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Latest - Defence

Latest - Defence

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UPDATE: The Met Dept. issuing a severe weather advisory at 1300 hrs today (22) valid for next 18 hrs. says that due to the atmospheric disturbance in the vicinity of Sri Lanka the possibility for rain and the strong winds during thunder showers is very high.

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December

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Issuing a Press release Elections Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya stated that, returning officers have informed certifying officers to provide facilities on December 23 and 24 for postal voters to mark the ballot papers at their places of work, .

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The Elections Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya has issued directions for the guidance of voters.

The release in this regard issued by the Elections Commissioners says that as there are more than three candidates contesting for the Presidential Election scheduled to be held on the 8th January 2015, a voter may mark his ballot, his vote for a candidate and may mark his second and third preferences or if he wishes may mark his vote only.

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The National Building Research Organization (NBRO) issued a landslide warning for Matale, Kandy, Nuwara Eliya and Badulla districts, due to inclement weather condition in the country.

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The development policy framework of the  Government of Sri Lanka places high priority on modernization of agricultural practices, and improvement of productivity and competitiveness while enhancing the value addition and product diversification to generate new incomes and viable employment opportunities. It is planned to raise the agricultural output significantly during the next decade, while maintaining its contribution to GDP at a satisfactory level. To achieve this policy goals, technology division of the Ministry of Agriculture coordinate its institutions and provide right direction in implementing national agricultural programmes with using new technology.  
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The Commander of the Navy Vice Admiral Jayantha Perera declared open the photo exhibition held on board the visiting Russian naval ship “Moskva”, which is berthed at the port of Colombo, on Saturday (20). He was warmly received by the Russian Ambassador to Sri Lanka, Alexander A. Karchava, the Mission Commander and the ship’s Commanding Officer on arrival. The event held in view of the 35th anniversary of the St. Andrew’s flag adorning the Russian Naval Ensign.

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Naval troops have been able to rescue 180 persons during their deployment on flood relief operations in the Trincomalee, Batticaloa, Polonnaruwa and Anuradhapura districts. 75 persons were rescued in Tabbowa, 19 persons in Pansalgodalla, 21 persons in Galenbindunuwewa, 39 persons in Rajanganaya and 26 persons in Nochchiyagama.

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Due to the atmospheric disturbance seen in the vicinity in Sri Lanka Heavy showers (about 150mm) are also likely at some places forecasts the Met Dept. in its weather advisory issued this morning.

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More than 288,085 people have been affected by floods and landslides in the country, the Disaster Management Centre (DMC) said.

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The Met. Dept. says that showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in the deep and shallow sea areas off the coast extending from Kankasanthurai to Galle via Trincomalee and Pottuvil. There will be Thundershowers in the other sea areas around the island during the afternoon and night, too.

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