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Flight diverted to Mattala due to bad weather

Flight diverted to Mattala due to bad weather

Over 50 on election duty hospitalized due to food poisoning

More than 50 officials who were on election duty at the Royal College in Colombo have been hospitalized due to suspected food poisoning. MORE..

Severe lightning warning for several provinces

Thundershowers accompanied by severe lightning are likely to occur at several places in Sabaragamuwa, Central, North-Western and Western provinces and in Galle and Matara districts during the evening or night. MORE..

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Prima now says no hike in wheat flour price

The Bakery Owners’ Association says that the Prima Ceylon company has now informed them that the price of wheat flour will not be increased as previously notified. MORE..

Indian passenger busted with gold worth over Rs. 15 Mn

The attempt of an Indian passenger to smuggle out gold worth over Rs 15 million has been busted by a security officer at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA). MORE..

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Prima hikes wheat flour price

The price of Prima wheat flour per kilogram is to be increased by Rs. 8.50 from midnight yesterday (14), according to wheat flour dealers. MORE..

Expressway bus fares reduced

The Ministry of Transport says that bus fares for all buses using expressways have been reduced by Rs 10 and Rs 20, with effect from midnight today (15). MORE..

84 prez poll-related complaints during ‘silent period’

The Election Commission says it received a total of 84 complaints concerning violation of elections laws during the ‘silent period’ which commenced yesterday. MORE..

President was successful in establishing a new political culture – Presidential Secretary

President Maithripala Sirisena was successful in establishing a new political culture in the country by taking steadfast and bold decisions to eliminate bribery and corruption from the government mechanism, Secretary to the President Udaya R. Seneviratne said. MORE..

EC requests public servants to perform election duties impartially

Election Commission has appealed to all the public servants, who are assigned for election duties, to be unbiased during the voting period tomorrow (16). MORE..

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Critical Injuries 2 6 6
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