Veteran Actor Sampath Thennakoon passes away

Veteran stage and teledrama actor Sampath Thennakoon has passed away at the age of 62.

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Another suspect arrested over the 2019 Easter Sunday attacks

The Terrorism Investigation Division (TID) has arrested a 25-year-old man from Hingula yesterday (02) suspected to have links with Easter Sunday attack, Police Spokesman SSP Nihal Thalduwa said.

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Essential Goods Prices skyrocket as Sri Lanka faces shortage of agrochemicals & forex

With the prevailing shortage of agrochemicals including fertilizer and the current foreign currency deficit faced by the country, the prices of essential goods in the market have sky-rocketed.

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PUCSL is ready to regulate LP Gas – Chairman

The Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (PUCSL), the electricity sector regulator and the designated regulator for the petroleum industry, together with Sri Lanka Standards Institute (SLSI) has already formulated a standard for the much-talked LP gas in September this year and is ready to regulate LP Gas and other related industries, PUCSL Chairman Janaka Ratnayake said.

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Unseen forces active to tarnish country’s image – Prime Minister

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday said that various forces are active to manipulate this country in a way that even journalists do not understand.

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Distribution of domestic LP gas cylinders temporarily suspended in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Government has temporarily suspended the distribution of domestic LP gas cylinders across the country, with immediate effect.

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Government failed to ensure safety of households – Vijitha

National People’s Power Parliamentarian Vijitha Herath says the government that came into power claiming to ensure national security has failed to ensure the safety of households.

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Sri Lanka sweetens FX rate for migrant workers to combat dwindling foreign reserves

A plan by Sri Lanka’s central bank to encourage migrant workers to remit funds using formal channels is unlikely to fix the country’s precarious financial position, experts said on Thursday.

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Azath Salley acquitted from case filed over controversial remarks

Former Governor Azath Salley has been acquitted by the Colombo High Court in the case filed against him over the controversial remarks made during a media briefing held last year.

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Sri Lanka will handle debt repayments ‘seamlessly’, Central Bank Governor says

Sri Lanka is confident of being able to “seamlessly” repay all of its sovereign debt that comes due in 2022, Central Bank Governor Ajith Nivard Cabraal said on Wednesday, while exploring new instruments to make its debt profile more sustainable.

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Authorities to quality check gas onboard ships

State authorities will visit ships to inspect the quality of imported gas onboard ships before it enters the country from today (2)

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Hope to attract more tourists to Mattala – Udayanga

Former Sri Lankan Ambassador to Russia Udayanga Weeratunga says he hopes to attract more tourists to the Mattala Airport in the future.

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Lalith Warnakumara sworn in as Member of Parliament

Manju Lalith Warnakumara was sworn in as an MP for the Kalutara District before Deputy Speaker Ranjith Siyambalapitiya a short while ago.

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U.S. school shooting: Three students killed, eight others injured

Three students have been killed and eight others injured, including a teacher, in a high school shooting in the US state of Michigan.

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Foreign reserves drops to USD 1.5 billion: Eran says government unable to refute opposition charges

The opposition alleged in Parliament that foreign reserves had dropped to $ 1.5 billion, which included the gold reserves of $ 300 million.

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Check devices before use, says Litro Gas

Litro Gas Lanka, yesterday reiterated that the LPG brought into Sri Lanka meets internationally ratified compositions of propane and butane, certified and tested twice at point of loading and unloading by GEO-CHEM Lanka (Pvt) Ltd.

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