Consignment of Indian tobacco products recovered in Pungudutivu


A group of Coast Guard personnel attached to the Northern Naval Command recovered a consignment of Indian tobacco products from Pungudutivu locality yesterday following a receipt of tip-off, Navy said.

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President visits Ratnapura to review relief initiatives for flood affected


President Maithripala Sirisena who chaired a special discussion today to review the progress of flood relief initiatives being carried out to the affected people in Ratnapura District, instructed officials to not to limit their relief work with government circulars.

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NCEASL urged Govt to ensure protection of minorities & their places of worship


While condemning the recent attacks on Christians and Muslims, the National Christian Evangelical Alliance of Sri Lanka (NCEASL) called on the government to ensure the protection of minorities and their places of worship.

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1000 Sunday school teachers oriented on national integration & reconciliation programme in Jaffna


A national reconciliation event to institutionalize National Integration and reconciliation into the Sunday religious schools teaching covering Buddhist, Hindu, Christian and Muslim religions was held in Jaffna last week with the partcipation of thousand religious teachers to introduce and institutionalize National Integration and Reconciliation concepts and principles to the Sunday school teaching "This programmes was well received by the Sunday school teachers and the District officials," said   Mr.

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Lanka Sathosa network steps in for urgent dry ration delivery


Lanka Sathosa outlets, under the direction of the Minister of Industry and Commerce is joining relief work in flooded areas.

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Second Indian Ship arrives to assist in flood relief efforts


As part of India's continued commitment to assist in flood relief efforts in Sri Lanka in response to a request from the Government of Sri Lanka, INS Shardul arrived at Colombo Port yesterday, the Indian High Commission said.

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UN support ongoing flood relief efforts


The United Nations (UN) joined the ongoing flood relief efforts following a formal request for support by Sri Lankan government, a statement from the UN office in Sri Lanka said.

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Deadline to G.C.E. (O/L) application extended


The deadline to accept applications for the G.

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Large Chinese delegation coming for Colombo construction fair


  A 50-member, high-profile delegation, led by Business Department of Liaoning Province and Shenyang Zhongqiao International Exhibition Co Ltd will arrive in Colombo on June 1 to attend in the Construction Expo & Chinese Commodity Fair 2017 at the BMICH.

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