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Last updateSun, 25 Feb 2018 6pm


Over 1000 trained police officers will pass out today.

1012 trained police officers will pass out today. There are sub inspectors, women sub inspectors, men and women police constables among the new batch. The passing out parade will be held today at the Kalutara police training college grounds under the patronage of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe.

41 Sri Lankan Tamil refugees are to return from India.

41 Sri Lankan Tamil refugees in Tamil Nadu, India are arriving Sri Lanka under the UNHCR facilitated voluntary repatriation program on Thursday November 17.


The president stresses the need of common agenda for the nation.

President Maithripala Sirisena says the country needs one common agenda to triumph national interests. He added that the common goals should not be led down by the petty interests of the individuals. The president made these comments at a function held at the BMICH today. The event was organized to celebrate art and culture that consolidate ethnic times.


SLFP is satisfied with budget proposals - Dilan Perera

SLFP spokesperson and Minister Dilan Perera hailed the budget as progressive and said that recommendations put forward by the party have been incorporated as well. 
It was a bit more progressive than last year. Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake held several discussions with the SLFP to take recommendations from the party.


The Indo-Sri Lanka leaders met yesterday.

A special meeting was arranged yesterday between Indo-Lanka leaders. President Maithripala Sirisena who is on a two day visit to India met Indian president Pranab Mukarji at his official residence. The two leaders discussed many issues at this occasion. 


The nation bids farewell to the late music maestro Pandit W.D.Amaradewa today.

Final rites of the late Dr.Pandit Amaradewa  will be held today at the Independence Square in Colombo under full state honours. Massive crowds are now gathering to pay their last respects to the late Veteran Maestro. He is   considered as the brand name of indigenous Sri Lankan music by many critics.  All arrangements have been finalized to conduct the cremation  in most respectful manner.


Thailand's crown prince to be confirmed king on 1 December

Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn is to be confirmed as the new king of Thailand on 1 December. Once confirmed, he is expected to endorse a new, military-drafted constitution and to start appointing his own team of senior royal officials.


Great opportunity dawned to take country from darkness to light - President on Deewali

The Deepavali festival which is celebrated by Hindu devotees falls today. It marks the victory of good over bad by defeating darkness over light. The Hindu devotees around the world celebrate the ceremony by lighting up lamps in religious places and in their houses while engaging in religious observances.


Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe will meet the Indian President and several other ministers in New Delhi Tomorrow.

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe arrived in New Delhi today. The Sri Lankan delegation was warmly welcomed by High Commissioner Y.K. Sinha and Sri Lankan High Commissioner in India Chithrangani Wagiswara at the Indra Gandhi international airport. Prime Minister Wickremasinghe will hold talks with top leaders including Prime Minister Narendra Modi. 

The Finance Minister of New Zealand commends the strategic plan of Sri Lanka to increase investment opportunities.

Finance Minister of New Zealand Bill English has commended the strategic plan of Sri Lanka to increase investment opportunities.