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Excessive weight the reason Ten imported train engines removed from operation

Sri Lanka, Jan. 13 -- It is learnt that 10 train engines imported at a cost of Rs. 1,200 million from India have been removed from operation due to their excessive weight which makes them prone to acc... Read More


Delay in implementing transfers stifle national schools

Sri Lanka, Jan. 13 -- Education activities of many national schools are at a standstill due to procedural issues in transferring teachers to those schools despite the Teacher Transfer Board having rec... Read More


Power crisis envisaged : Minister Hydro power at its maximum

Sri Lanka, Jan. 13 -- The Power crisis could aggravate by March as a result of the current use of hydro power at its maximum level, it is learnt. At a discussion held between the Power and Energy Mi... Read More


Installation of tomotheraphy Linear Accelerators at Apeksha Hospital delayed for 4 years

Sri Lanka, Jan. 6 -- A list of patients have been waiting for over two months at the Apeksha Cancer Hospital in Maharagama .This is due to the protracted delay in commissioning three of the latest Tom... Read More


Fuel station owners tamper fuel dispensers to swindle consumers

Sri Lanka, Jan. 6 -- The Minister of Power and Energy, Mahinda Amaraweera and the State Minister Rohitha Abeygunawardena have received complaints that a plan to customize the Main Board of fuel dispen... Read More


The Government has failed to reveal its policies to solve economic issues

Sri Lanka, Dec. 30 -- The government revenue will decline to Rs.1,500 billion from 2,000 billion rupees of expected revenue next year, predicts former Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka. The foreign ... Read More


Fine, imprisonment for illegal user of water : Minister

Sri Lanka, Dec. 29 -- Those who obtain pipe borne water illegally are to be prosecuted and jailed, and the relevant act would be amended accordingly,Minister of State Vasudeva Nanayakkara said. Prese... Read More


Appointing of 50,000 graduates to permanent posts delayed

Sri Lanka, Dec. 23 -- A delay in appointing 50,000 graduates to permanent posts was highlighted at a discussion headed with the Minister of State Administration, Internal Affairs, Provincial Councils ... Read More


CEB to hire 3000 vehicles sans proper assessment

Sri Lanka, Dec. 23 -- The Chairman A.K Subaveera of The Ceylon Electricity Board Transport Workers Union has written to the General Manager of the CEB in connection to the approval obtained to hire ab... Read More


Around 350 elephant deaths reported so far

Sri Lanka, Dec. 23 -- The Department of Wildlife Conservation said the number of elephant deaths has increased during this year. About 350 elephants have died during the past 11 months for various r... Read More