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President graces Bandula’s award ceremony

The “Satarawa Deepani” Felicitation Ceremony was held on Thursday (16) and it was held under the auspices of President Ranil Wickremesinghe. The “Satarawa Deepani” Felicitation…

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NO request from any state body to close accounts with People’s Bank

COLOMBO (News 1st); People’s Bank on Friday (17) said that it had not received any direct or indirect requests or instructions from any state institution…

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2023 State Vesak Festival in Puttlam District

Written by Staff Writer Written by Staff Writer     17 Mar, 2023 | 1:27 pm COLOMBO (News 1st); The Ministry of Buddhasasana, Religious and Cultural…

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University operations crippled by FUTA strike; Professionals to meet President’s Secretary for talks

COLOMBO (News 1st); The Professionals Trade Union Collective will meet with the President’s Secretary on Friday (17) morning. The PTCU is a collective of over…

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Election Commission to meet on Thursday (16) as authorities are yet to release funds

COLOMBO (News 1st); The Election Commission will meet on Thursday (16) for talks on the upcoming Local Government Election. Chairman of the Election Commission Attorney…

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Shalani Tharaka adjudged Most Popular Woman

Actress Shalani Tharaka was adjudged the Most Popular Woman at ‘Sri Lanka Vanithabhimana 2022’  The women who made the Top Five at ‘Sri Lanka Vanithabhimana…

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Two dead in tragic car-train collision in Galle

COLOMBO (News 1st); Two people died following a tragic collision between a speeding train and a car at the Magaltota Level Crossing in Koggala, Galle….

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FUTA continues strike and A/L paper marking delayed

COLOMBO (News 1st); The Federation of University Teachers Associations said that its members will continue to strike against the conduct of the government. Activities across…

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Sri Lanka’s economy contracted 7.8% in 2022

Sri Lanka’s economy shrank 7.8% in 2022 from the previous year, government data showed on Wednesday, as the country struggled with its worst financial crisis…

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Sri Lankan schools empty as Teachers & Principals go on strike

COLOMBO (News 1st); The teachers and principals unions in Sri Lanka went on a one-day strike on Wednesday (15). Teachers and Principals went on strike…

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