Friday, February 3, 2012

Sri Lanka Celebrates 64th Independence Day Today (04th)

The Democratic Socialist Republic Of Sri Lanka will celebrate it's 64th Independence Day today (04)Exactly 64 years ago in 04th of February 1948 Sri Lanka has  gained independence from British Rulers.

This Years Independence Day Celebrations scheduled to be held out side Colombo at  Anuradhapura District (In North Central Province) today under the patronage of President Mahinda Rajapaksha.President is also due to inaugurated the "Dayata Kirula" Exhibition which portrayed Sri Lankan Heritage at Anuradhapura.The Exhibition will be open to public from 05th of February (Sunday) to 10th of February.

First Death Was Reported From Southern Expressway

The first death occurred in the newly opened Southern Express way was reported today (03) from 21 st post near Kalutara.According to the Police a car drove by a 26 year old youth was skidded off the road near 21st post and  youth was killed in the accident.

The Southern Expressway first of it's kind in Sri Lanka was opened on 27th of November 2011 by President Mahinda Rajapaksha .Since then a large number of vehicles are reported as  using  the expressway and fair amount of accidents too occurred during last two months.