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Ministry Of Health To Form Free TB Treatment Centres In Private Hospitals

The Ministry Of Health has decided to form a Tuberculosis(TB) Treatment Center each in every private hospital in the country to provide free TB treatment for the patients The first such center was  inaugurated .yesterday at the Asiri Surgical Hospital in Narahenpita of the Colombo suburbs .



A Priest And Four Others In Eastern Province Arrested With LTTE Supporting Materials

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A priest and four others of Batticaloe District in the Eastern Province got arrested today by the Dambulla Police for allegedly spreading false information among a group of foreigners on the situation of North and Eastern Parts in Sri Lanka.CD's which are containing pro LTTE Songs and pictures of the children in  North and East were also recovered from them.

Import Tax On Hybrid Vehicles To Be Reduced By 15 Percent

The import tax on hybrid vehicles which are used below  three and half years to be reduced from 30 percent to 15 percent soon according to the Deputy Finance Minister Geethanjana Mendis.The Deputy Minister has said that this reduction  will implement immediately and  it take as a step for conserving the environment.

Private Ferry Service Between Sri Lanka -India To Re Commence Tomorrow

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The Private Ferry Service between Sri Lanka and India which suspended in two years ago due to the War Situation is to re commence tomorrow(11).To mark the re commencement of the ferry service a private ferry carrying 300 tonnes of food items due to leave for Sri Lanka tomorrow from Tuticorin in India.

The 'Hindu "has been reported that the ferry MVN RAJ TPN 241  carrying food items like onions,potatoes,corn  and turmeric will sail towards Colombo Barbour through Maldives and it takes 24 hours to reach here.

While The Death Toll Due To Floods Is In Increase ---Number Of Displaced People Decreasing

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The number of people died due to the floods in the Country now risen  to 17 according to the Disaster Management Center.While the death toll has been increasing the number of  displaced persons are decreasing and at present it stands at around 140,000 people according to the Center.

Around 11 people got injured and 2 are still missing due to the floods.The displaced are currently staying in 584 camps.