Deserted main private bus stand, Bastian Mawatha, Pettah

(pic by Sujatha Jayaratne)

Enhanced allowances,

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The Government Medical Officers’ Association (GMOA) has received a firm assurance from the government that Disturbance, Availability and Transport (DAT) allowance as well as other allowances will be increased.



Misery for thousands of stranded commuters as private bus strike cripples transport


Thousands of students, workers and other commuters were stranded on roads yesterday due to a strike launched by private bus operators from midnight Thursday, despite assurances by authorities that only a few private operators would join th...

US election results: Logical and necessary change of leadership - I


The Presidential election result in the U.S. becomes quite rational to those who are knowledgeable about the need for radical change in policy direction, propelled by populism now sweeping across the U.S., U.K. and parts of Europe. The factors that ...

PUCSL to remove legal barriers to roof top solar power


Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (PUCSL) has decided to remove the legal barriers for consumers who wish to enter into electricity generation from solar power. Therefore, it has been proposed to exempt the electricity consumers, who g...

CR & FC fovourites over Police SC


CR and FC will be hot favourites to beat Police Sports Club when they go head to head in their inter-club league rugby match which will be played at CR and FC grounds in Longdon Place, Colombo today. CR, though started off slowly, found their ...

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