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U.S. might ban laptops on all flights

U.S. might ban laptops on all flights

The United States might ban laptops from aircraft cabins on all flights into and out of the country as part of a ramped-up effort to protect against potential security threats,

New policy to negotiate trade deals

New policy to negotiate trade deals

Sri Lanka on Thursday announced a new trade policy to negotiate international trade agreements. The Ministry of Development Strategies and International Trade headed by Malik Samarawickrema said in a statement

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Sampath Bank commemorates 30th anniversary

Sampath Bank commemorates 30th anniversary

🕔 07:52, 29.May 2017

Sampath Bank conducted a series of religious observances relating to all major faiths in the country to invoke divine blessings on occasion of its 30th anniversary, which was celebrated in

‘The truth must be told’ According to Matthew

‘The truth must be told’ According to Matthew

By Easwaran Rutnam After much controversy and speculation, the movie ‘According to Matthew’ has been set for release. Directed by Chandran Rutnam, ‘According to Matthew’ was screened to a VIP

Number of dead nears 200, over 6000 homes damaged

admin, May 29, 2017

The death toll from the floods and landslides is nearing 200, according to the latest reports by the Disas...
Government assures pipe borne water not contaminated

admin, May 29, 2017

The Government today assured that pipe borne water was not contaminated as a result of the floods.
Woman gives birth while being airlifted from Kalawana

admin, May 29, 2017

A woman gave birth while being airlifted from a flood affected area in Kalawana today.
President visits Ratnapura approves more funds for relief

admin, May 29, 2017

President Maithripala Sirisena visited the flood and landslide affected areas in Ratnapura today and inspe...
State schools in Western, Sabaragamuwa to remain closed

admin, May 29, 2017

All state schools in the Western and Sabaragamuwa provinces will remain closed till Friday, the Education ...
MI-17 helicopter crashes during rescue operations

admin, May 29, 2017

An MI-17 helicopter crashed during rescue operations in Galle, the Sri Lanka Air Force said.
Chinese FM believes Sri Lanka will rebuild after flood

admin, May 29, 2017

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi sent a message of condolences to his Sri Lankan counterpart Ravi Karunana...
Death toll continues to rise, 164 confirmed killed

admin, May 29, 2017

The death toll from the floods and landslides experienced in the country on Thursday continues to rise wit...
Cyclonic storm ‘Mora’ brings more rain and strong winds

admin, May 29, 2017

The depression in the East-central Bay of Bengal has intensified into cyclonic storm ‘Mora’ but is mov...
Over 150 now confirmed killed, over 100 still missing

admin, May 28, 2017

The death toll from the floods and landslides crossed the 150 mark with over 100 still missing.
China to send disaster relief goods worth USD 2.2 million

admin, May 28, 2017

The Chinese Government announced it will donate emergency humanitarian disaster relief goods worth a tota...
Concerns raised over attacks on religious minorities

admin, May 28, 2017

The National Christian Evangelical Alliance of Sri Lanka (NCEASL) has noted with concern the recent wave o...
Airman killed in rescue operations promoted posthumously

admin, May 28, 2017

A Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) Airman who was killed during the rescue operations following the floods, was ...
Russian President sends condolences to President Sirisena

admin, May 28, 2017

Russian President Vladimir Putin sent a message of condolences to President Maithripala Sirisena in c...
Death toll reaches 146, more rain expected this week

admin, May 28, 2017

The death toll from the floods and landslides reached 146 today with more rain expected this week.

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