9:49 AM

Islandwide blackout owing to technical fault

The Ceylon Electricity Board says a technical fault at the Kelanitissa power plant is the cause for the islandwide blackout since early this morning.

8:47 AM

Kilinochchi Within Sight

Defence spokesman Minister Keheliya Rambukwella told parliament today concluding the debate on the Defence Ministry budget allocation, that Kilinochchi is within sight and they would pursue the target towards eradication of terrorism.