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Power Minister Dullas Alahapperuma inaugurated the newly-constructed Sugishwara Wickramasinghe Library in Kamburupitiya, recently. Picture by Vajira Poojitha Gunawardena, Thelijjawila Group Corr.


Fishermen in the Batticaloa District are flocking to the Batticaloa Lagoon as prawn season has started in the district. White prawns cost between Rs.600 and Rs.900 per kilogram, while black prawns cost Rs.1,000 to Rs.1,200 per kilogram.
Picture by Sivam Packiyanathan, Batticaloa Special Corr.


Estate Superintendents staged a silent protest in Hatton yesterday, demanding the authorities to take action against those who assaulted the Olton Estate Superintendent recently. Picture by Chandana Jayaweera, Hatton Group Corr.


Mahaweli Zone Canals and Common Settlement Infrastructure State Minister Siripala Gamalath recently inaugurated a weekly fair in Bisopura, Medirigiriya. The complex for the fair was set up at a cost of Rs.14 million. Eighty-four traders would be selling fruits, vegetables, and seafood at its stalls.