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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - India and Sri Lanka are still sorting the fishermen issue, the High Commissioner of Sri Lanka to India Prof. Sudharshan Seneviratne said, that countries making their presence in the Indian Ocean should respect the geographical reality, individuality, and security of the nations in the region.
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Next Parliament would be converted into a single government
Monday, 06 July 2015, 16:44
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said that the next Parliament would be converted into a single government on the basis...   Read more...

India considering to establish a rail bridge link to Lanka
Monday, 06 July 2015, 15:08
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Indian central government is considering a proposal to establish a rail bridge linking Rameswaram in the Tamil Nadu state...   Read more...

Former Ambassador to Russia on non-release of container
Monday, 06 July 2015, 13:42
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - “The Ministry of Foreign Affairs provides facilities for all diplomats taking up overseas postings to transport their...   Read more...

Will not contest the election
Monday, 06 July 2015, 12:10
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Deputy Minister Sanath Jayasuriya said today (06) that he will not be contesting the forthcoming Parliamentary Election, and...   Read more...

Court extends remand of 14 fishermen till July 17
Monday, 06 July 2015, 12:07
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - A Court in Sri Lanka has extended till July 17 the remand of 14 fishermen arrested on June 2 by the island nation's...   Read more...

MEP to contest General Election under UPFA banner
Monday, 06 July 2015, 11:09
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The Central Working Committee of the Mahajamna Eksath Peramuna (MEP) has unanimously decided to contest the forthcoming...   Read more...

Rajiv Gandhi killers should be pardoned
Monday, 06 July 2015, 10:14
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - A Former Indian Supreme Court Judge, Justice Markandey Katju had said Rajiv Gandhi killers should be pardoned and set free...   Read more...

Ex LTTE members to contest as ‘Crusaders For Democracy’
Monday, 06 July 2015, 09:07
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Former militants of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) and their supporters have decided to form a political party...   Read more...

Acceptance of nominations for election from today
Monday, 06 July 2015, 08:11
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - All arrangements are in place to accept nominations for the August 17 General Election from today (06).   Read more...

Korea to assist forensic science agencies, GAD, CID
Monday, 06 July 2015, 07:03
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Republic of Korean Government pledged to assist Government Analyst Department (GAD) and Criminal Investigation Department...   Read more...


“Sri Lanka will never pose a threat to India” - Former President
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa says Sri Lanka will never pose a threat to India, and that it has nothing to gain by helping any other country to become a threat to Indi Readmore


President Maithripala Sirisena says he respects ties with China
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - President Maithripala Sirisena said that Sri Lanka has a lot of respect for China since that country has been assisting Sri Lanka’s development work, the Xinhu Readmore

