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| Death of Rev. Fr. Francis Fernando |
Daily News Online 2004-04-18 19:00:35
He commenced his service to the Calholic community as an assistant parish priest at Kalamulla - Kalutara.As a parish priest he served at St. Lucia s Cathedral Kotahena Kandawala Kimbulapitiya Kalamulla Pannipitiya Pitipana Moratuwa and Wattala.The funeral will take place today Monday April 19 at 3.30 p.m. at St. ....
Wayamba Provincial Council poll on schedule
Daily News Online 2004-04-16 19:00:32
The Court of Appeal (CA) yesterday refused to grant an interim relief that sought to suspend the North-Western Provincial Council Election scheduled for April 24 until the final determination of a writ application.Petitioner H.B. Abeyratne UNF group leader for the electoral district of Kurunegala filed the writ of Certiorari application seeking to quash ....
Former Prime Minister Sirimavo Bandaranaike s birth anniversary today
Daily News Online 2004-04-16 19:00:34
in 1960 and remained in the political arena for nearly 35 years.A Children s Hospital was established near the Peradeniya Hospital in her memory.Mrs. Bandaranaike born on April 17 1916 in the Ratwatte Walauwa of Balangoda turned out to be a people s leader by becoming the first woman ....
Daily News Online 2004-04-16 19:00:35
The late Tissa Jayawardena had won a reputation as an able news announcer and commentator attached to the Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation for more than a decade.His service as an environmental journalist was excellent. His daily program Parisara Sirisara broadcast over the SLBC was extremely popular ....
Govt to reduce Urea fertiliser prices
Daily News Online 2004-04-16 19:00:37
The Government has decided to reduce the price of 50Kg bag of Urea fertilizer by approximately Rs.200 with immediate effect Government sources told the Daily News yesterday.This decision has been taken at a discussion between Finance Minister Dr. Sarath Amunugama and Finance Ministry officials on April 14 the ....
Labour Minister announces 15pc pay rise in coconut sector
Daily News Online 2004-04-16 19:00:39
The new Minister of Labour Relations and Foreign Labour Athauda Seneviratne said that the salaries in the coconut sector would be increased by 15 per cent with immediate effect.The Minister soon after assuming duties said employees in this sector are facing major problems due to low wages. This is why the ....
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| Sri Lankan skipper angry |
BBC Sports - March 12th 2004
Sri Lankan captain Hashan Tillakaratne pulled no punches as he tore into his side after their 197-run defeat by Australia in Galle.'I totally blame the batting for not saving this Test match,' he commented.'You can survive on this track but we were so casual in our approach and gave it to them on a platter.'
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