Comments - 0 / January 11, 2017 02:57 pm

Wimal Weerawansa remanded MP Wimal Weerawansa, who was arrested by the Financial Crimes Investigation Division (FCID) was remanded till January 24 after being produced before the Colombo Fort Magistrate. ...

Rice traders on price hikes

Comments - 0 / January 11, 2017 11:05 am

ToL recently spoke to traders about the difficulties faced with the hike in rice prices and the importing of rice to the country. ...

New Year’s Eve celebrations

Comments - 0 / January 06, 2017 04:54 pm

Captured here is footage from New Year’s Eve celebrations at Jetwing Blue ...

Lottery ticket sellers

Comments - 0 / January 06, 2017 04:48 pm

Lottery ticket dealers and sellers staged a protest yesterday in front of the Colombo Fort Railway Station against the Government's decision to increase ticket prices. ...

Namunukula Residents travel by lorry

Comments - 0 / December 30, 2016 07:58 pm

Times Online captured the following footage at  Namunukula where residents face issues of transport owing to a lack of bus services. Here residents rely on lorries for transport. ...

Remembering Dunstan Wickramaratna

Comments - 0 / December 28, 2016 12:40 pm

Veteran photographer Dunstan Wickramaratna passed away last night. He was 80. In 2012 he was awarded the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award at the Journalism Awards for Excellence. The following video captures snippets from his life and c...

Rajapaksa on Hambantota Port protest incident

Comments - 0 / December 21, 2016 07:36 pm

Former president Mahinda Rajapaksa, recently spoke to the media regarding the strike action at the Hambantota port. Referring to the Navy Commander's alleged assault on a journalist who was there to cover the event, Mr. Rajapaksa said the Navy...

Battaramulla garbage issue

Comments - 0 / December 21, 2016 07:30 pm

With garbage piling up in and around the Battaramulla area, Tol spoke to residents in the area regarding the issue. ...

Battaramulla garbage issue

Comments - 0 / December 21, 2016 07:22 pm

With garbage piling up in and around the Battaramulla area, Tol spoke to residents in the area regarding the issue. ...

Minister of Ports and Shipping  on Hambantota Port strike

Comments - 0 / December 15, 2016 04:07 pm

Minister of Ports and Shipping, Arjuna Ranatunga has said that recent protests have left the Port of Hambantota in a significant state of damage. Addressing a media conference he said Port employees have been given a deadline to report to work. ...

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