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‘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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Forward march on the way paved by D.S. Senanayake

The Rt. Hon. D.S. Senanayake brought all communities together 70 years ago to gain independence and paved the way for the country to march forward to an independent and prosperous future, said minister Daya Gamage today. He was speaking at an Independence Day ceremony in Ampara, also attended by deputy …

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Speedy solutions for people’s problems in Ampara

Minister Daya Gamage says speedy solutions will be given to the problems faced by the people of Ampara district. He says that they have been ensured a 100 per cent power supply coverage, adding that Rs. 8,500 million will be needed to provide them with drinking water. The minister was …

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Daya Gamage challenges Mahinda

Minister Daya Gamage challenges ex-president Mahinda Rajapaksa to declare what service he has rendered to the rural areas in his 10 year rule. Now, he is asking the people to elect him to develop the villages, minister Gamage noted at UNP election rallies at Mahaoya in Ampara yesterday. Rajapaksa thought …

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Jaffna International Trade Fair inaugurated

The ninth edition of Jaffna International Trade Fair was inaugurated today. Minister Daya Gamage, state minister Vijayakala Maheswaran, north chief minister C.V. Vigneswaran, state officials and Indian diplomatic officials attended. The trade fair is taking place at the Jaffna public stadium. Speaking at its inauguration, minister Gamage said this would …

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A difference between UNP leaders & Rajapaksas

Minister Daya Gamage points out that every UNP leader from the Rt. Hon. D.S. Senanayake to Ranil Wickremesinghe disregarded political differences and helped every community to stand on their feet. However, what had taken place during the last regime was people were bribed, divided and provoked racially to obtain votes …

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Another new butterfly for Sri Lanka

The “Shiva Sunbeam” (Curetis siva), a species hitherto unrecorded in Sri Lanka but found in India, has been recently discovered by our butterfly expert Dr. Michael van der Poorten. Although earlier misidentified as a seasonal form of another butterfly, the “Indian Sunbeam” (Curetis thetis), Dr. van der Poorten has now …

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Rs. 1,136 m worth development in 2017

All development work planned in Ampara district in 2017 were completed at a cost of Rs. 1,136 million, said district secretary Thusitha P. Wanigasinghe. He was speaking at the district coordinating committee meeting at the district secretariat. Chairman of the committee minister Daya Gamage, deputy minister Dr. Anoma Gamage and …

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‘Price reduction through raising revenue’

Minister Daya Gamage says it is difficult to reduce commodity prices without raising revenue of the state first. He was speaking at a UNP rally at Wijayapura in Ampara yesterday in support of the party candidates contesting the Uhana Pradeshiya Sabha. The minister also addressed public rallies at Rajagama, Udayapura …

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