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The lane discipline priority programme in Colombo come into effect from tomorrow.

Priority lanes for buses will be made effective from tomorrow onward. The priority bus lanes would be in service from 6.00 am till 9.00 am on weekdays. The priority lane system will thus be implemented along roads between Kuruswa Handiya in Moratuwa upto Katubedda and from Wellawatte Savoi cinema upto Bambalapitiya and Colombo and Battaramulla.

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The active contributors to the EPF have been reached 2.6 million.

The commissioner of Employees Provident Fund  D.P.K.P. Weerakoon says that the active contribution to the fund is 2.6 million rupees at  present.   The commissioner emphasises that the service provider as well as client should contribute together in strengthening  the EPF.  The client part should be vigilant whether their service provider  contribute to the fund as necessitated by the law.

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Minister Chandima Weerakkody points out that Mr. Mahinda Rajapakse has no right to request SLFP members to resign from the party.


Minister Chandima Weerakkody says that parliamentarian Mahinda Rajapakse has no right to inform the SLFP members to resign. Rajapakses have had the opportunity to enter into politics through the SLFP. Now, professor G.L. Peiris is attempting to disrupt the SLFP forming a separate political party. At a press briefing held in Colombo today the Minister Chandima Weerakoody said that the Mr. G.L. Peiris has become a mockery among the people.

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe participated in many programmes in Kandy district

 
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe participated in many programmes in Kandy district. These development programmes were organised to commemorate 40 years completion of Prime Minister in Parliament.

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A special operational center has been set up at the premises of Special Task Force of Police to obtain information with regard to drug trafficking, organized crimes and other criminal activities.

 
A special operational center has been set up at the premises of Special Task Force of Police to obtain information with regard to drug trafficking, organized crimes and other criminal activities. This operational unit functions 24 hours around the clock. The hotline numbers are 0112 58 05 18, 
0112 05 85 52 and 0112 08 10 40. In addition to these numbers the people can also communicate the unit by faxing the messages to 0112 08 10 44 or 0112 58 84 99.

A Sathyagraha Campaign to compel the government to activate the promises given to the public will be held in Colombo on Tuesday.

 

 


A Sathyagraha Campaign to force the government to activate the promises given to the public will be held in Viharamaha Devi Park in Colombo on Tuesday at 3.00 PM.

Addressing a media briefing to inform about the Sathyagraha Campaign veteran film Director Dharmasiri Bandaranayaka said that the certain significant marks of the previous regime is visible in the present government. He explained that it is a duty for them to drag

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New Electronic national identity card will be introduced in October.

 

The Commissioner General of Registration of Persons Viyani Gunathilaka says that the proposed electronic national identity card will be introduced during the next October. The programme will be implemented in two stages. The first stage is activated in October and the people who want to have new identity card in electronic means can have it by October.

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8000 million rupees for the rural development projects in Batticaloa.

 

The government introduces a new reconciliation programme to the district of Batticaloa.  The Ministry of National Integration and Reconciliation has allocated 8000 million rupees for the rural development programmes under these projects.  Batticaloa District Secretary P S M Charles says that the prominence will be given to rural infrastructure facilities.

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