Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 14 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Sri Lanka's Eastern district of Trincomalee lifts ban on cattle slaughter
Mon, Apr 7, 2014, 10:57 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Apr 07, Colombo: The ban on cattle slaughter in Sri Lanka's Eastern Trincomalee District has been lifted with effect from April 1st, according to local media reports.

Cattle slaughter was banned in the district following the outbreak of hoof and mouth disease.

The ban on slaughtering cattle came into effect from February 19th following a gazette notification by Provincial Animal Husbandry and Production Ministry of the Eastern Provincial Council.

The ban has however been lifted now since no new cases had been reported by the veterinary surgeons in the area.

Following the lifting of the ban, cattle slaughter has reportedly commenced in nine of the 11 Divisional Secretarial divisions.

** Related Story :: Spread of foot and mouth disease forces authorities to ban livestock slaughter in eight districts of Sri Lanka

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lanka conveys condolences to families of the passengers on Air Algerie flight
-- [45 minutes ago]
Both ruling and opposition parties are responsible for public welfare, Sri Lankan President says
-- [1 hour and 45 minutes ago]
No deaths of Indian fishermen in Sri Lankan waters since 2011
-- [2 hours ago]
Norwegian support for post-graduate programs at Sri Lanka's Peradeniya University
-- [3 hours ago]
Major rift in Sri Lanka government doctors' union
-- [4 hours ago]
Maternal deaths in Sri Lanka's Northern Province reduced dramatically
-- [5 hours ago]
International experts advising Sri Lanka's Missing Persons Commission to arrive next week
-- [6 hours ago]
Sri Lankan government reduces taxes on imported grains and lentils
-- [6 hours ago]
British authorities arrest Sri Lankan couple for visa application fraud
Sri Lankan government to amend Tea Act to impose hefty fines on unscrupulous tea traders

Copyright © 2000, 2014 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.