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Ship with Sri Lankan crew detained in Australia

Ship with Sri Lankan crew detained in Australia

Sri Lanka to ink agreement with UK for exploration in Mannar basin

The Petroleum Resources Development Secretariat (PRDS) says an agreement will be signed with the United Kingdom for the accumulation of magnetic and gravitational data pertaining to the exploration activities at the Mannar basin. MORE..

Sri Lankan shop owner returns envelope with $20K cash

Two Melbourne men are breathing a sigh of relief after a good Samaritan returned their lost house deposit. MORE..

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Gotabaya should give up on dream of becoming president – Shritharan

Tamil National Alliance (TNA) says that they vote in favor of the Budget 2019 to prevent Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa coming back into power. MORE..

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Will introduce a strong national agriculture policy – P. Harrison

A national agriculture policy which is favorable for the country and does not change with the shift of governments will be introduced in the future, says Minister of Agriculture P. Harrison. MORE..

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Daily power cuts will be resolved before April 10 - Ravi

Daily power interruptions will be resolved before 10th April, says Minister Ravi Karunanayake. MORE..

O/L results out on Mar 28

The results of the G.C.E. Ordinary Level Examination will be released on the 28th of March, according to the Ministry of Education. MORE..

Measures required to promote liquid milk in Sri Lanka - Buddhika Pathirana

A special programme should be implemented to promote liquid milk among the general public, says Deputy Minister of Industry and Commerce Buddhika Pathirana. MORE..

Halted purchase of overpriced cancer vaccine – Rajitha

A control price will be introduced for twenty-seven more drugs says Minister of Health, Nutrition & Indigenous Medicine Rajitha Senaratne. This will be implemented as the third phase of reducing the prices of medicine, he stated. MORE..

Water cut in parts of Colombo

The National Water Supply and Drainage Board says that a nine-hour water cut will be imposed in parts of Colombo from 9.00 p.m. today to 6.00 a.m. tomorrow (27). MORE..

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SA complete 3-0 sweep after big DLS win

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Proteas set Sri Lanka 199 runs to win

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Hackers attacked one million-plus Asus users through malicious update

Millions of Facebook passwords exposed internally

Millions of Facebook passwords exposed internally

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Google unveils ‘Stadia,’ its video game streaming service

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Supernatural to end after Season 15, says cast

Supernatural to end after Season 15, says cast

TV Derana wins top awards at Raigam Tele’es 2018

TV Derana wins top awards at Raigam Tele’es 2018

James Corden to host Tony Awards for second time

James Corden to host Tony Awards for second time

James Gunn rehired for ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ sequel

James Gunn rehired for ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ sequel

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