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CPC’s trade unions to go on strike

Sunday, 23 April 2017 14:00

Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC) Trade Union Collective to launch an indefinite strike from midnight today demanding the government to halt the proposed agreement to be signed with India regarding the Trincomalee oil tanks, union said. Speaking to Daily Mir..

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Heat to continue, rains after May 1, says Met Dept.

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Reduction of humidity in the Sri Lankan atmosphere and the strong solar energy hitting the surface would prolong the dry...


UNP, allies mull joint May Day

Sunday, 23 April 2017 21:23
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United National Party (UNP) was contemplating of having a joint May Day rally this year, party sources said today. ...


Long queues at filling points, fears of fuel scarcity

Sunday, 23 April 2017 20:32
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Motorists were seen queuing up at filling stations in Colombo to refuel their vehicles fearing a possible fuel shortage ...


CPC TU strike unacceptable, says Minister

Sunday, 23 April 2017 18:36
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The indefinite strike announced by the Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC) Unions’ Collective on couldn’t be ...


MR: Fill Galle Face on May Day

Sunday, 23 April 2017 17:18
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Former President and Kurunegala District MP Mahinda Rajapaksa called on the people to bring the Government to its knees ...


SLFP should not be abandoned during its difficult time: Nimal

Sunday, 23 April 2017 16:18
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Even though the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) was having a difficult time, it was not worth abandoning for short term b...


One arrested with 511 kgs of red sandalwood

Sunday, 23 April 2017 12:05
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An individual, who attempted to smuggle 511 kgs of red sandalwood into the country from India via sea, was arrested by t...


Woman hacked to death in Dehiwela

Sunday, 23 April 2017 11:34
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A woman had been hacked to death, allegedly by her husband, at Attidiya, Dehiwela this morning, the Police said. ...


MH370: New analysis reiterates plane's likely location

Sunday, 23 April 2017 11:18
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Fresh evidence suggests that Malaysia Airlines flight 370 is most likely located to the north of a main search zone, Aus...


India, Lanka likely to sign Trinco port development deal

Sunday, 23 April 2017 09:28
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India and Sri Lanka may next week give final shape to a deal for jointly developing the Trincomalee Port in the north-ea...


Body found washes ashore at Matara beach

Sunday, 23 April 2017 09:04
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The body of 59-year old male was found washed ashore at Matara beach last evening, Police said. ...


Hindu outfit opposes Narendra Modi’s Lankan visit

Sunday, 23 April 2017 08:38
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Chennai: Accusing the Sri Lankan government of suppressing Hinduism and following a policy of Buddhist chauvinism, ...


EU Parliamentary group opposed to SL tariff concession

Saturday, 22 April 2017 21:08
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A European Parliamentary group has tabled a resolution in the EU Parliament against granting the GSP+ tariff concession ...


Garbage disposal-Missed opportunities end in M'mulla tragedy

Saturday, 22 April 2017 16:33
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The tragedy at Meetotamulla could have been avoided had one of the several offers made by some private companies and for...


M'thotamulla: Two children without parents

Saturday, 22 April 2017 14:40
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The National Child Protection Authority (NCPA) said yesterday they had identified two children who had lost both parents...


SL asylum seeker let himself be tortured to support his bid to stay in UK-Judge

Saturday, 22 April 2017 13:22
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An asylum seeker from Sri Lanka allowed himself to be tortured with hot iron bars to support his bid to stay in the UK, ...


Legislation to enforce garbage recycling

Saturday, 22 April 2017 12:26
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The Government will, within two months, introduce legislation to enforce the recycling of garbage, informed sources said...


M'mulla garbage dump may explode: Japanese researchers

Saturday, 22 April 2017 10:08
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Visiting Japanese research experts yesterday warned of a methane gas explosion caused under pressure from within the Mee...


Fighting corruption is good for Sri Lanka: British HC

Saturday, 22 April 2017 08:55
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Making progress in the fight against corruption is good for Sri Lanka, for Sri Lankans and for Sri Lankan businesses, Br...


Debate on M'totamulla disaster may not take place on Monday

Saturday, 22 April 2017 07:10
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Joint opposition leader Dinesh Gunawardena yesterday said that Speaker Karu Jayasuriya informed him last morning that th...


Gazette notice: no solution to garbage crisis - JVP

Saturday, 22 April 2017 05:02
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The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) yesterday condemned the gazette notice issued by the President declaring that garbag...


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