Tag: Anuradhapura

Anura Kumara Dissanayake

Anura Kumara launches first rally in hometown

Following the handing over of nominations, National People’s Power's presidential candidate Anura Kumara Dissanayake will hold his first rally in Anuradhapura, Thambuttegama, his home town today. Speaking about this, MP Vijitha Herath said that Presidential candidate Anura Dissanayake would contest the Presidential election under the Compass Symbol and

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Water consumption - Drought

Daily water consumption increases by 20%

Statistics from the National water resources and drainage board have shown that consumption of water during this period has increased by up to as much as 20%. Deepthi Sumanasekera, the general manager at the national water resources and drainage board says, the dry weather conditions in several parts of the island is the possible reason for the increased

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Archaeology Dept reveals statistics over destruction caused to monuments

Archaeology Dept reveals statistics over destruction caused to monuments According to the Department of Archaeology, 290 ruins and monuments were destroyed by various individuals, last year. Director General, Professor P. B. Mandawala, said unauthorised excavations and authorised constructions were among them. The highest number of damage to property artifacts has been reported from the Anuradhapura District, which stands at 81. The image used is for representational purposes only… Anuradhapura, Department of Archaeology, monuments, Professor P. B. Mandawala, ruins

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UN representatives Jose Antonion Guevara Bermudez and Elina Steinerte

UN Calls For Legal Reforms

- Praises Govt’s National Human Rights Action Plan: UN representatives speaking in Colombo on Friday, said Sri Lanka must reform its legal system to meet UN standards. The three-member Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, who were in Sri Lanka on a two-week official visit, commended the government for its continuing engagement with UN human rights

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