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KOICA provides $600,000 to UNICEF, supporting SL’s education sector

Thinappuyal English July 3, 2020 Comments Off on KOICA provides $600,000 to UNICEF, supporting SL’s education sector

The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) and the  United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) have formally signed a grant agreement that will see KOICA provide a USD $600,000 (LKR 111.4 million) grant, funding and supporting

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Spur economic growth in rural areas – President

Thinappuyal English July 3, 2020 Comments Off on Spur economic growth in rural areas – President

In order to develop villages the banking service in the country should understand the rural economy and the needs of the people, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa emphasized. It is a timely necessity to develop export

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People will not vote for UNP again – Minister Pavithra

Thinappuyal English July 3, 2020 Comments Off on People will not vote for UNP again – Minister Pavithra

The United National Party (UNP) is a walking corpse now, and the people have understood that they do not need to check the same bag they once opened, Health Minister Pavithra Wanniaracchi said. She

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AG to raise objections against FR files seeking an order to arrest Karuna

Thinappuyal English July 3, 2020 Comments Off on AG to raise objections against FR files seeking an order to arrest Karuna

The Attorney General is expecting to raise preliminary objections against the Fundamental Rights petition filed seeking an order directing the police to immediately arrest and take necessary legal action against Former LTTE armed group

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Exam dates will be announced next week

Thinappuyal English July 2, 2020 Comments Off on Exam dates will be announced next week

The dates for the G.C.E. Advanced Level Examination and Grade Five Scholarship Examination are scheduled to be announced after reopening the schools next week, Co-cabinet Spokesman Information and Communication Technology, Higher Education, Technology and

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Pension scheme for dairy farmers

Thinappuyal English July 2, 2020 Comments Off on Pension scheme for dairy farmers

A programme to introduce a pension scheme for dairy farmers was launched by MILCO (Pvt) Ltd yesterday at Sri Lanka Foundation Institute in line with ‘Rata Hadana Saubhagyaye Dekma’ policy statement of President Gotabaya

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Three CID teams probing PNB-drug lords’ links

Thinappuyal English July 2, 2020 Comments Off on Three CID teams probing PNB-drug lords’ links

The CID has deployed three teams to investigate links between Police Narcotics Bureau (PNB) officers and drug dealers. Around 25 CID officers have been included in these teams to carry out the investigations. Addressing

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Construction work on first section of Ruwanpura Expressway to end soon

Thinappuyal English July 2, 2020 Comments Off on Construction work on first section of Ruwanpura Expressway to end soon

Construction work of the first section of Ruwanpura Expressway (Rathnapura Expressway) from Kahathuduwa to Ingiriya is scheduled to be completed by the end of this year, Co-cabinet Spokesman Information and Communication Technology, Higher Education,

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1,779 arrested for various crimes within 24-hours

Thinappuyal English July 2, 2020 Comments Off on 1,779 arrested for various crimes within 24-hours

The Police had arrested 1,779 suspects over various crimes including the possession of narcotics, firearms and explosives during islandwide raids conducted within 24-hour period between 12am June 30 till 12am on July 1, according

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Minorities safe under SLPP Government – Premier

Thinappuyal English July 1, 2020 Comments Off on Minorities safe under SLPP Government – Premier

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa addressing the meeting. Picture by Ashraff A. Samad. Muslims here form an integral part of the nation, and they will be well looked after along with other minority communities in

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