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The employees of the Housing and Cosntruction Ministry and its affiliates recently contributed a day’s salary to assist the victims of recent calamities. Here the Housing and Construcion Minister Sajith Premadasa handing over docements pertaining to a consignment of rice worth Rs.4.7 million to Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe to be handed over to the Disaster Management Ministry to be distibuted among the flood victims.

Fresh instructions issued in respect of PTA


In the wake of a spate of arrests of former senior members of the LTTE, the Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka (HRCSL) has issued specific directives in respect of detaining persons under the Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA).

HRCSL spokesman attorney-at-law Saliya Peiris yesterday told The Island that directives had been issued following concerns expressed by some persons. Responding to a query, Peiris emphasized that their intervention wasn’t in any way meant to impede ongoing investigations.

The government has assured Western powers that the Prevention of Terrorism ...

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Residents up in arms over Health Ministry dumping hospital waste at IDH

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Residents living in the vicinity of the Infectious Diseases Hospital (IDH) at Gothatuwa are up in arms against the health ministry move to dump refuse from the National Hospital in vacant lands in the area transported in ministry vehicles.They deman...

Herath – Sri Lankan cricket’s most loyal man

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How many of you knew that Rangana Herath made his Test debut before former great Kumar Sangakkara? Herath debuted aged just 21 when the Steve Waugh’s Australians toured the island in 1999 in Galle. In a rain affected game, the Australians batted ...

    Referendum:Decision under Uncertainty

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    The referendum on British exit from the European Union is a symptom of the rise of the politics of identity over the politics of prosperity. Both sides in this debate have made forecasts of the economic outcome. Forecasting organisations, barring a...

    Govt. mulls IT education access for all students in public schools

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    Minister of Digital Infrastructure Development Harin Fernando, chief guest at the recent Smart Metro press conference said that the government aims to train the 3.5 million students in schools in IT skills."Progress in IT development and the swi...

     
     
     
     

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