Friday, March 11, 2016


Finance Minister Left India To Attend An International Seminar

Image result for ravi karunanayakeThe Minister Of Finance Ravi Karunanayake has left India to attend a three day International Seminar conducted by International Monetary Fund.

The Conference will be held in New Delhi from 11-13 of March and around 400 delegates including Finance Ministers of Asia and Pacific Countries,Bank Heads and Economists according to source.

The  Economic Challenges of  the Region and Solutions For Them are due to be discussed at the Seminar.


A Review Committee On Progress Of Medicinal Drugs Has Been Appointed By The Health Ministry

A Review Committee on Progress Of Medicinal Drugs has been appointed by the Ministry Of Health ,Nutrition And Indigenous Medicine in view of supplying necessary stocks of Drugs to Government Hospitals and Drug Stores without any Shortage .

The Review Committee headed by Director General Of Health Services Dr.Palitha Mahipala is   comprised of  members of the State Pharmaceuticals Corporation,State Pharmaceuticals Manufacturing Corporation,Independent Medical Authority,Medical Supplies Division and Ministry Of Health.

The Review Committee will work on to take steps to avoid drug shortages,solving  tender related problems and to regularize the   Drug Supplies.


Twenty Persons With A Haul Of Illegally Harvested Sea Cucumbers Detained At Pallekuda Beach

Sri Lankan Navy Personal have last Wednesday (09) arrested 20 persons with a haul of 220 Kilo Grammes Of Sea Cucumbers harvested illegally in Pallekuda Beach Area(Northern Province).

However the detained persons were released per the instruction of Assistant Director Of Fisheries in Kilinochchi while the haul of Sea Cucumbers has been handed over to Assistant Director Of Fisheries according to Navy Media Unit. 

Meanwhile in another incident Sri  Lanka Navy Personal have arrested two persons along with a haul of 621 Kilo Grammes Of Sea Cucumbers in their possession at Kirimundalam in Kalpitiya last Wednesday.

The haul of Sea Cucumbers worth around Rs.10 Million had been smuggled from India via Sea Route by using small fishing craft according to Navy.

The detained persons and the haul of Sea Cucumbers were handed over to the Assistant Fisheries Inspector's Office in Puttalam for a legal action. 


Attorney General Informed The Colombo Magistrate Court That Cases Will Be Filed Against 13 LTTE Suspects In Magazine Prison

The Attorney General has today(11) informed the Colombo Magistrate Court that cases will be filed against 13 LTTE Terrorist Suspects in Magazine Prison-Borella(In Colombo) who have been on  hunger strike since last month demanding to file cases against them or release them.

The Government Lawyer has informed the Colombo Magistrate Court after the 13 LTTE Suspects were produced before the Court today that the charges against them are serious and therefore there's no room for either release them or grant bail.

After taking consideration these facts   the Colombo Additional Magistrate Aruni Atygalle has ordered the Police to remand 13 LTTE Suspects until 23rd of March.

New Express Train Service To Be Established In Colombo Cty To Ease The Traffic-Minster Champika Ranawake

A new Express Train Service  will be established  in City Of Colombo soon to ease the heavy traffic congestion which prevailing in the City at present according to Minister Of Mega Police Patali Champika Ranawake.

Due to the heavy traffic congestion prevailing in City Of Colombo during most of the day time commuters are facing enormous difficulties when reaching their destination.


Sixty Four Indian Fishermen Were Arrested During First Two Months Of This Year

Image result for arrested in wordDuring first two months of this year Sri Lanka Navy and Coastal Guard Officers have arrested 64 Indian Fishermen who were illegally fishing in Sri Lankan Waters according to Minister Of Fisheries And Aquatic Resources Mahinda Amaraweera.

Around 84 Indian Fishing Boats have been taken in to custody during that period by the laocal authorities the Minister has stated.

Meanwhile Indian Authorities have also arrested 09 Sri Lankan Fishermen who were illegally fishing in Indian Waters during first two months of this year along with 12 Boats he has further added.

IGP Has Handed Over The Investigation On Burnt Bodies Found This Morning To CID

The Inspector General Of Police(IGP) N.K Ilangkoon has handed over the investigation on Burnt Bodies which were found inside of a burned out van at Dankotuwa this morning to Criminal Investigations Department(CID).

Dankotuwa Police Officers had found the burned out vehicle with burnt bodies  this morning  through an information received via Police Emergency Hotline Service.

Imprisoned Uduwe Dhammaloka Thero Was Released On Bail

Venerable Uduwe Dhammaloka Thero who was arrested and remanded over keeping a two and half year old Elephant Calf in his possession illegally has been released on bail today(11) by the Colombo Magistrate .

Uduwe Thero who was arrested by Criminal Investigations Department(CID) Officers on Wednesday at his Alan Mathiniyaramaya Temple in Polhengoda has been  released on three personal bails of Rs.3 million each by the Colombo Additional Magistrate Nishantha Pieris.

Venerable Thero's was released after his lawyers submitted a motion to the court seeking bail on the basis that Thero wanted to pay his last respect to the late Chief Prelate of Asgiriya Chapter Most Venerable Galagama Aththadassi Thero who passed away last Wednesday(09).


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