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Sri Lanka has power breakdowns amidst extreme weather

36,900 breakdowns resulting in power interruptions to more than 300,000 consumers in the last three days due to weather

May 23, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka's beggars at traffic lights earning Rs20,000 a day claim police

Police, Automobile Association seek public help to address beggar menace in city

April 29, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka expects up to 200 thousand vehicles on the road in New Year

National Council for Road Safety has warned drivers of the possibility of increased road accidents

April 9, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka issues guidelines for holiday activities, cautions people to avoid accidents

Police on stand by with 150,000 breathalyzers, and sputum and urine test kits for detecting drivers on a high

April 8, 2024 1 min read
Foreigners to be offered driving license at airport, demerit system from April

Fees for obtaining driving license: USD25 for one month, USD50 for three months, USD75 for six months, USD200 for year

French government aids Sri Lanka in satellite technology oil spill monitoring system

It will help Sri Lanka gain expertise in the fight against marine pollution through the use of cutting-edge technologies

Sri Lanka accidents kill two people every 90 minutes

Fatal accidents in Sri Lanka kill up to 12,000 people or about two people every 90 minutes, the Health Ministry said.

Neshella Perera
July 5, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka to fight Express Pearl marine damages claim in UK and Singapore courts

The expert committee appointed has estimated the total damage to 6.4 billion US dollars.

May 11, 2023 2 min read
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Sri Lanka establishes committee to investigate aircraft incidents

From 2003 – 2021, Sri Lanka has encountered around 2,700 aircraft accidents and incidents.

Roshani Fernando
March 23, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka starts new beach clean-up after X-Press Pearl disaster

The cleaning program was initiated at Crow Island beach in Mattakkuliya.

March 12, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka awaits salvage of X-Press Pearl wreck to make second damage claim

Salvage had been delayed due to bad weather

February 1, 2023 2 min read

Petrol burn deaths increase in forex-starved Sri Lanka as households store fuel in cans

Munasinghe said petrol burns are more severe than kerosene burns.

Chanka Jayasinghe
March 25, 2022 3 min read

Sri Lanka's Litro Gas says gas explosions linked to substandard regulators, tubes

Litro Gas supplies 80 percent of the liquid petroleum gas (LPG) cylinder market in Sri Lanka.

Mahadiya Hamza
November 27, 2021 2 min read

Fire accidents in Sri Lanka LP gas leak raise safety questions

Human negligence blamed for the explosions

Mahadiya Hamza
November 26, 2021 3 min read

MEPA specialists aboard New Diamond tanker to collect fuel samples

A team of specialists from the Marine Environment Protection Authority (MEPA) was deployed this morning to collect all f...

Imesh Ranasinghe
September 14, 2020 1 min read
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