Items filtered by date: Wednesday, 30 August 2017
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ETCA: Next round of talks in October

The next round of talks on the Economic and Technology Cooperation Agreement (ETCA) is to be held in New Delhi in October.

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The Finance Ministry today announced a three months grace period from September 1 for the payment tax imposed on luxury, semi-luxury and dual-purpose motor vehicles.

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A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on establishing a sister city relationship between Jishan, Shanxi Province of China and Monaragala, Uva Province of Sri Lanka was signed recently in Sri Lanka between the District Secretary of Monaragala and the Magistrate of the People’s Government of Jishan Country with the participation of Chinese delegation including six members at the District Secretariat Monaragala.

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You and I have one thing in common: We want to constantly improve our lives and be the best version of ourselves. But unfortunately, many people have lived their lives pretty much the same way for a very long time.

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No ring of the doorbell, just a text. No tip for the driver? No problem in this test, where Domino's and Ford are teaming up to see if customers will warm to the idea of pizza delivered by driverless cars.

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The U.S. space agency's Cassini spacecraft will end its 13-year mission to Saturn in mid-September by transmitting data until the final moment before it plunges into the ringed planet's atmosphere, officials said Tuesday.

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A festival of three plays, written and directed by renowned dramatist Rajitha Dissanayake, was staged on August 25 to 29 pm at the Lionel Wendt Theatre in Colombo. The festival started off with ‘Mata Wedi Thiyannedda’ which was staged after a lapse of eighteen years. ‘Adara Wasthuwa’ marked its four year anniversary since premiering in 2013. ‘Adara Wasthuwa’ won the awards for ‘Best Script’ and ‘Best Actor’ at the State Drama Festival in 2014.

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One of the three!

In Rajagiriya down Sapumal Mawatha, I met one of the Three Sisters that was Indrani Perera of the famous Group comprising of Iranganie and the late Mallika. She was not sad, cheerfully welcoming me saying “I alone keep up the name Three Sisters” Their songs were evergreen from the 1960s.

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New water filter to be the solution

The Health Ministry, in league with B. R. J. W. Enterprises, is conducting research on the possibility of utilising a water filter machine introduced by a British firm to resolve the acute water scarcity problem in Sri Lanka and combat the kidney disease fast-spreading in Raja Rata and several other parts of the country.

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CDF calls on PM

Chief of Defence Staff Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne called on Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe at Temple Trees yesterday

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