One person was killed when a police officer opened fire on a motorcycle which had sped away without heeding to a police signal to stop. The incident had taken place at around 10.55 last night (Jan. 20), in the Kataragama town. According to police, a police constable and a civil defence...
A group of residents staged a sit-in protest nearby the Omanthai Railway Station today (Jan. 20).They staged the protest demanding the authorities to fix a railway gate to a nearby road, which is leading to their village. The Railway Control Room said the express train heading to Kankesanthurai from Mount...
Jan 20, 2018    One individual died and two others were seriously injured following the collapse of an earth embankment in Asgiriya, Kandy.The incident took place at around 10:30 a.m. today, January 20. According to the police, three men were constructing a side-wall when the earth embankment collapsed. The Kandy Fire Brigade, police...
Jan 20, 2018    The National Dengue Control Unit and Management and Science University jointly organised an awareness programme today, in the Delthara are in Piliyandala to emphasise the importance of the community involvement in Dengue control, the providing of knowledge in the future, and epidemic eradicating activities.The Management and Science...
Jan 20, 2018    The Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in the United States launched its Dual Enrollment Programme in Sri Lanka at an event held in Colombo yesterday, January 19.The programme was launched with Gateway Graduate School, the higher education and professional development arm of the Gateway Group. The official launch of the...
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) recently chartered a Rotaract Club for the benefit of its members and students in the presence of Rotary International President Ian Riseley, who was in Sri Lanka recently. The CA Sri Lanka Rotaract Club will bring together CA members...
The fact is that the Jawaharlal Nehru not only kept silent but also virtually recognized the occupation of Tibet by China. If he would not combat China on the Tibetan issue, he could have atleast refrained from providing recognition for China’s occupation of Tibet. by N.S.Venkataraman ( January 20, 2018, Chennai,...
Seperate verdicts of accidental drowning was recorded into the death of two youth in Angulana. Colombo South Hospital's Inquirier into Sudden Deaths, Sarinda Kotugoda held the inquests into the deaths of Kavidu Randula (16), a ruggerite of the Kothalawala Vidyalaya at Ratmalana and Supun Madushanka (23) a former student...
Jan 20, 2018   The Disaster Management Centre (DMC) has noted, 80,900 families in five districts have been inconvenienced owing to the inclement dry weather.The Assistant Director of the DMC, Ravi Jayarathna, said among them were 257,000 people. Share This For the latest news, like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter
One of the biggest rubbish dumps in South America has closed in Brazil after almost 60 years. The Estructural dump in the country's capital, Brasilia, had processed more than 1,000 tonnes of rubbish every day. But its closure is likely to have an impact on a nearby favela as many of...
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