Consumer Affairs Authority (CAA) issued Maximum Retail Price (MRP) order for three varieties of rice on 8 February while the Minister in-charge issued a stern warning to errant sellers across the country.
All citizens should be very careful when using electricity as the reservoirs are only capable of producing 34% of the electricity requirement of the country said Deputy Minister of Power and Renewable Energy Ajith Perera at the weekly press briefing held today (8th Feb) at the Parliament.
The practical examinations of the GCE Ordinary Level Examination will be held from February 21- March 8 at the Islandwide practical examination centers said the Examination Commissioner W.M.N.J. Pushpakumara.
The compensation given to families of persons killed by wild elephant attacks will be increased to Rs 500,000 from Rs 200,000. The minister of Sustainable Development and Wild Life Gamini Jayawickrema Perera will present a cabinet paper said Deputy Minister Sumedha G. Jayasena.
In the event the Trade unions stop fighting and work with one another we would be able to provide a better train service to the people said Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation Nimal Siripala De Silva.
M.G. Jayatissa, the Director (Information) has been appointed as the Information Officer of the Department of Government Information under the Right to Information Act. The Act is in force from 3rd February.
Many freedom struggles of the humankind have aggrandized the story of human progress. We, Sri Lankans, too have inherited a long history of such struggles that brings forth memories of grief and glory, from the times of our Kings to that of modern democracy. The nation is indebted to our forebears, whose selfless sacrifices of sweat and blood have brought about the freedom, in which we breathe today.