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President Maithripala Sirisena says the official ceremony of the International Vesak Day celebrations will be held in Colombo in May and many Buddhist programmes will be implemented under state patronage inline with this day.
Three French defence officials and two other people died when a surveillance plane crashed shortly after take-off at Malta International Airport. The light aircraft was setting off on a mission over the Mediterranean around 07:20 (05:20 GMT) when it nose-dived and disintegrated in a ball of flames.
The All Island Private Pharmacy Owners Association and Sri Lanka Drug Traders' Association have extended their fullest support to reducing prices of 48 drug varieties. They expressed their views at a meeting which was held under the patronage of Chairman of the National Drug Regulatory Authority Pro...
Chairman of Sri Lanka Cricket Thilanga Sumathipala says three year plan has been implemented to develop cricket in Sri Lanka. The amount paid to the national players at an international match win has also been increased.
A girl named Indrani Maduwanthi who rendered parentless due to terrorism and was looked after by the Parakum Children Home in Polonnaruwa started her marriage life today. She is 22 years old and her groom is 26 years old Priyantha Kumara of Vavuniya. It is significant that president Maithripala Siri...