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The government yesterday named the road between the SLBC and Rupavahini after the late Premakeerthi de Alwis to coincide with his 25th death anniversary. President Mahinda Rajapaksa unveiling the name board to mark the occasion. (Pic by Saman Ranaweera)

GMOA Rift Widens:

NHSL docs set to establish branch union

Some warned of a ‘pool of blood’ if rebels went ahead with ‘election process’


Director of National Hospital of Sri Lanka (NHSL) Dr. Anil Jasinghe yesterday said that a group of over 30 consultants had met at the auditorium of the Neuro-Trauma Unit (NTU) consequent to the disruption of their meeting at the canteen of the doctors’ quarters earlier in the day.

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Islamic extremists spreading tentacles – JHU

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Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) media spokesman Nishantha Sri Warnasinghe yesterday alleged that some Muslim political leaders in Sri Lanka were opportunists and hypocrites as they turned a blind eye to atrocities committed by  Islamic extremists in ma...

Lakmali placed sixth

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Javelin thrower Nadeka Lakmali finished sixth in the women’s javelin at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on Wednesday as she cleared a seasonal best distance of 59.04 metres in the final.Lakmali, who became only the second Sri Lankan behind S...

Why the Drought?

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In Sri Lanka, rain is the primary source of water. The annual rainfall is around 1,800 mm with areas such as Hambanthota and Mannar receiving only about 900 mm and some areas in the hill country receiving about 5,000 mm. The total amount of water recei...

    Haycarb in Rs. 2.4 bn turnover and PBT of Rs. 170 mn for Q1 2014/15

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    The Sri Lankan multinational Haycarb PLC reported a turnover of Rs. 2.4 billion and profit before tax of Rs. 170 million for Q1 2014/15. The profit after tax stood at Rs. 143 million.A press release says: Haycarb PLC Managing Director, Rajitha Kariy...

     
     
     
     

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