Saturday, February 13, 2016


Three Day Dengue Control Programme-Health Ministry To File Legal Cases Against 505 Premises Who Have Maintained Dengue Mosquito Breeding Places

The Ministry Of Health,Nutrition And Indigenous Medicine has decided to file legal cases against 505 Houses and Institutions at Western Province and seven other high risk Districts which have maintained  Dengue Mosquito Breeding Places in  their premises   during the raids carried out under the three day emergency National Dengue Control Programme  on last Thursday(11) and Friday(12).

During the first two days of the Programme Health Officials with the assistance of  Tri Forces and Police have raided 80046 Houses and Institutions in those districts and issued notices to 3471 premises which have identified as having a  risky environment of breeding Dengue Mosquitoes according to the Ministry Of Health.


Final Judgment Regarding Alleged War Crimes Will Be Delivered Through An Internal Judicial Mechanism -Prime Minister

The  final judgement regrading the alleged war crimes occurred during the last phase of war between Sri Lankan Armed Forces and LTTE Terrorists will be delivered  through an internal judicial mechanism the Prime Minister has said.

The punishments for alleged war crimes too will be imposed through the internal judicial mechanism Prime Minister has told Indian Media during his visit to India recently. 

Sri Lankan Government will not opposing the international intervention to the local investigations carrying out  regarding the alleged war crimes he has further stated.


A Person Detained In Connection With Child Molestation Has Been Hospitalized After Attempted To Commit Suicide

A suspect detained in connection with Child Molestation has been hospitalized yesterday (13) after he attempted to commit suicide by hang himself  inside the Prison at  Ambalanthota(In Southern Province)  Police Station.

The suspect who had arrested by the Police for allegedly molesting a 13 year old daughter of his Clandestine Lover had attempted to hang himself by using his sarong(Local Dress) inside the prison cell of the Police  according to Police.

The 48 year old suspect has been admitted to the Hambanthota(In Southern Province)Hospital for treatment.



Sri Lankan President Sirisena To Visit Austria After Touring Germany

Sri Lankan President Maithrpala Sirisena is due to leave Austria for a two day State Visit  after concluding the proposed  Two Day German Tour the President's Media Division has announced.

Accordingly President Sirisena will begin his two day Official  Tour to Germany on Monday(15) and after the tour he is due to visit Austria.

During the tours to Germany and Austria,The Sri Lankan President is due to hold bi lateral talks with heads of the German and Austrian Governments and due to sign several MOU's(Memorandum Of Understanding) with German Government.

The President is due to meet business communities of both countries as well  to encourage them to   invest in Sri Lanka,

More Than 50,000 Court Cases Have Been Filed Against Motorists For Violating Regulations At Southern And Katunayake Expressways During 2015

During the year 2015 Police have been filed 50,686 Court Cases against motorists who have violated the regulations pertaining to the usage of Southern and Katunayake Expressways according to the Police Department.

Under this 32,263 Court Cases have been been filed against motorists who have used Southern Expressway for offences including high speed driving and 18,423 Court Cases have been filed for motorists used Katunayake Expressway for same offences.

Three Persons including 02 females and 01 male have died due to the fatal accidents occurred at Southern Expressway last year the Police have said.

During the year 2015 ,around 55 persons have received minor injuries due to the accidents occurred at Southern Expressway and 07 persons injured due to the accidents occurred at Katunayake Expressway.


One Killed And Five Got Injured And Hospitalized Due To A Van-Lorry-Wild Elephant Collision

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One person had killed and five others have been injured and hospitalized this morning as the
van they were travelling in to Katunayake International Air Port collided with a turned back Lorry at Krauwalagaswewa(In North Western Province)Area which collided with a  wild elephant .

The lorry had turned back on the road after it was hit at a Wild Elephant walking on the road and the Van which arrived at that time has crashed to the turned back lorry the Police have said.

The van had transported a family members of a Sri Lankan Resided in Switzerland to the Katunayake Air Port when they  met with the accident police have said,

Soon after lorry had turned back on the road the Elephant had run away according to reports.

Foreign Employment Bureau Has Brought Back 104 Sri Lankans In Kuwait To The Country Due To Various Kind Of Harassment

The Foreign Employment Bureau has today(13) brought back 104 Sri Lankans who went for  Kuwait to Sri Lanka due to the various harassment they meted out to them.

The group of Sri Lankans brought back from Kuwait had stayed at "Suraksha Home" attached to Sri Lankan Embassy in Kuwait in past few months due to the harassment they have faced according to reports.

Not receiving employment according to the agreements ,Various kinds of physical harassment and overstaying visa problem are among the reasons for these Sri Lanakns to return to the country the reports said.

The majority of the returnees are females and they are from places like Anuradhapura,Polonnaruwa,Kurunagala,Galle,Trincomalee,Kandy and Batticloe the Foreign Employment Bureau has said.


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