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Sri Lanka to impose a levy of Rs. 40 on imported potatoes to protect local farmer
Aug 20, Colombo: The Government has decided to impose a tax of Rs 40 per kilogram of imported potatoes so that local potato farmers get a higher price for their crops, the Agriculture Ministry said....
Fishing boat missing in southern seas with 11 fishermen onboard
Aug 20, Colombo: A fishing boat with 11 fishermen onboard reported to have met with an accident in the southern seas near Hikkaduwa and the fishermen have gone missing. ...
Sri Lanka Police to catch illegal polythene products manufacturers and sellers
Aug 19, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Central Environmental Authority (CEA) is preparing to hand over the task to catch the arrest persons still producing and marketing banned polythene to the police, according to a local media report. ...
Missing fishermen in Chilaw seas rescued
Aug 19, Colombo: Four fishermen who had gone missing in the sea off Chilaw on Saturday after their boats capsized in rough seas, have been rescued by another group of fishermen and brought ashore....
Railway trade unions to meet with President on 23rd
Aug 19, Colombo: A decisive meeting is to be held between President Maithripala Sirisena and the railway trade unions on the 23rd of this month regarding the issues arisen in the salary levels of train drivers, railway controllers and supervisory mangers....
Two former presidents not eligible to run for a third term
Aug 19, Colombo: The two former presidents Chandrika Kumaratunga and Mahinda Rajapaksa are not eligible to run for a third term in the highest office under the present Constitution, the a senior minister said. ...
Government is committed to protect people's fundamental rights - PM
Aug 19, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says the current government is committed to protect fundamental rights of the people by giving them maximum power and ensuring democracy. ...
Ministries of Foreign and Home affairs sign MOU to expand electronic document attestation system to divisional secretariat level
Aug 19, Colombo: With a view to expanding the document attestation services provided through the Electronic Document Attestation System (e-DAS) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to Divisional Secretariat level, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the Ministries of Foreign and Home Affairs on 16 August 2018....
Sri Lanka President hopes to deepen cooperation with new Pakistan leader
Aug 19, Colombo: Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena in a congratulatory message said he looks forward to working closely with the new Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan to further develop the historic friendship and partnership and find avenues to deepening the cooperation between the two nations. ...
Present government completed a large number of development programs -PM
Aug 19, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says the present government has successfully completed a large number of development programs during the past 3 years. ...
Four fishermen from Chilaw go missing at sea
Aug 19, Colombo: Four fishermen who set out to sea in two boats from Wattakkalliya in Chilaw in early morning Saturday (18) have been reported missing, police said. ...
Reduced prices of 25 more medicines and equipment to be gazetted within two weeks
Aug 19, Colombo: Minister of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine Dr. Rajitha Senaratne says that the gazette notification announcing the reduced prices of another 25 medicines and equipment including 10 cancer drugs will be issued within the next two weeks. ...
Ceremonial Tusker Nadungamuwe Raja on his way to Kandy Esala Perahera
Aug 18, Colombo: The Ceremonial Tusker carrying the sacred Tooth Relic casket at the Esala Perahera Nedungamuwe Raja, is on his way to Kandy and arrived in Kegalle today amid protection from police and security forces. ...
Project to install automatic alarm systems to make all railway crossings safe underway
Aug 18, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation Nimal Siripala de Silva says the program to make all railway crossings across the country safe is successfully underway. ...
Sri Lanka women's contribution to investment has increased, Finance Minister says
Aug 18, Colombo: Women's contribution to investment has reached a satisfactory level under the unity government's programs launched to encourage women entrepreneurs, Minister of Finance and Mass Media Mangala Samaraweera said. ...
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