Saturday, August 1, 2015


Cricketers Muralideran And Dilshan Were Appointed As Brand Ambassadors Of The Task Force To Combat Kidney Disease

President Maithripala Sirisene has today (01) appointed veteran Cricketers Muththia  Muralidaren and Thilakaratne Dilshan as  Brand Ambassadors of the Presidential Task Force To Combat Kidney Disease.

President has appointed these veteran cricketers as Brand Ambassadors before the starting of Second T20 International Cricket Match between Sri Lanka and Pakistan at R.Premadasa International Cricket Stadium in Colombo this evening.The officials of the Sri Lankan Cricket Board ,International Cricket Council and Presidential Secretary P.B Abeykoon have also graced this occasion.

 The Presidential Task Force has appointed  to combat  mysterious kidney disease that spreads mainly in Dry Zone.


Air Port Custom Officers Arrested A Sri Lankan National Who Tried To Smuggle 24 Gold Biscuits To The Country

A Sri Lankan National who tried to smuggle  24  Gold Biscuits worth Rs.12 million  to the country was arrested by Sri Lanka Airport Custom Officers this morning at Katunayake Bandaranaike International Air Port.

The 40 year old suspect who had arrived Sri Lanka around 5.55 a.m this morning from Mumbai,India was arrested   on an information given by  Captain of the flight he has arrived in.

The 20 Gold Biscuits weighing around 2400 Grammes  were concealed inside his hand luggage according to the Custom Officers.The suspect along with the stock of Gold Biscuits  handed over to the Central Investigations Unit for further investigations custom officers have said.

Three Women Were Killed As The Lorry They Were Traveled In Toppled In To A Canal

Three women were killed and 16 others injured when a small lorry carrying pilgrims which returning from the religious city of Kataragama,  toppled in  to a canal at Habaraluara area this morning .

The injured were admitted to the Kataragama Hopsital.The pilgrims who were inside the lorry were residents of Kuruwita area in Ratnapura District according to the Police.

All Island Curfew Schedule To Be Changed From Tomorrow(06)

Government has amended  the current curfew schedule implemented in the country daily from tomorrow (06)according to the President's ...