Sunday, October 12, 2014

Yal Devi Train Service To Be Re Commenced From Tomorrow(13) To Jaffna From Palai After 24 Years

The train Yal Devi which has not functioned for 24 years from Palai to Jaffna due to the war situation in north and east is due to re commence it's journey  by 9.30 a.m tomorrow(13).The inaugural journey will begin under the patronage of President Mahinda Rajapaksha.

Due to the war between Sri Lankan Army and Terrorist Group LTTE "Yal Devi has only functioned between Colombo to Palai over the last few years.As the Rail Tracks and Rail Stations between Palai to Jaffna  which destroyed due to the war have been  reconstructed under the Financial and Technical aid received from the  Indian Government the train service of Yal Devi is due to re commence from tomorrow.

Government Increased The Prices Of Ar rack And Beer

Government has increased the taxes imposed on Liquors Ar rack and Beer by  Rs.90 and Rs.10-15 per liter respectively with effect from last Friday according to the Department Of Excise .

Due to this tax increase the prices of Local Arrack has increased by Rs.90 per liter and Beers which contains more than 5% Alcohol by Rs.15 and Beers contains Alcohol less then 5% by Rs.10.

All Foreign Liquors have been increased By Rs.120 per liter.


DEVASTATING BUSHFIRES TO BE WORSEN IN AUSTRALIA

https://www.reuters.com/article/us- australia-bushfires/bushfires-conditions-worsen-in-east-and-west-australia-idUSKBN1XQ0RK