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Discussions between SLFP and SLPP were a success

The first official discussion between the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) and the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) was a success, according to the General Secretary of SLFP MP Dayasiri Jayasekara. Accordingly, the second round of talks will be held on the 21st of March, added MP Jayasekara. The SLFP and the SLPP commenced their first official discussion on a potential...

Two killed, one injured in shooting in Moratuwa

Two persons were reportedly killed while another was injured following a shooting incident in Moratuwa, police said. Police Spokesman SP Ruwan Gunasekara said that the shooting had occurred in the Moratumulla area on Piliyandala Road at around 10.30 a.m. today (14). The shooting had reportedly been carried out over a personal dispute. Police said two gunmen on a motorcycle had opened fire...

First official talks between SLFP and SLPP begin

The first official discussion between the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) and the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) regarding the potential new alliance commenced a short while ago. Reportedly, representatives of both parties have arrived at the Office of the Opposition Leader, where the meeting is held. Representing the SLFP, former General Secretary of SLFP Prof. Rohana Lakshman Piyadasa, the current...

Second Special HC to commence function today

The second Permanent High Court Trial-at-Bar is set to begin its functioning today (March 14) at the Hulftsdorf court complex. The government decided to set up three Special High Courts to hear the cases related to fraudulent acts, misuse of public property and acts of bribery. The amendment bill to set up Special High Courts was passed in the parliament on...

Lanka IOC hikes fuel prices

Lanka IOC has also increased fuel prices in view of the fuel price hike by the Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC). The prices have been revised with effect from midnight yesterday (13). Accordingly the revised LIOC prices are: Petrol (92 Octane) – Rs 132 Petrol (95 Octane) – Rs 162 Auto Diesel – Rs 113 Super Diesel – Rs 134 The CPC fuel prices were increased with...

Fb, Instagram, WhatsApp experiencing widespread outages

Facebook says it is aware of outages on its platforms — including Facebook, Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp and is working to resolve the issue. “We’re aware that some people are currently having trouble accessing the Facebook family of apps. We’re working to resolve the issue as soon as possible.” “We’re focused on working to resolve the issue as soon as possible,...

Mainly fair weather will prevail over the island

Mainly fair weather will prevail over the island. However, Showers or thundershowers may occur at a few places in Rathnapura, Galle, Matara and Kaluthara districts after 2.00p.m. Misty conditions can be expected in Ratnapura district during the morning.

Heat weather advisory issued for several districts

The Department of Meteorology has issued a ‘Heat Weather Advisory’ for the North-Western Province and Anuradhapura, Mannar, Vauniya and Gampaha districts. The department said that ‘Extreme Caution’ level is expected in most parts of North-Western Province and Anuradhapura, Mannar, Vauniya & Gampaha districts tomorrow (14).

Environment damage behind 1 in 4 global deaths, disease: UN

A quarter of all premature deaths and diseases worldwide are due to manmade pollution and environmental damage, the United Nations said Wednesday in a landmark report on the planet's parlous state. Deadly smog-inducing emissions, chemicals polluting drinking water, and the accelerating destruction of ecosystems crucial to the livelihoods of billions of people are driving a worldwide epidemic that hampers the...

Swiss skier Beat Feuz wins second World Cup downhill title

Switzerland's Beat Feuz won his second consecutive World Cup downhill title on Wednesday before the last race of the season at Soldeu had even finished. Placed sixth after 16 of the 22 skiers had competed Feuz was assured at least a 12th place finish giving him an unassailable lead in the battle for the small globe. The race at the World...
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