Thursday, April 7, 2016

Colombo Fort Magistrate Has Remanded The 13 Foreign And Local Suspects In Connection With Smuggling Heroin To Sri Lanka

The Colombo Fort Magistrate has yesterday(07) remanded the 13 Foreign and Local Nationals who were arrested over smuggling 110 Kilo Grammes of Heroin to Sri Lanka through
 a Foreign Ship until 19th of April.

The suspects including 10 Iranians,a Pakistani and Two Sri Lankans were detained during the raids carried out by Sri Lanka Navy and Police Narcotic Bureau on 01st of April  at southern coast.

IGP Ilangakoon To Retire From His Post With Effect From 11th Of April

Sri Lanka's 33rd Inspector General Of Police(IGP) N.K Ilangakoon has informed the President Maithripala Sirissena today (07)that he will be retiring from IGP Post with effect from 11th of April.

IGP Ilanakoon who has served in the post for five years has officially informed the President Sirisena on  his retirement from the post at President's House this morning.


Pajet Road In Colombo Has Renamed After Late Mahagamasekere

As a tribute to the great service rendered to the nation by  Sinhala Song Lyricist and Poet Late Mahagamasekere ,The government has renamed the  Pajet Road at Stanmore Crescent in  Colombo -07 as Mahagamasekere Mawatha(Road) with effect from today(07).

During the Ceremony held today regarding the renaming of Pajet Road as Mahagamasekere Mawatha,Veteran Singer Pandith W. Amaradeva has unveiled the plaque bearing the name Mahagamsekere Mawatha  according to the invitation made by President Maithripala Sirisena.

The Gazette Notification regarding the opening of Mahagamasekera Mawatha has been handed over to the Mahagamasekere's son during the ceremony. 


Sri Lanka Navy Have Earned More Than Rs.100 Million Through Avant Garde Limited By Handling Ocean Security Activities

The Sri Lanka Navy   after taking over the powers of  Avant Garde  Naval Maritime Services Limited   from it's previous owners  has managed to earn more than Rs.100 Million  through Ocean Security activities according to Navy sources.

The Ocean Security activities handled by Controversial Avant Garde Limited  have been handed over to Sri Lanka Navy on 13th of November 2015.

The Money earned by Avant Garde Firm through the Ocean Security Activities will be directly transferred to Government's Consolidated Fund Sri Lanka Navy have announced.

China To Grant 500 Million Yuans For Sri Lanka's Development Work

Image result for chinese prime ministerChinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang  has today(07 )promised the visiting Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wikramasinghe to grant 500 Million Yuans for Sri Lanka's development work .

Chinese Premier made this promise during the bi lateral talks held with Sri Lankan Prime Minister Wikramsinghe at Public Hall in Beijing today.

China has also pledged to invest in  Sri Lanka's Industrial Projects during the meeting,Sri Lankan Prime Minister has arrived in China yesterday(06) for a  three day state visit .


Train Services On Colombo Fort-Rambukkana Main Railway Line Had Been Delayed Due To A Tipper Truck-Express Train Collision

The Train Services on the main line from Colombo Fort to Rambukkana(Central Province) had been delayed for few hours today(07) due to a Tipper Truck collided with a Express Train running from Rambukkana to Colombo at Wanawasala Area.

The collision has occurred when the Tipper Truck attempted to cross the Railway Level Crossing at Wanawasala it has been reported

Sri Lanka Navy Have Arrested Nine Indian Fishermen While Fishing In Sri Lankan Waters

Sri Lanka Navy with the assistance of Sri Lankan Coast Guard Officers have today(07) arrested Nine Indian Fishermen who were illegally fishing in Sri Lankan waters of Western Analathivu Island in Northern Province.

The Fishing Trawler the Indian Fishermen were in was also taken in to custody  by the Navy according to reports.

The arrested Indian Fishermen and Fishing Trawler have been handed over to the Department of Fisheries And Aquatic Resources in Jaffna for future course of action the Navy have announced.


Ministry Of Defense Has Announced A General Amnesty Period For Handing Over Illegal Firearms

The Ministry Of Defense has today(07) announced a General Amnesty Period from 25th of April to 05th of May for those who possessed unlicensed illegal Firearms to handover those Firearms to the Government.

Government has decided to offer cash rewards for those who are willing to hand over illegal firearms in their possession during the given Amnesty Period according to Defense Ministry Secretary Karunasena Hettiarachchi.

The Amnesty Period has been announced after the recent recovery of  firearms related to Criminal Activities and wave of Underworld Shooting Incidents.

New Chief Prelate Of The Asgiriya Chapter Has Been Appointed

Venerable Warakagoda Gnanarathana Thero has been appointed today(07) as the new Chief Prelate (Mahanayaka) of the Asgiriya Chapter belonging to Siam Sector.

The office of the Asgiriya Chapter fell vacant after the demise of most venerable Galagama Sri Aththadassi  Thero who passed away due to an accident fall inside the Temple on 09th of March.

Another 38 Corona Positives Had Been Discharged Today (07) After Full Recovery

Another 38 Corona positives had been recovered and discharged today (07)from government Hospitals, increasing the total number of Corona...