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Imported onions to cost more

Imported big onions will cost more from tomorrow as the Government is set to impose increased taxes.


Twelve-hour water cut in parts of Kalutara today

A 12-hour water cut will be imposed in several areas of the Kalutara district today (08), the National Water Supply and Drainage board said.


Sequel to the power crisis on the cards?

With speculation rife over yet another spate of power cuts post Avurudu holidays, interested parties are once again trading allegations, adding to the confusion.


UK to introduce waste-to-electricity system in SL

The United Kingdom has agreed to introduce a system to Sri Lanka to generate electricity using waste materials as a solution for the possible power crisis that could take place in the future.


Colour coding for solid food from June 1st onwards

The Ministry of Health is introducing colour coding (traffic light system) for solid food including biscuits and sweetmeats from the 1st of June onwards


Fuel prices will remain unchanged – Mangala

In light of the Sinhala Tamil New Year festive season, fuel prices will remain unchanged despite continuously increasing prices in the international market as reflected in the fuel formula, Minister of Finance Mangala Samaraweera said.


People vs “power mafia”

Consumer rights groups threaten mass protests if power crisis is not solved.


Environment-friendly Asbestos by Russia

Russia wants to introduce a new form of asbestos to Sri Lanka which they claim is more environmental friendly.


Avurudu closures and must-know info

Things you need to know this Avurudu weekend


NWSDB provides drinking water to Kaluthara

Kalutara resident getting bowser supplied water due to shortages and increased salinity.


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