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Sri Lankan government appeals to supplementary health workers to return to work

Aug 28, Colombo: The Sri Lankan government today appealed to the striking supplementary medical staff in state hospitals to consider the inconvenience to the people caused by their continuing strike and return to work.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

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Prison guard and immigration official arrested in Sri Lanka for helping drug kingpin to flee

Aug 26, Colombo: The Terrorist Investigation Division of Sri Lanka police today arrested a prison guard and an assistant immigration controller for aiding a detained drug kingpin to flee the country.

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Supplementary staff of Sri Lanka government hospitals launches continuous strike

Aug 26, Colombo: Supplementary medical staff in Sri Lanka state hospitals island wide will launch a continuous strike from 8 a.m. today until their demands are granted by the authorities.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

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Japan to boost investments in Sri Lanka industries

Aug 23, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Minister of Economic Development Basil Rajapaksa Chairman of Japan Sri Lanka Enterprise Committee Thadai Suki recently discussed enhancing Japanese investments in Sri Lanka's industries.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

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Landslide warnings issued in Sri Lanka as heavy rains continue

Aug 22, Colombo: Sri Lanka's National Building Research Organization has asked the public to be alert on landslides as the Meteorology Department warned today that more rain will continue for next 24 hours.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

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Sri Lanka's coasts, agriculture under threat from climate change -ADB report

Aug 19, Colombo: Widespread degradation of Sri Lanka's coastal and agricultural resources due to climate change could cost the country's economy more than 6% of its gross domestic product by the end of this century, says a new Asian Development Bank climate and economics report for South Asia.

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Sri Lanka's coasts, agriculture under threat from climate change -ADB report

Aug 19, Colombo: Widespread degradation of Sri Lanka's coastal and agricultural resources due to climate change could cost the country's economy more than 6% of its gross domestic product by the end of this century, says a new Asian Development Bank climate and economics report for South Asia.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

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Over 10,000 quack doctors in Sri Lanka, the doctor's union finds

Aug 17, Colombo: There are over 10,000 quack doctors in Sri Lanka practicing western medicine without qualifications, the trade union of government doctors Government Medical Officers' Association has found.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

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Sri Lanka zoo breeds endangered freshwater fish

Aug 13, Colombo: In an effort preserve endangered species of freshwater fish in Sri Lanka, the National Zoological Gardens has taken steps to breed a freshwater fish that is near extinction.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

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Sri Lanka Ebola screening facilities at international airport ready

Aug 10, Colombo: The screening facilities set up at Sri Lanka's Colombo international airport at Katunayake to screen incoming passengers to prevent bringing the deadly Ebola virus to the island are now fully operational, health official said.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

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Museum to be established at prehistoric Fa Hien cave in Sri Lanka

Aug 04, Colombo: Sri Lanka Ministry of National Heritage has taken steps to establish an archaeological museum near the pre-historic Fa-Hien cave archaeological site in Pahiyangala of Bulathsinghala in Kalutara district.

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Sat Aug 02, 2014

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Sri Lankan Minister's walk for peace stopped by police

Aug 02, Colombo: A walk organized by the Ministry of National Languages and Social Integration was suspended by police today at Panadura.

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How Chiquita Bananas Undermined The Global War On Terror

Colombian families whose relatives were massacred by paramilitaries cannot sue the Chiquita Brands fruit company in federal court, the 11th Circuit United States Court of Appeals ruled last week.

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Sri Lanka Army to establish new base in Kalutara district

Aug 02, Colombo: Sri Lanka Ministry of Defense and Urban Development has decided to establish an Army base in Kalutara district in Western Province.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

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Chairman of Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation proposes moves to streamline the national radio

July 31, Colombo: The Chairman of the Sri Lanka's state owned Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation Hudson Samarasinghe has proposed several measures to streamline the national radio, the oldest radio station in South Asia, its trade union sources say.

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