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Sunday October 7, 2007
Vol. 42 - No 19
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Katugastota bridge in troubled waters
The slow progress in the construction of the multi-million rupee new bridge across the Mahaweli Ganga at Katugastota is posing a threat to the funding of the project as failure to complete the project in time may force donors to end funding, project sources told the Kandy Times.The bridge consisting of five lanes for traffic is being built at a cost of Rs. 450 million with funding from Kuwait.
Embekke is sinking and cracking
The sanctum of the historic Embekke Devale dedicated to God Skanda or Kataragama is in danger of collapse, with the floor being attacked by weevils over the past several years. The Embekke Devale is known for its elaborate wood carvings consisting of some 514 distinctive designs carved on pillars and other surfaces of the temple. The Devale was built during the reign of Wickremabahu III and is associated with his Queen Henakanda Bisso Bandara and a drummer Rangama.
VAT affects finance companies negatively
The value added tax (VAT) on finance leases and financial services at 15 and 20 percent has made a negative impact on finance companies, according to an expert in this field.“Finance leasing has now become costly as a result of this and repayments by the customers are likely to be affected adversely,” ......
NALAKA Goodbye is not forever?
One of Kandy Sports Club's undoubted match-winners, Nalaka Weerakkody, whose play was at times touched by sheer brilliance, announced his retirement (not tearfully!) a few weeks back.A product of Kingswood College; and a double international at junior level, Nalaka turned out for the college rugby team from 1991 to 1995, captaining in his final year.

  Smallest Samadhi Buddha statue
  Dairymen want more for milk
  Shot in the arm for craftsmen
  Drug busting thru' peace committees
  Trust to preserve Kandy Lake
  Artificial implants to boost milk output
  Kandy Events
  Kandy Police Diary
  From female to male, a costly tale
  Ancient glory for the Hill capital
  KMC to monitor food sales
  Generous gesture by Convent staff, students
  CIMA launches career quidance programme in Kandy
  Pepper farmers benefit from good prices
  Fitch affirms 'A(lka)' Rating on Senkadagala Finance Securitised Notes
  Commercial Credit joins Western Union money transfer
  'Yowun' opens doors to English medium students
  Commercial Credit helps Galnewa farmers
  Towards a blooming Kandy
  Art exhibition
  That shameful day in Matale
  Gateway and Mahamaya guides hold fun-filled training camp
  Remembering a great leader
  HNB wins women's Six-a-Side Cricket
  Sachintha a rising Karate star
  What a great spectacle it was
  Table Tennis: Kandy regains its lost glory
  A star in the making
  Rajans possess a winning combination

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