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Professional status for electricians

Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (PUCSL), the electricity sector regulator, is to establish an accepted professional status for electricians in the country through accrediting their qualifications and experience. The proposed mechanism was developed by PUCSL in collaboration with the Institution of Engineers Sri Lanka (IESL), Tertiary, Vocational Education Commission …

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Police curfew imposed in Kandy administrative district

Police curfew has been imposed within the Kandy Administrative District with immediate effect, Police Spokesman SP Ruwan Gunasekara said. He stated that the police curfew will be in effect until 6.00am tomorrow (5). He also stated that the law will be strongly implemented against any individual who violates the law …

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Report on UNP restructuring to be handed over to PM today

The report of the committee appointed to come up with recommendations to restructure the United National Party (UNP) is to be handed over to Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe today, party sources said. A member of this committee told Daily Mirror that the report is ready and will be handed over …

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There are no pills to sterilise men

There was no pill that could cause permanent sterility in humans, Director General of Health Services, Dr. Anil Jasinghe said yesterday, issuing a media statement.   The only way to sterilise a person, according to western medical science, was surgery, he said, commenting on the recent debate on whether sterility …

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Murder suspect arrested

A perons suspected of sexually assaulting and murdering a nine-year-old child in Iranawila, Chilaw was arrested by Police yesterday while he was hiding in Nayaru fishing village in Mullaitivu.   The suspect lured the boy into a mangrove on the pretext of finding his lost parrot before committing the crime. …

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Mahapola scholarship is not pruned for any eligible student

The University Grants Commission (UGC) assures that no eligible student will be denied the Mahapola or other scholarship grants. UGC chairman Professor Mohan De Silva in a statement released said that the payments have not been curtailed for any student who has fulfilled the qualifications required for the Mahapola scholarship …

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