framework. MORE..

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Measures taken to ensure security during festive season - Defence Secretary

Defence Secretary Retired Major General Kamal Gunaratne says measures are being implemented to ensure the security across the country during the festive season. MORE..

National Colleges of Education to be upgraded into university faculties

The Cabinet of Ministers approved the implementation of a program to make all teachers of the country graduates. MORE..

Foreign employment registration fee revised

Sri Lanka Bureau of Foreign Employment (SLBFE) says that the registration fee for foreign employment and the registration renewal fee have been revised in line with the recent tax relief measures announced by the government. MORE..

Badulla-Passara road reopened for traffic until 6 pm

One lane of the Badulla-Passara road, which was closed off due to a minor landslide in the area, has been reopened for vehicular traffic, this afternoon (05). MORE..

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Two members leave Nobel literature committee, criticizing Swedish Academy

Two members leave Nobel literature committee, criticizing Swedish Academy

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Leonardo DiCaprio responds after Brazil’s President blames him for Amazon forest fires

‘Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker’ actor John Boyega’s lost script lands on EBay

‘Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker’ actor John Boyega’s lost script lands on EBay

Mariah Carey breaks 3 Guinness records with ‘All I Want for Christmas’

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