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Lotteries will be sold at the old price

President Maithripala Sirisena has given instructions to the authorities concerned to maintain the price of a lottery at 20 rupees. State Minister Lakshman Yapa...

Government ready to reduce the rice price

Minister Ranjith Maddumabndara has given an assurance that the price of rice will be reduced within the next two weeks even by importing the...

Padma Udaya Shantha at the FCID

Parliamentarian Padma Udayashantha Gunasekera and Politburo member of the National Freedom Front was summoned to the Police Financial Crimes Investigation Division today. Udayashantha Gunasekera was...

Regulation of private hospitals in two months

Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne has said that he had issued instructions for the completion of the Private Hospitals Regulation Plan within two months. The Minister...

New plan to rein in the dengue

The Health Ministry has taken an initiative to launch a programme to inspect all state establishments to rein in mosquito breeding grounds that contribute...

Ajith P. Perera awarded chairmanship of ESCAP Energy Committee

Sri Lanka has been awarded the Chairmanship of the Energy Committee of the United Nations Asia and Pacific Economic and Social Commission. Deputy Minister...

Uduwe Dhammaloka case on the 16th & 17th

The case filed against Ven. Uduwe Dhammaloka Thera has been fixed for the 16th and 17th of this month. The dates were fixed by...

Further hearing on Geetha Kumarasinghe’s case begins

Further hearing of the case on the appointment of Parliamentarian Geetha Kumarasinghe claiming that her appointment is anti-Constitutional commenced today. She is charged with...

1.2 billion rupees earned from fish exports

The income earned through fish exports last year was 1200 million rupees. This was revealed at a discussion chaired by Minister Mahinda Samaraweera at...

Attempt to smuggle out foreign currency foiled

Katunayake Customs Officials have succeeded in apprehending a suspect with a haul of foreign currency notes. The suspects had attempted to smuggle the foreign...