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Colombo and city schools closed till 1 July

The Education Ministry has decided to close down schools in the Colombo Zone and city schools across all provinces till 1 July. The decision has been taken considering the fuel shortage the entire country is facing at present. The fuel…

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Curfew lifted in Colombo and suburbs

The Police Curfew which was imposed for Colombo North, South, Central, Kelaniya, Nugegoda and Mount Lavinia Police Divisions has been lifted at 5am today. The curfew had been announced late last night following protests by a large group of people…

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Sri Lanka’s power cut dilemma

Frequent power cuts was not a familiar scenario up until recent times in 2022, where the year brought new challenges to everyday lives. Dollar crisis followed by price hikes, rupee depreciation, fuel shortages, and now power cuts are hindering the…

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Sirisena Amarasekara assume duties as Sri Lanka’s High Commissioner-designate to South Africa

High Commissioner-designate to the Republic of South Africa Sirisena Amarasekara last week assumed duties at the High Commission of Sri Lanka in Pretoria, South Africa . The High Commissioner was welcomed by the staff of the High Commission, upon his…

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Oxford Brookes partners with Sri Lanka’s BCAS to offer high-quality top-up degree programs

A milestone partnership with Oxford Brookes University has opened a range of undergraduate top-up degree programs at the British College of Applied Sciences (BCAS). This partnership enables Sri Lankan students to pursue British degrees while staying in Sri Lanka from…

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Newly formed Bosch-Sun Mobility strategic alliance augurs well for Sri Lanka – Ideal Group

Sri Lanka’s Ideal Group expects better prospects for the country from the recently formed strategic alliance between a top Tier 1 automotive company Bosch Gmbh and one of India’s leading battery service provider, Sun Mobility. Bosch, a multinational engineering and…

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