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Colombo Int’l Book Fair begins

Thinappuyal English September 20, 2019 Comments Off on Colombo Int’l Book Fair begins

The Colombo International Book Fair 2019, organized by the Sri Lanka Book Publishers Association for the 21st consecutive year, begins today at the BMICH, Colombo. The exhibition will run till September 29, from 9

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More than 50 trains delayed

Thinappuyal English September 20, 2019 Comments Off on More than 50 trains delayed

More than 50 train services along the main line are reportedly delayed due to a signal failure between Colombo Fort and Maradana stations, stated the Railway control room. Meanwhile, the work-to-rule trade union action

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Heavy traffic due to Wattala fire

Thinappuyal English September 20, 2019 Comments Off on Heavy traffic due to Wattala fire

Heavy traffic has been reported in Wattala town along the Negombo – Colombo Main Road. Police said that the lane from Colombo to Negombo has been closed due to a three storey textile shop

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Depression of stagnant trees by Forest Department

Thinappuyal English September 19, 2019 Comments Off on Depression of stagnant trees by Forest Department

The public has said that the stagnant trees planted by the LTTE are being taken away by the forest lords. Residents of the area have reported that many of the stagnant trees planted by

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Railway Trade Union employees to carry out the protest from midnight

Thinappuyal English September 19, 2019 Comments Off on Railway Trade Union employees to carry out the protest from midnight

It is reported that the employees of the railway trade unions are to launch a protest from midnight today (19.09.2019). Trade union employees have pointed out that the strike will be carried out only

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Promotions for 31,000 police officers

Thinappuyal English September 19, 2019 Comments Off on Promotions for 31,000 police officers

The Police Department has taken measures to promote over 31,000 police officers in service. President Maithripala Sirisena had issued instructions to promote all police officers who had not received any promotions over a long

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One person was stabbed to death during a heated argument

Thinappuyal English September 19, 2019 Comments Off on One person was stabbed to death during a heated argument

A man was hacked to death with a knife in a house in Dutugamunu Street, Peliyagoda during a heated argument. Investigations have revealed that the incident had occurred yesterday at around 01.30pm. The deceased

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Court orders to bury Kingsbury suicide bomber’s remains at Borella cemetery

Thinappuyal English September 18, 2019 Comments Off on Court orders to bury Kingsbury suicide bomber’s remains at Borella cemetery

The Colombo Fort Magistrate today ordered the remains of the bomber, who carried out the attack at the Kingsbury hotel on Easter Sunday (M.A. Mohamed Mubarak) to be buried at the Borella cemetery

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Imported milk powder increased, Gas price reduced

Thinappuyal English September 18, 2019 Comments Off on Imported milk powder increased, Gas price reduced

The Cost Of Living committee has increased the price of imported milk powder (400g) by Rs. 20 while the price of a domestic LP gas cylinder (12.5) has been reduced by Rs.

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Ministry warns of Dengue outbreak

Thinappuyal English September 18, 2019 Comments Off on Ministry warns of Dengue outbreak

The Health Ministry warned of a possible dengue outbreak with on going monsoon rains. Dengue has killed 70 people this year by yesterday. A total of 46,896 dengue cases had been reported from all

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