Day: August 9, 2018

Railway strike continues: Special bus service to facilitate stranded train commuters

The government has permitted the railways commuters to travel on Sri Lanka Transport Board (SLTB) buses using railway season tickets until the railway trade union strike concludes.



WATER TARIFF INCREASE SOON – State Minister

A revision to the water tariff will have to be made shortly, City Planning and Water Supply State Minister Lucky Jayawardena told Parliament yesterday.



Two Army officials sentenced to death

A Sri Lanka Army Major and a Corporal were sentenced to death today by the Trincomalee High Court. They were found guilty of murdering an LTTE suspect that they took into custody in Gurunagar, Jaffna in 1998.



Duties on small cars to be revised soon: PM

The government intended to revise the import duties imposed on small cars and hybrid vehicles in the near future, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe informed Parliament yesterday.