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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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

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