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Call to protect paddy farmers – Analysts

Continuous market failure in the paddy sector will create a serious impact on the growth of agriculture and policy decisions have to be taken immediately to address these issues, analysts warned.

Officials sound out warning to ‘noisy’ vehicles

Vehicles including motorbikes with modified silencers or horns that go above the permitted sound levels and vehicles with audio setups that generate sounds will be checked for noise pollution, authorities warn. The Environment Ministry and the Motor Traffic Department will assist the police to launch this monitoring programme on Tuesday with equipment imported from Denmark.

Sri Lanka’s remote state run hospital wins ‘National Quality Award’

A state run hospital situated in the Eastern town of Ampara has clinched the ‘National Quality Award’ by beating large number of private and public sector companies, who were competing for the title.