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| German project to enhance Sri Lanka s vocational training system |
Daily News Online 2004-08-23 19:35:34
has authored during its eight years of operation.According to the project s senior advisor Kumudhini Rosa VTW has worked closely with its partner organizations - Vocational Training Authority (VTA) and the National Apprentice and Industrial Training Authority (NAITA) - to improve the living standards of rural women and ....
Death of scholar monk
Daily News Online 2004-08-23 19:35:41
The Ven. Rajakeeya Pandit Dr. Horana Vajiragnana Thera the Chief Sangha Nayaka of Raigam Salpiti Hewagam Korales Editor of Sinhala Encyclopedia Buddhist scholar and Dhamma preacher passed away on August 21 at a private hospital in Colombo. The Ven. Thera was 85.In 1926 he was born at Kanda Uda Gedera Horana. His first name was ....
Sri Lankan drug addicts spend Rs. 50 million per day - Survey
Daily News Online 2004-08-23 19:35:46
The Bureau said that 50 per cent of prisoners are sentenced for drug-related offences. Among them are 48 prisoners on the death row. The Director of the Anti Narcotics Bureau Senior Superintendent of Police Pujitha Jayasundera said there are also 89 prisoners serving life sentences for drug offences. ....
DUA meets French Diplomat in Colombo
Daily News Online 2004-08-23 19:35:52
The French Government s influence is vital said Secretary General and Leaders Council Chairman of the Democratic Unity Alliance (DUA) Hafir Nazeer Ahamed during a discussion with Deputy Head of Mission of the French Embassy in Colombo Gael de Maisonneuve last week.Ahamed heading a three-member delegation briefed the French diplomat ....
NICs within six months
Daily News Online 2004-08-22 19:35:16
Justice and Law Reforms Minister W.D.J. Seneviratne yesterday assured that all those who do not possess their National Identity Cards (NIC) will be given one within six months. The Government has paid highest priority for this and NICs will be given within six to seven months Seneviratne said refuting a UNP ....
Relocation proposed for Haldummulla residents
Daily News Online 2004-08-22 19:35:18
Healthcare Nutrition and Uva Wellassa Development Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva has instructed officials to take swift measures to relocate the Haldummulla town which is facing a severe landslide threat.According to recent investigations geologists suspect that a land area in extent of nearly 20 acres would face a severe landslide. Following ....
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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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