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Soldier stabbed to death


An army soldier attached to the Ambepussa camp has been stabbed to death while on duty inside a guard post within the camp premises.Police said that the... Read More

Bus passengers oppose fare hike


The Colombo District Bus Passengers Association has opposed government decision to increase bus fares effective from midnight tonight.Transport Minister... Read More

Bus fare hike from mid-night tonight


The ministry of transport and Civil Aviation says that the 4 per cent bus fare hike will be implemented from mid-night tonight.The decision to raise bus... Read More

Price of imported sugar to increase


Sugar importers have announced that the wholesale price of a kilo of imported sugar would be increased by Rs. 15. The decision comes following the increase... Read More

Over 900,000 affected by drought


Over 900,000 people have been affected in 18 districts due to the prevailing drought conditions.The majority of the affected are reported from the Jaffna... Read More

Bus fares increased


Minister of Transport, Nimal Siripala de Silva has said that bus fares will be increased by 4% from midnight tonight.The decision comes following a meeting... Read More

Belarus citizen arrested with hashish


A citizen of Belarus has been arrested in possession of Hashish in Habaraduwa, Unawatuna. Police said they had recovered 10g hashish. Meanwhile, two... Read More

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