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Daily Archives: February 23, 2018

‘No fuel shortage’

The Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC) says that fabricated reports are currently being circulated on various communication platforms of a possible fuel shortage in the country. The CPC assures that fuel supply across Sri Lanka is taking place without any hindrance to operations. It requests the public to disregard these malicious …

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GI pipes case against Basil fixed for trial on June 4

A case filed against former Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa and former Director General of Divi Neguma Department Kithsiri Ranawaka for allegedly misappropriating Rs.35.5 million of funds belonging to Divi Neguma Department was fixed for June 04, 2018. It was when the case was taken up before High Court Judge …

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GMOA welcomes SAITM solution

The Government Medical Officers’ Association (GMOA), welcoming President Maithripala Sirisena’s decision to absorb students from the Medical School of the South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine (SAITM) into the Kotalawela Defence University’s Medical Faculty, yesterday said that, however, the issue was far from over.   GMOA Secretary, Dr Haritha …

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Cabinet approves Air Transport Bill

The Air Transport Bill which will give effect to the Montreal Conventions and deals with conforming to international standards and rules on international carriage of passengers, baggage and cargo was approved by the Cabinet. The Montreal Convention which has been ratified by 112 countries protects the interests of passengers by …

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Govt to deposit cash to farmers’ bank accounts for fertiliser

The government will deposit cash for full market value of fertilizer to farmers bank accounts from next cultivation season, Agriculture Minister Duminda Dissanayake said. He stated that in addition to banking cash for fertiliser to cultivate paddy, corn, soya and onion, each farmer will receive a free agri insurance cover …

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