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Eco-friendly tram car project to reduce traffic congestion

Sri Lanka, Jan. 20 -- A Chinese company has expressed its willingness to implement an eco friendly electric tram car project as a solution for the huge traffic congestion prevailing within the Colombo... Read More


Over Rs. 700 million to be spent on Ratnapura Teaching Hospital

Sri Lanka, Jan. 20 -- A professorial ward will be given to Ratnapura District Hospital in order to educate medical students come from Sabaragamuwa Medical faculty. Rs. 700 million will be spent on pro... Read More


Ex- President and PM given time to file objections over Easter Sunday attack petitions

Sri Lanka, Jan. 20 -- The Supreme Court seven-judge-bench headed by Chief Justice Jayantha Jayasuriya today granted time till March 6 for former President Maithripala Sirisena and former Prime Ministe... Read More


Minister Gunawardhana met Bangladesh High Commissioner

Sri Lanka, Jan. 20 -- Minister Dinesh Gunawardhana met Bangladesh high commissioner Riza Hamidulla at the Foreign Ministry. They discussed the higher education opportunities, human resource developmen... Read More


EU extends GSP Plus until 2023

Sri Lanka, Jan. 20 -- The European Union has announced that it has decided to extend the GSP Plus facility for Sri Lanka to 2023. Meanwhile, the ambassadors of the countries of the European Union expr... Read More


UNP 'fork-tongued' on MCC pact - PM

Sri Lanka, Jan. 20 -- The UNP has adopted 'fork-tongued stance' on the Millennium Challenge Corporation agreement proposed by the USA, Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa charged yesterday. The Prime Min... Read More


Mechanism to absorb unemployed graduates to the national economy

Sri Lanka, Jan. 20 -- All unemployed graduates will be provided with Government jobs on an immediate basis in order to get their contribution to strengthen the national economy, President Gotabaya Raj... Read More


BIA Quarantine Unit to screen passengers with symptoms

Sri Lanka, Jan. 20 -- The Health Ministry has already taken steps to inform the Quarantine Unit of the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) to screen passengers arrive with symptoms of possible Co... Read More


Special committee to provide relief to ragging victims

Sri Lanka, Jan. 20 -- Higher Education Minister Dr.Bandula Gunawardena has instructed the University Grants Commission (UGC) to set up a Committee to provide relief to students who have been harassed ... Read More


Troops join firefighters in Madampitiya

Sri Lanka, Jan. 20 -- A group of 30 troops of the 6 Gemunu Watch (GW) of the 142 Brigade under the Security Force Headquarters - West helped to douse a raging fire that broke out in a garbage dump in ... Read More