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 Disaster Management Centre (DMC) states.

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Two electrocuted while fixing cable to satellite dish


A father and son were electrocuted this morning in Vadamarachchi in Jaffna while trying to fix a live cable to a satellite dish.

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Rainy conditions to enhance from today


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.

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Police close off bridge linking Biyagama and Kaduwela


Police have closed off the main bridge linking Biyagama and Kaduwela to vehicular traffic at Nawagamuwa.

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Operation launched to save tank from bursting


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 concrete layer near the tank's spill gate.

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Chevron Lubricants Lanka MD/CEO Kishu Gomes resigns


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

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SLT Rainbow Pages National Business Directory now comes out annually 


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 Services (Pvt) Ltd Malraj Balapitiya told the Business Times.

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Education: Women dominate in Sri Lankan universities over men


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, according to Dr.

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Cabinet approves 12.5% bus fare hike


Cabinet today approved a 12.

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


President Maithripala Sirisena's former Chief of Staff, I.

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Over 150mm rains expected in several provinces and districts


Over 150mm of heavy rain can be expected at some places in the Sabaragamuwa, Western, Central, North-western provinces and in the Galle, Matara districts during the next 24 hours, the Met Department stated.

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