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Sri Lanka-China Parliamentary Association

The Sri Lanka-China Parliamentary Friendship Association met in the Parliament under the Chairmanship of Speaker Chamal Rajapakse yesterday and elected new office bearers of the Association for the ensuing year.


Iran donates Dates for Sri Lankan Muslims

The Imam Khomeini Relief Foundation of Iran donated 20 tons of dates for distribution among the Muslims of Sri Lanka during the period of Ramadhan.


STF Officers trained to handle accident management

The Sri Lanka Special Task Force (STF) officers will be deployed to handle  emergencies on the soon-to-be-opened Southern Expressway.


Restoration of Civil Security Committees

Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa and Inspector General of Police N.K.Illangakoon have instructed for the reorganization and restoration of the inactive Civil Security Committees on or before August 30.


Journalists should guide masses for a fruitful development process - Prof.Athugala

AthugalaNew policies and new projects are being launched for the national development of Sri Lanka.  It has become necessary to lure the people’s support for these projects and policies and inculcate an attitudinal change among them.  If this requirement is appropriately carried out, it would also in turn assist the government in reaching its targets.

Last Updated on Thursday, 25 August 2011 05:15


Conflict is behind us - Sri Lanka wants to look forward - SL Envoy to Canada

The conflict is behind us and today Sri Lanka wants to look forward. We lost a lot in terms of human resources, natural and other material resources. Everyone has lost – the Sinhalese, the Tamils, the Muslims. Now there is peace and we want to move on and also catch up, the Sri Lankan High Commissioner to Canada, Chithranganee Wagiswara said.


US Embassy Colombo warns over Green card scam

The U.S. Embassy in Colombo warns Sri Lankan citizens about internet scams related to the U.S. Diversity Visa Lottery or commonly known as “Green Card Lottery”.


INFOTEL 2011 - Sri Lanka ICT Expo in December

Sri Lanka's flagship ICT Expo, Infotel 2011 organized by the Federation of Information Technology Industry of Sri Lanka (FITIS) will be held from 2nd to 5th December 2011 at the BMICH.


Elephant Survey in Sri Lanka

8-13-2011_84938_lThe Wild Life Department is to release the report on the Elephant Survey by end of next week.  The Digital and Computer Science Department of the Peradeniya University has commenced sorting the data on the elephant survey.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 August 2011 09:55


Referring Medical tests to private Labs prohibited

test_tubeGovernment Hospitals in Sri Lanka will be prohibited in referring laboratory tests to private institutions. Ministry of Health informs that the relevant Circular will be issued to all Hospitals on the 26th of this month.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 August 2011 09:53


Green Gram harvest in Mid-Season

Sa_green_gramThe Government of Sri Lanka has decided to introduce the cultivation of mid-season supplementary food crops after the Yala paddy harvest. The Agriculture Ministry is to initiate the mid-season supplementary food crop cultivation for paddy this year between the two main harvesting Yala and Maha seasons.