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UPDATE: Four dead after multi-vehicle crash

UPDATE: Four dead after multi-vehicle crash

At least four PSD personnel including a WPC were killed and several others injured due to a multi-vehicle traffic collision involving two buses and a Land Rover Defender in Yagodamulla, Minuwangoda. MORE..

September 10, 2015  11:37 am|

EU ready to partner with Sri Lanka to face challenges

EU ready to partner with Sri Lanka to face challenges

The European Union (EU) today stressed that it truly remains committed to supporting a healthy democracy and looks forward to partnering with the Sri Lankan government to address some of the challenges it faces. MORE..

September 3, 2015  10:35 pm|

10 injured after bus brakes fail

10 injured after bus brakes fail

Ten people have been injured after the brakes of the bus they were travelling in allegedly failed causing the vehicle to veer off the road and topple in the Ambawaka area on the Hali Ela-Welimada road in Badulla. MORE..

August 29, 2015  11:34 am|

Sri Lanka seeks to emulate Singapore as war legacy fades - Harsha

Sri Lanka seeks to emulate Singapore as war legacy fades - Harsha

Sri Lanka is moving past its history of ethnic strife and seeking to emulate Singapore, Hong Kong and Dubai as one of the regions premier trading and financial hubs, Harsha De Silva told Bloomberg. MORE...

August 20, 2015  09:06 am|

Body found in luggage near Bastian Mawatha

Body found in luggage near Bastian Mawatha

The police on Wednesday (29) found remains of a woman inside a luggage at the Fort bus station near the Bastian Mawatha, the Police Spokesperson said. MORE...

July 29, 2015  10:50 am|

Over 40 injured after buses collide at Kosgama

Over 40 injured after buses collide at Kosgama

(Update) Over 40 passengers were injured following a head-on collision involving a private bus and a SLTB bus at Kosgama police area on the Colombo-Avissawella main road this morning, the police spokesman said. MORE..

July 22, 2015  09:49 am|

Students among 29 injured after bus topples

Students among 29 injured after bus topples

At least 29 passengers including several school children were wounded after a bus toppled in the Dulpitiya area on the Hemmathagama-Dikpitiya road this morning. MORE..

July 21, 2015  12:11 pm|

Colombo-Matara bus gutted in fire

Colombo-Matara bus gutted in fire

A private bus en route to Matara from Colombo has been completely gutted after fire broke out in the front of the vehicle. MORE..

May 23, 2015  03:02 pm|

Ex-teacher sentenced to 20 years RI for molesting student

Ex-teacher sentenced to 20 years RI for molesting student

A former teacher found guilty of molesting a student in 2006 has been sentenced to 20 years of rigorous imprisonment by the Anuradhapura High Court. MORE..

May 21, 2015  05:20 pm|

Private bus strike in several Southern cities

Private bus strike in several Southern cities

A group of private bus operators have launched a strike in protest of authorities allegedly allowing buses to operate on the Southern Expressway without valid permits. MORE..

May 21, 2015  01:40 pm|

Cop arrested for molesting girl on board bus

Cop arrested for molesting girl on board bus

A 35-year-old Police Constable (PC) has been arrested on charges of molesting a young girl aboard a moving bus in the Ellawala area in Matale. MORE..

May 4, 2015  05:16 pm|

Mob attacks SLTB bus near Karuwalagaswewa

Mob attacks SLTB bus near Karuwalagaswewa

An unidentified group has attacked a Colombo bound Sri Lanka Transport Board (SLTB) passenger bus near the Karuwalagaswewa junction, the Police Spokesperson said. MORE...

May 2, 2015  11:04 am|

Child dead, 13 injured after truck hits tree

Child dead, 13 injured after truck hits tree

A child was killed and another 13 persons wounded after a small truck, carrying a group of pilgrims, veered off the road and collided with a tree in Konwewa, Thambuttegama. MORE..

May 1, 2015  03:41 pm|

SLTB-private bus race leaves 24 hospitalised

SLTB-private bus race leaves 24 hospitalised

Around 24 persons were admitted to the Putalam Base Hospital following a collision involving two passenger transport buses in the Mampuriya area on the Puttalam-Kalpitiya road this morning. MORE..

April 17, 2015  04:02 pm|

37 injured after bus topples

37 injured after bus topples

At least 37 passengers have been wounded and hospitalised after a bus toppled in the 2nd Mile Post area on the Passara-Madolsima road this afternoon. MORE..

April 16, 2015  04:24 pm|

Bus strike on Kandy-Colombo route

Bus strike on Kandy-Colombo route

Inter-provincial private buses operating on the Kandy-Colombo route have resorted to a strike action, since this morning, President of the Lanka Private Bus Owners Association Gemunu Wijerathne said. MORE...

March 2, 2015  11:23 am|

Bus strike on Tangalle-Colombo route

Bus strike on Tangalle-Colombo route

Private buses operating on the Tangalle-Colombo route have resorted to a strike action since this morning, President of the Lanka Private Bus Owners Association Gemunu Wijerathne said. MORE...

March 1, 2015  02:12 pm|

Three-wheeler, school van fares slashed

Three-wheeler, school van fares slashed

Minister of Internal Transport, Ranjith Madduma Bandara, says that three-wheeler fares will be reduced by 10 percent while school van charges will be reduced by 5 percent with effect from February 01. MORE..

January 30, 2015  12:47 pm|

31 injured after buses collide in Ketandola

31 injured after buses collide in Ketandola

At least 31 passengers were wounded and hospitalised following a collision involving two busses in the Ketandola area on the Elpitiya-Pitigala main road. MORE..

January 30, 2015  10:19 am|

Bus fares to be reduced from Feb 1 Minister

Bus fares to be reduced from Feb 1  Minister

Bus fares will be reduced by 8-10% from February 1, the Minister of Internal Transport Ranjith Maddumabandara announced a short while ago. Maddumabandara added that the minimum fare has been reduced from Rs. 9 to Rs. 8. MORE...

January 27, 2015  02:08 pm|

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