Tuesday, November 24, 2015

THOUGHT OF THE DAY

SINHALA QUOTE FROM THE WEB

Consumer Affairs Authority Has Launched Raids To Check Whether The Traders Are Implementing The Price Reductions Of Commodities

The Consumer Affairs Authority (CAA) has launched a series of raids to check whether the local traders are implementing the price reductions of commodities introduced through  2016- Annual Budget presented to Parliament on  last Friday.

The Prices of 11 Essential Commodities including Gas have been reduced with effect from 20th of November through the Budget.However the Consumer Affairs Authority has received complaints from several consumers that the traders are still not yet implemented the new price reductions .

The Authority is requesting the consumers to inform on traders who are not implementing the said price reductions to either  the number 1977 or to the  Consumer Affairs Authority.

"GIRL ON A PILLOW" A FAMOUS PAINTING OF YESTERYEAR SPANISH ARTIST PABLO PICASSO(1881-1973)

Nine More Police Officers Have Been Appointed To Presidential Commission Of Inquiry

Image result for police sri lankaNine Police Officers have been appointed to Presidential Commission of Inquiry on Investigate and Inquire Into Serious Acts Of Fraud ,Corruption And Abuse Of Power ,State Resources And Privileges with effect from 16th of November. 

Around Seven Police Officers attach to the Commission have been transferred to the Police Stations they were attached earlier according to Police Spokesman Assistant Superintendent Of Police(ASP) Ruwan Gunasekera.

POPULAR YESTERYEAR SINHALA SONG SUNG BY VICTOR RATNAYAKE


Three Minsters Have Requested The IGP To Conduct An Investigation Regarding Avant Garde Chairman's Controversial Statement

Three Ministers of the Present Government have today(24) requested the Inspector General Of Police(IGP) through a letter to investigate on the allegations made by  Chairman of controversial Avant Garde Limited Nissanka Saenadhipathi regarding bribing them.

The Ministers Dr.Rajitha Senaratne,Patali Champika Ranawaka and Arjuna Ranathunge have sent a Joint Letter today To IGP by stating the Avant Garde  Chairman's statement has tarnished their credibility  and therefore an investigation should have been conducted on this soon.

The Avant Garde Chairman has told during  an  Interview with a media institute  recently the said minsters  are acting against Avant Garde due to his refusal to  paying them bribes.He has also said that he can prove the requests made from him to bribe the said ministers.


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Duty Free Vehicle Permits Have Been Suspended From 21st Of November

Image result for duty free vehicle permitsThe Duty Free Vehicle Permits offered under different schemes to professionals and Parliamentarians have been suspended with effect from 21st of November according to Ministry Of Finance.

Due to this the letter of credit for those who have obtained the Duty Free Vehicle Permits on or before 20th of November should be opened before 31st Of December the Ministry has said.

The Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake has suggested to abolish the Duty Free Vehicle Permits offered to Professionals and Parliamentarians through the 2016-Budget as due to these permits Government is loosing revenue around Rs.40 Billion annually. 

One Person Was Killed As A Tree Fell on To A Moving Motor Bicycle And Two Three Whealers At Dematagoda

A person on Motor Bicycle was killed  as A Tree had fell on to his moving bicycle and  two Three Whealers at Baseline Road in Dematagoda(In Colombo District)this evening .

The accident has occurred in front of Railway Grounds near Welikada Prison in Dematagoda and the deceased succumbed to his injuries after getting admitted to Colombo -National Hospital Accident Ward with serous injuries according to the Police.

A severe traffic has been reported in the area for few hours due to this accident and Police have advised the motorists to use alternative routes.

FOOTAGE SHOWS AUSTRALIA'S BUSHFIRES CROWNING ACROSS TREETOPS

https://www.bbc.com/news/av/world- australia-50799037/australia-bushfires-footage-shows-fire-crowning-across-treetops