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Nearly 85, 000 affected by adverse weather

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May 23, 2018 04:10 pm

The adverse weather that continues to prevail in the country has now affected 84, 943 persons from 18, 542 families across 12 districts, the Disaster Management Centre (DMC) sta...


Two electrocuted while fixing cable to satellite dish

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May 23, 2018 12:28 pm

A father and son were electrocuted this morning in Vadamarachchi in Jaffna while trying to fix a live cable to a satellite dish.  The victims, aged 56 and 29, ...


Rainy conditions to enhance from today

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May 23, 2018 12:19 pm

The prevailing rainy conditions in the Southerwestern part of the island is expected to enhance to some extent from today (23), the Met Department stated. The Department...


Police close off bridge linking Biyagama and Kaduwela

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May 23, 2018 11:55 am

Police have closed off the main bridge linking Biyagama and Kaduwela to vehicular traffic at Nawagamuwa. Police said the bridge, situated along the Kaduwela-Colombo main...


Operation launched to save tank from bursting

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May 23, 2018 11:36 am

Area residents, the army and Government officials launched a major operation yesterday (22) to save the Udunowa tank in Rasnayakapura after a tunnel emerged from beneath the con...


Chevron Lubricants Lanka MD/CEO Kishu Gomes resigns

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May 23, 2018 09:31 am

Chevron Lubricants Lanka PLC’s long-standing Managing  Director/CEO Kishu Gomes has resigned from the company with immediate effect. In the announcement on We...


SLT Rainbow Pages National Business Directory now comes out annually 

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May 23, 2018 09:04 am

SLT Rainbow Pages National Business Directory (Western Province) 2018/19 is now being published annually instead of once in two years, Chief Executive Officer of the SLT Digital...


Education: Women dominate in Sri Lankan universities over men

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May 23, 2018 08:57 am

Although there are more educated women than men in Sri Lanka, this development impacts on the economy and when that happens, it’s the women who eventually suffer, ac...


Cabinet approves 12.5% bus fare hike

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May 22, 2018 03:36 pm

Cabinet today approved a 12.5 per cent increase in bus fares. Accordingly, the minimum fare will rise to Rs.10 to Rs.12 under the new price scheme.  Earlier this mo...


President's former Chief of Staff and ex-Timber Corp. Chairman further remanded

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May 22, 2018 03:24 pm

President Maithripala Sirisena's former Chief of Staff, I.H.K. Mahanama and former Chairman of the State Timber Corporation, P. Dissanayake, who were arrested on bribery ch...


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Nearly 85, 000 affected by adverse weather

The adverse weather that continues to prevail in the country has now affected 84, 943 persons from 18, 542 families across 12 districts, the Disast...

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Two electrocuted while fixing cable to satellite dish

23 May 2018

Rainy conditions to enhance from today

23 May 2018

Police close off bridge linking Biyagama and Kaduwela

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