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Sat, 18 Jan 2020
The Deputy Director of the Dehiwala Zoological Gardens, Anoma Priyadarshani, said that visitors who desired to feed the animals in the zoo had been provided with the facility to feed animals by purchasing the required varieties of food inside the Zoo
Residents of several areas along the Panadura – Newdawa road stressed the urgent need to widen the road beyond Eluvila junction. They pointed out that the road built more than 100 years ago running through an area of dense population had not been i
In compliance with the concept of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on cleaning up garbage in cities across the island, the Ja-Ela city and its approaching roads were cleaned up recently.
The clean up project was launched by the Community Police Unit o
A report issued by the Environmental Audit Section of the Auditor General’s Department said major repercussions would occur if surgical waste disposed of hospitals and health institutes were not properly disposed of.
The report said that mo
LPG stoves worth Rs.3 million were distributed among the housewives of some 430 low-income families in Kesbewa Urban Council area recently.
The gas c
Commuters have been faced with severe difficulties due to heavy traffic congestion in Elakanda Junction as a result of the delay in widening the Hekitta - Negombo Road in Wattala.
Local Authorities in the Western Province have launched a crash programme to fight against the Dengue epidemic that has raised its ugly head in the wake of the monsoon rains experienced at
The Colombo Port is large in South Asia, and the challenge now was sustaining the momentum, and elevate it to the next level as a trading and logistics hub, the Delegation of German Industry and Commerce in Sri Lanka (AHK Sri Lanka) said.
The Urban Development Authority (UDA) said it expected to complete the constructions work of the Housing Project for the Government Servants in “Oval View Residency” in Wanathamulla, B
Marking another stepping stone in Colombo’s journey towards technological advancement and new innovations, Colombo Municipal Council (CMC) has taken necessary action to automate a variety o
The fitness centre which was opened at the public market in Ja-Ela with the intention of providing fitness facilities to the younger generation in the area had been abandoned today and has become a safe haven for unscrupulous activities, residents co
During a food raid carried out by the Ja-Ela Urban Council aiming the festive season, five businessmen who had stored and sold food items unsuitable for consumption were charged before the Welisara Magistrate while 13 others were issued severe warnin
A large stock of food unfit for human consumption was destroyed during a raid on catering houses, hotels and retail boutiques in Ratmalana MOH Division while the traders who had violated food safety r
By H.M.Dharmapala and Kusal Chamath
The control of dengue and the eradication of mosquitoes cannot be done solely by the health officials and public institutions, this effort also needs public cooperation said Dr. A.I. Jagoda the Regional Director of
Passengers travelling by train in the southern coastal line from Panadura and Moratuwa during peak hours expressed concern about inconvenience caused by congestion on the metropolitan trains. They said travelling by train was now an ordeal and that t
The Colombo Municipal Council (CMC) had renegotiated two tenders-one for garbage disposal and another to purchase exercise books- with the institutions concerned thus avoiding two financial losses whi
In line with the environmental conservation programmes launched across the country,
a clean up campaign was launched in Moratuwa spearheaded by the Municipal Council over the weekend to clean a 10 kilometre coastal stretch.
Under the programme i
A lane running off Green Path, Kohuwela is submerged in rain water constantly throughout the day over the past few weeks while there is a strict warning given by the health authorities that Dehiwala is one of the worst affected areas
An 80-acre paddy field belonged to the Ja-ela Agrarian Service division at Batagama-South, Kapuwagara in Ja-Ela is currently being filled, Batagama South Farmers Organisation’s Secretary Aloysius Saparama
A total of 129 railway compartments had been refurbished in a joint effort by the Railways Department and the railroad company Tantri Trailers (Pvt) Ltd, Railways General Manager Dilantha Fernando said.
Despite the Dehiwela Zoo generates considerable income to the country, the administration officials seem to be interested in providing facilities for the visitors, a source said. The National Zoological
The automated and enhanced aviation data system and the State of the Art, mobile aviation centre were launched at the Ratmalana International Airport by Minister of Aviation Arjuna Ranatunga on Saturday.
The system is designed to
Sri Lanka is in the forefront of the world in discarding cooked food, the Western Province Waste Management Authority said.
“Urban settlements in the Western Province alone release 500 to 600 MTs of leftover food daily to the 21 active garbage m
Piliyandala MOH office that launched a crash programme in response to the public complaints on food unfit for human consumption supplied by caterers and food suppliers, destroyed a large stock of food and warned of legal action against several trader
The two statues within the Ja-Ela city including the statute of Rukmani Devi, who is renowned as the queen of Sri Lankan cinema, had been neglected without any attention from the authoritie
Homagama Pradeshiya Sabha Chairman Sampath Chaminda Jayasinghe recently denied allegations that there were no uniforms provided to sanitary labourers of the Pradeshiya sabha.
At the monthly general meeti
The Cabinet had decided to award the contract for Design, Supply and Installation Construction of the Municipal Solid Waste Sanitary Landfill Disposal Facility at Aruwakkalu to a Consortium between Chi
Illegal landfilling and sand mining continue beside the Bolgoda Lake causing massive environmental damage but the authorities were keeping mum over the issue, residents of Koralawella and Borupana in Moratuwa lamented.
They said some hotel owners had
Close to 300 stray dogs that roamed the streets within the city limits of the Ja-Ela Urban Council area were given injections for rabies and were sterilised during a health campaign held last week.
“The camp was held at 14 centres
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