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| IRQUE project awards ceremony |
Daily News Online 2004-11-26 00:37:05
The project s premier feature is the introduction for the first time in Sri Lanka a competitive funding scheme designed to enhance both quality and relevance. The competition is conducted amongst proposals from different undergraduate study programs the Education Ministry said in a release yesterday. ....
Historical island in Kalpitiya to be transformed into tourist attraction
Daily News Online 2004-11-26 00:37:08
A historical island in the Dutch Bay in Kalpitiya will be transformed into a popular tourist attraction by the Government shortly.The Cabinet gave the green light on Wednesday to a proposal by the Tourism and Investment Promotion Minister Anura Bandaranaike to acquire 5 000 acres of land belonging to this island to develop it as a tourist ....
Two Indian companies shut down on Anura s directive
Daily News Online 2004-11-26 00:37:12
Two Indian companies in Nittambuwa - Wathupitiwala against whom there were serious complaints of environmental pollution were shut down on a directive by Minister of Industries Investment and Tourism Promotion Anura Bandaranaike conveyed to BOI Chairman Saliya Wickramasuriya. The Minister ordered the two companies to be closed down until ....
President Kumaratunga s visit to Iran significant to whole of Asia
Daily News Online 2004-11-25 00:06:20
Iranian President Mohammed Khatami said yesterday that Sri Lankan President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga s visit to Iran at the present juncture was of significance not only to the two countries but also to Asia as a whole.In the course of bilateral discussion between the two Heads of States ....
AIDS patients nearing 3 500
Daily News Online 2004-11-25 00:06:26
Sri Lanka has an AIDS population nearing 3 500 according to statistics compiled as at the end of 2003. Of this number about 100 are between the ages of 15 to 49.The latest statistics were released by the National STD/AIDS Control Program of the Department of Health Services.The statistics up to end of 2003 show the number of Sri Lankans living ....
Southern Expressway challenged before UN Human Rights Committee
Daily News Online 2004-11-25 00:06:31
Forty villagers from Akmeemana have challenged the route alterations to the Southern Expressway. The communication alleged violations of the victims human rights protected by Articles 26 (Equality before the law) 6 (Right to life) and 19 (2) (Freedom of Expression). The communication ....
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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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