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Buddhists across the world mark Poson Poya today, June 24. Two hundred and eighteen years after Lord Buddha attained Nirvana, the Third Buddhist Council took place with Indian Emperor Dharmashoka...

Today marks Poson full Moon Poya Day

Buddhists across the world mark Poson Poya today, June 24. Two hundred and eighteen years after Lord Buddha attained Nirvana, the Third Buddhist Council took...

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Seven ex-LTTE members in prison to be released

Seven ex-LTTE members imprisoned for many years are to be released following Presidential Pardon in line with Poson Poya, State Minister of Prison Management...

COVID-19 task force has failed – Ranil Wickremesinghe

Solitary UNP MP Ranil Wickremesinghe who made his maiden speech in the current Parliament today called for a debate on vesting the responsibility of...

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Ranil Wickremesinghe sworn in as MP

Former Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe was sworn in as a national list MP of the United National Party (UNP) a short while ago. The UNP...

Government has no plans to increase gas prices at the moment – Minister Keheliya Rambukwella

Cabinet Spokesman, Minister of Mass Media Keheliya Rambukwella stated that the Government has no plans to increase the gas prices at the moment. He stated...

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