Friday, January 8, 2016

SINHALA QUOTE FROM THE WEB

THOUGHT OF THE DAY

New Rail Bus Service To Be Launched With Effect From 18th Of January In Colombo

Sri Lanka Railways Department has decided to launch a Rail Bus Service from Kosgama (In Western Province) to Homagama and Maharagama  with effect from 18th of January.

Under this  Rail Bus Service two rail buses will travel five times daily   from Kosgama to Homagama and Maharagama  according to the Railways Department.

This Rail Bus Service will be launched for the benefit of people travelling to Homagama and Maharagama Cancer Hospitals  and for school children the Railways Department has stated.

"THE BLUE ROW BOAT' A POPULAR ART WORK OF YESTERYEAR FRENCH ARTIST CLAUDE MONET.(1840-1926)

TO A FRIEND CLOSE TO THE HEART.

Fifty One Dengue Patients Have Been Reported From Colombo City During The Weak

Image result for dengue mosquitoFifty One Suspected Dengue Patients have been reported from Colombo City during the Period 01st of January to 08th of January(Today) this year according to the Chief Medical Officer Of Colombo Dr.Ruwan Wijemuni. 

The Majority of these Patients are children under 10 years of age Dr.Wijemuni has said.

The Public Health Department of the Colombo Municipal Council has launched a three day Dengue Control Programme since yesterday (07) within the Colombo City Limits to inspect and destroy dengue mosquito breading places in premises.

The Colombo Chief Medical Officer has requested the public to clean their environment in both in and around the houses and gardens in view of preventing  creating of  dengue mosquito breeding places in their premises.

CLEANING THE ENVIRONMENT BY  DESTROYING DENGUE MOSQUITO BREADING PLACES IS THE BEST SOLUTION FOR PREVENTING THE SPREADING OF DENGUE.MOSQUITO COILS ARE NOT THE SOLUTION. -MEDICAL EXPERTS

HEALTH TIP FROM THE WEB


A Special Programme On Forwarding Questions To President Has Been Launched

A special programme which enable the public to ask questions directly from  President Maithripala Sirsene called "Tell The  President" has been launched today(08) by the President's Office to commemorate the first anniversary of president sirisena in office.

People  can have  access this programme daily by dialing the emergency number "1919" and  select a preference language and entering the number" 2" according to President's Media Unit.

People can forward their questions through online as well as posting the questions to postal number 123  the Unit has stressed.



POPULAR YESTERYEAR SINHALA SONG SUNG BY SHRIMATHI THILAKARATNE AND VICTOR RATNAYAKE


Rajarata University Students Have Conducted A Protest Campaign By Demanding Mahapola Scholrship Fee For The First Year Students

A Group of Students attached to Rajarata University(In North Central Province) have conducted  a protest campaign today(08) by demanding to grant  Mahapola Scholarship Fee for  first year students of the  University which the authorities have failed to pay .

The first year university students attached to the Rajarata University with economic difficulties are in difficult situation due to the non payment of Mahapola Scholarship Fee according to Rajarata University Students Union.

Sri Lankan Who Attempted To Smuggle 41 Live Tortoises To Thailand Has Been Arrested At The Air Port

Image result for sri lankan tortoisesA 39 year old Sri Lankan has been arrested this morning by the Sri Lankan Custom Officers at Katunayake,Bandaranaike International Air Port when he trying to smuggle 41 live tortoises to Thailand .

The suspect who is a resident in Grandpass,Colombo has been arrested by Sri Lanka Customs biodiversity,cultural and national heritage protection unit this morning around 1.20 a.m at the Departure Lounge when the suspect has attempted to board TG308 Flight to Bangkok,Thailand .

The 41 Tortoises concealed in suspect's luggage have been handed over to the Wild Life Department and the suspect has  fined  of Rs.200,000 according to Custom Officers.

FRANCE CRIPPLED BY BIGGEST STRIKE IN YEARS

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