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Port City will be eco-friendly - CHEC

Port City will be eco-friendly - CHEC

The China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) says that according to the recently released Supplementary Environmental Impact Assessment (SEIA) report, the Colombo Port City (CPC), upon completion of reclamation works, will incorporate solutions for integrated management of energy, water and waste for long‐term environmental sustainability... MORE.

December 16, 2015  06:29 pm|

Wigneswaran slams lack of funds for NPC

Wigneswaran slams lack of funds for NPC

The Chief Minister of Sri Lankas Northern Province C.V. Wigneswaran on Tuesday expressed opposition to the Sri Lankan governments plan to introduce Grama Rajya as the unit of devolution of power. MORE..

December 15, 2015  11:44 pm|

Sumanthiran calls for removal of Wigneswaran from TNA

Sumanthiran calls for removal of Wigneswaran from TNA

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) says that while a proposal has been made to ITAK calling for the removal of Northern Province Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran from the TNA, it is not the opinion of the entire party. MORE..

November 10, 2015  01:32 pm|

Sri Lanka again asks NTPC to shift power plant location: Report

Sri Lanka again asks NTPC to shift power plant location: Report

Sri Lanka has reportedly asked India to change the location of a stalled US$500 million power project to be built by NTPC Ltd, the India Info Line news agency reported today. This is the second time that Sri Lanka has made the request for change of location for this project. The first was in 2007. MORE...

October 7, 2015  12:05 pm|

Vacated PC seats to be filled after MPs take oath

Vacated PC seats to be filled after MPs take oath

The appointing of new Provincial Councillors to fill the seats left vacant by more than 50 Provincial Council members including 3 Chief Ministers who contested and won at the recent parliamentary elections, is scheduled to take place after the new Parliament is sworn in. MORE..

August 26, 2015  11:37 am|

Provincial Councillor arrested for threatening man with gun

Provincial Councillor arrested for threatening man with gun

UPFA Western Provincial Council member Thushara Perera has been arrested for allegedly threatening a three-wheeler driver with a firearm, police said. MORE..

July 8, 2015  04:20 pm|

Mubarak recalled for Tests against Pakistan

Mubarak recalled for Tests against Pakistan

After being sidelined for close to eight years, Jehan Mubarak, the allrounder, was recalled to Sri Lankas Test team when the 16-man squad for the three-match series against Pakistan was announced on Wednesday (June 10). MORE..

June 10, 2015  11:35 pm|

Two killed in suicide blast outside Gadaffi Stadium

Two killed in suicide blast outside Gadaffi Stadium

Pakistan on Saturday confirmed that a blast that claimed two lives near a cricket stadium on Friday where a ODI match was underway was a suicide attack. MORE..

May 30, 2015  02:12 pm|

PCB hopes to host Sri Lanka next year

PCB hopes to host Sri Lanka next year

Managing to impress the visiting Zimbabwe cricket team with its security arrangements, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is now targeting a tour by the Sri Lankan outfit sometime in April next year. MORE..

May 28, 2015  10:32 am|

Ex-constable arrested for impersonating an ASP

Ex-constable arrested for impersonating an ASP

A person has been arrested for allegedly impersonating an Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) during a procession (perahera) of a Buddhist Temple in Badulla. MORE..

May 3, 2015  05:06 pm|

No-confidence motion against Sarath Ekanayake

No-confidence motion against Sarath Ekanayake

A motion of no-confidence has been handed over today against the Chief Minister of the Central Provincial Council (CPC), Sarath Ekanayake. MORE..

April 17, 2015  10:24 am|

Anura Yapa questioned by police over CPC losses

Anura Yapa questioned by police over CPC losses

UPFA MP Anura Priyadharshana Yapa is being questioned by the Police Special Investigations Unit (SIU) in connection with the Rs 35 million in losses incurred by the Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC), during his tenure as Minister of Petroleum Industries. MORE..

March 20, 2015  11:57 am|

32 CPC members submit affidavits to remove CM Sarath Ekanayake

32 CPC members submit affidavits to remove CM Sarath Ekanayake

Thirty-two Central Provincial Council (CPC) members today submitted affidavits to the Governor of the Central Province Surangani Ellawala, seeking to remove Sarath Ekanayake from the post of Chief Minister and appoint Thilina Bandara Tennakoon instead. MORE..

March 12, 2015  12:36 pm|

Northern PC adopts another resolution: calls for international investigation

Northern PC adopts another resolution: calls for international investigation

The Northern Provincial Council (NPC) today unanimously passed a resolution and called for an international investigation into alleged genocide against the Tamils community. MORE...

February 10, 2015  04:55 pm|

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