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Mannar mass grave: skeletal remains of 300 persons unearthed

Sri Lanka, Jan. 16 -- Skeletal remains belonging to 300 persons have been unearthed from the mass grave in Mannar as of today (16), says Judicial Medical Officer Dr S. Rajapaksa, who is in charge of t... Read More


Finance Minister calls on IMF Chairperson

Sri Lanka, Jan. 16 -- Minister of Finance and Mass Media Mangala Samaraweera called on Christine Lagarde, the Managing Director and Chairperson of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), at Washington,... Read More


Cannot reduce bus fares despite fuel price slash - LPBOA

Sri Lanka, Jan. 16 -- The government has brought forward the new Carbon tax without any scientific basis, stated the Lanka Private Bus Owners' Association (LPBOA). Chairman of the Association, Gemunu... Read More


Windy condition expected to continue

Sri Lanka, Jan. 16 -- The windy condition is expected to strengthen to some extent over the island (particularly in Eastern, Uva Western and North-western provinces and in Hambantota and Mannar distri... Read More


Violent assault on Angunukolapelessa inmates caught on CCTV

Sri Lanka, Jan. 16 -- Several video clips containing violent assault on a group of inmates at the Angunukolapelessa Prison have been disclosed. Holding a press conference today (16), the Committee fo... Read More


Land reclamation for Port City completed

Sri Lanka, Jan. 16 -- Land reclamation of the Colombo International Financial City (Port City) has been completed as of now, the Ministry of Megapolis and Western Development stated. Accordingly, the... Read More


If serving President is contesting, Prez polls can be held any time - Dinesh

Sri Lanka, Jan. 16 -- There are provisions in the constitution allowing Presidential elections to be held at any time if the serving President is contesting, says MP Dinesh Gunawardena. Commenting to... Read More


University cut-off marks released in May

Sri Lanka, Jan. 16 -- Cut-off marks for the Advanced Level examination 2018 for university entrance will be released by the end of May, stated the University Grants Commission (UGC). The re-scrutiniz... Read More


New Constitution is not necessary - Asgiri Chapter Mahanayake Thero

Sri Lanka, Jan. 16 -- Holding the elections is important at the moment, not bringing forth a new Constitution, says the Mahanayake of the Asgiri Chapter Most Venerable Warakagoda Sri Gnanarathana Ther... Read More


Definite victory for UNP candidate at presidential polls - Ranjith Madduma Bandara

Sri Lanka, Jan. 15 -- Minister Ranjith Madduma Bandara says that the candidate of United National Party will claim a definite victory at the upcoming presidential election. The Minister stated this a... Read More