The President of the Lanka Private Bus Owners’ Association (LPBOA) Gemunu Wijeratne says that the private buses are available islandwide, therefore, the commuters will not face inconvenience due to the railway strike.
The water supply to several areas in the Colombo suburbs will be disrupted for 15 hours commencing from 9 a.m. tomorrow (21) till midnight on Saturday (22), the National Water Supply and Drainage Board (NWSDB) said today (20).
The railway trade unions have decided to temporarily suspend the planned strike action that was set to commence from midnight today (19) due to Minister of Transport Arjuna Ranatunga has agreed to schedule a meeting between the railway trade unions and the Finance Minister.
The Ministry of Power and Energy says that main reservoirs have not received adequate rainfall in the past few months despite several places in the country experiencing heavy rains in the Monsoon season.
The price of a litre of 92 Octane petrol went up by three rupees to 138 rupees from midnight Monday
Denying media reports that it had agreed to a proposal to abolish the Net Metering and Net Accounting schemes, the Solar Industries Association (SIA) said it only agreed to the price revisions approved by the Cabinet in August 2016.
The Public Health Inspectors (PHIs) have discovered 80 000 Kgs of rice which is unsuitable for human consumption from a warehouse in Hambantota.
The Cabinet of Ministers has approved seven solar power plant projects as proposed by Power and Energy Minister Ravi Karunanayake.
Kurunegala Municipal Council (MC) has banned the sale of beef within city limits.
Imported big onions will cost more from tomorrow as the Government is set to impose increased taxes.