Two elevated highways to link Kelaniya, Colombo, Rajagiriya


The Government has taken steps to construct two elevated highways linking Kelaniya, Colombo and Rajagiriya. The Ministry of Higher Education and Highways said that one highway will have a distance of 6.9 km and will connect the Kelaniya bridge and ...

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MH370 families issue emotional plea for open-ended search


Families of MH370 passengers on Thursday issued an emotional plea to authorities to keep searching for the missing plane beyond an expected mid-year completion date, for the sake of distressed relatives and future aviation safety. An Australian-led Indian Ocean hunt ...

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Thajudeen murder: Douglas ordered to handover CCTV hard disk storage


EPDP leader and Parliamentarian Douglas Devananda has been ordered by the Colombo Additional Magistrate Nishantha Peiris to hand over the CID the hard disk storage devices of the CCTV camera of an office belonging to him at Park Road in ...

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Uber driver suspected in Michigan shootings

People attend a vigil after a random shooting killed six people in Kalamazoo County, Michigan, February 21, 2016.  REUTERS/Mark Kauzlarich

A Michigan man who worked as an Uber driver was under arrest on Sunday in the fatal shooting of six people in Kalamazoo, as police investigated reports he may have driven customers of the car-hailing service the night of the ...

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President opens 9th National Scout Jamboree in Jaffna


President Maithripala Sirisena ceremonially declared open the 9th National Scout Jamboree at Jaffna Central College playground yesterday (22). This is the first time a National Jamboree is being held in the Northern Province. The event also coincides with 100 years ...

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New Zealand PM arrives today


New Zealand Prime Minister John Key who arrives in the country today (23), will visit Pannala to declare open a Model Farm and a training centre managed by Fonterra, the leading dairy company. PM Key will also call on President ...

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