Sunday, August 19, 2012

Sacred Relics Of Lord Buddha Brought To Sri Lanka

The sacred "Kapilawasthu Relics"relics which are  portion of Lord Buddha's fragments of bones  were brought to Sri Lanka this morning from India.This is the first time these relics brought to Sri Lanka after 34 years and it will be displayed  to the public from today onwards at several temples in nine provinces of the  island.The relics are currently at Kelaniya Rajamaha Viharaya .

The relics which brought here from museum in New Delhi were received by Mahanayaka Theros and President Mahinda Rajapaksha at the Katunayake Banadaranaike International Air Port this morning.

Ramadan Festival Falls Today (19)

The Muslims in Sri Lanka are celebrating their religious Ramadan Festival ("Id Ul Fitr ") today(19). The Colombo Grand Mosque has declared today as Ramadan following yesterday's (18) sighting of new moon .

CID Had Arrested Two Persons With A Foreign Made Pistol

Criminal Investigations  Department(CID)Officers had arrested two persons with a Foreign made  Automatic Pistol in their possession ...