President assures Commission for all Public Sectors, not only for Railways alt text

President Maithripala Sirisena in his discussion with railway TUs had stated that a Special Commission would be appointed to review the salaries in the entire […]

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alt text Railway TUs threaten strike from Aug. 21

By Kalathma Jayawardhane The trade unions of the Railways Department yesterday warned of another strike from Tuesday (21) midnight if the authorities failed to sort […]

16th August, 2018 @ 9:15 am | (22) reads
alt text MR, CBK eligible to contest again?

  By Kelum Bandara Some legal experts are of the opinion that former Presidents are not barred from contesting the Presidential Election for the third […]

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alt text Won’t allow hatred among ethnic groups: PM

By Yohan Perera and Sithum Chathuranga in Madhu     Provoking hatred among religious and ethnic groups cannot be condoned and will not be allowed to […]

16th August, 2018 @ 9:14 am | (18) reads
alt text Emirates to suspend two flights between Singapore and Colombo

    Decision was made after a periodic review   By Lahiru Pothmulla Emirates airlines had announced that it would suspend flights EK348 and EK349, […]

16th August, 2018 @ 9:14 am | (22) reads
alt text Seven vehicles allocated to Bathiudeen exceeds limit

It was further learnt that the number of drivers allocated to the minister was eight   By Tharindu Jayawardana    Seven additional vehicles had been […]

16th August, 2018 @ 9:12 am | (25) reads
alt text Spill gates of several reservoirs opened

By Thilanka Kanakarathna Spill gates of Ihala Kotmale, Castlereagh, Maussakele, Laxapana, Norton Bridge, Polgolla, Kukule Ganga and Canyon Reservoirs were opened after they reached spill […]

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alt text Death threat Police record statement from Dilantha

By Darshana Sanjeewa Sri Lanka’s racing legend Dilantha Malagamuwa yesterday gave a statement to the Western Province (North) DIG’s office in connection with an alleged […]

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alt text Esala Perahera sets off from Sri Dalada Maligawa tonight

  By J.A.L.Jayasnghe and L.B.Senaratne    Kandy Esala Perahera festival will commence tonight with the first Kumbal Perahera parading the streets. The procession will set […]

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alt text 72nd Independence Day of India

The Flag Hoisting Ceremony marking the 72nd Independence Day of the Republic of India was held at the India House in Colombo yesterday (August 15) […]

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alt text Moratuwa MC to introduce strict regulations for exhibition of posters and banners

    These posters take away the beauty of the city. The proposal I made  regarding... 

(27)  (0) alt text Uncovered side drains of Panadura and Moratuwa area become death trap

Several pedestrians, cyclists and motorcyclists who fell into the uncovered side drains had received... 

(14)  (0) alt text Despite President’s intervention Muthurajawela swamp being filled in for constructions

      The destruction of the environment in this area should be halted with... 

(19)  (0) alt text Land owners of Marine Drive in Dehiwala urge authorities To expedite compensation payments

Land owners along the Marine Drive in Dehiwela were informed of eviction back in 2015 reporting to... 

(36)  (0) alt text Power play The question still lingers over LNG power plant

LTL Holdings Ltd, as a power generating company, dominated the news in recent times after it was... 

(92)  (0) alt text Neglected land and stormwater drains pose dengue threat in Panadura

By Kusal Chamath Residents of Panadura expressed concern about a possible breakout of dengue fever... 

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