India’s powerful Murugappa Group invest in Lanka’s bicycle sector

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TI Cycles of India, one of the leading bicycle manufacturers in India and part of the Murugappa Group, has signed an agreement to acquire a controlling stake in Sri Lankan bicycle maker Creative Cycles (Pvt) Ltd and Great Cycles (Pvt) Ltd.

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Police Museum in Coimbatore houses submarine constructed by the LTTE

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The upcoming Police Museum in Coimbatore is attracting visitors from all over Tamil Nadu is reportedly housing a submarine constructed by the Liberations Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), Indian media reported.

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Dilmah's Merrill, Hemas' Abbas Esufally to guide Lanka tourism promotion

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Following the intervention of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, two veteran personalities have been appointed to guide and advise the committee overseeing the long-delayed digital cum global tourism campaign to promote Sri Lanka.

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Malaysia’s envoy recalled ahead of PM’s visit

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The Malaysian Government has re-called its envoy Wan Zaidi Wan Abdullah just days before Malaysia’s Prime Minister Najib Razak arrives in Sri Lanka for a two-day official visit.

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Fuel shortage: Minister’s spot purchases an unknown reason

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A Cabinet subcommittee named by President Maithripala Sirisena to ascertain reasons for the recent countrywide shortage of petrol found some other revealing facts too.

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Rs. 29 billion shock for Ceylon Electricity Board CEB

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The Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) is set to incur a loss of Rs 29 billion this year.

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Constitutional Council to convene in Parliament

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The Constitutional Council is set to convene in Parliament today.

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Elephant and calf rescued after falling into ditch near Mattala Airport

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An elephant and her calf who had fallen into a unprotected ditch in front of the Mattala International Airport was rescued today (8) by wildlife officers.

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Severe earthslip in Ohiya

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An severe earthslip has occurred just behind Ohiya train station in Badulla along the Welimanda-Weralanda Road.

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Railway strike continues for second day

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Railway commuters island-wide were severely inconvenienced for a second day today as the strike launched by the Locomotive Operating Engineers' Union continued for a second day.

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Shooting in Modera injures one

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One person was shot and injured following a clash between two groups in Modera at around 2 this morning.

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