Tuesday, April 12, 2016


European Union To Remove The Sri Lanka's Fishing Export Ban Within Next Two Months-Ministry Of Fisheries

The European Union is due to remove the ban imposed on Sri Lanka's Fishing Exports during next two months according to the Ministry Of Fisheries And Aquatic Resources.

Sri Lankan Government has already reached an agreement with the European Union regarding this the Fisheries Ministry has stated.

The European Union is due to remove the ban imposed on Sri Lanka's fishing exports to it's market soon after receiving the European Parliament's  approval for it , it has been reported.


International Monetary Fund To Reach A Conclusion On Granting Financial Aid To Sri Lanka

Image result for international monetary fundWithing next two weeks the International Monetary Fund(IMF) is due to reach a final conclusion regarding the granting of Financial Aid to Sri Lanka for next three year period it has been reported.

To grant the Financial Aid to Sri Lanka a team of monetary specialists attached to International Monetary Fund is currently in Sri Lanka to monitoring the current economic situation of the country.

The leader of the IMF Monitoring Team Tony Schneider has stated that the IMF team has satisfied with the current economic policy mechanism implemented in Sri Lanka. 

Kayts Magistrate Has Ordered To Remand 11 Suspects Who Are charged With Rape And Murder Of A Jaffna School Girl

The Kayts Magistrate Court has today(12) further remanded the 11 suspects who are in remand over the rape and murder of  the school girl Vidya of Punkudathivu in Jaffna until 25th of April.

The suspects were further remanded after they were produced before Kayts Magistrate Court .

When the case on rape and murder of the jaffna school girl taken up for hearing the Kayts Police had informed the Court that Blood Samples taken from the suspects had already sent for an investigations .

After considered  the facts revealed at the hearing the Kayts Magistrate A.M.M Riyal has ordered the Police to remand the 11 suspects of Vidya's rape and murder case until 25th of April.


Ministry Of Education To Grant An Additional School Uniform Kit For School Children Attached To Remote,High Remote And Rural Schools

The Ministry of Education has decided to grant an additional School Uniform Kit  for school children attached to 4471 Remote,High Remote and Rural Schools in the island during the mid term of this year the Ministry has announced.

Accordingly 1.2 million School Uniform Kit Packets are due to be distributed among the school children attached to above mentioned schools the Ministry has stated,

Education Ministry had purchased new stock of white cloths in this regard  by replacing the low quality cloths supplied by the previous supplier  it has been reported.

A Male Patient At Panadura Hospital Committed Suicide By Jumping Off The Second Floor Of The Hospital

A male patient who was receiving   treatment at Panadura Hospital had committed suicide by jumping off the   second floor of the Hospital  according to the Hospital Sources.

The deceased has been identified as a 59 year old resident in Wekada,Panadura (In Colombo)Area.

The reason  behind the death of the deceased has not yet been revealed and Panadura South Police are conducting an investigation on the incident. 

Adviser To The Minister Of Megapolis And Western Development Champika Ranawake To Step Down From His Post Due To Panama Leaked Papers

Vidya Amarapala the adviser to the Minister of Megapolis and Western Development Patali Champika Ranawake has decided to step down from his Adviser's post due to his name is being connected to Panama leaked papers Minister Ranawaka has announced.

Minister Ranwake's Adviser has decided to resign from his post to facilitate a possible inquiry it has been reported. 

The Panama Papers are an unprecedented leak of 11.5m files from the database of the world’s fourth biggest offshore law firm, Mossack Fonseca. The documents show the myriad ways in which the rich can exploit secretive offshore tax regimes. Twelve national leaders are among 143 politicians, their families and close associates from around the world known to have been using offshore tax haven.

The records were obtained from an anonymous source by the German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung, which shared them with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ). The ICIJ then shared them with a large network of international partners, including the Guardian and the BBC.


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Share Transaction Levy To Be Re Imposed From 15th Of April

Image result for colombo stock exchangeThe share transaction levy which was abolished through the 2016 budget proposals  is due to be re imposed with effect from 15th of April according to the Colombo Stock Exchange.

From the turnover of every share trading transaction the  share transaction levy will be imposed from every buyer and seller the Stock Exchange has announced.

The share transaction levy  is due to be re imposed from 15th of April  at the rate of 0.3% from every buyer and seller at the Colombo Stock Exchange it has been stated.

Two Japanese Naval Ships Arrived In Sri Lanka

Image result for makinami shipTwo Japanese Naval Ships belonging to Japanese Navy "Makinami" and "Susunami: have arrived in Colombo Harbor for a goodwill visit it has been announced.

Developing the cordial relationship between Sri Lankan and Japanese Navies is the aim of visiting Japanese Ships according to sources.

The two naval ships are due to stay here until 14th of April and during their stay Sri Lankan and Japanese Navies are due to conduct joint naval exercises sources have revealed.

Another 254 Sri Lankans Stranded In England Had Been Brought Back To Sri Lanka Today ?10)

A special Sri Lankan Airlines flight carrying 254 Sri Lankans stranded at England due to the Corona pandemic had touched down Katunayake...