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New online project to reveal activities and influences of local tobacco industry

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A  new online project, TobaccoUnmasked, designed to reveal the activities and influences of the tobacco industry on public health policy, has been launched in Sri Lanka.

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Rural dairy farmers raise production, incomes through USAID Assistance

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The Supporting Opportunities in Livelihoods Development (SOLID) of the  United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is helping hundreds of rural dairy farmers across the country.

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Two Japanese Maritime vessels arrived at Colombo port

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Two Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF) vessels arrived at the Colombo Harbour today on a good will visit, Navy said.

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Top level meeting on dengue prevention held

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A top level meeting headed by Secretary to the President, Austin Fernando was held with the Operations Committee on Dengue Prevention at the Presidential Secretariat.

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Australia announces assistance to combat dengue

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Australian Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop today announced a major Australian assistance to combat dengue fever in Sri Lanka.

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Two suspects arrested with illegal drugs

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Two suspects arrested with possession of illegal drugs, during a joint raid operation carried out by Navy and police at Batuwatta are in Negombo, Navy said.

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No coal power plants: PUCSL approves CEB's alternate generation plan

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The Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (PUCSL), the country's electricity sector regulator, has approved an alternate Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) Long Term Generation Plan sans any coal power plants.

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Police nab key female drug trafficker in Hambantota

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A female suspect alleged to be the ringleader of a heroin racket in the Ambalantota area has been arrested by police.

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Public Health Inspector devises instrument to examine mosquito larva in a bid to combat raging dengue

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A Public Health Inspector in the Galle Municipal Council, Chirantha Guruge has designed a device for testing mosquito larva in order to combat the dengue epidemic spreading in Sri Lanka.

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New unit to replace Anti-Corruption Secretariat

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A new 'Public Relations Unit' will be set up today at the premises of the recently closed down Anti-Corruption Secretariat.

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Jaffna holds significance for Singapore: Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan

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Jaffna holds special significance for Singapore, with both sides enjoying strong cultural and people-to-people ties, Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan said after meeting top officials in northern Sri Lanka.

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