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Heavy rains likely in several

Heavy showers exceeding 100mm is likely in the Southern, Central, Sabaragamuwa, Uva and North-central province and in Kalutara district as a result of low level atmospheric disturbances in the vicinity of Sri Lanka, the Meteorology Department said today. It said there could be temporary localized strong winds during the thundershowers …

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Milk powder prices to go up

The price of milk powder manufactured from tomorrow (5), excluding infant milk powder, will be increased, the Consumer Affairs Authority (CAA) said. Accordingly the price of 1kg packet of milk powder will be increased by Rs 50 while the 400g packet will be increased by Rs 20. The Cost of …

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Three persons fined Rs. 410,000 for 33 kilos of venison

Wellawaya Magistrate Kesara Samaradivakara imposed fines amounting to Rs 410,000 on three persons, found guilty of possessing 33 kilos of dried venison.   They had been nabbed in the act of selling bush meat in the Kirinoyagalrena area, on the border of Lungamvehera National Park, by Wildlife Conservation Department officials. …

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Several SriLankan flights delayed due to unforeseen reasons

Sri Lanka’s national carrier, SriLankan Airlines said several of the carrier’s flights were delayed on Thursday (May 03) due to a variety of reasons. The untimely sickness of a passenger inbound from the Gulf initiated a diversion to Cochin on one flight. Another aircraft inbound from Kuwait was caught in …

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Debate on government’s policy statement on May 9th

It has been decided to hold a one-day debate on the 9th of May on the government’s policy statement that is to be presented to parliament during the opening session on the 8th. Media Spokesman of the Speaker Chaminda Gamage said the decision was reached at Wednesday’s party leaders’ chaired …

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