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The Oluvil twin harbour will be vested with the people end of this month.

The Sri Lanka Ports Authority said that the Oluvil Harbour will be vested with the people by the end of this month. The construction work of the harbour was started…

King arrived in Colombo

Swaziland king Mswathi 111 arrived in Colombo last evening on a three day official visit. He was received by Foreign Affairs Minister Prof.G.L.Peris at the airport. The visiting king is…

President reviews developments in the Gall District

The progress review meeting of the Galle district was held Monday morning (13) under the patronage of President Mahinda Rajapakse at the Hall de Galle auditorium. The meeting discussed about…

Health officials inspect fruit juice outlets

The government has now accelerated the activities of inspecting outlets and kiosks selling fresh fruit juices and salads to ensure they conform to established food safety practices. The move comes…

New Diplomatic Relations with the Solomon Islands and Tuvalu

The government has decided to establish diplomatic relations with both Solomon Islands and Tuvalu. This decision has been approved by the government recently.  Both the Solomon Islands and Tuvalu, two Pacific…

Police deny permission for TESO meet

Police deny permission for TESO meet

The city police have denied permission for the pro-Eelam TESO meet, convened by the forum’s founder leader and DMK chief M Karunanidhi in Chennai on Sunday. The police have denied…

New law to prevent mothers going overseas for employment

New law to prevent mothers going overseas for employment

The government has decided to introduce a legislation soon to prohibit woman who have children under age of 5 going for overseas employment. This was reviled by the minister of…

Action by CAA against errant traders

Action by CAA against errant traders

Over 2000 raids were conducted by the consumer affairs authority on errant traders during the past seven months of 2012. They were charged for various malpractices which flouted the consumer…

Drinking water projects gifted by Pakistan

Drinking water projects gifted by Pakistan

3 Clean drinking water projects for the needy Muslim, Sinhalese and Tamil communities of the eastern province of Sri Lanka were inaugurated by the High Commissioner of Pakistan in Sri…

International security conference in Colombo

International security conference in Colombo

A three day International Security Conference organized by the Sri Lanka Army will start in Colombo tomorrow. Representatives from 42 countries will attend the conference. The theme of the conference…