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Energy Efficiency Awarded.

The “Vidulka” Energy Exhibition and Symposium and the Energy Efficiency Awards ceremony,

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Rs.35 billion allocated for fertilizer subsidy

Today is the 5th day of the committee stage discussion of the budget.

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Construction of Peradeniya-Badulla-Chenkaladi road to commence soon

Construction work of the Peradeniya-Badulla- Chenkaladi road will commence by the end of this year.  The total distance will be 141 kilometers from Badulla.  140 million dollars will be spent for the project.  The first phase will be carried out from Badulla to Bibile under three stages while the second stage from Bibile to Chenkaladi will also be comprised of three stages.

 State minister Dilan Perera recently instructed the officials to solve issues pertaining to the project as soon as possible.  The highlight of this road is that it runs along Central, Uva and Eastern Provinces.

The national award ceremony organized by the Energy and Power Secretariat will be held at BMICH today under the patronage of the President.

The national award ceremony organized by the Energy and Power Secretariat will be held at BMICH today under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena. The organizations in power sector from public and private divisions, which have performed well in 2015, will be awarded today.

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The government says no one from Sri Lanka has joined IS terrorist group in the recent past.

Minister of Health Dr. Rajitha Senarathne clearly stated no one from Sri Lanka joined IS terrorist group in the recent past. The Minister further said it is well confirmed by the Defence Ministry that Sri Lankans have not joined any foreign terrorist groups in the recent past

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2,481 migrant Sri Lankan workers stranded in foreign countries safely brought to the island during the last few months.

Minister Thalatha Athukorala pointed out 2,481 migrant workers who were stranded in foreign countries safely brought to the island with the mediation of the respective Sri Lankan embassies.

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The President praises the measures to increase Sipdora scholarship two folds.

President Maithripala Sirisena praises the measures to increase Sipdora scholarship two folds in the line of government's policy to give the best to students.

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Parliament approves votes on three ministries including the Higher Education Ministry.

State Minister Mohan Lal Grero says that the government has taken measures to upgrade the quality of higher education.

He said that external degrees would be streamlined in order to upgrade the standards. The State Minister highlighted the need of finding practical solution to the problems arise during university enrolments.

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Government plans to introduce most advance technologies to the country within 4 year

Minister Susil Premajayanth assures to bring most advance technologies to Sri Lanka within next for years.

Replying in Parliament in the committee stage debate on the votes of his ministry, the minister told that country's forward march is based on advancement of Science and Technology.

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The Media Minister refutes statement made by the Former President Rajapaksa on media suppression.

Minister of Mass Media Gayantha Karunathilaka firmly rejects the statement made by Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa who complained about media suppression.

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