Wednesday, May 21, 2014

All Schools In Sabaragamuwa Municipal Council Area To Be Closed For Two Days

All Schools Belongs to the Sabaragamuwa Municipal Council Area will be closed  during next  two days, the 22nd and 23rd of May due to the threat of Dengue Epidemic the Sabaragamuwa Provincial Council Education Minister has announced this evening. prevention programmes are to  be conducted during the two days.

No Confidence Motion Against The Government Was Defeated At The Parliament

The no confidence motion which was  tabled in the Parliament  against the present government by main opposition party the United National Party(UNP) was defeated today(21) with a majority of 94 votes .when  the voting has taken place at  Parliament this evening  151 members were voted against the motion while 57 members including MP's of main opposition UNP , leftist Janatha Wimukthi Peramuna(JVP) and Tamil National alliance (TNA) were voted in favor.

The No Confidence Motion was tabled by the UNP last Tuesday against government's failure to combat the spreading of drug menace in the country.

The members of the government allied parties Jathiak Hela Urumaya (JHU) and National Freedom Front(NFF) were absent  during  the voting.

The National Parliament of Sri Lanka has been compromised with 225 MP's. out of this number 144 members are belongs to the ruling UPFA Coalition and 60 members to the main opposition United National Party.Tamil National Alliance(TNA) has represented by 14 members and Democratic National Alliance (DNA)by 7 members.

Two Sri Lankans Were Arrested While Trying To Smuggle Gold Slabs Worth Rs.53 Million To The Country

Two Sri Lankan Nationals have been arrested by the Customs Officers at Katunayake Bandaranaike International Air Port early this morning while trying to smuggle gold slabs worth Rs.53 million to the country from Dubai.

According to the Custom Officers gold slabs weighing 7.1 Killo Grammes which the suspects brought from Dubai were concealed in calculator boxes.

Authorities are conducting further investigations on the incident.

Belgian F-16 crash pilot ejects on to power line

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-49751536