Tuesday, September 8, 2015

SINHALESE QUOTE FROM THE WEB


A National Week Of Mosquito Control Has Been Announced.

The Ministry Of Health has been announced A National Week for Mosquito Control from 10th  to 16th of September The aim of this week is to inspect the dengue breeding places at premises and destroying them .

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THOUGHT OF THE DAY


Paddy Marketing Board Has Been Purchased 102,797 Metric Tonnes Of Paddy From Farmers This Yala Season

The Paddy Marketing Board has been so far purchased 102,797 Metric Tonnes of Paddy  from the farmers during this Yala Harvest Season according to the government sources.

Out of this purchased stock of Paddy 97,458 Metric Tonnes are Nadu Variety , 5069 Metric Tonnes are of Samba Variety and 270 Metric Tonnes are Keeri Samba Variety.

The government has allocated Rs.6000 Million for this year to purchasing paddy from farmers and so far Rs.4652 Million has been spent for that purpose according to sources.

"ARTIST INSIDE AN ART WORK" A PAINTING OF POLISH PALETTE KNIFE PAINTER BARBARA JASKIEWICZ



















THIS COLORFUL PAINTING WAS DONE BY POLAND'S IMPRESSIONIST PALETTE KNIFE PAINTER BARBARA JASKIEWICZ.SHE IS ALSO SPECIALIZES ON PAINTING LANDSCAPES AND CITYSCAPES

palette knife is a blunt tool used for mixing or applying paint, with a flexible steel blade. It is primarily used for mixing paint colors, paste, etc., or for marbling, decorative endpapers, etc. The "palette" in the name is a reference to an artist's palette which is used for mixing oil paint and acrylic paints.(source wikipedia)

Imprisoned Former UPFA MP Sajin Vaas Has Been Further Remanded

The imprisoned former Parliamentarian attach to the United Peoples Freedom Alliance(UPFA) Sajin Vaas Gunawardene who is in remand for allegedly misusing the vehicles belonging to Presidential Secretariat has been further remanded until 22nd of September by Colombo Fort Magistrate today(08).

The Police Financial Crimes Investigations Division has  summoned the former UPFA Parliamentarian  to record a statement on 11th of May and later arrested him.

Earlier The Colombo High Court had dismissed a bail application filed behalf of Sajin Vaas Gunawardene by his counsel,.

POEM OF THE DAY

Two Persons Who Attempted To Offer Rs.1.5 Million Bribe To Sapugaskande Police OIC Detained

The Officials of the Bribery Commission have  today (08)arrested the brother in law of  former chairman of the Wattala Pradeshiya Sabha and his associate  who attempted to offer the OIC of Sapugaskande Police Rs.1.5 Million bribe .

The two suspects who were arrested at the Car Park of Mahara Prison this morning have attempted to bribe the OIC in a bid to request him to amend the charges leveled against former chairman of Wattala Pradeshiya Shaba who is in police custody regarding the death of a businessman.

The two suspects were arrested by Bribery Commission Officials on a tip off by the Sapugaskande Police OIC.

Forty Four New Ministry Secretaries Have Been Appointed

Presidential Secretariat
Forty Four new Ministry Secretaries have been appointed this evening at a function held at the Presidential Secretary in Colombo under the patronage of Presidential Secretary P.B Abeykoon.

All the secretaries appointed to the ministries during 100 day programme of the Government prior to the Parliamentary Election have been changed including the most important Secretary Post of the Defense Ministry.

The Newly appointed  Secretaries to the Ministries are as follows.

01Ministry of Rehabilitation, Resettlement and Hindu Religious AffairsC. Sivagnanasothi
02Ministry of FinanceDr. R. H. S. Samarathunga
03Ministry of Labour and Trade Union RelationsS. M. Gotabhaya Jayaratne
04Minister of Parliamentary Reform and Mass MediaW. M. V. Narampanawa
05Ministry EducationW. M. Bandusena
06Ministry of Primary IndustriesJ. K. D. Amarawardana
07Ministry of Mahaweli Development and EnvironmentUdaya R. Seneviratne
08Ministry of TransportNihal Somaweera
09Ministry of Mineral Oil and Petrolium GasMrs. W. S. Karunaratne
10Ministry Buddha SasanaWasantha Ekanayake
11Ministry of Postal Service & Muslim AffairsP. H. L. Wimalasiri Perera
12Ministry of Tourism Development and Christian AffairsP. H. J. B. Sugathadasa
13Ministry of Foreign EmploymentG. S. Vithanage
14Ministry of Disaster ManagementS. S. Miyanawala
15Ministry of JusticePadmasiri Jayamanna
16Ministry of Sustainable Development and Wild LifeR. M. D. B. Meegasmulla
17Ministry of National DialogueMrs. V. B. P. K. Weerasinghe
18Ministry of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous MedicineUpali Marasinghe
19Ministry of Southern DevelopmentGamini Rajakaruna
20Ministry of PlantationsA. M. Jayawickrama
21Ministry of SportsDr. D. M. R. B. Dissanayake
22Ministry of AgricultureB. Wijayaratne
23Ministry of Home AffairsJ. J. Rathnasiri
24Ministry of Power and Renewable EnergyDr. B. B. S. Batagoda
25Ministry of Ports and ShippingL. P. Jayampathi
26Ministry of Policy Planning and Economic AffairsM. I. F. Rafeek
27Ministry of LandsDr. I. H. K. Mahanama
28Ministry of Public Administration and ManagementJ. Dadallage
29Ministry of Rural EconomyMrs. D. K. R. Ekanayake
30Ministry of Upcountry New Villages, Infrastructure Facilities and Community DevelopmentMrs. R. Nadarasapille
31Ministry of Industry and CommerceT. M. K. B. Thennakoon
32Ministry of Foreign AffairsMrs. C. Vageeshwara
33Ministry of Megapolice and Western DevelopmentN. Rupasinghe
34Ministry of DefenceKarunasena Hettiarachchi
35Ministry of Skill Development and Vocational TrainingP. Ranepura
36Ministry of Internal Affairs, Wayamba Development and Cultural AffairsD. Swarnapala
37Ministry of Social Empowerment and WelfareM. Senevirathne
38Ministry of Technology, Technical Education and EmploymentMrs. R. Vijayalakshmi
39Ministry of Fisheries and Aquatic ResourcesMrs. W. M. M. R. Adhikari
40Ministry of University Education and HighwaysD. C. Dissanayake
41Ministry of Housing and ConstructionMrs. W. K. K. Athukorala
42Ministry of Law and Order and Prisons ReformJagath Wijeweera
43Ministry of Women and Children’s AffairsMrs. Chandrani Senarathne
44Ministry of Public Enterprise DevelopmentRavindra Hewawitharana
- See more at: http://www.dailymirror.lk/86515/44-new-ministry-secretaries-appointed#sthash.76TsY1MG.dpuf

Belgian F-16 crash pilot ejects on to power line

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