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Coconut oil in bowsers had aflatoxin - Customs

Sri Lanka, April 9 -- Tests have confirmed that the stock of coconut oil in the two bowsers taken into custody by the Police in Dankotuwa recently was contaminated with aflatoxins, Customs Media Spoke... Read More


Special public transport service for Sinhala and Tamil New Year

Sri Lanka, April 6 -- Western Provincial Road Passenger Transport Authority Chairman Prasanna Sanjeewa said that special public transport services would be launched in collaboration with the Railway D... Read More


Contaminated stock of coconut oil to be re-exported

Sri Lanka, April 3 -- Customs Director General retired Major General Vijitha Ravipriya yesterday said that a stock of coconut oil with Aflatoxin will be re-exported within the next few days. He said ... Read More


Waste tea racket to Iraq bared

Sri Lanka, March 26 -- Preliminary investigations by the Customs have revealed that nearly Rs.70 million has been brought to the country using illegal methods after sending more than 450 metric tonnes... Read More


Land cleared by my father belonged to Hantana Forest Reserve - Chamindrani Kiriella

Attorney, March 20 -- at-Law Chamindrani Kiriella, daughter of former Minister Lakshman Kirella yesterday admitted that the land cleared by her father in Hantana, belonged to the Hantana Forest Reserv... Read More


'Rishad not a member of Samagi Jana Balawegaya'

Sri Lanka, March 20 -- Rishad Bathiudeen, who is allegedly responsible for the deforestation of Wilpattu reserve, is not a member of the Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB), SJB MP Hirunika Premachandra said... Read More


'Public support crucial for success of COVID-19 vaccination programme'

Sri Lanka, Feb. 27 -- Minister of State for Pharmaceuticals, Regulation and Supply Prof. Channa Jayasumana yesterday said the support and patience by the public was essential for the success of the CO... Read More


Rs.10 mn worth medical equipment found at Borella warehouse

Sri Lanka, Feb. 13 -- A stock of obsolete medical equipment worth nearly Rs. 10 million was found in a warehouse on Gothami Road in Borella yesterday (12) in a raid carried out by the Drug Regulatory ... Read More