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Indonesian Prez invites MS for a state visit

Indonesian President Joko Widoda has invited President Maithripala Sirisena to pay a state visit immediately after his scheduled participation at the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) Summit meeting to be held in Jakarta, the President’s Media Division said yesterday.

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Prime goal of all religions to promote spiritual and moral well-being: President

 

President Sirisena, in a statement today (24) said: ‘The prime goal of all religions is to promote spiritual and moral well-being of human kind’.

Promoting religious way of life, he said that ‘spiritual awakening can be considered as an essential ingredient for building a better society’.

President said that he wish that …read more

Matara individual arrested over capture of lobsters

Capture

An individual who was transporting lobsters to a hotel was nabbed by the Kotawila Police on February 23 in the Thalaramba area in Matara. According to the police, the suspect had eleven dead lobsters with him. As lobsters head towards the coastal area during the months of February and March to …read more

Chancellor of Sabaragamuwa University injured with 4 others

Chancellor of the Sabaragamuwa University, professor Ven. Kumburugamuwe Vajira thero and 4 others were injured following a motor accident that took place in Kadugannawa this afternoon. They have been admitted to Mawanella hospital for treatment. Police… Read More …read more

Government Will Take Over Provincial Councils If They Act Against Unity And Territorial Integrity

Government Will Take Over Provincial Councils If They Act Against Unity And Territorial Integrity

A clause to protect the country in the event of an abuse of powers will be introduced to the new constitution, Constitutional Assembly Steering Committee member Dr. Jayampath Wickramaratne said today. 

Addressing the Parliament he said the clause would allow the Centre to dissolve provincial councils or take over their power, should …read more