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| Excise duty increase for cars |
Daily News Online 2004-10-15 19:35:33
crisis.This duty increase will not apply to motor bicycles trishaws and vehicles used for public and goods transport a Finance Ministry press release said.The depreciation table used for valuation of motor vehicles has been amended to discourage importation of used vehicles to the country. ....
Pakistan gifts ultra sound scanner and ambulance
Daily News Online 2004-10-15 19:35:41
the children s ward of the Cancer Hospital Maharagama and an ambulance to the Health Ministry.At the meeting both agreed on the usefulness of carrying out consultation at Foreign Secretary level and emphasised the importance of having meetings on an annual basis.The first Foreign Secretary level bilateral consultations between Sri ....
Learn a second language says IGP
Daily News Online 2004-10-15 19:35:46
Learning a second language other than one s own mother tongue is very important to build a peaceful Sri Lanka. The Police Higher Training Institute has organised several seminars and Tamil language training programs to enhance Tamil knowledge among police personnel said IGP Chandra Fernando. ....
Holy Father celebrates 26 years as Pope
Daily News Online 2004-10-15 19:35:53
Disciple as the 264th Pope on October 16 1978 enters modern history today as the Pope with a longest record of service to the Church.According to Church chronical after St.Peter the First Vicar of Christ who served the Church from 33 A.D. to 64 A.D. the longest served Popes were Blessed Pius IX and Leo XIII. The shortest lived Pope was ....
Colombo Bourse creates history
Daily News Online 2004-10-14 19:35:26
The All Share Price (ASPI) Index recorded an all-time high in its history reaching the highest point at the Colombo Bourse.The ASPI moved beyond 1 500 points during the day s trading for the first time and at the end of trading closed at 1492.1 points. The ASPI which started the day at 1479.1 points moved up 13 points during the day. ....
Campaign to raise funds for Ranaviru Sevana
Daily News Online 2004-10-14 19:35:32
A campaign has been launched to raise funds to upgrade and maintain the Ranaviru Sevana at Ragama where hundreds of disabled soldiers undergo treatement.Sonya Kottegoda President Army Seva Vanitha Unit (ASVU) addressing a press conference in Colombo yesterday on the Ranaviru Upakara Upahara ....
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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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