(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –According to the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development figures the highest contribution to the increase in the total fish production in the year 2017 is from the coastal fishing industry."Coastal fishing largest contributor to fish production"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Strict legal action will be taken against local government elections candidates who distribute monetary or material subsidies funded personally or from public money as a part of their election campaign, the Elections Commission Chairman Mahinda Deshapriya said."Strict legal action against candidates violating election laws, Election Chief warns"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –A new insurance scheme has been introduced for six varieties of crops including paddy from the forthcoming Maha season with minimum premium from farmers."New crop insurance scheme introduced for six crops"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Colombo Sri Lanka’s Ministry of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development says the fish exports increased significantly afer the ban imposed by the European Union on the island’s fishery products lifted last year."Fish exports increased by over 45% this year after EU ban lifted"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –India’s High Commission in Colombo has announced 175 undergraduate and post- graduate scholarships for meritorious Sri Lankan students to study in India under the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) scholarship scheme."India offers scholarships to Sri Lankan students for higher education in India"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Minister of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development, Mahinda Amaraweera said exporters should take the responsibility to supply the highest quality seafood products to overseas markets as the competition for a share in the global market is high."Sri Lanka exporters asked to supply high quality seafood to overseas markets"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –President Maithripala Sirisena has made a Rs. 1 million donation to Veteran filmmaker Dr. Dharmasena Pathiraja for his future medical treatments."President made a financial donation to Veteran filmmaker Dr. Dharmasena Pathiraja"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –A special train service from Colombo Fort to Badulla will function from today to accommodate high passenger traffic during the New Year and Christmas season, Additional Railway General Manager Wijeya Samarasinghe said."Special train service to function for the festive season"