Saturday, July 9, 2016

Thirty Four Local And Foreign Tourists Who Visited Sigiriya Rock Were Hospitalized Due To A Wasp Attack

A group of 34 local and foreign tourists who had visited the historical sigiriya rock were injured  and admitted to kimbissa hospital due to a wasp attack it has been reported.

Seven chinese nationals and one italian are among those hospitalized due to wasp attack.Their condition is not serious according to sources.

Sri Lankan Government Has Found Land For All 97 Internally Displaced Families In Vavuniya

The sri lankan government has announced it found land for all 97 landless internally displaced families residing in poonthottam welfare camp in vavuniya district (In northern province).

Accordingly a decision has been taken at a meeting held in recently chaired by president maithripala sirisena to allocate 40 acres of forest  land from puliyankulam in vavuniya district for 31 families..

Already 60 acres of land has been identified for 66 Internally Displaced families in chinnamadam of vavuniya district and houses for them were being constructed the government have stated.Gnanam Foundation a non governmental organization had been taken the responsibility of constructing houses for all 97 internal displaced families it has been reported.


The Increased Vat Tax To Be Reduced By Next Year- Finance Minister

The government has increased the value added tax(Vat) recently to pay off the debt collected by previous government led by former president Mahinda Rajapakshe and for nothing else the  Finance Minister Ravi Kaunanayake has stated today(09).

The increased Vat will be reduced by next year he has further added.

The government has selected Vat tax to increase as it placed fewer burden on the masses the  minister has futher added.

Around 800 Metric Tonnes Of Salawa Army Camp Fire Debris Removed During Last Eight Days

Around 800 metric tonnes of debris collected due to salawa army camp fire had been removed from the area during last eight days according to Ministry of Provincial Councils and Local Government bodies.

Seethawaka Pradeshiya Sabha (local government body) with the assistance of Homagama and Dompe Pradeshiya Sabha's are carrying out the removing process of salawa debris the Ministry has stated.

Around 15 backo and tipper mechines have been used for this process it has been reported.The western provinvial council department has estimated that over rs.2.2 million need to spend for the removal of salawa army camp fire debris.


Police Narcotics Bureau Officials Have Detained Two Maldivian Nationals With A Haul Of Heroin

Image result for detained\The Police Narcotics Bureau officials had arrested two Maldivian Nationals with around 385 Grammes of Heroin in their possession at Dehiwala(In Colombo) today(09).

The arrested suspects are currently in under detention orders.Police believed they may have involved in a Drug Racket operated between Paksitan and Maldives through  Sri Lanka.

Two Police Officers Were Injured And Hospitalized Due To An Accident Occurred In Puttalam-Anuradhapura Road

Image result for accidentAn Assistant Superintendent of Police(ASP) and a Constable were injured and admitted to Puttalam(In North Western Province) Hospital following the double cab vehicle there were traveling in veered off the road and crashed into a Margosa Tree in the palugassegama area on Puttalam-Anuradhapura Main Road on wee hours today(09)

The two police officers were traveling from Mulathivu to Colombo when they met with the accident.Police have suspected the Police Constable who was driving the vehicle may fallen to sleep at the time of the accident.

Both Police Officers are in stable condition according to sources.

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