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Udayanga Weeratunge produced before Court

Colombo (News 1st) –  Former Sri Lankan Ambassador to Russia Udayanga Weeratunga was produced before the Fort Magistrate’s Court today (Feb 17). Fort Magistrate Ranga…

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Udawalawa residents request for drain to keep off wild elephants

COLOMBO (News 1st):- Residents of Udawalawe are calling on authorities to construct a drain instead of fences to prevent wild elephants from entering the Colombo…

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President engages in inspection tour around Port City

COLOMBO (News 1st):- President Gotabaya Rajapaksa engaged in an inspection tour around the Colombo Port City this afternoon (February 16).  The project is being implemented…

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Displeasure over US travel ban on Army Commander conveyed to US Ambassador Alaina B. Teplitz

COLOMBO (News 1st):- The government today officially responded to the travel ban imposed by the US on Army Commander Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva. The stance…

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President proposes to extend Marine drive till Panadura

COLOMBO (News 1st):- President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has highlighted the importance of extending the Marine Drive road up to Panadura. Issuing a statement, the President’s media…

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Man arrested for impersonating BOI Chairman

COLOMBO (News 1st):- A man who impersonated the Chairman of the Board of Investments has been arrested at a restaurant in Slave Island. The police…

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‘Judiciary should not interfere in steps taken by the executive for the benefit of the people’

COLOMBO (News 1st):- President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has said it is vital that the development efforts of a country’s executive should be void of judicial interference…

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New alliance undecided on party symbol; Elephant or Swan?

COLOMBO (News 1st):- On the other end of the platform, the UNP too undergoes conflicts internally ahead of the general elections. General Secretary of the…

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US Congressmen Ami Bera and George Holding meet PM

COLOMBO (News 1st):- U.S. Congressmen Ami Bera and George Holding met Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa in Colombo this morning (February 15) and discussed ways of…

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Cabinet approves to maintain 20,000 MT of rice

COLOMBO (News 1st):- Cabinet this week approved a proposal submitted by the Minister of Mahaweli, Agriculture, Irrigation and Rural Development Chamal Rajapaksa to take measures…

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