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Wed, 26 Jun 2019
A further 160 hectares of land will be reclaimed from the sea from Kollupitiya to Dehiwala, Minister of Megapolis and Western Development Patali Champika Ranawaka told Parliament yesterday.
The first stage of the reconstruction project of the bund of the Ja Ela Canal or Uruwal Oya costing Rs 26 Million had been now completed, the Chairman of the Ja Ela Urban Council Shammika Dias said.
The lack of continuous power supply at the Kapuwatte Crematorium in Ja-Ela had caused severe inconvenience to people during funerals, residents said.
“Grieving family members were being inconvenienced during the cremation process because there is
The public market at Elakanda, Hendala, which was constructed by the Wattala Pradeshiya Sabha, has become a safe haven for drug addicts.
The public market was constructed 18 yea
Illegal landfilling in barren paddy fields and marshlands along the E03 within the Ja-Ela Divisional Secretariat Division is escalated on a large scale.
Illegal land-filling in barren paddy fields and marshlands along the E03 within the Ja-Ela Div
The Central Environmental Authority (CEA) conducted a raid on a factory that was turning out lunch sheets breaching regulatory sizes at Kottawa Road, Miriswatte, Piliyandala.
THE CEA officials seized a stock of 1
Sea erosion in the coastal belt in Mount Lavinia, Dehiwala and Ratmalana areas had worsened with many more families, the majority being those of fishermen, being left to the mercy of the lashing waves that destroy houses and other property.
St. Anthony’s Shrine Kochchikade which was damaged in the Easter Sunday bomb blasts is to be reopened after the repairs tomorrow June 12, a priest attached to the church told the Daily Mirror Metro yesterda
When Colombo based Power Company ‘Lakdhanavi’ went to Bangladesh in 2010 looking for investment opportunities, the country was experiencing daily power outage for eight hours. Power disrupted even at the hotels where Lakdhanavi officials took acc
A racket of selling spoilt vegetables, meat and fruits discarded by wholesale dealers in Pettah and supermarkets in the city, was busted in Ja-Ela, by a group of Public Health Inspectors (PHIs) of the Ja-Ela Pradeshiya Sabha.
Colombo Mayor Rosy Senanayake requested Mowlavis to get unregistered mosques registered with the CMC considering the current situation prevailing in the country.
She said this during an event held at the Municipal Council to award financial donation
Commissioner of the Colombo Municipal Council (CMC), V. K. Anura has been transferred as an Additional Secretary to the Ministry of National Policies, Economic Affairs, Northern Development and Youth Affairs held by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesingh
Despite being one of the main cities in the Colombo District with an urban population and a tourist zone, the Dehiwala town had turned squalid due to the neglect of public utilities, residents said.
There was a substantial decline in the consumption of polythene categories that were banned, especially in Colombo, where polythene was highly consumed, CEA’s Director of Investigations N. F. Gamage told Daily Mirror Metro.
A group of students, who are mostly of low-income families of the Sinhala mixed Kanishta Vidyalaya in Palangathure, Negombo has begun a project to clean the beach in Poruthota and Palangathure along Beach Road, which attracts a large number of local
Heavy congestion experienced at the Panadura bus terminal had created hardship to tens of thousands of passengers using the bus terminal and the motorists along the Panadura – Horana Road, commuters said.
The Health Department of the Colombo Municipal Council (CMC) has urged all private hospitals to achieve HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points) standards immediately for their kitchens to ensu
The Moratuwa Municipal Council would make it compulsory to plant a useful plant or tree and allocate a place for compost making when passing new building plans, Moratuwa Mayor Saman Lal Fernando said.
This is in addition to the cesspit and th
A large stock of food unfit for human consumption was destroyed and the traders, who had violated sanitary regulations and food safety regulations were severely warned by Health Authorities of the Dehiwel
The drainage system built under the section of Katunayake-Colombo Expressway at Hunupitiya, Wattala had been left without being maintained for years.
“Garbage is seen stagnatin
Tourist arrivals in Colombo would fall by 50% over the next two months following the Easter Sunday bombings that killed more than 250 people, Sri Lanka’s Tourism Bureau Chairman Kishu Gomes said yesterday.
The Angulana crematorium building at Moratuwa has been neglected without being renovated, though various parties were informed about the unfortunate state of the building, residents lamented.
Therefore, to cremate the
Even amidst security concerns prevailing in the country in the aftermath of the Easter Sunday terror attack, people were seen preparing for the upcoming Vesak festival. Some were seen purchasing Vesak decorations while others-irrespective of religiou
Dehiwala public market which had been the hub of trade activities had now turned into an eyesore in the town with it dilapidated building due to neglect of maintenance. Residents of the area expresses concern about the sad state of the public market
The ‘Suwa Seriya’ free ambulance service with the code number 1990, which was implemented in the Western and Southern Provinces in 2017 has today expanded its service to cover eight provinces in the country and will have a national coverage with
The lotus tower would be taken over by a group of consultants after its constructions and basic preparations were completed on May 31, one of the consultants of the project, Prof. Samitha Manawadu said yesterday.
The professor said once the consul
Traditional fisher folk in the coastal belt from Mount Lavinia to Moratu-Modara are in a predicament due to a series of issues that hampered their profession. They said from time immemorial Dehiwela – Mount Lavinia beach had been famous for supplyi
One part of the ground floor of a three storeyed building which was constructed a few years ago at the Kerawalapitiya Junction in Hendala, Wattala to accommodate the many offices including the Wattala Pradeshiya Sabha main office, was observed to be
Colombo Municipal Council (CMC) Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) member Sharmila Gonawala alleged that there were irregularities with regard to the awarding of tender for garbage disposal in two precincts within the M
A section of the Karadiyana garbage dump has been identified as a danger zone and preparations have been made to evict 13 families living close to this section, the Western Provincial Waste Management Authority said.
This step has been taken after
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