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Severe traffic congestion is being reported from Fort to Pettah because one lane on the Galle Face Road near the old parliament has been closed for carpeting.

The roads are being done up for the Colombo Night Races (CNR) to be held on December 14 and 15.

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  • Saman Monday, 26 November 2012 11:52 PM

    Marage boru show. Salli kapan, rata kapan, gama kapan, vateth assudda karapan . Apita koka penvapan.

    LS Monday, 26 November 2012 01:00 PM

    Next years budget they will reduce the tax on private jets and further increase tax on small cars

    Lone Ranger Monday, 26 November 2012 01:49 PM

    May I suggest that the chief guest for this event be Mayor of Colombo and RW. I am sure both will oblige.

    AIP Monday, 26 November 2012 01:51 PM

    The rich boys are getting ready to race while the poor boys are stuck in traffic...and get this its the poor boys tax money that is being used to repave the roads!

    mage rata Wednesday, 28 November 2012 12:00 AM

    great news....they seems started to implement 2012 budget proposals...ware wa... via DM Android App

    ramishka Tuesday, 27 November 2012 02:04 AM

    one race ekak palayalla.butta lorry wala kudu allan nathiwa

    samosa Monday, 26 November 2012 02:53 PM

    Pissu nath nam shoke :)) Another desperate attempt for a boru show... Suba Anagathayak everyone!

    ASHRAFF NAZIM Monday, 26 November 2012 08:24 AM

    BECAUSE OF NIGHT RACE THE PUBLIC ARE LITTLE BENEFITED ON ONE HAND BY CARPETING THE ROAD ON THE OTHER HAND ROAD IS CLOSED FOR THE LAST SO MANY DAYS AND PUBLIC ARE SUFFERING

    Yohan Perera Monday, 26 November 2012 08:24 AM

    Our tax money at work!!! LOL!!!

    nasrullah-beruwala Monday, 26 November 2012 08:27 AM

    New Lambogini mawatha???

    Calee Fernando Monday, 26 November 2012 08:29 AM

    Less congestion with nigh carpeting and day light racing.

    The Fact Brotha Monday, 26 November 2012 08:35 AM

    Get Mervin to come and test the road. He knows how to ride a trial bike without a helmet, so he the perfect role model for the competitors of the Night Races!

    dilshan Monday, 26 November 2012 08:36 AM

    bullshit works... earning from races < loss of public time

    OMG Monday, 26 November 2012 08:35 AM

    The mases pay for it by way of increased price of bread and everything else one could think of.

    mofaruk Monday, 26 November 2012 08:35 AM

    Wealthy prepares to have Fun while poor stuck in public transport on the road for hours ...This is ridiculous..

    MagodisThuma Monday, 26 November 2012 08:38 AM

    What' s your headache...? My petrol my cars !

    Paul Monday, 26 November 2012 08:37 AM

    Well done...! Why the inconvenience and waste of time and funds, when the uneducated masses can gape in open mouthed wonder at the speeding cars at the Carlton night races! The Wonder of Asia just keeps getting more wonderful each day!

    Doctor Monday, 26 November 2012 08:40 AM

    Do we really need this?? people are starving

    dinukw Monday, 26 November 2012 08:40 AM

    MagodisThuma public petrol and public cars

    Calistus Jayatilleke Monday, 26 November 2012 08:42 AM

    The government has really got the priorities mixed up. They seem to think that catering to the whims and fancies of the President's offsprings should be the number 1 priority even at the expense of inconveniencing the public and wasting money unnecessarily. Talk of people being the supreme authority, ha ha.

    wild Monday, 26 November 2012 08:43 AM

    Entertainment for the rich !!

    Most Wanted Monday, 26 November 2012 08:47 AM

    Lambhorghini for them.
    Badaghini for us....

    Most Wanted Monday, 26 November 2012 08:48 AM

    thousand likes...

    Most Wanted Monday, 26 November 2012 08:52 AM

    WE PAY
    THEY PLAY

    Kamal Monday, 26 November 2012 08:55 AM

    Hope he crashes without a helmet!!

    yandy Monday, 26 November 2012 09:16 AM

    why u all bothered? did any of u voted UPFA/MR in any elections?

    asanka Monday, 26 November 2012 09:29 AM

    That is a classic example about the applicability of the law based on the profile. If a poor ordinary citizen ride a bike without a helmet he will be fined. That unlawful act was a cover picture of a daily newspaper today ! to give him a publicity.

    Muthu Monday, 26 November 2012 09:30 AM

    Those poor fellows in rural areas who voted and keep on voting for this Govt, don't know what is going on in Colombo at their expense.

    Dammika Monday, 26 November 2012 09:54 AM

    If people are really against these kind of things ... must boycott watching those races. Every human has a consciousness ....

    kasun Monday, 26 November 2012 09:53 AM

    there are so many other roads are under construction in the country and people are suffering from them. There are some roads which a 4 wheel vehicle could not even travel.The worst roads in the country. why these mad people cant understand poor peoples situation.

    Chris Monday, 26 November 2012 05:40 PM

    we are to be blamed for voting them into power.
    we foolish people still respect these and silent.Its time to say enough is enough and for a peoples uprising

    Game Kolla Monday, 26 November 2012 09:58 AM

    This is the result of selecting wrong people to govern this land...over to you voters who selected the "right" people in parliament.

    Fernando Monday, 26 November 2012 10:12 AM

    This is not a thing to laugh man. People are dying in hospital due to lack of money. All due to some idiotic decisions.

    Ramesh Tuesday, 27 November 2012 10:19 AM

    Was just thinking is this Cabral’s dream after seeing Monaco ? Lots of people may have forgotten of the story!!

    Jagath Leanage Monday, 26 November 2012 06:16 PM

    Race padinne babyla.

    Parawal hadanneth babylata.

    Rata bara denneth babylata.

    Api okkama babylata.

    hasitha Monday, 26 November 2012 10:29 AM

    IWhole country is suffering because of those sick idiots.

    nasrullah-beruwala Monday, 26 November 2012 10:31 AM

    All sporting events day by day increased for CSN

    nimal Monday, 26 November 2012 10:36 AM

    so is indians..
    but thy have f1
    get over your self

    Yuri Monday, 26 November 2012 10:35 AM

    These idiots bought by millions of idiots

    eewe Monday, 26 November 2012 10:44 AM

    very bad................,

    shihan Monday, 26 November 2012 10:45 AM

    BUILD A RACE TRACK TO DO ALL THIS. NOT ON PUBIC ROADS. WE PAY ROAD TAX.

    Farzan Monday, 26 November 2012 10:52 AM

    Wonder of Asia. Moratuwa - Pettah less than 20 Kms. It takes more than one hour to reach Pettah from Moratuwa. Definetely we are "Wonder of Asia"

    ANTON Monday, 26 November 2012 11:01 AM

    Name of the road should be changed from Galle face road to Galle race road.

    Shan Tuesday, 27 November 2012 12:00 AM

    2012 Budget way via DM Android App

    Dinithi Monday, 26 November 2012 11:21 AM

    How can we feed the poor by stopping the night races?

    Aney Machang Monday, 26 November 2012 11:31 AM

    Sri Lanka is fast becoming a fools paradise!

    ANTON Monday, 26 November 2012 11:34 AM

    To earn more money by selling racing cars. You also can buy one ,they are cheaper now.

    Ami Monday, 26 November 2012 10:25 PM

    They got their wires crossed for sure ! We got a perfect race track at Katukurunda ! Pls take your rich fat kids there and let them play as much as they like !


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