Friday, March 25, 2016

CID Launched And Inquiry On Late Venerable Maduluwawe Sobitha Thero

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has begun an inquiry regarding  the demise of Venerable Late Maduluwawe Sobitha Thero according to sources.

Earlier Venerable Uduwe Dhammaloka Thero has stated that the death of Sobitha Thero is suspicious and requested government to  probe on the death.


Kuwait Fund For Arab Economic Development To Offer A Loan To Construct A New Building For Eastern University

Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development has signed a loan agreement with Sri Lanka on last Thursday(24) to  lending 10 Million Kuwait Dinar(US Dollars 34 Million) to construct a building complex for the faculty of Health Care Sciences in Eastern University.

The loan will be utilized for construction and equipment of main building ,Various Service Structures,Furniture ,Research,Medical and Technical Equipment,Internet Services and Internal Feeder Roads according to sources.

The loan agreement was signed by Secretary Of the Ministry Of Finance R.H.S Samarathunge behalf of Sri Lankan Government and Deputy Director General Of the Kuwait Fund For Arab Economic Development Hesham Al Waqayan.


Fisheries Minister Mahinda Amaraweera To Visit India To Discuss On Fishermen Issue

The Minister Of Fisheries And Aquatic Resources Mahinda Amaraweera is due to visit India during May this year to discuss on Indo-Lanka Fishermen Issue with Indian Counterparts according to the Government.

Minister Amaraweera is visiting India per on an invitation received from  the Indian Government.


Sri Lanka Navy Have Arrested 51 Kilo Grammes Of Kerala Cannabis At Sea Coast Of Seelawathura

Sri Lanka Navy have arrested 51 Kilo Grammes of Kerala Cannabis believed to be brought from India at  Sea Coast of Silawathura (In Northern Province)today(25).

Navy have believed this haul of Kerala Cannabis have been brought from India through Fishing Boats.

No one has been arrested in this regard  and the haul of Cannabis arrested was handed over to Seelawathura Police for further investigations.


Cabinet Has Approved A Cabinet Paper On Re Implementing Of "Gam Udawa" Housing Programme

The Cabinet has approved the  re implementation of "Gam Udawa" Housing Programme which aims to provide houses for all low income groups  throughout the country.

The Programme which recognized by the United Nations was a concept of former Sri Lankan President late Ranasinghe Premasdasa and his son the Minister of Housing and Construction of the present Government.Minister  Sajith Premadasa has submitted the cabinet paper to the Cabinet regarding  re implementation of the  Housing Programme it has been reported.

According to the Minister Sajith Premadasa under the  "Gam Udawa" Housing programme Housing Projects will be implemented by covering all 25 districts of the country during next five years beginning from this year.

This year "Gam Udawa" Programme will be implemented in  Kurunagala and Anuradhapura Districts the Minister has stated.The cultural functions  scheduled to be conducted at Gam Udawa sites will be funded by private companies he has stressed.

US Naval War Ship"Blue Ridge' Is Due To Arrive Sri Lanka Tomorrow(26)

USS Blue Ridge (LCC-19)The "Blue Ridge" War Ship belonging to the US Navy is due to arrive at Colombo Harbor tomorrow(26) for a five day goodwill tour  according to sources.

The War Ship will carrying 900 US Navy Officers and it's aim is to improve the corporation  between Sri Lanka and United States Of America the sources said.

This is the first time since 2011 that a War Ship belonging to US Navy arriving in Sri Lanka it has been reported.


Eight Persons Were Hospitalized Due To A Wasp Attack At Saradiel Mountain

Eight Persons Including five males and three females were hospitalized today (25)due to a Wasp Attack occurred at Saradiel Mountain in,Uthuwankanda,Mawanella Area.

All injured persons are residents of Mawanella Area and they have faced the Wasp Attack during their visit to Saradiel Mountain it has been reported.

Around 120 Acres Of Land Have Been Destroyed Due To Sudden Fires Occurred At Kudagama Sanctuary And Giragama Mountain

The Sudden Fires occurred at Kudagama Sanctuary in Hatton , Giragama Mountain in Madagama at Palpola and  a Waste Deposit Site attached to Halwathura Urban Council in Ambalangoda had destroyed around 120 Acres of Land according to the authorities.

Accordingly around 100 Acres of Land belonging to Giragama Mountain and around 20 Acres belonging to Kudagama Sanctuary in Hatton had destroyed due to fires it has been reported.

Fire Brigade,Police and Residents have managed to douse the fire occurred at Kudagama Sanctuary the reports have stated.

A Teacher Was Arrested At Gampola Over Sexually Molesting A School Girl

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A Teacher attached to a School in Gampola (In Central Province) was arrested by the  Gampola Police Station Officers in suspicion of sexually molesting a School Girl of the  same school.

The 52 year old Teacher was arrested according to a complaint lodged by the father of the girl at Gampola Police by stating the suspected Teacher  has sexually molested his Ten Year Old daughter.

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