By VOA For Citizen Digital Published on  26 July 2017 The worst-ever outbreak of dengue fever in Sri Lanka has killed nearly 300 people, with the number of cases rising rapidly. Sri Lanka’s Ministry of Health reports that the number of dengue infections has climbed above 103,000 since the start of 2017,...
Sri Lanka to conduct tsunami drill today Sun, Nov 5, 2017, 01:18 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka. Nov 05, Colombo: The Disaster Management Centre (DMC) of Sri Lanka said today is the International Tsunami awareness day and it will conduct an evacuation drill in coastal districts of the...
Local news.lk Tags: Print Edition Minister of Power and Renewable Energy Ranjith Siyambalapitiya said that he has got the approval of the cabinet and the budget to establish solar panels on the roofs of all public institutions and thereby generate solar power. He said that the ongoing ‘Surya Bala Sangramaya’ project targets to establish...
Despite protests by polythene manufacturers, Cabinet this week decided that it will impose the ban on polythene as scheduled on September 1. Manufacturers of polythene, soft packaging industry and other industries allied to the production of polythene, wholesale dealer and traders have made representations to the Industry and Commerce Ministry...
Megapolis and Western Development Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka was entrusted with the task of clearing blocked canals in and around Colombo. The Cabinet Sub-Committee which met on Wednesday gave the full authority to Minister Ranawaka on this regard. The Minister, who was previously given full authority to ensure proper and efficient...
Local Chamikara WEERASINGHE Tags: Print Edition The area around Water’s Edge hotel, Battaramulla is set to become the best city of recreation and leisure in the coming years, Megapolis and Western Development Minister Champika Ranawaka yesterday said. “Moves are afoot to convert the area into a sustainable dengue free zone as part of constructing...
So time may be short, the number of issues utterly daunting and the prospects for life grim. But if, like me, you are inclined to fight to the last breath, I invite you to consider making a deliberate choice to take powerful personal action in the fight for our...
Local news.lk Minister of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Mahinda Amaraweera said that a Lagoon Development Authority will be established to develop all lagoons and this will help to increase the fish production as well. Minister Amaraweera was answering a question raised by MP Douglas Devananda under the Standing Orders 23 (2) in...
The locals of Birpara blocked the Lanka Road and the Birpara Hospital Road as they protested against the persistent issue of particle pollution in the area, the majority of which is caused by dolomite dust. Due to the blockade, long queues of jammed vehicles were seen on both sides of...
President Maithripala Sirisena instructed the officials to complete the implementation of proper waste management programme in the country by December. This is in accordance with the Government policy of providing a permanent solution for the garbage disposal issue by next year. He has given these instructions during a discussion on streamlining...
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