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Wind speed drops, showers to continue

The high winds that hit many parts of the island last week are expected to be milder from Wednesday, the Department of Meteorology said today (22).

Sri Lanka Navy Reverse Osmosis Plants serving areas hit by CKDu

Reverse Osmosis Plants built and run by the Sri Lanka Navy are helping thousands of rural households hit by Chronic Kidney Disease.

‘Global Ceylon Tea Campaign’ will be launched in Russia – Navin

The 'Global Ceylon Tea Campaign', which was delayed for three years, will be launched in Russia in September this year, followed by 12 other countries, at a cost of USD 50 million, Minister of Plantation Industries Navin Dissanayake said.

Riverine regions warned as waters rise

The Disaster Management Centre has urged the people living in low lying areas on both sides of the Kalu Ganga and its' tributaries in Ratnapura to be vigilant about floods.

Real-time data will be added to Google Transit soon – NTC

The National Transport Commission (NTC) says that it is ready to provide real-time facilities to the commuters in the coming days.

World Bank to increase assistance to Sri Lanka

Vice President of the World Bank for the South Asia Region Hartwig Schafer said that the World Bank will increase assistance to Sri Lanka under three of its new operations.

We are no more a country with a low income-PM

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says that Sri Lanka is no more a country with low income but a country considered as being a middle-income country.

Price of bread increased by Rs. 5

The All Ceylon Bakery Owners' Association (ACBOA) has decided to increase the price of a loaf of bread by Rs. 5 with effect from today (17) midnight.

Showers and winds increase till 19th July

Showers and winds are likely to increase in the Southwest of the country till the 19th of July 2019, the Department of Meteorology said today (17 July).

Railway trade unions warn of another strike

The railway trade unions will be forced to carry out another train strike if the jobs of the current informal workers of the department are not made permanent, the Chairman of All Ceylon Railway Union (ACRU) S.P Vithanage said.

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