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"CELESTINA"(1904) A POPULAR BLUE PERIOD ARTWORK OF YESTERYEAR SPANISH ARTIST PABLO PICASSO (1881-1973)

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National Mosquito Control Week Has Been Declared From Today (27))

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A national mosquito control week has been declared from today (27) up to 03rd of October in view of destroying mosquito breeding sites in the country and to make awareness among the public on Dengue,Chikungunya and Zika diseases spread by the mosquito "Aedes Egypti" according to the Ministry Of Health,Nutrition and Indeginous Medicine.

The mosquito control activities will be carried out during the week in 346 MOH areas which defined as Dengue high risk,risk and low risk zones the Ministry has stated.

Sri Lanka's Dog Population Is Higher Although Planning To Eliminate Rabies By The Year 2020

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Although Sri Lanka is due to eliminate the disease Rabies by the year 2020 Country's dog population is still higher more than the required amount the World Health Organization (WHO) has been recommended to have according to the Public Health Veterinary Surgeon  Dr.Ruvini Pimburage.

The required dog population a country should have to eliminate Rabies as per the WHO is 1 dog per 25 persons of the population but in Sri Lanka we have 1 dog per 6.87 persons she has stressed.

Accordingly Sri Lanka's current population is 20.3 million and the dog population is 3.03 million Dr.Pimburage has stated.

While adrressing a Media Seminar held yesterday (26) to mark the International Rabies Day which falls on 28th of September at the Health Education Bureau in Colombo Dr.Pimburage has revealed that to eliminate the Rabies from the country by the year 2020 Sri Lanka is planning to make the Rabies deaths to " 0"

When compared to the Rabies deaths reported from the island last year t…

POPULAR YESTERYEAR SINHALA SONG SUNG BY PRIYA SURIYASENA

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Government Is Considering To Shift The Meethotamulla Garbage Dump To Puttalam

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Government is considering to shift the garbage dump at Meethotamulla (In Colombo) to Aruwakkalu in Puttalam District (North Western Province).

Authorities are of the view that the garbage dump in Meethotamulla which contains the garbage collected from Colombo can be used to fill limestone pits in Aruwakkalu Area it has been reported.

Earlier government has taken a decision to shift the garbage dump to a private land in Ja Ela ,but due to the protests of the residents  there that decision has been suspended.

Around 800 tonnes of garbage collected from Colombo are in the dump at present and due to this residents around the area  are being faced several health problems the reports have stated.

A Wild Elephant Had Trampled To Death A Person At Uhana

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A wild elephant had trampled to death a person at Thissapura in Uhana Area(Eastern Province) early this morning.

The deceased has been identified as a 55 year old resident at Uhana Area  in Komariya.

The body of the deceased had been sent to Ampara Hospital for an Autopsy.

FCID Had Recorded A Statement From MP Wimal Weerawansha Regarding Irrregularities

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The Police Financial Crimes Investigations Division (FCID) has today (26) questioned the leader of the National Freedom Front  MP Wimal Weerawansha over an allegation leveled against him.

The FCID Officials had recorded a statement regarding irregularities occurred  at the Ministry Of Housing and Construction during the  previous regime  it has been reported.

QUOTES FOR LIFE

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Poverty A Topic To Be Investigated

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A Peradeniya University Undergraduate Had Been Killed Due To An Accident Occurred In Kandy-Galaha Road

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An  Undergraduate of University Of Peradeniya has been killed early this morning as the Motor Bicycle driven by him had collided with a Lorry at Kandy-Galaha Road it has been reported.

The critically injured Undergraduate had succumbed to his injuries on admission to Peradeniya Teaching Hospital.

The Police have arrested the Lorry Driver over the incident and he is due to be produced before Kandy Magistrate Court.

Colombo High Court Issued A Notice To Former General Secretary Of UNP To Appear Before Court On 19th Of October

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Body Of The Assasinated Former Editor Lasantha Wikramathunge To Be Exhumed Tomorrow(27)

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