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Showers expected across island

Showers or thundershowers will occur in the Western, Sabaragamuwa, Northwestern provinces and the Galle and Matara districts Department of Meteorology said.


‘Pulasthi’ off to Polonnaruwa

The new intercity express train service 'Pulasthi' from Colombo Fort to Polonnaruwa commenced its daily run yesterday (11), with President Maithripala Sirisena onboard for a portion of the train's maiden voyage.


Nearly 2,000 Jaffna entrepreneurs apply for Enterprise SL loans

Nearly 2,000 visitors to the Enterprise Sri Lanka exhibition held in Jaffna registered for interest-subsidised loan from state banks at the event.


2,400 admin workers on sick leave tomorrow

Some 2,400 administrative workers affiliated with the SLAS will go on sick leave tomorrow, demanding a permanent solution to salary anomalies and related concerns.


Palaly airport to commence regional flight operations starting16 Oct

The Palaly airbase, which is beind developed into a Rs. 2.25 billion airport, will commence flight operations to India starting 16 October.


Current set of MPs did not receive liquor licenses – Finance Ministry

The Ministry of Finance yesterday (05) said that none of the current set of parliamentarians have been issued a liquor license.


CAA to take legal action as Prima increases wheat flour price

Legal action will be taken against Prima Ceylon Ltd for increasing the price of wheat flour without its approval, the Consumer Affairs Authority (CAA) said.


Central Expressway issues will be sorted out – RDA

The Road Development Authority (RDA) is optimistic that the problems being faced in the construction of Phase One and Three of the Central Expressway would be resolved in a few months time.


Showers expected today

Showers are expected to occur in the Western, Sabaragamuwa and Central provinces, the Department of Meteorology said today (05).


Cabinet nod for integrated electronic solution for traffic violations

Cabinet yesterday approved a comprehensive integrated electronic solution for the management of data and information related to traffic offences.


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