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Government to avoid loans for massive projects

The government will not obtain loans for large-scale projects involving infrastructure, co-cabinet spokesperson Udaya Gammanpila has said. “We hope to carry out these projects by forming Public-Private Partnerships under the build–operate–transfer model,” Gammanpila told reporters on Tuesday....

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COVID-19 VACCINE TO BE BY FEBRUARY

COVID-19 vaccination in Sri Lanka could be launched by next month, where people could receive the jab by mid or end of February, State Ministry of Primary Health Care, Epidemics, and COVID Disease Control...

Pardoned,Inmates who failed to pay fines

Inmates held for not paying fines will be released under a special State Pardon by the President, considering the COVID-19 pandemic situation in order to minimize the spread of the virus at prisons, the...

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Archbishop reveals of large scale deforestation

Archbishop of Colombo His Eminence Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith today (7th), commented on environmental destruction taking place in the vicinity of wetlands in Muthurajawela. ” According to gazette 947/13 published on the 30th of October...

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Trump blocked from Twitter and Facebook

Donald Trump has been suspended from Twitter and Facebook after tweeting to supporters who attacked the US Capitol. In a social media message to protesters he said “I love you” before telling them to...

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Challenging Operating Environment to Weigh on Sri Lankan Banks

Sovereign’s weakened credit profile will affect Sri Lankan Banks Sluggish economic activity, external and domestic vulnerabilities, muted private credit growth and the sovereign’s weakened credit profile are significant downside risks to the operating environment...

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Discussion:solutions to the Fall Army Worm

A discussion was held on Friday (Jan. 01) between the team of experts from the African nation of Rwanda visiting Sri Lanka to offer solutions to the Fall Army Worm menace and local agricultural...