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Kandy Esala Perahera Festival begins

The historic Kandy Esala Perahera considered to be the colourful arts festival in the island commenced today with the planting of Kap at the...

37 injured in two motor accidents

Twenty-two persons have been injured in a traffic accident along the Kandy – Mahiyangana main road. According to Police reports, the accident had occurred...

No danger of a return of malaria – Health Ministry

The Health Ministry has said that there is no danger of a return of the malaria disease. The media had published reports of a...

President says 25 tanks in Trincomalee have been reconstructed this year

President Maithripala Sirisena has said that reconstruction of 25 tanks in the Trincomalee District has been completed this year. The President made this observation...

Graduates are to be recruited to accelerate development

A programme is being crafted to solicit the services of graduates for the development projects mooted by Ministries, Departments and other state establishments. The...

Nila Mehewara discussed

A special discussion was held at Temple Tree on the future programmes of Nila Mehewara – the President’s Peoples Service. This national programme is...

Japan gives US$ 611,000 for demining in Northern Sri Lanka

The Government of Japan has extended a grant assistance of 611,000 US Dollars to Sri Lanka for de-mining activities in Northern Sri Lanka. The...

Two killed in train accident

Two persons have been killed after colliding with a train. The accident happened last night. One person was killed on the spot, while two others...

FCID begins probing irregularities in the Mig transactions

The Police Financial Crimes Investigation Division has commenced inquiries with respect to irregularities said to have taken place with regard to the purchase of...

Speaker calls on NFF to remain in the Constitutional Assembly

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya has informed the National Freedom Front that it is more important if the party remains within the Constitutional Assembly in a...