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Department of Government Information

Department of Government Information (DGI) is a key establishment of the Ministry of Parliamentary Reforms and Mass Media. The department assists media in a macro level in welfare, training, policy planning and accreditation, and providing easy access to Government news and information. On the other hand, DGI also play an important role catering to the Government with data analysis, information, audio visuals, and archives. The department plays a major role in formulation of the Right to Information Bill.

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Features

Vortex of confusion

Sri Lanka is reeling with shock and horror from the effects of the Easter Sunday terrorist attacks that have left at least 359 people including...

WHO IS ACCOUNTABLE FOR ECONOMIC LOSSES TO PUBLIC?

The monetary policy is largely about regulating money, credit, interest rates and exchange rates to facilitate the growth and stability of the economy, income, employment...

Secure future for leopards

While the market for leopard skin has declined in some areas, it has certainly not disappeared and according to WorldWISE and the IUCN RedList between...

Need for climate risk management

The Network for Greening the Financial System (NGFS) has come out with their report. In October they had said, “climate-related risks are a source of...

APEKSHA CANCER HOSPITAL :WHY IT MATTERS TO YOU

Have you ever wondered just how lucky you are to be reading this newspaper, whether in print or on a device? You’re lucky because that...

OVERCOMING DEATH JESUS ROSE TO A NEW LIFE

The Apostles of Jesus were full of fear after the crucifixion and death of Jesus. They were hiding in an upper room of a house...

THE HARDEST BATTLE

The significance of Bak Poya is historical since it marks Buddha’s second visit to Sri Lanka. This is noteworthy, as Bak is a month of...

Triumph through agony on cross

‘Lord, by thy Cross and Resurrection thou hast redeemed the world' - perennial symbol of Christ’s death and resurrectionThe cross is the most famous symbol...

Dementia – burying memory

Many of us are forgetful. In our everyday lives, we sometimes forget where we leave our keys, an appointment made, or the name of the...

BEGINNINGS, TRAGEDIES AND ACHIEVEMENTS

“British enterprises are changing the face of the earth; but great projectors are often turn mad—it is a maxim in political economy that heavy goods...

Latest News

Police release pictures of suspects in Easter bombings, seek public’s help

Sri Lanka Police today released the names and photographs of several suspects wanted in connection with the Easter Day bombings targeting multiple churches and hotels...

Police curfew re-imposed island-wide

Police curfew will be imposed island-wide commencing from 10 pm today to 4am.

Sri Lanka finishes with solitary medal

Sri Lanka finished their campaign with just a solitary medal in the 23rd Asian Athletics Championships which concluded at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha,...

Treasury has paid last year’s dues of Rs.84 billion for various

The Treasury has paid off Rs.84,461 million which were due by December 31, 2018 for various programmes and projects implemented under different Government ministries and...

President chairs the All party conference

 The All Party Conference was held with the participation of all party leaders, and representatives under the patronage of President Maithripalka Sirisena today (25). Lengthy...

Strong earthquake hits remote mountain region in India

A 5.9-magnitude earthquake struck India's northeastern state of Arunachal Pradesh early Wednesday and was felt in neighbouring Tibet.The epicenter of the shallow quake was about...

Showers expected in several places after 2pm

A low pressure area is developing over south-west Bay of Bengal to the southeast of Sri Lanka. It is likely to intensify into a depression...

Strong economic fundamentals will support resilience to withstand - Finance Minister

Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera said yesterday that Strong economic fundamentals will support resilience to withstand the economic impact of the devastating bomb attacks on the...

Public advised not to panic as search operations are carried out island-wide

Sri Lanka Police advises the general public not to panic as security forces are conducting search operations across the country.The public is requested to cooperate...

World leaders contact President to offer condolences and assistance -

Several world leaders including the United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres had telephoned President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday (24) to convey their condolences and to condemn the...

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The department assists media in a macro level in welfare, training, policy planning and accreditation, and providing easy access to Government news and information.