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Railway Unions Resolve To Continue Strike Irrespective Of Govt. Action: Flatly Turn Down Education Minister's Plea

Railway Unions Resolve To Continue Strike Irrespective Of Govt. Action: Flatly Turn Down Education Minister's Plea

Railway unions decided to continue with their union action, irrespective of the action taken by the government. 

Education Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam too held talks with the railways strikers to urge them to postpone the strike until the GCE O/Level examination starting tomorrow. 

The Minister said the students sitting for the exam …read more

Basil says President contacted him

Former Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa said yesterday that he had a brief telephone conversation with President Maithripala Sirisena for the first time after years, and discussed the matters related to current political developments.

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Family dispute ends in suicide

A person committed suicide after attacking his wife and mother-in-law with a sharp object in Kaduwela this morning (11). It was revealed that he had a clash with his wife and mother-in-law this morning and later he had attacked them with a sharp… Read More …read more

Railway strike to continue

Railway trade unions declared that they will continue their ongoing strike action during the Executive Central Committee meeting of the railway trade unions held today (11). MORE… …read more

Zimbabwe’s ruling party sacks Robert Mugabe as party leader

Zimbabwe’s ruling party has sacked President Robert Mugabe as its leader. Zanu-PF has appointed ex-vice-president Emmerson Mnangagwa, who had been fired by Mugabe two weeks ago.

The sacking of Mnangagwa had prompted an extraordinary chain of events as the military intervened to block Mugabe, 93, from installing his wife Grace in …read more