Day: April 14, 2017

Homes damaged as part of Meethotamulla garbage dump collapses

A section of the Meethotamulla garbage dump has reportedly collapsed, completely destroying several nearby houses and damaging others in the vicinity.

Brings message of prosperity, unity to the nation: PM

Sinhala and Tamil New Year brings a message of prosperity and unity to the nation, acknowledging the role of the Sun in the agrarian society and its blessings towards a greater harvest, states Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe in a Sinhala and Tamil New Year message.

Aluth Avurudda serves as a catalyst for fresh thinking: President

The customary rites and rituals attached with the “Avurudda”, based on the transition of the sun, depict the social connotation of the deep and subtle connection between man and nature in physical and spiritual facets since the origins of life on Planet Earth many ages ago, states President Maithripala Sirisena in a Sinhala and Tamil New Year message.