Highway sand buffers eroding

Comments - 0 / February 25, 2017 06:54 pm

Residents in the surrounding embankments of the highway have begun digging the sand deposits used as part of the buffer structure on either side of the highway. An engineer explains the detrimental effects of such an erosion. ...

Health Ministry to regulate price of contact lenses

Comments - 1 / February 21, 2017 09:23 am

The Health Ministry is to take steps to regulate the price of  contact lenses. Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne made the announcement today. ...

National Museum reopened

Comments - 0 / February 21, 2017 09:18 am

The National Museum of Colombo was reopened recently. The museum which was subjected to a recent renovation was a two year project carrie...

Disable war veterans protest

Comments - 0 / February 21, 2017 09:10 am

Roads leading to Lotus Road about in Colombo and Bank Road were closed temporarily due to a protest march by a group of disabled war veterans.The protesters are demanding their pension rights, as previously promised by the government be given...

SAITM protests

Comments - 0 / February 17, 2017 07:38 pm

Protests against the SAITM campus in Malabe continues with IUSF and medical faculty students rallying together at Fort  today. ...

Performers getting ready for the Navam Perahera

Comments - 0 / February 10, 2017 02:29 pm

Performers of the Navam Perahera prepare for the evenings pageant while relating glimpses of its history. ...

MR  at the Joint Opposition rally

Comments - 0 / January 30, 2017 01:12 pm

The  Joint Opposition staged a rally in Nugegoda on Friday with the participation of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa. Here Rajapaksa addressed the crowds ...

Sampanthan accuses UNP of preventing corrupt officials from being jailed

Comments - 0 / January 24, 2017 05:07 pm

Opposition leader R Sampanthan today accused the United National Party (UNP) of working with the joint opposition and preventing corrupt officials from being jailed. ...

Lakshman Kiriella in Parliament

Comments - 0 / January 24, 2017 04:59 pm

Minister of Highways & Higher Education, Leader of the House Lakshman Kiriella speaking Parliament during the debate on the COPE report. ...

Champika on Perpetual Treasuries

Comments - 0 / January 24, 2017 04:57 pm

Speaking at the Parliamentary debate on the COPE Report on the Central Bank bond issue, Minister of Megapolis and Western Development, Patali Champika Ranawaka questioned how Perpetual Treasuries, which had assets of Rs.310 million, could suddenly...


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