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Krishna - Colombo Municipal Councilor Shot Dead

Colombo Municipal Councilor Krishna alias Krishnapillai Kirubanandan (40) was shot dead yesterday morning at Sea Street, Colombo by a gunman who had arrived on a motorcycle, Police Media Spokesman SP Ruwan Gunasekara said.

Krishna -  Colombo Municipal Councilor Shot Dead
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In protest over May's Brexit plan: British foreign secretary quits

In protest over May's Brexit plan British foreign secretary quits Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson quit on Monday over Prime Minister Theresa May's plans to leave the European Union, the second resignation in a day leaving the British leader's Brexit plans all but in tatters.

Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson waves as he leaves Downing Street in London. Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson waves as he leaves Downing Street in London, Britain, June 28, 2018
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U.S. Government Funds Renovation of Two Schools in Eastern Province

U.S. Government Funds Renovation of Two Schools in Eastern Province– As part of the U.S. government’s support for a reconciled and unified Sri Lanka, the U.S. Pacific Command (PACOM) renovated two schools in the Eastern Province.

U.S. Government Funds Renovation of Two Schools in Eastern Province
U.S. Government Funds Renovation of Two Schools in Eastern Province
U.S. Government Funds Renovation of Two Schools in Eastern Province
U.S. Government Funds Renovation of Two Schools in Eastern Province
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TELO to hold the 35th Anniversary of the Welikada Prison Massacre

TEIn its General Council meeting held on last Saturday at Vavuniya, TELO has decided to hold the 35th Anniversary of the Welikada Prison Massacre in Nelliady, in the Vadamaradchy region.

TELO to hold the 35th Anniversary of the Welikada Prison Massacre
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Asian Development Bank to Support Women Entrepreneurs With USD 9.5 Million

USD 9.5 million has been given as a grant from ADB through Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative (We – Fi) to support the ongoing Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) – Line of Credit: Additional Financing.

Asian Development Bank to Support Women Entrepreneurs With USD 9.5 Million
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Popular Sinhalese Songstress Priyani hacked to death

Sri Lanka’s popular Sinhala language songstress Priyani Jayasinghe (51) has been hacked to death in her home in Alubomulla, Panandura, in the Kalutara District, around 15 miles south of the country's capital, Colombo.

Popular Sinhalese Songstress Priyani hacked to death
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Udaya R.Seneviratne- The New President’s Secretary

Udaya R.Seneviratne, a former senior administrative officer, assumed duties as the new Secretary to the President. He will take over from Mr Austin Fernando who resigned and bid farewell to his office on 5th of this month.

Udaya R.Seneviratne- The New  President’s Secretary
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Supply of 190 nos. of Garbage Collecting Compactors to Local Authorities of Sri Lanka

The Government of Republic of Korea has agreed to provide two concessional loans for USD 14 million (Approximately Rs.2,240 million) to Supply of 190 nos. of Garbage Collecting Compactors to Local Authorities of Sri Lanka in line with the Government’s target of strengthening local authorities with necessary equipment and technology to introduce modern solid waste management practices.

Loan Agreement  being signed by Dr.R H S Samarathunga, Secretary, Ministry of Finance and Planning and Mr. Jung Sung-soo, Chief Representative of the Export- Import Bank of Korea.
Supply of 190 nos. of Garbage Collecting Compactors to Local Authorities of Sri Lanka
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Gas Cylinder Price Reduced

The price of a 12.5kg domestic Litro Gas cylinder was reduced by Rs. 138/= with effect from today early morning, the Consumer Affairs Authority said.

Gas Cylinder Price Reduced
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New appointments to Media Minister Mangala Samaraweera’s staff’s at the Media Ministry

Minister of Finance and Media Mangala Samaraweera has appointed the following personnel to the Minister’s staff at the Media Ministry.

New appointments to Media Minister Mangala Samaraweera’s staff’s  at the Media Ministry
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