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Shadow Boxing

The Public Utilities Commission will kick off work as a multi-sector watchdog, shadow regulating electricity services and later, the unbundled Ceylon …

Running Dry

The Water Board has asked for Danish help to fund a water treatment plant on the right bank of the Kelani River to bridge a 20-mn gallon a day …

Up Time

Sri Lanka Telecom on Thursday confirmed it has secured enough bandwidth to fully restore its internet services by one in the morning. Sri Lanka …

Gassed Up

Shell Gas may have to jack up prices by as much as Rs. 100 a cylinder come September, as it battles a price build up that’s straining its …

Funky Tunes

Sri Lanka Telecom’s net profits fell just short of the two billion rupee mark, but operating cost continued to surge, despite undergoing a …

Short Circuit

Cabinet Spokesperson Mangala Samaraweera said Thursday that Cabinet approval for an electricity tariff hike was deferred, after no agreement was …

Back to Barracks

Police discipline in Sri Lanka is to go back to the lap of the National Police Commission (NPC) as police behavior shows no hint of improvement under …

Hot Rod

A proposed 23 percent wage hike for Ceylon Electricity Board employees will be taken up tomorrow, appeasing trade unions that threatened to strike …

Rerouting

Sri Lanka Telecom says it will secure 40 MB of bandwidth by late Tuesday, to restore internet and international voice services partially after its …

Web Watch

The Health Ministry plans to bring in laws to mandate private medical doctors to maintain patient records. The Health Ministry plans to bring in laws …

Wire Tapping

Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) will tap some 70 MB of bandwidth from regional internet service providers (ISP) to substitute for capacity lost to its …