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US – Excited to try out air logistics hub concept utilizing SL’s strategic location

The US is excited to try out the air logistics hub concept which utilizes Sri Lanka’s strategic location in the Indian Ocean to ensure the quick availability of relief supplies, equipment and other material when needed by the US and partner militaries and humanitarian organizations, an official of the US Embassy in Sri Lanka said today. In a statement issued...

Voice of Asia Network annual pirith ceremony to be held tonight

The annual pirith ceremony of the Voice of Asia Network will be held today with the attendance of the venerable maha sanga from the Hunupitiya Gangarama Temple. The live telecast from the Windsor Kariyapperuma studio premises will begin at 10pm on Siyatha TV and continue till tomorrow morning followed by an armsgiving.

Sri Lanka pulls off a stunning T20 victory against South Africa

Sri Lankan bowling attack managed to restrict the South African batsmen to a low score of 98 at the only T20 game in the South Afrian tour of Sri Lanka. The last game of the tournament had a full house at the R.premadasa stadium in colombo which saw Sri Lankans winning the game with 4 overs and 3 wickets to...

Scientists make incredible discovery about the Great Pyramid of Giza which could focus electric energy through its chambers 3,000 years ago

SCIENTISTS have made an incredible discovery about the Great Pyramid of Giza which can focus electromagnetic energy in its internal chambers and its base. The mysterious structure was built by the Ancient Egyptians thousands of years ago – and experts are only just learning about its amazing powers. Boffins from ITMO University and the Laser Zentrum Hannover found that the 481-foot...

Colombo Rowing club wins the overall championship

Colombo Rowing Club ended the 79th Regatta with Colombo Rowing Club Winning the overall championship under the captaincy of Ruven Weerasinghe on both Men’s and Women’s category championship held at the Beira Lake this week. The crew comprising of 25 members went away with 10 races to 2 against their rivals Madras boat club The Madras Colombo was inaugurated in...

Thai Business Delegation to Sri Lanka: MoU signed between CCC and TCC

A Thai delegation consisting of 35 leading entrepreneurs from the Thai Chamber of Commerce in Bangkok (TCC) visited Sri Lanka as part of the business delegation accompanying the Prime Minister of Thailand on a State visit to Sri Lanka. The delegation which was accompanying Prime Minister Gen. Prayut Chan-O-Cho included the Thai Chamber of Commerce, Board of Trade of Thailand,...

Missing Sri Lankan fishermen arrive from the Maldives

Seven Sri Lankan fishermen who were reported missing in the sea off Maldives since June 30, returned to the country yesterday. The fishing boat - Sinhdur 2, left the Galle Fisheries Harbour on June 14.They lost contact with the Galle harbour after June 30 and were unable to locate their whereabouts for nearly three days. The Fisheries and Aquatic Resources...

A/L tuition classes prohibited after the July 31

Conducting coaching classes or tuition targeted at the 2018 GCE Advanced Level Examination will be prohibited after July 31, the Department of Examinations said. Examinations Commissioner General Sanath Pujitha said organising, conducting subject oriented lecturers, seminars or classes, printing examination oriented papers, distribution and giving publicity via electronic media, posters and banners claiming to provide similar questions five days prior...

Any Minister protecting the underworld will be punished – Prime Minister

Action will be taken against any minister if found to be protecting underworld leaders, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe told Parliament yesterday.The Prime Minister made this comment replying to Joint Opposition MP Udaya Padma Shantha Gunasekara who queried on newspaper reports which said that a minister has employed five underworld leaders as his private bodyguards. The PM said he instructed to...

Death sentence list: ‘First is a woman’ – Minister of Justice

Justice Minister Thalatha Athukorala, acknowledging that the list of names comprising 18 prisoners, who have been sentenced to death for drug trafficking, had been received, said the first name in the list was that of a woman. “I am sad to say that the first name in this list is that of a woman. However, as a government, we are...
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