Friday, March 27, 2015


Airport Customs Have Detained A Person Tried To Smuggle Three Kilos Of Gold To The Country

The Airport Custom Officers have detained  a Person arrived at Katunayake International Air Port today (27) who tried to smuggle  3 Kilos of  Gold  worth around 1.3 million to the country . The suspect had  arrived from Dubai according to the Custom Officials.

One Died And Two Got Injured At Agalawatta Due To Lightning

One man died and another two got hospitalized at  Agalawatta Area in Pinnagoda (In Western Province)today(27) as  lightning had  struck  them .The three male victims were at a saw mill when lightning struck them and the two injured were admitted to the Nagoda Hospital with severe burn injuries according to the Police.

The Matugama Police are carrying out  further investigations on the incident.


Twenty Free Internet WI FI Zones To Be Designed Around The Country By Next Week

Government has decided to launch  around 20 Free WI FI  zones in Several    Sri Lankan Districts including Colombo ,Polonnaruwa and Jaffna by next week which enable the public to access to the Internet free of charge through these places sources said.
As a part of an election promise that included in the President Maithripala Sirisena's 100 day election manifesto these WI FI Zones will be designed  under the instructions of  Foreign Minister Mangala Samraweera and the Deputy Foreign Minister Ajith .P Perera and will be monitored by the Institute Of Information Technology .Several leading local  mobile internet providing companies are assisting this programme according to the sources.

The launching ceremony of the free WI FI Zones is  scheduled to be held in Colombo  next week.

At the moment Free WI FI Zones are  functioning only at Katunayake Air Port and few of the Shopping Complexes in Colombo City.

Bribery Commission Had Questioned Former Minister Weerawansha For The Second Time

The Former Minister Of Housing and the leader of the National Democratic Front(NDF) MP Wimal Weerawansha was questioned by the Bribery Commission today (27)for the second time over the allegations leveled against him at the commission.In an earlier occasion he was questioned and a statement was reordered from him on his assets.

US Hits A Record Corona Cases And Hospitalizations