0400 PM SLT
Three people killed and 16 injured in an accident involving a passenger bus and a tipper truck on the Udawalawe dam.
0315 PM SLT
Power cut update:
One hour in the morning & 1/2 hour in the evening, except Colombo city limits: Power Minister Ranjith Siyambalapitiya
0215 PM SLT
The proposed 3 1/2 hour Power cut would be reduced as Mahaweli Authority agreed to release more water for hydro power: Power Minister
0200 PM SLT
Former President Rajapaksa’s relative Thirukumar Nadesan who was arrested earlier today released on bail by Pugoda Magistrate court
Director general of Bribery commission Dilrukshi Wickramasinghe has tendered her resignation to President
1115 AM SLT
Aung San Suu Kyi praises SriLanka’s ‘democratic transformation’
1100 AM SLT
President Maithripala Sirisena meets Russian President on the sidelines of BRICS – BIMSTEC summit in India
1030 AM SLT
President Maithripala Sirisena met Chinese President Xi Jinping. Discussions covered many issues including development partnership & regional solidarity.
The Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) announced that three-and-a-half hour daily power cuts would be imposed till Friday (21) with effect from today due to a breakdown at the Norochcholai Coal Power Plant.
CEB Spokesman Sulakshana Jayawardana said the country had been divided into four zones and power supply would be disrupted for two-and-a-half-hour during the daytime and one hour in the evening for each zone.
However, he said the power cut would not be imposed in Colombo, at hospitals and Industrial zones.(DS)
Via Daily Mirror
0845 AM SLT
FCID arrests Former President Rajapaksa’s relative Thirukumar Nadesan over the Malwana land linked to Former Minister Basil Rajapaksa
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