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More arrested for disposing garbage

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Ministry of Megapolis and Western Development said 754 people who illegally dumped garbage at various places in the Colombo City were taken into custody within the last two weeks.

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Travel goods from Sri Lanka to enjoy duty free entry to US

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Export of travel goods from Sri Lanka will enjoy duty free entry to the United States following a decision by the United States (US)administration to approve the inclusion of travel goods from all GSP beneficiary countries, including Sri Lanka, in the expanded US General System of Preferences (GSP) scheme on July 1, Ministry of Foreign Affairs said.

Friday, July 21, 2017   - 7   - 0 MORE


UK Indicates improvement in HR situation in SL; while expressing concern over intercommunal tension

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The Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s (FCO) of the United Kingdom   in its annual Human Rights Report for 2016 released on Tuesday said it rcognises and welcomes improvements in the human rights situation in Sri Lanka, but emphasized the need for further progress.

Friday, July 21, 2017   - 7   - 0 MORE


Protest over alleged attempt to 'abduct' student leader

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A protest is currently ongoing outside the United Nations (UN) Head Office in Colombo.

Friday, July 21, 2017   - 22   - 0 MORE


Illegal vehicle assembly racket busted

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The Walana Anti-Vice Squad has busted an illegal vehicle assembly racket in Dambokka, Pothuhera.

Friday, July 21, 2017   - 21   - 0 MORE


United Nations Secretary-General says setting up of Office of Missing Persons an important step

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United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres yesterday congratulated the Sri Lankan Government for setting up an Office of Missing Persons (OMP), “an important step for all Sri Lankans who are still looking for the truth about their loved ones.

Friday, July 21, 2017   - 9   - 0 MORE


Practical examinations for drivers licenses to be streamlined

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The Cabinet of Ministers this week approved a proposal on the preparation of a suitable method to conduct practical examinations for issuing of driving licenses in a more qualitative and productive manner.

Friday, July 21, 2017   - 13   - 0 MORE


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.

Thursday, July 20, 2017   - 27   - 0 MORE


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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