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The United Nations Special Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery including its causes and consequences Tomoya Obokata, who is currently undertaking a visit to Sri Lanka at the invitation...

UN Special Rapporteur meets Foreign Minister

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery including its causes and consequences Tomoya Obokata, who is currently undertaking a visit to...

Finance Minister Basil Rajapaksa met Indian Finance Minister

Finance Minister Basil Rajapaksa sought ways for further enhancing economic cooperation with India, when he met India’s Finance and Corporate Affairs Minister Nirmala Sitharaman...

President, PM to hand over ‘Asidisi’ Insurance Policies for journalists today

The handing over of Insurance policies under ‘Asidisi’ Insurance Scheme for journalists introduced by the Mass Media Ministry will be held at Temple Trees...

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UN Special Rapporteur meets Foreign Minister

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery including its causes and consequences Tomoya Obokata, who is currently undertaking a visit to...

Increased compensation for road accident victims

The National Council for Road Safety has taken measures to increase compensation to be paid in case of death of a person in hit...

CPC’s controversial US$ 2.5 bn re-financing attempt fails

An attempt to get a 2.5 billion US dollar loan from an unsolicited offer to refinance dollar borrowings from state banks by the state-run...

Japanese Ambassador meets Speaker

The newly appointed Ambassador of Japan to Sri Lanka Mizukoshi Hideaki, paid a courtesy call on Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena, at the Parliament premises. Deputy...

Meeting held to obtain views regarding the explosion of gas cylinders

A special meeting of the Ministerial Consultative Committee on Trade was held in Parliament to seek the views and solutions of several parties regarding...

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Local cinema gets industry status

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Kala Keerthi Abhimani Award for Yohani

Internationally popular artist Yohani de Silva has won the ‘Kala Keerthi Abhimani’ award for her contribution to Sri Lanka’s music industry, This award was presented...

Felicitation program for Yohani at Parliament

A felicitation program for the new generation Singer Yohani Diloka de Silva has been scheduled to be held on November 23rd in Parliament. Ms. Kushani...

India confers “Padma Shri” Award to veteran Sri Lankan traditional dancer Dr. Vajira Chitrasena

The High Commissioner of India in Sri Lanka, Gopal Baglay delivered to Dr. Vajira Chitrasena the ‘Padma Shri’, Award conferred upon her by the...

Veteran actress Vishaka Siriwardana passes away

Veteran actress Vishaka Siriwardana has passed away at the age of 64. She was receiving treatment at a hospital in Kurunegala when she passed away,...