Ports Minister calls for report to develop ECT


Ports and Shipping Minister Johnston Fernando has called for a report on steps which should be taken to expedite the Eastern Container Terminal (ECT) development project.

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Milk powder prices to be reduced


The Consumer Affairs Authority (CAA) has permitted six companies to reduce prices of imported milk powder with effect from Monday (Dec 9).

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Caroline Jurie of Sri Lanka crowned Mrs World 2020


Caroline Jurie of Sri Lanka was crowned Mrs World 2020 at a lavish ceremony held in Las Vegas where the World Pageant was held recently.

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Brig. Fernando fined for making cut throat gesture in UK


Brigadier Priyanka Fernando, Sri Lanka’s former Defence Attache in London has been fined around GBP 2400 (Rs 571,000), by a UK court, for making throat slitting gestures towards a group of protestors last year.

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GPS devices to be installed on trains


The Ministry of Railways has instructed to install GPS devices in trains, from next week, to monitor its arrival and departure times.

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Water supply cut-off to Colombo 10, 12


Water supply to the Colombo 10 and 12 areas has been suspended until 8 am tomorrow (Dec 7).

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Batti Mayor warns of legal action against those engaged in unauthorized activities


Batticaloa Mayor Thiagaraja Saravanapavan has warned that legal action would be taken against individuals who engage in unauthorised activities that result in the blockage of drains.

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'Maintain a 20-metre distance while watching seals' : Wildlife Dept. advises the public


The Wildlife Conservation Department has urged the public to avoid disturbing elephant seals which are being sighted in Sri Lankan waters recently.

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TRC Chairman calls on employees to 'give a little bit more' to enhance services


Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (TRC) Chairman Major General (Rtd) Kamal Gunaratne has called on all TRC employees to engage themselves a bit more in their services to the public.

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Australia to extend maximum support to Sri Lanka - HC Holly


Australian High Commissioner David Holly has said the Australian government would extend its maximum support towards Sri Lanka.

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Appeal petition in Sivaloganathan Vidya murder case fixed for May 19


An appeal petition filed by seven death row inmates over the rape and murder of schoolgirl Sivaloganathan Vithiya in Jaffna was fixed for May 19 by the Supreme Court.

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EC notified regarding vacant seat in Parliament following MP Zoysa's passing


The Election Commission (EC) has been notified regarding the vacant Parliamentary seat created following the demise of Parliamentarian Ranjith Zoysa.

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