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No decision taken to allow Indian fishermen to enter Sri Lankan waters - Minister of Fisheries

Minister Mahinda Amaraweera emphasizes no decision has been taken to allow Indian fishermen to engage in fishing in the Sri Lankan waters. The government has no intention to take such decision in the future as well

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Ministers Wijedasa Rajapaksa and Mangala Samaraweera will take part in Human Rights session in Geneva.

Ministry of Justice announces that Ministers Wijedasa Rajapaksa and Mangala Samaraweera will take part in Human Rights session in Geneva. The 32nd session of UN Human Rights Commission is progressing from today and the review on Sri Lanka is to be presented tomorrow by United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein. The session is set to conclude on the 1st of next month.

The seventh district level ceremony under the title of a drug free nation will be held in Puttalam district next month under the patronage of the President.

The seventh district level ceremony of the national drug will be held on 11th July at 9.30 am at the public grounds Puttalam under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena. Awareness programmes for school children, public officials, entrepreneurs and the general public of the district will be implemented in line with this ceremony.

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The Prime Minister's office says that an organized group is engaged in a campaign to propagate false news on the proposed constitution.

A media release issued by the office of the Prime Minister says that an organized group is engaged in a campaign to propagate false news on the forthcoming constitution. The government rejects the rumours pertaining to the status of Buddhism in the proposed constitution.

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566 damaged houses in Salawa - Kosgama returned to owners so far.


Troops involved in reconstruction work in Salawa have completed work on a large number of damaged buildings. As of today 566 partly damaged houses have been repaired and handed over thus completing work on all the partly damaged houses in the Sunday Salawa Army ammo dump fire

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Dengue has reached epidemic levels with over 20,000 patients and 31 deaths so far this year.

Dengue has reached epidemic levels with over 20,000 dengue patients and 31 deaths been reported so far this year. The Health Ministry will implement an intensive dengue control programme in all affected areas especially in flood hit areas. A ministry spokesman said about 48 percent of dengue patients had been reported from the Western Province.

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Sirimavo Bandaranaike Vidyalaya Students handover a special memorandum to the President.

Students of Sirimavo Bandaranaike Vidyalaya in Colombo have handed over a special Memorandum to the President

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Houses to be provided for the middle class families at affordable rates.

The project to construct 500 thousand houses to be provided to middle class families at affordable rates will commence today.

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