Tuesday 22 October 2019
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World’s longest rail tunnel to open


The world’s longest and deepest rail tunnel is to be officially opened in Switzerland, after almost two decades of construction work.The 57km (35-mile) twin-bore Gotthard tunnel will provide a...

British Human Rights Delegation meets NP Governor


A delegation of British Human Rights called on the Governor of the Northern Province Reginald Cooray at the Governor’s Secretariat recently. The delegation was led by Mrs.Kerin llb and held...

GMOA’s token strike; patients plunged in poor plight


Several patients had to incur inconvenience and suffer immensely by the four hour token strike by doctors in government hospitals from 8 am. The patients expressed their resentment over the poor...

Opening of Nursery School at Mahilady Theewu


A simple ceremony was held to mark the opening of a building for Nursery School in Mahiady Theewu in Batticaloa recently. Manmunai Theewu South West Divisional Secretary Thakshana Gowry Dinesh and...

7 fishermen held by Sri Lakan Navy


The Sri Lankan Navy arrested seven fishermen and confiscated their trawlers when they were fishing on the high seas, northwest off Thalaimannar on the first day of the new fishing season on Monday,...

Sonia defends Vadra, taunts Modi


Congress president Sonia Gandhi defended her son-in-law Robert Vadra on Tuesday and rejected the reports that link him with an arms dealer and property in London.Ms. Gandhi told the media in Rae...

Presidnet inaugurates National Enviornment Week


President Maithripala Sirisena was the Chief Guest at the ceremony held to declare the National Environment Week, in parallel to the World Environment Day falls on the 5th of June. The ceremony was...