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Those who insult the Maha Sangha will be rejected – Sirisena

President Maithripala Sirisena said that those who insult the Maha Sangha will be rejected and disgusted with it.


Ranjan continues his critique of clergy

Actor-politician Ranjan Ramanayake has walked back on his earlier statement on Facebook that half of the Buddhist Monks in this country are HIV positive. This morning the post was edited to say that only ten Monks are HIV positive. Ramanayake’s change of mind was perhaps because retired director of National STD/AIDS Control Programme Dr Nimal […]


Showers and winds increase till 19th July

Showers and winds are likely to increase in the Southwest of the country till the 19th of July 2019, the Department of Meteorology said today (17 July).


Abolishing death penalty as bad as letting Easter attackers go free – President

President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday likened calls to abolish the death penalty to attempts to pardon the Easter Sunday attackers.


Four nabbed for possession of 290 detonators in Piliyandala

Four people are in custody for allegedly having 290 electric detonators in a house in Hedigama, Piliyandala.


I am committed to a political solution to the National issue – Ranil

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says that the country is close to reaching a political solution to the National issue that caused the 30-year war.


Time has come to defeat religious extremism – Cardinal Ranjith

Archbishop of Colombo Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith says that it is the right time to defeat any religious ideology that destroys another faith or community in the name of God.


First Ad Hoc dialogue on counter-terrorism with EU in Colombo

A delegation led by European Union (EU) Counter-Terrorism Coordinator Gilles de Kerchove is wrapping up a round of talks aimed at cooperating with Sri Lanka on a range of security-related issues, a Press release from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs says.


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