AT THE CENTRE AISLE OF THE ROUNDABOUT NEAR THE OLD SECRETARIAT A HUMAN SKELETAN FOUND

Skeletan remains found in Colombo-Fort Human skeletan remains have been found at the centre aisle of the roundabout near the old Secretariat in Colombo -Fort. According to reports, the skeletal remains were found during excavation activities by a private firm…

ESTIMATE EXPENDITURE FOR PRINTING POLLING CARDS FOR PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION RS 600 TO RS 800 MILLION

Government Printer informs NEC of presidential election printing costs The Department of Government Printing has informed the Election Commission that printing costs for the presidential election could range from Rs. 600 to 800 million. Government Printer Ganga Kalpani Liyanage stated…

IN WESTERN PROVINCE THREE WHEELER FARES PER KILOMETRE REDUCED TO RS 90 WHILE FIRST KILOMETRE FEE REMAINS AT Rs 100

Three-wheeler fares to be amended in Western Province A decision has been taken to reduce three-wheeler fares in the Western Province, the Road Passenger Transport Authority of Western Province announced. According to the Authority, the amended fares will be effective…

WAGE HIKE OF PLANTATION WORKERS PUT ON HOLD BY SUPREME COURT

SC puts plantation sector wage hike on hold The Supreme Court has issued an interim injunction preventing the implementation of the Gazette on increasing the daily minimum wage of Estate Sector workers. Tte interim injunction was issued after granting leave…

WITH SWITZERLAND SRI LANKA TO SIGN GLOBAL & APPAREL PROGRAM

Sri Lanka to sign agreement on Global Textiles & Apparel Program with Switzerland Cabinet approval has been granted to sign the proposed agreement on the Global Textiles and Apparel Program between the Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB) and the…

BOEING 787 DREAMLINER ON BIA TARMAC

Air India launches Boeing 787 Dreamliner on Colombo routes Air India, the national carrier of India, has introduced the latest addition to its fleet, the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, for the operations of the Colombo-Chennai and Colombo-Delhi routes. According to the…

CORRUPTION BY LOWER COURTS JUDGES REVEALED BY JUSTICE MINISTER

Justice Minister reveals corruption by lower court judges Justice Minister Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe has revealed activities of corruption by lower court judges in Sri Lanka. Addressing the Parliament on Wednesday, the Justice Minister revealed that electricity had been illegally obtained for…

HEAD ON BUS COLLISION IN RANALA LEAVES SCHOOL CHILDREN AND PASSENGERS INJURED

School children & passengers injured in Ranala bus accident Several persons, including school children, have been injured in a head-on collision between two buses in the Ranala area along the Colombo- Avissawella Road today. According to media reports, at least…

PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION APPROVES GRAMA NILADHARI SERVICE CONSTITUTION

Grama Niladhari Service Constitution approved by Public Service Commission & Cabinet   State Minister for Home Affairs Ashoka Priyantha announced that the Grama Niladhari Service Constitution has been approved by the Public Service Commission, following the approval of the Cabinet…

CONSTRUCTION OF FLYOVER TRAFFIC RESTRICTED AT KOHUWELA JUNCTION

Traffic to be restricted at the Kohuwala Junction for two months   Traffic will be restricted at the Kohuwala Junction for a period of two months due to the construction of the Kohuwala flyover. The Police state the last phase…