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A1 construction cost up by Rs. 2 billion, says Namal

A1 construction cost up by Rs. 2 billion, says Namal

The construction of the Colombo- Kandy highway has been estimated to be around Rs. 4.2 billion now, however, the former government had plans to finish the project for Rs. 2.2 billion, MP Namal Rajapaksa says. MORE...

November 12, 2015  12:53 pm|

Colombo Kandy Expressway construction begins today

Colombo Kandy Expressway construction begins today

The first phase of the construction of the Colombo Kandy Expressway will commence today (3) under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe. MORE...

August 3, 2015  11:31 am|

PS chairman arrested over distorted flag at UPFA rally

PS chairman arrested over distorted flag at UPFA rally

The Chairman of the Yatunuwara Pradeshiya Sabha and UPFA Kandy District candidate, Thusitha Kumara Welagedara, has been arrested on charges of hoisting a distorted national flag at a recent election rally. MORE..

July 30, 2015  01:05 pm|

Three dead after tipper truck-lorry collision

Three dead after tipper truck-lorry collision

Three persons were killed following after a tipper truck ran over two pedestrians and crashed into a lorry at Ranwala, Kegalle on the Colombo-Kandy road. MORE..

June 12, 2015  11:44 am|

Mother jumps in front of train with infant

Mother jumps in front of train with infant

A woman carrying her infant son committed suicide this morning by jumping in front of a speeding train in the Pilimathalawa area. Police said that the both the mother and son were killed instantly. MORE..

April 17, 2015  11:06 am|

Two dead after lorry crashes into shop

Two dead after lorry crashes into shop

Two persons were killed after a lorry veered off the road and crashed into a shop in the Meepitita area on the Colombo-Kandy main road. MORE..

April 2, 2015  11:26 am|

Rigorous imprisonment for Mahinda Abeykoon

Rigorous imprisonment for Mahinda Abeykoon

Chairman of the Central Provincial Council Mahinda Abeykoon has been sentenced to two and a half years rigorous imprisonment by the Kandy High Court on Monday (30). MORE...

March 30, 2015  05:17 pm|

Pirith chanting in Kiri Vehera to invoke blessings on national heroes

Pirith chanting in Kiri Vehera to invoke blessings on national heroes

A special religious ceremony to invoke blessings on the countrys national heroes was taken place on March 15, marking the 200th year of signing the Kandyan Convention of 1815. MORE...

March 16, 2015  10:51 am|

Special ceremony to invoke blessing on national heroes

Special ceremony to invoke blessing on national heroes

The principal and administrator of the Pepiliyana Sunethra Mahadevi Pirivena, Dr. Medagoda Abayatissa Thero, says that a special religious ceremony to invoke blessings on the countrys national heroes will take place on March 15, 2015 marking the 200th year of signing the Kandyan Convention of 1815. MORE..

March 12, 2015  10:32 am|

MRs message read at rally in Kandy

MRs message read at rally in Kandy

A message from former President Mahinda Rajapaksa was read at the public rally currently being held in Kandy. MORE..

March 6, 2015  05:20 pm|

Modi free to visit any part of Sri Lanka - Ranil

Modi free to visit any part of Sri Lanka - Ranil

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said Friday that the Government of Sri Lanka and its people are eagerly looking forward to Indian Prime MInister Narendra Modis visit to the island-nation next week. MORE..

March 6, 2015  03:29 pm|

Public opinion cant be changed with threats Rajapaksa

Public opinion cant be changed with threats  Rajapaksa

Former Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa says that public opinion cannot be changed with threats and intimidation and that it is wrong to prohibit SLFP members from attending rallies organized by other political parties. MORE..

March 6, 2015  03:16 pm|

Probe launched after National Flag taken down at Dalada Maligawa

Probe launched after National Flag taken down at Dalada Maligawa

Police have launched an investigation into a complaint alleging that a certain group had forcefully taken down the National Flag and raised the Sinhala Flag at the Audience Hall (Magul Maduwa) of the Temple of the Tooth Relic (Sri Dalada Maligawa), Kandy. MORE..

March 3, 2015  01:49 pm|

Kandy-Mahiyangana road blocked due to landslide

Kandy-Mahiyangana road blocked due to landslide

Vehicle movement on the Kandy-Mahiyangana A26 road has come to a halt due to a landslide at Ududumbara, Police spokesman told Ada Derana. Motorists are advised to use alternative routes.

February 20, 2015  06:38 am|

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