Customs seize more than Rs 100 million worth items

Comments - 0 / April 21, 2017 10:25 am

Two 40-foot containers with items  worth more than Rs 100 million were seized yesterday at the Customs Rank Container Terminal (RCT) at Orugodawatte by the Customs Central Investigation Division. ...

PM at Meethotamulla

Comments - 0 / April 21, 2017 10:19 am

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe speaks to media following his visit to the Meethotamulla disaster site ...

Rangana Herath on Meethotamulla tragedy

Comments - 0 / April 21, 2017 10:17 am

Cricketer Rangana Herath speaks to media regarding the Meethotamulla tragedy ...

Champika on waste disposal management

Comments - 0 / April 21, 2017 10:12 am

Minister of Megapolis and Western Development Champika Ranawaka speaks to media on the existent waste disposal management system currently in place and the difficulties in implementation of some of its proposals. ...

Meethotamulla rescue operation

Comments - 0 / April 18, 2017 10:30 am

The video captures footage taken from the ongoing rescue operation at Meethotamulla. While more than 300 families have been displaced the death toll has risen to 30. ...

IUSF protest outside Fort Railway station

Comments - 0 / April 07, 2017 08:13 pm

The Inter University Students Federation staged a protest outside the Fort railway station today over the ongoing issue of the private medical college in Malabe - SAITM ...

Railway crossings and public negligence

Comments - 0 / April 07, 2017 08:06 pm

With more and more deaths taking place at protected and unprotected railway crossings, Times Online spoke to authorities regarding the issue of public negligence and safety when it comes to railway crossings. ...

Day 2 HSBC Colombo Fashion Week

Comments - 0 / March 28, 2017 08:59 am

Day two of the HSBC Colombo Fashion Week saw the opening of the Main Designer Showcase. Held at the Hilton Colombo Ballroom, the show featured 8 collections from both Sri Lankan and international Designers. ...

Briefing on hijacked oil tanker with eight Sri Lankan crew

Comments - 0 / March 20, 2017 11:17 am

A media briefing was held at the External Affairs Ministry recently regarding the vessel hijacked by Somali pirates and operated by Sri Lankan crew. ...

Family of alleged Lankan sniper detained in Maldives wants government intervention

Comments - 0 / March 17, 2017 09:39 am

The wife of the Sri Lankan detained in the Maldives in connection with a plan to assassinate the President of Maldives, has lodged a complaint with the Foreign Affairs Ministry. The complainant requested the Foreign Ministry to take measures to ob...


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