(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The National Dengue Prevention Unit of the Ministry of Health jointly with the Presidential Task Force on Dengue Prevention will launch a National Mosquito Control Week from September 26 to October 02 on the instructions of Minister of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine Dr. Rajitha Senaratne."National Mosquito Control Week from September 26"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The CID conducting investigations into the murder of former rugby player Wasim Thajudeen yesterday informed Court that there is reliable information to support the fact that a Defender vehicle given to the Siriliya Saviya Foundation had been used to abduct Wasim Thajudeen."Siriliya Saviya Foundation vehicle used in abduction – CID tells Court"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre, High Commission of India, Colombo will be screening “Chak de India” a Shah Rukh Khan starrer sports action Hindi film (with English subtitles) at 6.00 pm on Friday 21st September 2018 at SVCC auditorium 16/2, Gregory’s Road, Colombo 07."Screening of Indian film ‘Chak de India’ in Colombo"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –In keeping with its strategy of optimizing and rationalizing market opportunities throughout its route network, SriLankan Airlines will be introducing a range of significant changes to its winter schedule."SriLankan Airlines makes progressive changes to its Winter 2018 schedule"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been released from prison, two months after he began a 10-year jail sentence for corruption."Nawaz Sharif: Ex-PM and daughter released from Pakistan prison"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The Department of Census and Statistics (DCS) in releasing National Accounts estimates for the second quarter of 2018 yesterday said that economic growth rate of the country is estimated as 3.7% for the second quarter of 2018. The Gross Domestic Product at constant (2010) prices for the second quarter of2018 recorded as, Rs. 2,264,445 million, and GDP reported for second quarter of 2017 was Rs. 2,183,122 million."Economy recovers to 3.7% growth"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – India and Sri Lanka signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today for construction of a 5000-metric ton temperature controlled warehouse in Dambulla, Central Province. Indian grant assistance of SLR 300 million will be utilized for this purpose."300 million Indian grant assistance to set up 5000-metric ton cold storage in Dambulla to boost agriculture sector"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – On Monday (18), leaders of the two Koreas have met in Pyongyang, North Korea, for the third meeting for inter-Korean reconciliation. With the international attention focused on the movements of the two leaders, families from around the world expecting the peaceful reunification of the Korean peninsula, further world peace attended a peace festival held in South Korea."Shouts for world peace and unification of the Korean Peninsula"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Sri Lanka maintained its rank in the ‘high human development category’ at 76th place among 189 countries according to the Human Development Index (HDI) that tracks health, education and economic well-being of the nations."Sri Lanka ranks high in human development among 189 countries"