Colombo (Sri Lanka)

Type: City
Name: Colombo (Sri Lanka)
Country: Sri Lanka
Latitude: 6.93
Longitude: 79.849998
population: 648,119
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 48 mins ago - 2 reports

Tense situation at National Hospital

(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - It is reported that a tense situation has been reported at the National Hospital in Colombo following a dispute between two factions of doctors.Police spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana states that the security has been tightened and ... [Published Lankapuvath - 48 mins ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

36-hour water cut in Colombo and its suburbs

A 36-hour water cut will be imposed in several areas in Colombo for two days (August 2 -3) due to construction work that is being carried out at the Battaramulla-Polduwa Bridge, the National Water Supple and Drainage Board said.The NSWDB said the construction ... [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - 1 hour ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Man charged with illegally dumping sewage, tampering with records

A Dalton man was arraigned Tuesday in Luzerne County after prosecutors say his company was discovered illegally dumping sewage and masking the actions in paperwork.Frank Colombo Jr., 80, 134 Waterford Road, was charged with unlawful discharge of sewage, ... [Published Scranton Times-Tribune - 4 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 2 reports

Booze racket busted

RECENT ARTICLESRECENT GALLERIESMadan Singh and Sathik Basha have been persuading regular passengers flying from Colombo to Chennai to carry their stipulated two bottles of liquor purchased at the airport, and hand it over once they cleared customs.Any ... [Published Chennai Online - 5 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Littler Adds Seasoned ERISA and Employment Litigator Sherril M. Colombo to its Miami Office

Adds Seasoned ERISA and Employment Litigator Sherril M. Colombo to its Miami OfficeMIAMI, FL (July 29, 2014) – Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, has added seasoned Employee Retirement Income Security ... [Published Littler - 7 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 3 reports

Sri Lanka Marxist party leader discharged from hospital after accident

* July 29, Colombo: Leader of Sri Lanka Marxist party, Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) leader and MP Anura Kumara Dissanayaka was discharged from the hospital this evening after receiving treatment for injuries sustained in accident yesterday.He was sent ... [Published Colombo Page - 22 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 5 reports

Sri Lanka Vs. South Africa - Five Things We Learned From the Second Test

[Daily Maverick]Another backs-against-the-wall Test, another great escape. South Africa won a Test series for the first time in over two decades after a gritty draw against Sri Lanka in Colombo. ANTOINETTE MULLER picks five key lessons from the second ... [Published AA South Africa - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 2 reports

Anura Kumara Dissanayake’s driver arrested

(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The leader of the Janatha Vimukthi Peramua (JVP), Anura Kumara Dissanayake, who met with a road accident, was admitted to the Accident Ward of the National Hospital in Colombo on Monday afternoon.MP Anura Kumara Dissanayake was ... [Published Lankapuvath - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 2 reports

Pak diplomat in Colombo on radar since '12

CHENNAI: Amir Zubair Siddiqui, the Pakistani diplomat named as the person managing ISI activities in India from Sri Lanka, was on the radar of Indian intelligence agencies since 2012. He was first booked by the Tamil Nadu police after they picked up a ... [Published Times of India - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 2 reports

Judge dismisses second suit challenging Evans residency

Wayne County Circuit Court Chief Judge Robert J. Colombo Jr. on Monday dismissed a second lawsuit to declare Warren Evans ineligible to run for Wayne County executive.A link to this page will be included in your message. ... [Published Canton Observer - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 7 reports

US expresses concern over curb on media freedom in Sri Lanka

The US today asked Sri Lanka to take immediate steps to curb harassment of journalists and protect their rights as organisers of a US-funded media workshop for Tamils received death threats and had to cancel the programme for a third time since May.The ... [Published Business Standard India - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 2 reports

Pak official in Lanka key to ISI's terror plan for south India

An official at the Pakistan high commission in Colombo allegedly planned strikes on American and Israeli consulates in south India, reports Vicky Nanjappa/Rediff.com Hussain's confession reveals that Pakistan's Directorate for Inter-Services Intelligence ... [Published rediff.com - Jul 28 2014]

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"I am a votary of greater trade and commerce with Sri Lanka" he said in a statement here
"Recent improvements in the trade and current account balances notwit ..."
...Nimal Kotawalagedara has said that these tours are organized to help the rehabilitees to transition away from a war mindset and to give them "a practical understanding about the lifestyles and culture of communities that live in other areas, interpersonal relationships, geographical differences and environmental beauty."
"All I need is a small piece of land, oh divine mother, A small piece of land, and there"

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