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No increase in Wheat Flour price

The government is vigorously denying that there has been an increase in the price of Wheat Flour and has complained to the Elections Commission against Media outlets that have reported the increase, a statement from the Ministry of Finance says.


Air Pollution in Colombo “moderate” – NBRO

The National Building Research Organization (NBRO) reported that the predicted air quality index levels is expected to maintain moderate levels of air pollution in Colombo District from today (8th Nov) to 13th Nov.


If Gota wins the US will have two First Ladies – Mangala

Minister of Finance Mangala Samaraweera said that the in the unlikely event of Gotabaya Rajapaksa winning the presidential election on 16 Nov, Sri Lanka will have a president who is a US citizenship and will have the only other American first lady in the world other Melania Trump.


Southern Expressway extension to be declared open tomorrow

The extensions of the Southern Expressway will be declared open to the public from tomorrow (08), the Ministry of Highways and Road Development Authority (RDA) said.


Hunger strike against the signing of MCC agreement called off

The hunger strike carried out against signing of Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) agreement has been called off.


Don’t panic the cooking gas is here – Govt.

The cooking gas shortage should end in a few days and consumers should not panic, the government said today.


Litro Gas emergency LPG supplies on the way

State-run Litro Gas Plc has made an emergency purchase of 12,000 metric tonnes of liquefied petroleum gas to meet an ongoing LP shortage.


Nightlife for Trinco harbour

The Trincomalee port is set to double its capacity with the installation of night navigation


MCC agreement making headlines again

The controversial MCC compact is in the news again, with both Government and Opposition MPs reacting to reports that its signing is imminent.


Nilwala rising warns Disaster Management Centre

The Disaster Management Centre (DMC) is warning that the Nilwala Ganga is rising and major flooding is possible due to the continuous rain hence people living in close proximity are advised to take precautions.


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