Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 14 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Opposition MPs of Sri Lanka parliament protest over continuous breakdowns in Norochcholai coal power plant
Fri, Feb 7, 2014, 09:20 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Feb 07, Colombo: Parliamentarians of Sri Lanka's main opposition United National Party (UNP) today engaged in a protest in parliament over the continuous breakdowns in the Norochcholai coal power plant and the government's failure to address the issue.

The UNP legislators stood in parliament holding placards against the government's failure in addressing the power crisis in the country when members in parliament were speaking on the power crisis.

The Chinese company that built Sri Lanka's only coal power plant in Norochcholai has assured the Sri Lankan government to repair all technical failures in the ailing plant.

The UNP MPs also protested against the recent price hike of milk powder and the overall cost of living.

Deputy Speaker Chandima Weerakkody had then adjourned the House amidst the commotion until the 18th of this month.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Opinion: Without an opposition in Parliament, there is no democracy in Sri Lanka
-- [48 minutes ago]
Sri Lanka's John Keels terminates agreement with Lanka Fitch Rating
Sri Lanka ship builder Colombo Dockyard delivers MV Lagoons to India
Laws alone not sufficient to prevent malpractices in public service - Sri Lankan President
UN Under Secretary General to arrive in Sri Lanka tomorrow
Sri Lanka inflation drops significantly in February due to reduction in food prices
Sri Lanka condoles loss of lives in Afghanistan avalanches
Maldivian opposition party delegation in Sri Lanka to discuss ex-president's arrest
Local government election for two bodies in Mullaitivu halted by Sri Lankan court
Sri Lankan President to visit the UK on March 7th

Copyright © 2000, 2014 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.