Canada assures assistance for reconciliation & economic development

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Foreign Minister of Canada Stephane Dion assured to President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday that Canada would provide every possible assistance to the initiatives taken by the government to strengthen democracy, the rule of law, reconciliation and economic development.

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Four held with 9.3 kg of Kerala Cannabis

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Naval officers arrested four individuals with the possession of 9.

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Navy assists repatriation of 77 Indian fishermen

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The Navy assisted in the repatriation of 77 Indian fishermen released from Sri Lankan custody yesterday.

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SL Central Bank increases interest rates, first time in many months***

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  Sri Lanka's Central Bank (CB)  on Thursday announced an increase in trend-setting interest rates, the first time the rates have changed in several months.

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Sri Lanka is to abolish minimum hotel room rates next year

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  Sri Lanka’s often disputed minimum hotel room rates enforced many years ago in Colombo city to curb price cutting is to be terminated next year, the government announced on Thursday.

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Free emergency ambulance service launched

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The inauguration of the emergency pre hospital care ambulance service established under the Ministry of Health with assistance from the Indian Government, was held today in a ceremony at Galle Face.

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Joint Opposition's Paada Yaatra begins

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The 'Jana Satana Paada Yaatra' (protest march) organized by the Joint Opposition commenced from Peradeniya this morning.

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Stern actions to prevent illicit drug sales near schools: President

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President Maithripala Sirisena said special attention has been drawn towards the prevention of selling illicit drugs near schools targeting the school children under the national drug prevention programme.

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Canadian Foreign Minister to visit UNDP project site in Jaffna tomorrow

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The visiting Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Stéphane Dion and Canadian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka  Shelley Whiting together with Peter Batchelor, UNDP Sri Lanka Resident Representative will visit a Canada funded UNDP project side in North tomorrow.

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