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Bohra Conference to generate more than Rs.9 billion – UNP

The World Annual Bohra Conference which will be held in Sri Lanka until the 10tt of September is expected to generate an income of Rs 9.1 billion ( 52 million USD) to the country, UNP Parliamentarian Chandima Gamage said.


Head of the Anglican Church arrived in Sri Lanka

Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby arrived in Sri Lanka this morning (29) for a three-day visit, according to the Church of Ceylon.


Monks attack Methodist evangelist in Mahiyanganaya

The Methodist Church has accused three Buddhist monks of attacking an evangelist student in Mahiyanganaya on Sunday (4).


Proposal to ban tuition during Daham Pasal times

A Private Members Bill is being presented to Parliament to ban private tuition classes being held on Poya days and Sundays until 3.pm.


Compensation for property damaged in Negombo

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has ordered that compensation be paid to those whose properties were damaged during a clash between two groups in Negombo last night.


Army troops deployed on search operations after police powers granted

Thousands of army officers and other ranks fanned across the country after Parliament passed emergency regulations conferring police powers to the Armed Forces.


Silent protest held in Colombo over threat to religious freedom

Several hundred people staged a silent protest calling for the freedom of worship in Sri Lanka near the Methodist Church in Colpetty in Colombo this afternoon.


Methodists call for silent protest over Anuradhapura incident

The Methodist Church is calling for a silent protest over attacks on its church in Anuradhapura


Bishop accuses SLPP Councilor of leading attack on Church

The Methodist Church in Sri Lanka is accusing a SLPP Member of the Anuradhapura Municipal Council of leading repeated attacks on one of their worship centers.