(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The anti-riot squad of Sri Lanka Special Task Force police has rescued the Chairman of the Ceylon Electricity Board who was taken hostage by the CEB workers belonging to the Ceylon Electricity Board Employees Union yesterday."Police rescue CEB chairman taken hostage by union, workers launch strike"
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(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Sri Lanka’s Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation Nimal Siripala de Silva has submitted a cabinet memorandum to purchase 50 electric buses for Sri Lanka Transport Board (SLTB) in order to improve urban public passenger transport service."Sri Lanka to purchase 50 electric buses to improve urban public passenger transport service"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Zimbabwe’s first win in this Tri-nation series has come in the form of a thrilling 12-run win against Sri Lanka in Dhaka."Zimbabwe beat Sri Lanka by 12 runs: As it happened"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The delegates of the Russian State Atomic Energy Corporation (ROSATOM) called on President Maithripala Sirisena at the Official Residence of the President, yesterday (17th Jan.)."President appreciates friendly support given by Russia"
Sri Lanka has achieved a significant development in prevailing peaceful environment – Pakistan Army Chief
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The Chief of Pakistan Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa says Sri Lanka has achieved a significant development due to the prevailing peaceful environment."Sri Lanka has achieved a significant development in prevailing peaceful environment – Pakistan Army Chief"
(LESOTHO, LANKAPUVATH) –A 910-carat diamond, which is believed to be the world’s fifth largest diamond, has been unearthed in Lesotho."The world’s fifth largest diamond has been discovered in Lesotho"
(US, LANKAPUVATH) – The US is withholding more than half of a $125m (£90m) instalment destined for the UN relief agency for the Palestinians, American officials say."US holds back $65m aid to Palestinians"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Two individuals with 70 golden biscuits were arrested by the Sri Lanka Navy in the Kankesanthurai seas earlier today."Two arrested with 70 gold biscuits at Kankesanthurai"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Sri Lanka won the toss and was elected to field first in the ODI against Zimbabwe, in the Tri nation series, held in Dhaka, a short while ago."SL vs. ZIM ODI: Sri Lanka wins toss, elected to field first"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – The Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) on Tuesday said its Board of Directors has approved $75 million in additional financing to continue support toward the development of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), considered vital for economic growth and job creation in Sri Lanka."ADB provides additional $75 million to support SME development in Sri Lanka"