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Operation Of Norochchalai Power Plant Has Been Fully Restored

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Operation of the Norochchalai Coal Power Plant has been fully restored with effect from yesterday (29) according to Minister Of Power and Renewable Energy Ranjith Siyambalapitiya.

Accordingly the full capacity of 900 Mega Watts from the plant is added to the National Grid the Minister has said.

SINHALA QUOTE FROM THE WEB

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During The First Two Months Of This Year 9751 Dengue Patients Had Been Reported Throughout The Island

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During the first two months in this year(2016) 9751 Dengue Patients had been reported throughout the island according to Sri Lanka Epidemiology Unit.

Accordingly 6517 Dengue Patients had been reported during January and 3234 Patients in February the Epidemiology Unit has said.

The majority of the Dengue Patients reported during last two months around 51.12% are  residents of Western Province according to the Statistics available.

Secretary General Of International Federation Of Red Cross Due To Visit Sri Lanka In March

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THOUGHT OF THE DAY

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Sixty Three Prisoners At Magazine Prison In Welikada Staged A Hunger Strike

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A Group Of Prisoners numbering 63 at  Magazine Prison in Welikada had staged a one day  hunger strike yesterday(29) to support the 13 Political Prisoners at the Magazine Prison who are on   a Hunger Strike since 23rd of February by demanding authorities to expedite the court cases against them.

The 13 Political Prisoners who are on  Hunger Strike since  23rd of February were arrested under the Terrorism Prevention Act.

A 19 Year Old Female With A Haul Of Heroin Weighing Over 14 Grammes Had Been Arrested In Mount Lavinia

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The Fraud Control Unit Of the Mount Lavinia Police have yesterday(29) arrested a 19 year old female  with a haul of  Heroin weighing 14 Grammes and 750 Mili Grammes in her possession near Badowita Bridge in Mount Lavinia.

The suspected female  is due to be produced before Mount Lavinia Magistrate Court and Mount Lavinia Police are conducting further investigation on the incident.

A QUOTE ON SUN

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"Rat Control Month "Has Been Declared In The Colombo City

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"THE STOLEN KISS"(1761) A FAMOUS OIL PAINTING OF YESTERYEAR FRENCH ARTIST JEANNE HONORE FRAGONARD(1732-1806)

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President Sirisena Has Instructed The Officials To Set A Maximum Retail Price For 50 KG Fertilizer Bag

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President Maithripala Sirisena  has today(29) instructed the Officials to set the maximum retail price of a 50 Kilo Gramme Fertilizer Bag at Rs.2500 with immediate effect  for the benefit of farmers according to the Presidential Media Division.

President Sirisena has earlier said he will be  personally dedicated to providing the fertilizer subsidy for the local farmers.

Two Schools In Mihintale Had Temporarily Closed Due To A Wild Elephant

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POPULAR YESTERYEAR SINHALA SONG SUNG BY LATA WALPOLA AND LATE DHARMADASA WALPOLA

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Government Has Decided To Increase The Import Tax On Big Anions And Potatoes

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The Government has decided to increase the Import Tax on Big Anions and Potatoes with effect from midnight tonight in view of protecting local Big Anion and Potato Farmers according to Government Sources.

President Maithripala Sirisena has already instructed the Finance Ministry  to increase the relevant import tax the sources have said.

However the increased amount of the Import Tax imposed on Big Anions and Potatoes not revealed yet.

Three Children Were Killed And Four Injured Due To A Three Wheeler-Tipper Truck Collision

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