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Rain to continue

The prevailing rains in the South-Western part of the country is expected to continue while a spill gate of the Kukule Ganga had to be opened as a result of the heavy rains during the past week, the Department of Meteorology said. It said showers or thundershowers were expected at …

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Three-wheeler imports to restrict

Transport Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva said last week that the government wants to severely restrict the import of three-wheelers as they there were too many on local roads and they were also a main cause of fatal accidents.   He said the government may not be able to totally …

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Military offers another amnesty period

Ministry of Defense has declared another general amnesty period for deserters of the Army. The Ministry at a media briefing held in Colombo Thursday said the amnesty period will be offered to Army absentees enabling them to receive legal discharge from the Army. The General Amnesty will be effective from …

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Vast economic advancement is now possible – PM

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe stated that vast economic advancements can be made within Sri Lanka thanks to several multinational and bilateral agreements made by the government. Speaking to a gathering in Kandy, the Premier stated that the current government has created a platform for industry and commerce to flourish within …

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