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Wednesday, 09 August 2023 08:58

At least 56 members of the clergy in prison

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At least 56 members of clergy belonging to various religions are currently serving prison sentences for various crimes, Parliament was informed today.

Wednesday, 09 August 2023 08:40

Train services on mainline distrupted

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Train service operating on the main line was disrupted following an accident at the Wilwaththa level crossing this morning, the Railway Control Room said.

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  • Drink more water to prevent dehydration
  • Pregnant and elderly people asked to wear a mask in crowded places
  • Seek immediate medical advice if the cough persists over two weeks and the fever over 48 hours
  • Over 200 dengue cases in the last 24 hours
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The Disaster Management Centre (DMC) says that 12 districts across the island are currently facing drinking water shortages, owing to the prevailing dry weather conditions.

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The Government has decided to cancel a tender awarded to a China-Pakistan consortium to supply Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) and lay a pipeline network after being selected through an international open competitive bidding process and instead consider an offer by an Indian company.

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Cricket sensation, Sachin Tendulkar will be in Sri Lanka as part of his role as the UNICEF’s Regional Goodwill Ambassador for South Asia.

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While reducing the term tests, the Education Ministry has decided to hold only one examination per year for Grades in schools from 2024, said Education Minister Susil Premajayantha while participating at ceremony in the Jayawardenepura Education Zone.

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The Small Hydro Power Developers Association (SHPDA) says the industry recently received Rs. 30 billion in outstanding payments from the CEB, and dues have now come down to 10 months from 14.

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Sri Lanka ranks 104th out of 125 developing and least developed countries (LDCs) in its implementation of trade facilitation measures over the last six years, a new study by Verité Research has found.

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India and Sri Lanka are set to begin technical discussions that could pave the way for a multi-product petroleum pipeline between the two South Asian nations, official source said.

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