Court order against organising protest in Colombo Fort

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Sri Lanka Police says that a court order has been obtained against carrying out protest demonstrations in the Colombo Fort area, from 3.00 pm...

Bus fares increased from midnight today

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The bus fares will be increased by 22 percent from midnight today (June 30), the National Transport Commission says. Following the price revision, the minimum...

Litro inks agreement to procure LP gas using World Bank funds

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Litro Gas Chairman Muditha Peiris has signed a World Bank-funded agreement with the supplier, guaranteeing the continuous supply of liquefied petroleum (LP) gas to...

Around 600 inmates escape Kandakadu rehabilitation centre

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Sri Lanka Police says that around 600 inmates of the Kandakadu rehabilitation centre at Welikanda have escaped following a tense situation due to the...

Academic activities at Uva Wellassa University temporarily halted

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In-person academic activities at the University of Uva Wellassa have been temporarily from today (June 29) until further notice. Vice-Chancellor of the University, Prof. Jayantha...

Lanka IOC restricts sale of petrol

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Lanka IOC, the local unit of Indian Oil Corporation, announced that it has imposed restriction on the sale of petrol from its filling stations...

1,000 MT of rice under Chinese grant reaches Sri Lanka

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Forty-four containers of 1,000 metric tonnes of rice donated by the Chinese people to Sri Lankan students have arrived and was handed over to...

Health sector trade unions on two-day strike

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Trade unions of 08 services in the health sector, including the Public Health Inspectors’ Union (PHIU), launched a token strike today in protest of...

Bus fares to be increased by 30%

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Bus fares will be increased by 30% and the minimum fare will be revised to Rs. 40 with effect from the 01st of July,...

Final decision on bus fare revision expected tomorrow

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A final decision is expected to be reached tomorrow (28) regarding the bus fares to be implemented from the 1st of July. The bus operators’...