Power and Energy Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka expressed hopes yesterday that Sri Lanka would become the first nation in South Asia to provide electricity to the entire country even before the

Importers of Electronic consumer durables will have to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with The Central Environment Authority (CEA) in a fortnight to collect, and dispose of e-waste, officials said.

The Health Ministry will resume the school Rubella Immunization Programme after a re-assessment of the programme on the recommendations of the WHO, departmental and epidemiological inquiries, Health Ministry Secretary Dr. Athula Kahandaliyanage said.