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Sat, 08 Aug 2020
The Treasury has provided funds up to Rs.10,400 million to purchase paddy during Yala season at the price of Rs. 50 per kilo, the Finance Ministry said.
In a stateme
Risk factors for oral cancer have an indirect impact on spreading COVID-19, a seminar was told yesterday.
Despite having a severe shortage of dental surgeons in the country, the Health Ministry has failed neither to give appointments to dental surgeons who have completed their internship nor to pay their intern allowance, a batch of nearly 100 den
The United States is helping Sri Lankan apparel producers to export Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to the United Sta
A new one-day international Super League to determine qualification for the 50-over World Cup in 2023 will launch this week, the Inter
The report released by the Centre for Monitoring Election Violence (CMEV) yesterday estimated that a total of Rs. 514 million has been spent by political parties for their general election campaigning for two weeks starting
from July 2.
Former Prime Minister and UNP Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe together with Lions Chairman Binara Jayawardena ,Lions District Governor Lasantha Gu
Eight suspects had been arrested with a stock of 1,150 kilos of beedi leaves smuggled from India by Kalpitiya Police during a raid at the Kappaladiya Beach when it was being unloaded, the Police said.
A teacher of a private education institute and three of his female students, who pleaded guilty of bathing in a stream in the Horton Plains National Park had been fined Rs 20,000 each by Nuwara Eliya Magistrate Pamoda Jayasek
About 58,000 people belonging to 17,185 families in the Jaffna District had been affected by drought, a senior official in the District
Two soldiers and another person, who had been arrested by Aranagalwila Police when transporting a stock of Kerala ganja were produced before Polonnaruwa Magistrate Asela De Silva and remanded till July 31.
The first copy of the book tittle ‘Kalu Jeewithath Wati’ ( Black Lives Matter), written by Veteran Journalist Sarath Lal Kumara was handed over to the former UN Under Secretary General, Dr. Jayantha Dhanapa
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has told the final Cabinet meeting of the SLPP Government held on Wednesday that he would give priority in the new SLPP government to resolve burning issues of the most vulnerable sections of the country as he had been ab
The Government is considering the resumption of the Demerit Points System for driving licenses, Transport Minister Mahinda Amaraweera said. The demerit system was considered as a strategy t
Delegation of German Industry and Commerce in Sri Lanka (AHK Sri Lanka) recently signed an agreement on certification according to German standards for Technipreneurs Lanka with German World
At a discussion held over the issue of pepper prices yesterday, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa said the target for the next year should be to gain higher prices for the pepper productions by adding value
Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday said, despite the COVID-19 situation, at least a 70% voter turnout could be expected at the General Election on August 5.
Mr. Rajapaksa sa
A herd of 17 cattle hit by an intercity express train in the Mirusavil area in Jaffna yesterday died on the spot, informed the Chavakachcheri Police.
At the time of
The warrant issued for the arrest of Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) General Secretary Ven Galabodaattha Gnanasara Thera was recalled by the Additional Colombo Magistrate.
The warrant was issued for the arrest of the Thera for failing to appear before Cour
Several candidates contesting the general election have submitted their declarations of assets and liabilities to the March 12 Movement as at yesterday, the Executive Director of the People’s Actions fo
Former MP and Colombo District UNP candidate Ravi Karunanayake yesterday held former President Maithripala Sirisena responsible for splitting his party. In brief remarks to the media, he said Mr. Sirisena first tried it unsuccessfully in 2018 by fo
UNP National Organiser and Nuwara Eliya District UNP candidate Navin Dissanayake said on Monday a leadership struggle had erupted between Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) leader Sajith Prem
Pivithuru Hela Urumaya (PHU) Leader Udaya Gammanpila yesterday proposed a ‘National Review Council’ to keep track of the implementation of the pledges made in the Presidential election manifesto.
Sri Lanka should act against US interference in elections, following the pledge made by US presidential candidate Joe Biden to end foreign interference in US polls, SLPP candidate Namal Rajapaksa said yesterday. In a tweet, he said, “US presidenti
Although the Police Officers had requested the previous government to appreciate them, with regard to the three major search operations with regard to key incidents carried out after the Easter attacks,it was not considered by any officers, SSP of t
There will be fresh leadership tussle in the UNP if current leader Ranil Wickremesinghe decides to step down after the general election as three senior members are appearing to be vieing for the top post, Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) General Secretar
A school boy from Puliyankulama in Saliyawewa had drowned in a pool of water and his body was recovered in the early ho
Deputy General Secretary Ruwan Wijewardene insisted that the government should bring to book those respon
The Kataragama Esala festival is scheduled to commence tonight with the first day Perehera that sets off from the Maha D
The relevant authorities who met on Saturday evening (18) to finalise special arrangements for the Kandy Esala Perahera
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