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Bridge across Bolgoda Lake in need of rehab

Text and pics by Dayarathna Pathirana Area residents have complained that a part of the bridge across... 


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There is a place called the Panadura public market Isn’t the Panadura UC unaware of this stinking eyesore?

By Indika Manoj Cooray and Kusal Chamath The Panadura public market has been in a dilapidated state... 


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The poisoning of the Thalpitiya Canal

Factories releasing effluents into it don’t care less: so do the authorities Text and... 


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Colombo’s traffic problem Solution lies in long-term plans

We need well thought out and planned long-term solutions now. If we  don’t resolve the... 


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South Korean expertise for Kotte garbage disposal

A South Korean company has approached the Sri Jayawardenapura- Kotte Municipality to purchase garbage... 


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Janatha Handa takes up arms against Templar’s Road factory

By Indika Manoj Cooray and Kusal Chamath A factory at Templar’s Road, Mount Lavinia came under... 


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Ill-designed Panadura Harbour perilous to fishermen

Narrowing of breakwater openings in post-tsunami renovation the cause say fishermen The badly... 


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Cafeterias in court complexes fall into hot water

By Lahiru Pothmulla Legal action would be taken against four cafeterias at the Hulftsdorp Court... 


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Colombo too will contribute producing Agri-Products

By Darshana Sanjeewa Approximately 8,500 hectares in Colombo is to be used for cultivation under... 


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Cemeteries and crematoriums in Panadura unkind to the dead

By Dayarathna Pathirana A number of issues surrounding the crematoriums and cemeteries in Panadura... 


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