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| Forged vehicle revenue licence racket busted |
Daily News Online 2004-10-08 19:35:56
The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) yesterday uncovered a massive forged Vehicle Revenue Licence racket following the arrest of eight persons including seven minor employees attached to the Divisional Secretariat of Hendala Wattala and Ja-Ela.A senior CID officer said yesterday they are looking for a senior ....
Ministry seeks corporate sector help to enhance English IT in schools
Daily News Online 2004-10-08 19:36:03
The Education Ministry will bid leading members of the corporate world to join in school adoption programs to enhance English and IT education in State schools.Education Ministry Secretary Dr. Tara de Mel Chief Guest at the opening of the third international conference of the Sri Lanka English ....
Program for distribution of school textbooks 2005
Daily News Online 2004-10-08 19:36:10
and distributing the books required for 2005 to schools before end November 2004.Work in this regard commenced according to action plan drawn up by the Commissioner General of EPD. The distribution of free textbooks commenced on the September 16 2004 with the participation of Mangala Samaraweera ....
New uniflow system on Galle Road from Sunday
Daily News Online 2004-10-08 19:36:21
Mawatha (Duplication Road) for traffic moving Southwards up to Dharmapala Road Wellawatte will be tested with a trial run from Sunday morning according to the Traffic Police Division the Ministry of Public Security Law and Order said yesterday.According to Senior Superintendent of Police Traffic Colombo Y. G. R. ....
China grants Rs.500 m for development projects
Daily News Online 2004-10-07 19:35:18
China has provided a Rs.500 million grant to Sri Lanka to back development projects in the country. Chinese Ambassador Sun Guoxiang with Treasury Secretary Dr.P.B. Jayasundara signed the agreement after the visiting Chinese delegation headed by Chinese Communist Party s senior member Wu Guanzheng met Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapakse at Temple Trees ....
Fuel subsidy to common transport service Ministers monthly fuel allowance to be reduced
Daily News Online 2004-10-07 19:35:23
The Party leaders were of the view that this subsidy should be granted to the private bus service the SLCTB and the Sri Lanka Railways.It has been decided to bring this to the Government s notice. The Party leaders also emphasised the need of establishing a CWE marketing network to control the high prices of essential commodities. ....Accordingly the Ministers fuel allowance will be limited to 800 ....
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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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