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The Army has been deployed for the security of the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) employees who reported for work today despite threats, the CEB said.

It also said that over 50 percent of the CEB staff had reported for work today and the CEB engineers were working around the clock.

It also requested the employees who received threats to report the matter to the Army on the special hotline 0113075792.

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  • Dadoriya Tuesday, 14 August 2012 03:26 PM

    It reminds me of the 70s when strikes was the norm.

    RamUK Tuesday, 14 August 2012 03:30 PM

    Let the game start.to the people for the people by the people.

    Nodrog Wednesday, 15 August 2012 12:51 AM

    Govt should get their act together and declare the CEB, CPC, CTB, SLPA etc as essential services. We are tired of always being held to ransom and made to suffer during the strikes.

    Rubert Vanderkoon Wednesday, 15 August 2012 03:19 AM

    quite right. Nursing and University included.

    CJ Wednesday, 15 August 2012 04:44 AM

    + National Water Supply & Drainage Board.

    ki Wednesday, 15 August 2012 05:09 AM

    When we will get power in Sammanthurai (Ampara) ???
    last 19 hrs we dont have power !!!
    if its in Colombo ???

    roger Wednesday, 15 August 2012 08:08 AM

    Can someone think of a simpler hotline number?

    Aney Machang Wednesday, 15 August 2012 10:13 AM

    State Employees Peace Keeping Force formed now, another miracle of Asia.


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