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Heavy traffic near Technical Junction  

2017-09-25 17:36:46

Vehicles leaving Colombo were restricted to one lane along the Olcott Mawatha at Technical Junction in Maradana this afternoon because of a tree falling across the road.

Former Senior DIG Lalith Jayasinghe arrested  

2017-09-25 14:08:57

Former Senior DIG Lalith Jayasinghe who was arrested by the Police Special Investigations Unit (SIU) today (25) was produced before the Pelmadulla Magistrate's Court.

Rains to enhance from today  

2017-09-25 12:01:01

Showery condition over the Southwestern province is expected to enhance from today, the Meteorological Department said.

Senior DIG Wickremaratne Acting IGP  

2017-09-25 11:15:58

Senior DIG C.D. Wickremaratne has been appointed as the Acting IGP from today (25th Sept.).

Special program to identify reckless drivers  

2017-09-24 10:15:05

The Police headquarters said that they launched a special program yesterday (23) in the Colombo to identify drivers who violate road rules and take legal action.

Amendments to LG ordinances Debate on 26 Sept  

2017-09-23 10:11:17

The debate on the Amendments to the Municipal, Urban Council and Pradeshiya Sabha Ordinances would be taken on 26 September, Parliament sources revealed yesterday.

First Social Innovation Lab to be opened in Sri Lanka  

2017-09-22 14:52:16

The Minister of Science, Technology and Research, Hon. Susil Premajayantha and the United Nations Development Programme Country Director, Jorn Soresensen, signed the joint project document to...

ALs to get new subjects More skills based learning  

2017-09-22 10:58:44

The Ministry of Education (MoE) is set to introduce a range of new subjects to the AL syllabus to help prepare students for professions once they leave school.

Zoo to open at night  

2017-09-21 10:40:16

A special section of the National Zoological Gardens in Dehiwala will be opened to the public from 22 September, Minister of Sustainable Development and Wildlife, Gamini Jayawickrama Perera said.

Anti-SAITM protests GMOA at it again!  

2017-09-21 09:30:38

The Government Medical Officers' Association (GMOA) will launch a 24-hour strike today, along with several other trade unions in the health and education sectors.

Colombo High Court grants bail to Lalith Weeratunge, Anusha Palpita  

2017-09-20 16:46:19

Former Secretary to the President Lalith Weeratunge and former Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (TRC) Director General Anusha Palpita were granted bail today by the Colombo High Court.

Batti faces big stink  

2017-09-20 12:32:26

The issue of garbage in the Batticaloa District continues to be a concern to residents. It appears that proper waste management is not carried out by the Municipality.



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