Friday, September 11, 2015

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UNP Western Provincial Councilor Was Remanded For Illegal Possession Of A Cub Elephant

The Horana Magistrate has ordered yesterday(11) to remand the Western Provincial Councillor of United National Party Kithsiri Kahatapitiya until 14th of September over the charge of illegal possession of a cub elephant .

THOUGHT OF THE DAY

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Around 1400 Liters Of Oil Released To The Kelaniya River Had Polluted It's Water-Environmentalists

A Section Of The Kelaniya River
Around 1400 liters of oil has been released by the Coca Cola Plant  few weeks ago to the Kelaniya River which supplying drinking water to Colombo and it's suburbs According to the  Local Environmentalists.

As a result the water in kelaniya river has been polluted and the Central Environment Authority even cancelled the Environment Protection License issued to the Coca Cola Plant here.As oil can  remain in water for longer period it may cause non infectious diseases like Cancers amongst   people the Environmentalists have warned.

Meanwhile  few days after the cancellation of Environment Protection Licence of Coca Cola Plant here the  Central Environmental Authority had reported as releasing the licence again to the plant under several conditions which were still not yet revealed.

A LANDSCAPE PAINTING OF AUSTRIAN CAPITAL VIENNA CITY (1758) PAINTED BY AN ITALIAN ARTIST CANALETTO

THIS POPULAR LANDSCAPE PAINTING OF GARDENS SEEN IN UPPER BELVEDERE AT THE  AUSTRIAN CAPITAL VIENNA WAS DONE BY AN  ITALIAN ARTIST CANALETTO(GIOVANNI ANTONIO CANAL) IN 1758.CANALETTO WAS SPECIALIZED ON LANDSCAPE PAINTING . HE DIED AT THE AGE OF 71 AND EVEN CENTURIES  AFTER HIS  DEATH CANALETTO'S  PAINTINGS STILL DISPLAYING AT EXHIBITIONS IN EUROPE.

Water Board Assured The Drinking Water Supplying To Colombo And Suburbs Is Safe-Environmental Groups Claimed Arsenic Level In Supplying Water Exceeded It's Normal Level

Kelaniya River
Although an Environmental Groups have claimed that the Arsenic Level of  Kelaniya River which supplying the drinking water to consumers in Colombo and it's suburbs has exceeded the normal level ,The National Water Supply And Drainage Board has today(11)  announced  the drinking water supplying to Colombo and it's suburbs is not contaminated with Arsenic or any other toxic chemical .

The drinking water supplying to Colombo is safe the Water Board has assured.However Jayantha Kariyawasam of an environmental group has told the media yesterday(10) the Arsenic Level in Kelaniya River has exceeded it's normal level and the highest arsenic level has been reported from the water samples taken near the Ambathale Water Purification Reserve .

The toxic chemicals released as by products by the factories situated around kelaniya river had been identified as the main cause for this situation Mr.Kariyawasam has said.

POEM OF THE DAY-SINHALESE POEM FROM THE WEB

A Couple Was Killed Due To A Three Wheeler-Bus Collision

A married couple was killed due to a Three Wheeler-Bus collision occurred this morning according to the police.This accident was occurred on  Malwatta,Nittambuwa Area in Colombo-Kandy Main Road.

Sri Lankan Ambassador To Nepal Had Appealed Sri Lankans Not To Visit Lumbini Until Further Notice

Due to the wave of public protests prevails in Nepal these days the Sri Lankan Ambassador to Nepal W.M Seneviratne had appealed the Sri Lankans not to visit Lord Buddha's Birth Place Lumbini (In Nepal) until further notice.

The Sri Lankan Ambassador had also requested all Sri Lankans who are planning to visit Lumbini  to contact the following numbers of  Sri Lankan Embassy in Nepali Capital Kathmandu prior to their visits.The numbers are 0097 714720623 and 0097 714720213.

Four People who were engaged in violent demonstrations held in Sothern Plains against the proposed new constitution of Nepal have been shot dead by the Police on Wednesday.

Belgian F-16 crash pilot ejects on to power line

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