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President of the CEB Engineers’ Union Athula Wanniarachchi addressing the media in Colombo yesterday. Anuruddha Tilakaratne (Joint secretary), Janaka Aluthge (Executive Committee Member),Dhammika Thanthirimalage (Vice President), Samith Midigaspe (Executive Committee Member) and Saummya Kumarawadu (Joint Front Representative) were also present.

‘Cronies of govt. secure thermal power contracts’

CEB engineers predict blackouts next year


Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) engineers yesterday warned that if the government did not go ahead with the Sampur coal fired power plant the country would have to face blackouts in 2017 and 2018 and incur Rs. 200 billion as additional cost of expensive thermal electricity generated by diesel power plants.Addressing the media in Colombo, President of the CEB Engineers Union...

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Basil: New party will be a reality

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UPFA strongman and former Minister Basil Rajapaksa yesterday said that the new political party in the offing would soon become a reality and masses from grassroots level different areas would converge at Ratnapura on October 8 to fire the first salvo...

St. Joseph’s, Colombo creates schools swimming history

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The swimming team of St. Joseph’s College, Colombo created history by emerging victorious at eleven major swimming meets during the 2016 calendar year, becoming the first school in Sri Lanka to achieve such a great feat.The 120-member strong...

Parallels between Buddha and Heraclitus

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Addressing the Buddhist Society of Great Britain and Ireland on July 17, 1910, Edmund Mills asserted that Heraclitus (535- 475 BCE) and Buddha (563-483 BCE) were contemporaries for about 44 years. Both were born into the aristocratic families but ren...

    Fitch places Distilleries Company of Sri Lanka on Rating Watch Negative

    Fitch Ratings has placed Distilleries Company of Sri Lanka PLC's (DIST) National Long-Term Rating of 'AAA(lka)' on Rating Watch Negative (RWN).The rating action follows a restructuring in the group. In August 2016, Melstacorp (MC), a 100% subsidi...

     
     
     
     
     
     
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