Monday, October 23, 2017


Jeep Owners Of Yala Protested Over The Vehicle Restrictions To The Yaala National Wild Life Park

Due to the protest campaign launched by Yala Safari
Jeep Owners and persons related to tourism industry around Yala tourists visited the Yala National Wild Life park through Safari Jeeps it has been reported.

The protest has been launched by the Safari Jeep owners as a protest over restricting the number of vehicles entering daily to the wild life park sources said.

Wild Life conservation department has taken a decision to restrict the number of vehicles entering Yala National Wild Life park in view of of protecting the enviornment of the Park.

Accordingly only 300 vehicles a day will be permitted to enter the Yala Wild Life Park.However this restriction not apply to school children arrived in the
Park and local tourists arrived in from outstations.

Human Rights Commission Had Begun An Investigation On Expulsion Of A Female Student From A School Over Vomitting

Sri Lanka Human Rights Commission has began an
investigation on expulsion of a Grade 10 female student from a school in Dambulle by charging falsley that she was pregnant after she had vomitted  in the school.

The Human Rights Commission has begun the investigation without a complaint on the incident and   based on the news paper reports of the incident it has been revealed.

The officers attached to the Anuradhapura office of the Human Rights Commission had already visited the house of the victimized girl and collected evidence of the incident according to sources.

The Human Rights Commission has decided to call the accused principal who had expelled the female student
From the school and Educational authorities to colombo to question over the incident.

Ministry Of Industries To Import 200,000 Metric Tonnes Of Rice To The Country

The Ministry Of Industries and Commerce has decided
to call an International Tenders to import 200,000 mertic tonnes of Rice to Sri Lanka according to the Minister Rishaad Baduideen.

The Ministry is  expected to import rice from Myanmar, Cambodia, India,Pakistan,Vietnam,Thailand and Bangladesh and will give some other countries a chance to participating the tender procedure Minister has said.

Accordingly 100,000 metric tonnes of Rice is expected to be imported and issued to the local market by 30th of November and another 100,000 metric tonnes of Rice is expected to be imported and issued to the market by 30th of December Minister has stressed.

President has recently instructed the authorities to import highly priced essential food items to the country including Rice and distribute among consumers.


Government To Announce Solutions For SAITM Crisis Within Next Few Days

Government's solutions on SAITM Crisis will be
announced during next two or three days according to President Maithripala Sirisena.

President has revealed this while participating the opening ceremony of the Buddha Statue and a Golden Fence belonging to Abinavaramaya Temple in Awissawella.

Last week Government has stated that Government's solutions on SAITM will be announced this week.

Meanwhile Government Medical Officers Association has said that the Government should provide solutions for SAITM crisis according to the requests made by Bhiikkus and relevant parties.

A 64 Year Old Indian Athlete Was Killed After Colliding With A Train In Bambalapitiya

A 64 year old senior Indian Athlete was killed after
colliding with a train in Bambalapitiya today (23).

The Athlete Rajendran  Panidai who had arrived in Sr7 Lanka to participate a Mercantile  Athlatic Meet scheduled to be held in Sri Lanka had faced this incident.

His body is at  Colombo National Hospital.