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Pakistani raid killed senior al Qaeda figure
Thursday, 02 July 2015, 10:55
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The Head of al Qaeda in Pakistan was among four militants killed in a Police raid near the Eastern City of Lahore this week,... Read more...
China issues report on U.S. human rights
Friday, 26 June 2015, 14:20
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - China published a report on the United States' human rights situation on Friday (26). Read more...
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Textured Jersey crowned World’s Best
Tuesday, 23 June 2015, 16:02
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Textured Jersey Lanka PLC (TJL) emerged the overall victor at the World Textile Awards in London, by winning the topmost... Read more...
‘Rajayu’ clinically tested and proven for effective cholesterol and sugar regulation
Monday, 22 June 2015, 08:58
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Gampaha Wickramarachchi Ayurveda Institute, an affiliate of the prestigious University of Kelaniya, recently concluded a... Read more...
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Siriwardene reappointed SL Women Captain
Thursday, 02 July 2015, 10:04
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The National Selectors have re appointed All Rounder Shashikala Siriwardene as the Captain of the Sri Lanka National... Read more...
Sri Lanka wins second Test against Pakistan
Monday, 29 June 2015, 12:05
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Sri Lanka defeated Pakistan by seven wickets in the second Test at the P. Sara Oval in Colombo on Monday (29) to level the... Read more...
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Lankan refugees moves UNHCR Ambassador John Abraham
Monday, 22 June 2015, 11:20
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - “We left the Sri Lankan coast in a fishing boat and luckily made it to India. The boat that went before us capsized... Read more...
Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch is back up for sale
Tuesday, 09 June 2015, 08:47
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The late Michael Jackson’s old home, Neverland Ranch, renamed back to its original name of Sycamore Valley Ranch, is... Read more...
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Lanka and China hold joint Army exercise
Tuesday, 23 June 2015, 15:08
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Sri Lanka and China began a joint Army exercise on Monday (22) which includes weapon handling, VVIP protection study, live... Read more...
Health Ministry to test all noodles in market
Tuesday, 23 June 2015, 08:25
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The Ministry of Health is to conduct chemical tests on all brands of noodles and the samples will be sent to the Industrial... Read more...
Driving Licences within a day through an Online System
Tuesday, 23 June 2015, 06:18
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The Government makes all efforts to provide an efficient service to the public incorporating technology, said Internal... Read more...
Red Cross services hailed by visiting head
Monday, 22 June 2015, 13:11
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The role played by the Sri Lanka Red Cross Society (SLRC) in delivering a gamut of social welfare services within Sri Lanka... Read more...
U.S. Embassy says its experiencing technical problems in Visa systems
Monday, 22 June 2015, 10:06
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The Embassy of the United States (U.S.) in Colombo has said in a statement that the United States Department of... Read more...
Bathing prohibited at Polhena Beach
Monday, 22 June 2015, 06:10
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Bathing has been prohibited at the Polhena Beach in Matara as a precautionary measure with the discovery of a species of... Read more...
Lankan Tamils among 65 stranded in Timor Island
Tuesday, 09 June 2015, 16:14
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Sixty-five refugees, including fifty-four Sri Lankan Tamils, who tried to flee to New Zealand from Indonesian camps are... Read more...
Pakistan's Army Chief meets Sri Lankan Prime Minister
Tuesday, 09 June 2015, 15:00
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Visiting General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Army Staff of Pakistan Army met Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe, together with... Read more...
Lankan among 3 injured in ferry accident off Montenegro
Tuesday, 09 June 2015, 13:11
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Doctors in Montenegro say one sailor has died and three more including a Sri Lankan had to be hospitalized after an accident... Read more...

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Prove the allegations, I will quit politics
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) Hambantota District Parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa has pledged to quit politics if Minister of External Affairs Mangala Samaraweera proves the claims leveled against his family on looting state assets and hoarding riches worth of 18 billion U.S. Dollars.
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President congratulates Cameron on election victory
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - President Maithripala Sirisena stated that Sri Lanka looks forward to deeper ties and cooperation with Britain following Mr. David Cameron’s re-election as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (UK).
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Uva CM and cousin exchange blows
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Reportedly, a brawl has transpired between the Chief Minister of Uva Province Harin Fernando and his cousin at the Colombo Swimming Club in Kollupitiya on Wednesday evening (22).
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New Year festival involving elephants: Kabir says no threat to safety of animals
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The General Secretary of United National Party (UNP) and the Minister of Highways, Higher Education and Investment Promotion Kabir Hashim emphasized that the Sinhala and Tamil New Year festival involving elephants did not pose any threat to the safety of the animals.
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Domestic probe to be finalized by the end of July
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Sri Lanka's domestic commission to probe allegations of human rights violations committed during the final stages of the country's 30-year civil war will be finalized by the last week of July, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated.
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UNHCHR wants mechanisms in place by September
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - A transparent process to develop credible mechanism for accountability and reconciliation is needed in Sri Lanka ahead of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) report at the September session, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNHCHR) Prince Zeid Ra'ad Zeid Al-Hussein stated.
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Kalam to visit Sri Lanka to discuss power and energy
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Former Indian President A. P. J. Abdul Kalam will be the Chief Guest at a Sri Lankan Government-organized conference on issues relating to power and energy to be held in Colombo on June 26 and 27.
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China wants stable military ties with Sri Lanka
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - China's Defence Minister told the Head of the Sri Lankan Navy (SLN) on Tuesday (09) he wanted to ensure a "continuous and stable" development of military ties, after Sri Lanka ruled out future Chinese submarine visits to the country, the Reuters News Agency reported.
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Russian Foreign Minister to visit Sri Lanka
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov is scheduled to visit Sri Lanka, the Foreign Ministry said.
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