Saturday, February 19, 2011

Prabhakaren's Mother Dies

Parvathi Ammal the mother of Former LTTE Rebel leader Valupillai Prabhakaren died this morning at the Valvitithurai Government Hospital after prolonged  illness.After the defeat of LTTE she and her late husband were reside in Panagoda Army Camp under the Military Care and after her husband died she went overseas to stay with her children for a short period.

However she later returned to Sri Lanka due to her illness and receiving treatment at the Valvitithurai Government Hospital since then.

Upeksha Still Receiving Medical Treatment

Popular Actress and MP Mrs.Upeksha Swarnamali who is admitted to Sri Jayawardenapura Teaching Hospital in Kotte is still receiving Medical Treatment for her injured eye after beaten by her husband over a domestic dispute hospital sources revealed today.MP Swarnamali was admitted to the hospital on Wednesday morning with facial,eye and body injuries .

Meanwhile her Husband Mahesh Chaminda who is the main suspect  in connection with  assaulting of  the MP is reported as  missing .

World Cup Cricket-Sri Lanka To Encounter Against Canada In Tommorrow's Curtain Raiser At Hambanthota

Sri Lanka to take up minnows Canadian Cricket team in their inauguration Cricket Match played under the  10th ICC World Cup Cricket Tournament  to be played tomorrow(20th)in the newly laid Mahinda Rajapaksha International Cricket Stadium at Suriyawewa,Hambanthota(Southern Sri Lanka).This is also the First Cricket Encounter to be played at the Stadium after it's inauguration.

This is  the 03rd Cricket Match of the World Cup Cricket Tournament and  Kumar Sangakkara will Captained the Sri Lankan Team while Ashish Bagai captaining the Canadian Team.

Government To Increased The Import Tax On Potatoes

The Government has decided to increase the Import Tax on Potatoes by Rs.20 per Killo Gramme with immediate effect.Earlier a Import Tax of Rs.10 imposed per a Killo Gramme of Potatoes.

 In the Local Market a Killo Gramme of Potatoes marketed  in various prices and the Price is expected to increased following the increasing of the Import Tax.

India Handed Over 21 Arrested Sri Lankan Fishermen To SL Authorities-Arrested Another 4 SL Fishermen

Indian Coast guards today handed over a group of 21 Sri Lankan Fishermen  who were held in Police Custody for entering in to Indian Waters illegally to the Sri Lankan Navy.The group of Sri Lankan Fishermen and 5 trawlers belongs to them were handed over to the Navy at the Indo Lanka Mari Time Boarder.

The release of Sri Lankan Fishermen taken place  following the release of 136 Indian Fishermen who were Imprisoned here.

Meanwhile in an another development 4 Sri Lankan Fishermen who are the residents in Guru Nagar in Jaffna  were arrested by the Indian Coast Guards after crossed in to Indian Waters and handed them to the Tamil Nadu police for questioning.







CARDINAL GEORGE PELL LOOSES APPEAL IN AUSTRALIAN COURT

https://www.bbc.com/news/world- australia-49416573