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Island-wide bus strike a success: IPPBA

Friday, 2 December 2016 11:19

The Inter Provincial Private Bus Association (IPPBA) President Sarath Vijitha Kumara today said the ongoing island-wide bus strike was successful. All inter-provincial and Colombo based buses which were operated from Gunasinghapura and Bastian Mawatha bus ter..

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Making hay while strike lasts

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Cartoon of the day

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Cop run over by private bus in Peraliya

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A Sub Inspector attached to the Mitiyagoda Police Station had been run over by an inter-city private bus plying from Amb...


COPE to probe questionable rice deal

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The parliamentary Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE) will probe the Rs.18 billion rice import scam in which both the...


Police use teargas to disperse 3-wheeler protest

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A tense situation prevailed at the Galkanda Junction in Negombo a short while ago when a group of protesting three-wheel...


China opposes external interference in SL: Jiechi

Friday, 2 December 2016 17:18
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Chinese State Councillor Yang Jiechi was reported to have told former president Mahinda Rajapaksa and his entourage that...


Striking bus operators to meet President this evening

Friday, 2 December 2016 15:57
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Several private bus operators who were involved in today’s bus strike have requested for a meeting with President ...


Lankan couple whose family members were killed, granted NZ refugee status

Friday, 2 December 2016 14:56
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A Sri Lankan couple fearing harm after their family members were shot and killed by underworld criminals in Sri Lanka ha...


Traffic in Town Hall

Friday, 2 December 2016 13:01
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Traffic congestion was reported in Town Hall as three-wheel drivers who were scheduled to stage a protest march this aft...


Kumar Gunaratnam released

Friday, 2 December 2016 12:33
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Frontline Socialist Party (FSP) politburo member Kumar Gunaratnam was released from the Anuradhapura Prison today. He wa...


Colombo-Negombo main road blocked by protestors

Friday, 2 December 2016 11:55
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The Colombo-Negombo main road has been blocked at the Galkanda junction due to a protest carried out by the three-wheele...


Jaliya Wickramasuriya further remanded

Friday, 2 December 2016 10:59
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Former Sri Lankan Ambassador to the USA Jaliya Wickramasuriya was further remanded till December 16 by Colombo Fort Magi...


SLTB buses attacked in several areas

Friday, 2 December 2016 09:38
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Several Sri Lanka Transport Board (SLTB) buses operating despite the ongoing private bus strike were reportedly attacked...


MR’s henchmen on course to destroy SLFP: Wijayamuni Soysa

Friday, 2 December 2016 08:20
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Minister Wijith Wijayamuni Zoysa yesterday claimed former President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s henchmen were in overestim...


Unnamed minister imports Rs.40M car

Friday, 2 December 2016 07:58
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Social media are busy these days inquiring who the minister is who has allegedly imported a Mercedes Benz S300 costing R...


Kumar Gunaratnam out today

Friday, 2 December 2016 06:41
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Frontline Socialist Party (FSP) politburo member Kumar Gunaratnam, who was sentenced to one year's imprisonment for ...


IPPBA threatens non-strikers

Friday, 2 December 2016 04:48
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The Inter Provincial Private Bus Association (IPPBA) which began a countrywide strike today threatened action against th...


Mike Pence invites President Sirisena to visit US

Friday, 2 December 2016 00:57
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Mike Pence, Vice President-elect of the United States of America, had phoned President Maithripala Sirisena last night a...


LPBOA will not strike

Thursday, 1 December 2016 23:12
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The Lanka Private Bus Owners' Association president Gemunu Wijeratne said yesterday that they would not support the ...


Perks to MPs, but people suffer: JVP

Thursday, 1 December 2016 21:13
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The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) today charged that the government was offering perks and privileges to MPs to secure...


Be mentally strong to play through the pain, Akram tells Sri Lankan fast bowlers

Thursday, 1 December 2016 19:51
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Bowling legend Wasim Akram who was in Sri Lanka for a short training session called for mental toughness to see through ...


MR has the ability to rescue Sri Lanka: Basil

Thursday, 1 December 2016 19:01
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Former president Mahinda Rajapaksa has the ability to rescue Sri Lanka from the downfall which would be faced by the cou...


President seeks explanation on IGP's phone call

Thursday, 1 December 2016 16:54
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President Maithripala Sirisena told Parliament today that he had called for an explanation from IGP Pujith Jayasundara r...


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