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No power cuts

The inordinate delay in awarding the crucial 300MW LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) tender for the past one and half years has caused concern amongst industry players, who warned that the dragging of feet on this critical national issue could translate into power disruptions in time to come.   However, Power …

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Central Bank to continue exchange of altered currency notes

The Central Bank has decided to continue the service of exchange of willfully mutilated, altered and defaced currency notes from CBSL until further notice.   The decision has been made considering the difficulties faced by the general public in exchanging willfully defaced currency notes after March 31, 2018.   After …

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Four more including ex-soldier arrested over Kandy violence

Four more suspects including a former army soldier have been arrested in connection with the recent incidents of violence in Kandy. They were arrested on suspicion by the Terrorist Investigation Division (TID), he said. Several suspects including one of the main instigators Amith Jeewan Weerasinghe are currently in remand custody …

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Colombo Light Rail to commence operations by 2025

The Government says that it is expected to commence the operation of the Colombo Light Rail (CLR) system by the year 2025. Action is being taken by the Government to implement a project on Light Rail Transit System (LRT) to establish an efficient and effective passenger transport system in the …

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