Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Ceylon Electricity Board Workers Launched 24 Hour Strike

Around 15,000 workers attached to Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) launched a 24 hour token strike from midnight today(03) till midnight tomorrow(04) requesting to settle their salary disparities.The Ceylon Electricity Board Joint Trade Union Alliance which organized this token strike warned public that there may be power failures during the strike period.

Around 42 Houses Damaged Last Night Due To Strong Winds

Around 42 houses throughout the island have been damaged last night due to strong winds experienced these days the Disaster Management Center(DMC) has announced today(03). One person died in Awissawella and around 8 houses  had  partially damaged and 1 house completely damaged in Nuwara Eliya District according to DMC.

Amongst other partially damaged houses were 16 Houses in Gampaha District,3 in Bambalapitiya-Colombo and 15 Houses in Kurunagala District.

Meanwhile the Meteorological Department has stated the prevailing strong winds will continue throughout the Island further accompany by occasional showers.

French Bus Driver Dies Over Face Mask Attack

https://www.bbc.com/news/world- europe-53367432