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Japanese Grant Aid of Rupees 340 million for Improvement of the Anti-Narcotic Activities

Colombo, July 14 -- The prevalence of drug related activities in Sri Lanka has increased in recent past and it has been recognized as an emerging social problem in the country. As a remedial action f... Read More


We have nothing to hide - Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva

Colombo, July 14 -- Army Commander Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva said, "We have nothing to hide as we convey all the details of those COVID 19 positive cases." At a media briefing held at the Na... Read More


LSSP Strongly Opposes The MCC, ACSA And SOFA Agreements - Prof.Tissa Vitarana

Colombo, July 14 -- President Gotabhaya Rajapakse had requested the Cabinet of Ministers to submit their opinions on the Prof.Lalithasiri Gunaruwan Report on the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC)... Read More


President pays homage to the sacred tooth relic

Colombo, July 14 -- President Gotabaya Rajapaksa visited the Dalada Maligawa, temple of the sacred tooth relic and received blessings on 13 July 2020. The President was welcomed by the Chief Custodia... Read More


Outgoing Navy Chief a role model for exemplary service - Defence Secretary

Colombo, July 14 -- Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) under the strong leadership of its Commander Vice Admiral Piyal de Silva was able to apprehend country's largest smuggled drug haul at sea, Defence Secretary M... Read More


United States Donates Life-Saving Equipment for Water Rescues

Bentota, July 14 -- On July 10, U.S. Ambassador to Sri Lanka and Maldives Alaina B. Teplitz handed over a donation of rescue boat engines and other lifesaving equipment to Mr. Asanka Nanayakkara, Pres... Read More


The re-export of pepper has been completely stopped.

Colombo, July 14 -- The re-export of pepper has been completely stopped. Therefore, the President advised the farmers to export the pepper in the form of seeds, powder or any other finished product. P... Read More


This cluster can be controlled - Health Services Director General

Colombo, July 13 -- Kandakaduwa is not the second wave of COVID 19, said the Health Services Director General, Dr. Anil Jasinghe, "This cluster can be controlled. Though it is a challenge, we can hand... Read More


A proper procedure essential to preserve unique and indigenous medical system - President Rajapaksa

Colombo, July 13 -- President Gotabaya Rajapaksa emphasized the requirement of a proper procedure to preserve our unique and indigenous medical systems. He further highlighted the capability of attrac... Read More


India ready to do whatever it can to further global good, says Modi

New Delhi, July 13 -- Saying that post-pandemic global revival will have India playing a leading role, Prime Minister Narendra Modi told a virtual conference of 5,000 business leaders from 30 nations ... Read More