RAW MATERIAL SHORTAGES HINDERS CONSTRUCTION SECTOR

Construction sector suffers due to raw material shortage The National Construction Association of Sri Lanka (NCASL) said 95% of the construction projects have stalled due to the shortage of raw materials. NCASL Vice-President M. D. Paul said import restrictions was…

AS WATER RESERVES ARE DECREASING FUEL REQUIRED TO GENERATE POWER

Water reserves depleting; fuel required soon to generate power Water reserves are gradually decreasing due to insufficient rainfalls experienced in the areas where hydroelectric power plants are situated, the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) said. Accordingly, the water reserve which was…

HOW THE SRI LANKAN SEVEN STUDENTS WERE TORTURED BY RUSSIAN ARMY REVEALED

Sep 19, 2022 Details emerge on how the 7 Lankans were tortured in Ukraine Details have emerged of how the 07 Sri Lankans were tortured at the hands of the Russian Army. In a Facebook post, Serhiy Bolvinov, head of…

750 NEW JEEPS FOR POLICE UNDER INDIAN CREDIT LINE

Police to purchase 750 jeeps under Indian LoC The Treasury has granted approval for the Police to purchase 750 jeeps for its use under an Indian credit line of US $ 11 million, Officials said. The jeeps will be purchased…

LOTUS TOWER VIEWING TIMES ADVANCED

Opening times of Colombo Lotus Tower change Opening hours of the Colombo Lotus Tower have been changed from tomorrow (20), an official said. The opening times have been extended by two hours due to large crowds coming in, CEO of…

ANOTHER PUBLIC UPRISE WARNING BY PRELATE

Sep 19, 2022 PM warned of another public uprising! Chief incumbent of the Mihintale Rajamaha Viharaya – Ven. Dr. Valavahangunavewe Dhammarathana Thero has warned of another wave of public uprising. The Thero had mentioned this to Prime Minister Dinesh Gunawardena…

AS A MARK OF PROTEST AGAINST HIGH TARIFF TEMPLES TO GO DARK ON VAP POYA

Temples to go dark on Vap Poya The Ramanna Nikaya has decided to switch off all lights at temples during the upcoming Vap Poya as a mark of protest against the increased electricity tariffs. Chief Sangha Nayaka of the Central Province –…

SOLITARY COVID-19 RELATED FATALITY CONFIRMED BY DGHS AS ON THE 18th

One more COVID-19 death One more COVID-19 death was confirmed yesterday (18) by the Director-General of Health Services. Accordingly, the current COVID-19 death toll is at 16

RANJAN RAMANAYAKE FORMER DEPUTY MINISTER ,ACCLAIMED ACTOR,SINGER,SCRIPT WRITER, JAILED AND RELEASED FOR CONTEMPT OF COURT

RANJAN RAMANAYAKE DEPUTY MINISTER ,ACCLAIMED ACTOR ,SINGER,SCRIPT WRITER ,JAILED AND RELEASED FOR CONTEMPT OF COURT   Sadda Vidda Rajapakse Palanga Pathira Ambakumarage Ranjan Leo Sylvester Alphonsu was born on 11 March 1963 as the younger son of two children.His father was…

CID COMPLAINTS OVER FICTITIOUS NEWSPAPER ARTICLES ON IMPORTED RICE CONTAINS POISONOUS SUBSTANCES

CID complaint over newspaper articles! The Acting Registrar of Pesticides – Mr. Lasantha Ratnaweera has refuted claims made by reports published on two Sunday newspapers claiming that rice imported to Sri Lanka is poisoned. He has refuted the articles published…