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Chairperson of Office for National Unity and Reconciliation (ONUR) and former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga launching the new Peace Education and Reconciliation Unit (PERU) website www.peru.lk at the Education Ministry on Friday. Education Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam looking on. Kumaratunga said the project would promote and facilitate peace and reconciliation, especially among schoolchildren

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Rs. 371 mn more for

politicos’ vehicles


The government yesterday submitted a supplementary estimate seeking the approval of the House for Rs. 371 million (Rs. 371,097,000) to purchase nine vehicles for ministers and deputy ministers.

The estimate was presented to the House by Chief Government Whip Parliamentary Reforms and Mass Media Minister Gayantha Karunathilake.

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UK wants resolution calling for foreign judges fully implemented

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The UK has urged Sri Lanka to take tangible measures to ensure meaningful devolution through constitutional reforms, establish credible transitional justice mechanisms, return all remaining military-held private land and replace the Prevention of Te...

Hitchcock and Kiorastami

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CBSL ups key interest rates in wake of US Fed. Reserve's rate hike

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The Central Bank's  Monetary Board decided to increase key policy interest rates of the Standing Deposit Facility Rate (SDFR) and the Standing Lending Facility Rate (SLFR) by 25 basis points each. "Accordingly, SDFR and SLFR will be...

Lions to play without ‘Dick’

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Sri Lanka will be without the services of wicketkeeper batsman Niroshan Dickwella for the first ODI against Bangladesh that gets underway today at the Rangiri Dambulla International Cricket Stadium. Dickwella is serving a two-match suspension after ...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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