The second stage of the Norochcholai coal power plant, which contributes 300 megawatts to the national grid, was inoperative this evening due to a technical fault, a spokesman for the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) said.
The Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) today said that politicians were attempting to alter the diversity of population in Sri Lanka by backing the resettlement of one ethnic group in a specific area ignoring others.
Twenty one-year-old Thilini Amalka, who was arrested this morning for allegedly slapping a youth at the Wariyapola Bus Terminal recently, was released on a surety bail of Rs. 50, 000 by the Wariyapola additional magistrate this evening. PICTURES
The All Ceylon Hindu Congress has sent the following letter with reference to news item that appeared in the newspapers and websites: We have been receiving enquiries in respect of news reports and website news of what have been said by “All Ceylon Hindu Federation”.
Two containers imported from Pakistan declared as big onions had been detained by the Sri Lanka Customs at the Orugodawatte Container Yard on suspicion this evening, Custom’s Spokesman Leslie Gamini said.
Indian Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that retrieving Kachatheevu Island was an impossible task and India would have to declare war with Sri Lanka to retrieve it.
Two Indians were arrested at Modara yesterday for allegedly possessing photographs of high security zones including the Parliament and the Prime Minister’s Residence, the Police said today