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President Ranil Wickremesinghe instructed officials to provide immediate relief to those affected by the recent inclement weather and to continue these efforts until the situation improves. According to the Disaster Management Centre (DMC), eight deaths have been reported across the island as of Monday (27). Seven people died in accidents caused by strong winds, and […]

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The Cabinet of Ministers approved the proposal presented by the Minister of Agriculture and Plantation Industries to hold the 60th Session and Ministerial Meeting of the International Coconut Community in Colombo in November this year using the income earned by the Coconut Development Authority and the contribution of several private institutions in the coconut sector. The […]

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Taking into consideration the constant concerns brought up by employee groups and trade unions about salary anomalies in the government service, the Cabinet of Ministers have decided to appoint a specialist committee to study the concerns and submit a report so that the said anomalies can be rectified by the budget 2025.

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Minister of Highways, Transport, and Mass Media Dr. Bandula Gunawardena says that it is unlikely that the reconstruction work on the Northern railway track will be completed before the upcoming Poson Poya.

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