Thursday, August 13, 2015

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THOUGHT OF THE DAY


Colombo High Court Judge Has Sentenced A Former Army Major Life Imprisonment For Possessing Heroin

The Colombo High Court Judge Lalith Jayasuriya has today(13) sentenced a former Army Major who  was found guilty of possession of  Six Kilo Grammes Of Heroin   a life imprisonment .

By announcing the life imprisonment sentence for the former Army General the Colombo High Court Judge has stated that although the offense of processing a  large haul of narcotics warranted the Death Sentence he has given life imprisonment sentence as the death sentence had been confined only to the statutory books.

POEM OF THE DAY


Police Have Arrested 700 Persons In Connection Of Violating Election Laws

The Police have so far  arrested 700 persons in connection of violating election laws according to the Department Of Police.

Out of these persons 546 were arrested during 244 raids carried out throughout the island by  Police Teams and 154 were arrested per the complaints made by public  the Department has announced.

"Do Not Fuel Communal Hatred " President Sirisene Has Urged Former President Rajapaksha Through A Strongly Worded Letter

President Sirisene
Through an urgent letter President Maithripala Sirisesna has today(13) requested the former president who is contesting for the forthcoming parliamentary election from United Peoples Freedom Alliance  not to create ethnic disharmony  during the election campaign.

The President has also urged if the United Peoples Freedom Alliance(UPFA) chaired by him has wins a majority of 113 seats in Parliament at the forthcoming election he as the Executive President and the chairman of UPFA will name  one of the seven senior recognized politicians of  UPFA as the Prime Minister and will not name former president to the post.

The President has also named seven senior politicians of UPFA including former speaker of the Parliament and eldest brother of former president Rajapakshe ,Chamal Rajapakshe as potential candidates for the post of Prime Minister.

In his strongly worded letter sent to the former President Rajapakshe ,President Sirisene has accused former president of fueling communal hatred.

Belgian F-16 crash pilot ejects on to power line

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