Gemidiriya links isolated villages
The Government will launch a new development
program to interconnect isolated villages in the rural sector and
pockets in the estate sector today. The first infrastructure sub
project will be launched today in Passara in the Badulla district.
President directs probe into lapses in school test papers
President Mahinda Rajapaksa has directed
Education Minister Susil Premajayantha to conduct investigations at
Provincial and Zonal level into the problems which had cropped up in
conducting second term tests in schools on Zonal basis and submit a
report to him.
Sri Lanka to be promoted in Eastern China
Vice Chairman, Shanghai Municipal Tourism Bureau
Zhu Chengrong will lead a 10-member delegation comprising officials
from Shanghai Municipal Tourism Bureau, Chinese travel agencies and
media to Sri Lanka from August 2 to 8.
GSMB sets up three new seismological stations
Three more seismological stations equipped with
modern sophisticated measuring instruments to be on the alert for
earthquakes in the Indian and other oceans and other regions are
being set up at Mahakanadarawa in Anuradhapura, Hakmana in the
Southern Province and at the GSMB Headquarters in Colombo.