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Government to implement two more water projects at a cost of Rs 11,285 million in Walasmulla and Ambatale areas.

Having recognized the importance and urgency of implementation of Kirama Katuwana Water Supply Project and project for Augmentation of Water Pipelines along with the Orugodawatta Ambatale Road Development Project, the Government has now been able to finalize the funding arrangements with foreign and local banks.

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Minister Ranjith Madduma Bandara –The New Minister Of Law & Order

Minister Ranjith Madduma Bandara was sworn in as the Minister of Law and Order before President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat.

Minister Ranjith Madduma Bandara –The New Minister Of Law & Order
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Paris airports to go under the hammer

The French government is set to launch its first major sell-off with Paris airports due to go under the hammer, according to latest reports.

Paris airports to go under the hammer
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More Scholarships for Students Excelled at the GCE (A/L) Examination in Jaffna

Sri Lanka Security Forces, Jaffna and its commander in Jaffna Major General Dharshana Hettiarrachchi, as well as the Lions Club of Makola were the pioneers in identifying the talents of students in the Jaffna Peninsula in the field of Education, and also to have come forward to encourage those students who excelled in the last G.C.E. A/Level examination in their future academic pursuits.

More Scholarships for Students Excelled at the GCE (A/L) Examination in Jaffna
More Scholarships for Students Excelled at the GCE (A/L) Examination in Jaffna
More Scholarships for Students Excelled at the GCE (A/L) Examination in Jaffna
More Scholarships for Students Excelled at the GCE (A/L) Examination in Jaffna
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Midnight Drama At Kejriwal’s Residence

The Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal seems to have become synonymous with controversies—most of them unnecessary and avoidable. Take the latest one which is about an assault on the chief secretary, Anshu Prakash, when he was in a meeting—around midnight-- with Aam Admi Party MLAs in the presence of the chief minister at the latter’s residence.

Arvind Kejriwal
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Slapping Tariff on Steel and Aluminium: “trade wars are good,” says President Trump

President Trump appears to be determined to slap 25% and 10% tariff on steel and aluminium respectively despite the criticism – and warnings - from the allies and his own Republican Party. His critics see the move, in line with presidential campaign promises, could lead to potentially serious trade wars involving the nation affected and the US.

Slapping Tariff on Steel and Aluminium: “trade wars are good,” says President Trump
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Army Seargent Major Arrested & Remanded Over Grenade Blast In A Bus

Police after concluding a full scale inquiry arrested Sergeant Major Janaka Leslie Kumara Chandrasena of Sri Lanka Electrical and Mechanical Engineers Regiment over Feb. 21 grenade blast in a private bus at Kahagolla in Diyatalawa.

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Governor to remove Colombo Municipal Council Commissioner

Western Province Governor K.C. Logeswaran has decided to remove Colombo Municipal Council Commissioner V.K.A. Anura, based on a report submitted by the Presidential Commission headed by Justice Dr. Chandradasa Nanayakkara.

K.C. Logeswaran - Western Province Governor
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USAID and Microsoft Launch Youth Works to Increase Employment and Entrepreneurship Among Sri Lanka’s Youth

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) YouLead program and Microsoft Sri Lanka signed yesterday a partnership to launch the new YouthWorks information technology portal at the Ministry of Skills Development and Vocational Training in Colombo. " class="caption" align="right" />

:  USAID, YouLead, and Microsoft launch YouthWorks.  From left to right, Hasitha Abeywardana, Microsoft Country Manager; Robert Hilton, U.S. Embassy Deputy Chief of Mission; Charles Conconi, USAID Youlead Project Director; Chandima Weerakkody, Minister for Skills Development and Vocational Training
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Yet another great event to celebrate Sri Lanka’s 70th independence day

Sri Lankan embassy in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia organized a memorable event on Tuesday the 27th to celebrate the country’s 70th independence day celebration at the capital’s prestigious Tuwaiq Palace in the diplomatic quarters.

Yet another great event to celebrate Sri Lanka’s 70th independence day
Yet another great event to celebrate Sri Lanka’s 70th independence day
Yet another great event to celebrate Sri Lanka’s 70th independence day
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