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Collective trade union action underway today

Several trade unions are engaging in a collective strike action today (Feb. 08), in protest of the government’s new tax policy and its failure...

Ready to forego US citizenship for politics – Basil Rajapaksa

Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna National Organizer, former Minister Basil Rajapaksa said that if his US citizenship or anything else becomes an obstacle to his...

Parliament must decide whether to hold LG polls – Karu Jayasuriya

Parliament should arrive at a decision whether Local Government Elections should be held at this challenging period for the country, former Speaker Karu Jayasuriya...

Ban Ki-moon happy with SL’s ‘green’ growth projects

Chair of the Global Green Growth Council, former Secretary General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon met Prime Minister Dinesh Gunawardena at Temple Trees...

President expressed shock and sadness over earthquakes in Turkey

President Ranil Wickremesinghe expressed shock and sadness over the tragic loss of life, injuries & devastation caused by a series of earthquakes in Turkey....

CoI investigating preceding rights probes and findings submit synopsis of final report

Supreme Court Justice and Chairman of the Presidential Commission of Inquiry appointed to investigate the findings of preceding commissions and committees, A.H.M.D. Nawaz submitted...

Fourth Session of Ninth Parliament to be declared open tomorrow

The Fourth Session of the Ninth Parliament is scheduled to be ceremonially declared open tomorrow (Feb 08) by President Ranil Wickremesinghe. The rehearsal for the...

Sri Lanka offers assistance to Turkey after deadly earthquake

Sri Lanka’s Foreign Minister Ali Sabry says that on the instructions of President Ranil Wickremesinghe, he contacted the Foreign Ministry of Turkey and offered...

China’s Finance Minister, CB Governor to attend debt roundtable in India – IMF Managing Director

China’s Finance Minister and its Central Bank (CB) Governor will attend a roundtable with other creditors and some borrowing countries in February in India,...

UNDP to support Sri Lanka in achieving Sustainable Development Goals

Representatives of the United Nations Development Program said that Sri Lanka will be supported in achieving the country’s Sustainable Development Goals. They stated this during...

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