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Department of Government Information

Department of Government Information (DGI) is a key establishment of the Ministry of 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

MUST TRANSFORM SOCIO-POLITICAL CULTURE

  Everyone is born in a nuclear family. Almost everyone grows up and connects to one another in a community; wider and vaster the community, the...

Englightenment in the Mango Grove

‘Spiritual pageant’ is the most eloquently befitting definition that can effectively capture the inner essence of the Poson presence of Arahant Mahinda at the Mango...

Significance of Poson Poya

Of many Suttas diversely found in the Buddhist text, Arahant Mahinda chose Cullahatthipadopama Sutta as the first discourse seed to feed Buddhist philosophy into King...

MODI’S SRI LANKA VISIT AND THE SECURITY OF TWO NATIONS

Generally, a visit by a state leader to another state is always significant and it is news. So is the news of Indian Prime Minister...

Shrine to shine again

St. Anthony’s Shrine, Kochchikade which was damaged in the Easter Sunday bomb blast will be consecrated again today (12) at 5.00 pm by Archbishop of...

ARE WE EATING poison?

Yes, we are! But we are too ignorant to realize it or too careless to accept it. To understand the circumstances we are in vis-à-vis...

The ‘only’ issue

If one phrase sticks out from the babel of voices that followed the chaos of April 21, it surely is “eyes only”. “Men only”, “tourists...

Who are the people of Sri Lanka?

In the normal course of events our citizens Birth certificates, Identity Cards and Passports are issued by the Government of Sri Lanka. They are free...

Media: A circus ruining lives?

Media activists call for an independent regulator and proper inquiry by Editors’ Guild into news story that took Kurunegala and the country by storm For...

Muslim community faces an unprecedented dilemma

Sri Lankan Muslim community faces an unprecedented dilemma with the political leadership placing itself in an unenviable position. For the first time in recent history,...

Latest News

EDB exposure program for food & beverage entrepreneurs

The Sri Lanka Export Development Board in collaboration with the Sri Lanka Embassy in Thailand organized a Technical Exposure and Capacity Building Program for 12...

Sri Lanka's first satellite 'Raavana 1' launched into orbit

Sri Lanka's first satellite 'Raavana-1' was successfully launched into orbit Monday from the International Space Station (ISS) along with two other BIRDS 3 satellites from...

Poson to be declared national festival - PM

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has decided to expedite the legal process required to pronounce Poson Poya Day as an annual national festival and to provide...

President inspects the progress of the Nephrology Hospital construction in Polonnaruwa

President Maithripala Sirisena visited the construction site of the China – Sri Lanka Friendship Nephrology hospital in Polonnaruwa yesterday (June 17) to inspect the progress.The...

Polonnaruwa Bath Dansala held for the 59th occasion

The Polonnaruwa Poson Maha Bath Dansala, organized annually by the Polonnaruwa Buddhist Association was held for the 59th occasion for two days near the Polonnaruwa...

Day’s Pay of Army Personnel Goes to ‘Apeksha’ Hospital

The much-needed two Samsung HS40 Ultrasound Scanner Units, purchased from the day’s pay of Army personnel were formally handed over to Maharagama ‘Apeksha’ Cancer Hospital...

SRI LANKA TAKES CENTRE STAGE AT THE AMSTELUXE TRAVEL SHOW IN AMSTERDAM

Sri Lanka was prominently featured at a luxury Travel Show, held in the Dutch capital Amsterdam recently. Following the Easter Sunday terror attacks on 21...

5000 Export Zone Villages to begin today

The national program of establishing 5000 "Export Program Villages" will be launched today from Dehiattakandiya, Chandanagama village in Ampara district under the patronage of Minister...

Manager defends players’ no-show at media conference

LONDON, Sunday: Sri Lanka manager Ashantha de Mel has defended his players for not turning up for the official post-match press conference after their World...

Ton-up Sharma stars as India beat rivals Pakistan

India’s Rohit Sharma (L) celebrates with India’s captain Virat Kohli after scoring a century (100 runs) during the 2019 Cricket World Cup group stage match...

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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.