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Cabinet approves to construct 50,000 brick and mortar houses for conflict affected N&E

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Cabinet of Ministers granted approval to construct 50,000 Brick and Mortar type houses for the conflict affected families in the Northern and Eastern Provinces based on a Cabinet Memorandum submitted by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe, Ministry of National Integration and Reconciliation said today.

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South Korea vessel of Korea Institute of Ocean Science and Technology (KIOST) in Colombo

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A large and high-tech ocean Research Vessel (R/V) of the Korea Institute of Ocean Science and Technology (KIOST), ‘ISABU’, arrived at the Port of Colombo as the first port of call this week to strengthen maritime cooperation between Korea and Sri Lanka.

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Norwegian Research vessel is to visit Sri Lankan waters next year for stock assessment of marine resources

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A Norwegian new Research vessel named Dr Fridtjof Nansen is scheduled to come to Sri Lankan waters next year for stock assessment of marine resources, a statement from Norwegian embassy said.

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Lotteries' returns to Finance Ministry

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The National Lotteries Board and Development Lotteries Board have been brought under the purview of the Finance Ministry, Finance Ministry sources revealed.

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Ryan Jayalath remanded

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The Convenor of the Medical Faculty Students' Action Committee (MFSAC) Ryan Jayalath was remanded until August 23 after he surrendered to the Maligakanda Magistrate's Court this morning.

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Eighteen year prison sentence sought for Sri Lankan man convicted of human smuggling

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Lawyers in Canada are seeking an 18-year prison sentence for a man convicted of human smuggling for his role in the voyage of the MV Sun Sea, the dilapidated cargo ship that made the voyage from Thailand to B.

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Govt deflecting public attention from corruption: Mahinda

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Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday said that the government was trying to deflect public attention from corruption scandals.

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Wildlife officers rescue 'Fishing Cat' from well

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Wildlife officers from the Department of Wildlife Conservation's (DWC) Sigirya office have managed to successfully rescue a large Fishing Cat (Handun Diviya) which had fallen into a well at Digampathana in Dambulla.

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Intelligence officer caught with 2kg of gold at BIA

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An Army Imtelligence Officer attached to the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) has been arrested by Customs officials with 2 kilograms of gold jewelry concealed in his knee guard.

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Travis Sinniah appointed new Navy Commander

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Vice Admiral Travis Sinniah has been appointed as the new Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy.

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Urgent need to increase Sri Lanka’s insurance penetration from just 13% of population

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Insurance penetration in Sri Lanka is just 13 per cent of the population with 87 per cent out of the radar, a challenging task for the insurance industry in its effort to increase coverage.

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