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| Govt. to scrap Railways Authority |
Daily News Online 2004-06-24 19:35:30
The Government on Wednesday approved a Cabinet paper submitted by Transport Minister Felix Perera to revoke the Railways Authority Act in keeping with one of its key election promises.Cabinet Spokesman and Minister Mangala Samaraweera said the Cabinet which met on Wednesday chaired by Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapakse ....
Obtaining passports by misleading Immigration and Emigration Dept. not valid
Daily News Online 2004-06-24 19:35:32
The Immigration and Emigration Section at the Bandaranaike International Airport is having sophisticated equipment and ultraviolet scan to detect forged passports said Kulasiri Fernando a former Assistant Controller of the Immigration and Emigration Department.Giving evidence before the Colombo Chief Magistrate and Additional ....
IT course for A/Ls
Daily News Online 2004-06-24 19:35:35
General Information Technology is to be introduced as a one year course in the Grade 12 curriculum in selected A/L schools from June this year. All A/L students can follow this course irrespective of their study stream.The subject will be introduced to GCE Ordinary Level as an optional ....
US-Lanka on course for FTA
Daily News Online 2004-06-23 19:35:16
bilateral discussions on deepening and broadening bilateral trade and investment relations.Zoellick said the US administration was keen to learn about the new Government s economic policies.The minister informed USTR that as Trade Minister his visit to Washington was to establish contact with the US Administration and ....
World Bank bonanza for N-E agriculture
Daily News Online 2004-06-23 19:35:18
US$ 64.7 million credit approved by the World Bank yesterday.The project is expected to assist about 400 000 people in 85 000 households living in 600 conflict affected rural villages to move away from subsistence level production towards a higher agricultural production the World Bank said. It would be implemented over six years ....
PM calls on new Malwatte Mahanayaka Thera
Daily News Online 2004-06-23 19:35:19
Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapakse called on the new Mahanayaka Thera of the Malwatte Chapter Most. Ven. Thibbotuwawe Sri Siddhartha Sumangala at the Malwatte Maha Viharaya in Kandy on Tuesday and received his blessings.During the meeting the Prime Minister requested the new Mahanayaka Thera to offer counsel and guidance to the government to enable it to ....
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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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