Due to a failure in the transmission line Sri Lanka is experiencing an Islandwide power failure currently
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The owners of the Dambulla Viiking say that they will take legal action against the IPG and the Sri Lanka Cricket for suspending the ownership of the Dambulla Viiking team from the Lanka Premier League cricket tournament.
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The Ministry of Transport states that motorcycles are responsible for 42% of fatal accidents, while 12% includes lorries and tippers.

Furthermore, 40% of the people who die in road accidents in a day are motorcyclists, with 30% being pedestrians and 9% being cyclists.
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Showers or thundershowers will occur at a few places in Sabaragamuwa, Central, Uva, North-central and North-western provinces and in Ampara, Batticaloa, Mannar, Galle and Matara districts during the evening or night.
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The National STD/AIDS Control Programme stated that they are ready to give the medicinal drugs to those who are at high risk of being infected with HIV but are not infected with the virus.
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It is reported that the birthday of Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) Leader Velupillai Prabhakaran which falls on 26 November and the Maha Viru Day which falls on 27 Novembers have been celebrated secretly and in various places in the Northern Province.
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Sports Minister Namal Rajapaksa was also present at a rugby match for the Kalinga Indatissa Challenge Trophy played at Havelock Grounds in Colombo yesterday.
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Another body was dumped at the Jaffna beach yesterday.
 
On 27 November, two bodies were dumped on the beaches of Valvettithurai and Point Pedro in Jaffna.
 
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The Road Development Authority stated that the Ella - Passara road will be temporarily closed due to a landslide near the 16th km post.

The authority said that the road would be reopened to traffic after an inspection by the National Building Research Organization and recommendations obtained.
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We're back in familiar territory - growing concern about a new variant of coronavirus.

The latest is the most heavily mutated version discovered so far - and it has such a long list of mutations that it was described by one scientist as "horrific", while another told me it was the worst variant they'd seen.
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The main suspect of the murder of "Sunshine Suddha" and several other murders Hewalunuwilage Lasantha alias "Tinkar Lasantha" was killed by police during an operation due to a counter shooting.

The suspect, who was wanted by the police in connection with several other crimes, was arrested in the Diyagama area in Kalutara and taken away by the police to find his hidden weapons.
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The Ceylon Electricity Board Engineers' Association states that the 'work to rule' trade union action is only a beginning and that the union has two more steps to take.
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"Remember, two thirds of the government is on SLFP MPs."

Former President Maithripala Sirisena said in parliament today that the two-thirds majority in the government is in the hands of SLFP MPs.
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At least 27 people headed for the UK have drowned in the English Channel near Calais after their boat sank.

The International Organization for Migration said it was the biggest single loss of life in the Channel since it began collecting data in 2014.
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Trincomalee - Civil society organizations have decided to close shops in Kinniya today to mourn the tragic death of six people when the ferry capsized in the Kurinchakarni area in the Kinniya Lagoon.

Our Kinniya correspondent stated that a request has been made not to teach in schools in Kinniya today.
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