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Railway employees on sudden strike, train passengers stage protest


Railway employees including drivers, guards etc staged a sudden strike at 3 pm on Wednesday, August 8 demanding solutions to their grievances. Several trade unions in the railway sector have extended support. Several season ticket holders were severly inconvenienced.

Meanwhile, some train commuters perturbed over the strike launched a protest outside the Fort Railway station over the strike staged without any notice being given. They blocked one lane of the Olcott Mawatha. A tense situation prevailed in the premises at Maradana Railway station also. 




Valikamam North Housing Scheme; Mavai Senathirajah lays foundation stone

Illankai Tamil Arasu Katchchi Leader Parliamentarian Mavai Senathirajah laid the foundation stone at the inauguration of the Valikamam North Housing Scheme in the Jaffna district....
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Busy buying by people of Trincomalee ahead of Thai Pongal

- By S.Kathiravan People of Trincomalee were seen engaging in busy buying of sugar canes, new clay pots, lamps, clothes and other materials necessary for pongal...
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Hartal in Batticaloa protesting against Hizbulla’s appointment as EP Governor...

A hartal was staged in Batticaloa town on Friday protesting against the appointment of former UPFA Parliamentarian Hizbulla as the Governor of the Eastern Province.   ...
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Sumanthiran in Inuvil, hands educational kits, livelihood assistance to the...

Tamil National Alliance Parliamentrian handed educational kits to needy children and livelihood assistance to the needy families in Inuvil in Jaffna. The event was held...
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