Sunday, January 17, 2016

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Preliminary Inquiries Regarding Large Scale Fraud And Corruption Occurred AT Sathosa While Importing Rice Have Been Completed

The preliminary Inquiries regarding the large scale fraud and corruption occurred at Lanka Sathosa Limited while importing rice during the previous regime have been completed according to Presidential Commission Of Inquiry Probing Large Scale Fraud And Corruption.

The Commission has uncovered through the inquiries that fraud and corruption amounting Millions Of Rupees  had occurred when importing rice stocks during the Previous regime through Sathosa and the importing of  rice has been done without following proper procedures.

During the inquiries 400,000 Kilo Grammes of Rice which unsuitable for consumption have been found while stored at several Ware Houses attached to Sathosa.

So far around Six Top Sathosa Officials have been removed from their posts regarding the fraud and Corruption occurred at Sathosa while importing Rice Stocks according to reports.

"FLOWERS ON A STONE SLAB "(1700) A FAMOUS STILL LIFE FLOWER PAINTING OF YESTERYEAR DUTCH ARTIST RACHEL RUYSCH(1664-1750)

RACHEL RUYSCH WAS A TALENTED STILL LIFE PAINTER FROM NORTHERN NETHERLANDS WHO SPECIALIZED IN FLOWERS.SHE INVENTED HER OWN STYLE AND ACHIEVED INTERNATIONAL FAME IN HER LIFE TIME.

Three Indian Fishermen Have Been Arrested While Illegally Fishing In Sri Lankan Waters

Sri Lanka Coast Guard Officers with the assistance of Navy have last Saturday(16) arrested  Three Indian Fishermen along with a fishing trawler they were travelling in while illegally fishing in Sri Lankan  Waters of North West Of Kareinagar .

The Indian Fishermen who arrived from Tamil Nadu District with their Trawler are due to be handed over to the Department Of Fisheries And Aquatic Resources in Jaffna(In Northern Province) to take a  legal action the Navy has said.

Central Environmental Authority To Close Down The Fuel Station Responsible For Diesel Leak Into Nilwala River-Cleaning Of River Water Continues

The Central Environmental Authority has yesterday (17) decided to temporarily close down the Fuel Station which responsible for Diesel Leak that contaminated the Nilwala River(In Southern Province). 

The written closure order is due to be handed over to the Fuel Station Owners soon according to the Authority.

The Water Supplies and Drainage Board has taken steps to suspended Water Supply to Akuressa in Matara(In Southern Province) on Saturday due to the water in Nilwala River found as contaminated with Diesel.However the Water Board has restored the water supply by last evening .

Meanwhile the cleaning process of the Diesel which leaked into the Nilwala River still continues the Central Environmental Authority has said.

POPULAR YESTERYEAR SINHALA DUET SONG SUNG BY LAKSHMAN WIJESEKERA AND NIRMALA RANATHUNGE


A 15 Year Old Student And His Mother Have Been Arrested And Remanded Over A Fatal Crash Which Killed A Mother And Daughter

A 15 year old Student and his mother have been arrested and remanded over a fatal crash which killed a Mother and Daughter  occurred at the Pedestrian Crossing on Baseline Road near Dematagoda (In Colombo)Railway Grounds last night.

The Car drove by the Teenager Student ran over the Mother and Daughter around 8.50 p.m last night while they were crossing the Pedestrian Crossing .The critically Injured Mother and Daughter have been rushed to the Colombo National Hospital where they have  succumbed to their injuries after being  admitted.

The Teenager and the Mother in the Car have been arrested and produced before Colombo Magistrate Court today (17) and the Court has ordered the Police to remand the suspected Teenager and his Mother until 29th and 25th of January Respectively.

President Sirisena Has Said After 43 Years Germany Has Invited A Sri Lankan Head Of State To Visit That Country

President Maithripala Sirisena has said today(17) he has been invited for an official visit to Germany ,The first for a Sri Lankan Head Of State after more than four decades.

This is the first time the German Government has officially invited a Sri Lankan Head Of State to visit their country after 43 years the President has stated.

There is a competition among the International Community to help the development activities in Sri Lanka and the Middle Path and the better governance which Sri Lanka has  adapted in their foreign policy  is the main cause for this Sri Lankan President has stressed.

With the help of friendly countries the Government will make 2016 as a year of Transformation Development of Sri Lanka President Sirisena has made these remarks after ceremonially commencing the Five Year District Development Programme "Pibidemu Polonnaruwa"(In North Central Province) today(17).

HEALTH TIP FROM THE WEB

GIANT PANDA DEATH IN THAILAND LEAVES CHINA ASKING QUESTIONS

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia- 49737215