- Published on Tuesday, 01 January 2013 13:59
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Investigations carried out by the National Building Research Organisation (MBRO) to identify landslide prone areas in the Matale District have been concluded and 127 landslide prone areas have been identified, Through investigations carried out in areas of four Divisional Secretariats in Ukuwela, Ratthota and Naula it has been ascertained that 127 areas in 29 Grama Niladari Divisions have high risks for landslides.
- Published on Tuesday, 01 January 2013 13:55
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The fire that took place in the Colombo Kachcheri has not been caused by an electricity leakage as it was claimed earlier. Reports submitted by the Electricity Board and the Government Analyst refute this claim.
- Published on Tuesday, 01 January 2013 12:58
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The Ministry of Health has decided to commence the Five Year (2013- 2017) National Health Plan from today (01). The Plan covers 24 sectors and contains proposals to minimize the usage of tobaco and alcohol among the people. The Planning Department of the Ministry has formulated the Five Year National Health Plan with contributions obtained from scholars and experts in the health sector as well as from professionals in other sectors.
- Published on Tuesday, 01 January 2013 12:15
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The Police in coordination with the Department of Electronics of the Colombo University has taken measures to computerize finger prints of over 500,000 people and the new system will come into effect from this month.
- Published on Tuesday, 01 January 2013 12:06
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Russia is to enhance its support to Sri Lanka in the New Year in many fields including trade, energy, economic and socials sectors. Accordingly a Russian nuclear power team with scientists will arrive in January to study Sri Lanka’s energy sector outlook
- Published on Tuesday, 01 January 2013 10:59
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The year dawning today will see valuable work for the progress of democracy, equality among people and important aspects of development in our Motherland, President Mahinda Rajapaksa said.
- Published on Monday, 31 December 2012 14:44
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Achieving another remarkable milestone in the country’s booming tourism industry, Sri Lanka Tourism welcomed the arrival of 1,000,000th tourist in year 2012 at Bandaranaike International Airport on 30th December 2012.