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Government Declared Next Monday (06) As A Public And Bank Holiday

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The Government has declared next Monday(06) as a Public and Bank Holiday to mark the "Eid Ul Adha "else the  Haj Festival of the Muslims which earlier scheduled on Sunday (05).

As the moon was not sighted in Colombo on 25th of September the Colombo General Mosque has announced today that the Haj festival will be celebrated on Monday.Taking in to consideration this move the Ministry Of Public Administration And Home Affairs has announced the Monday as a holiday for government and the
bank sector.

Two Persons Got Arrested With Gold In Jaffna Sea

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Two Persons were arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy with 45 killo grammes of Gold while they were travelling in the sea area in Madagal ,Jaffna the Navy Sources said.The gold were hidden inside the boat the sources have further added.


Disaster Management Center Has Issued Land Slide Warnings To Five Districts

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The Disaster Management Center (DMC) has issued land slide warnings to five districts today(01)As the prevailing extreme weather conditions in most parts of the country are due to continue within next 24 hours as well.The DMC has issued land slide warnings to the Districts of Nuwara Eliya,Galle,Matara,Kandy and Kagalle .


The public living in these districts are advised to give their attention to Roads ,Man Made Cut Slopes and all mountain areas in the districts.Few days back the Hatton-Nuwaraeliya Road was blocked near Nanu-Oya area due to a earth slip and the road was closed as a result.However the said road has been restored this morning according to the DMC.

Heavy Showers with lightning will continue for another few days in most parts of the country
during evenings according to the Meteorology Department.