Sunday, August 21, 2016


Police Detained A Dutch Couple Travelled In A First Class Compartment Of A Train With Second Class Tickets

The police have today (22) detained a Dutch (Netherland) couple in the
Image result for colombo fort railway stationChilaw-Fort night train while travelling in a first class apartment with a second class train tickets at Colombo Fort railway station.

The Dutch couple was locked down the first class luxury compartment with sleeping berth and stayed inside although police have tried to open the door several times to arrest them it has been reported.

The Train had also delayed due to this incident the reports have stated.

Major Military Camps In The Eastern Province Will Not Be Removed-Defense Ministry

By denying the reports stating that 64 military camps from the Eastern Province are to be removed the Ministry Of Defense has stated that the major military camps will not be removed from the province.

According to the Ministry the military camps which should be there to maintain security in the Eastern Province will not be removed.


Consumer Affairs Authority Has Detained A Stock Of Expired Cosmetics,Creams And Drugs At A Beauty Parlor

Image result for cosmeticsThe flying squad of the consumer affairs authority has detained a stock of expired cosmetics,creams and drugs at a beauty parlor in Battaramulla (In Colombo).

According to the consumer affairs authority there is no indication in the labels of the detained stock of cosmetics,creams and drugs regarding the importer and distributor.

After abolishing of former National Drug Regulatory Authority to form Independent Drug Regulatory Authority under the national drug policy the process of registering cosmetics and creams has been stopped it has been revealed.

As a result a large number of unregistered cosmetics and  creams have been reported as imported to the country by various cosmetic companies.

Residents In Suduwella -Chilaw Area Have Launched A Protest Campaign Against A Government Approved Liquor Bar

Image result for protest clipartResidents in Suduwella area at chilaw(North Western Province) have launched a massive protest campaign today (21) by demanding the authorities to remove a newly established Liquor Bar selling Toddy (A locally  made liquor Raa) from the area.

Government has issued the license for the Bar owner to open the Bar in the area although the residents opposing it since the beginning the protesters have stated.

The divisional secretary and the excise department too approved the license of the toddy bar without considering the public views residents have stressed.

If the authorities do not take steps to closed the Bar with immediate effect the protesting  residents of the area have pledged to widen the protest campaign  against the Bar.


Three Were Killed Due To A Three Wheeler-Bus Collision On Thissamaharama-Kataragama Road

Image result for accidentThree Persons were killed following the three wheeler they were in collided with a private bus on Thissamaharama-Kataragama Road this evening according to the police.

The remains of the deceased had been sent to Kataragama District Hospital for the post mortem. Police have detained the bus driver regarding the accident.

Thissamaharama Police are conducting further investigations on the incident.

National Food Safety Week To Begin Tomorrow(22)

Image result for food safety weekMinistry Of Health,Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine to launch National Food Safety Week effective from tomorrow(22).

During the week which will last till 29th  of August raids will be carried out in eateries throughout the island including restaurants,hotels,bakeries and canteens near bus stops to check the quality and cleanliness of the food served to consumers there.

Ministry of Health is also due to carry out raids with the help of consumer affairs authority
in trade  centers during this week to check the implementation of color code system introduced with effect from 01st of August for soft drink bottles to indicate sugar levels containing ,in view of controlling  the spreading of non communicable diseases in  the country.

Those soft drink manufacturers who do not implement the color code system for their products  after 01st of August will be severely punished the ministry has stated


Sri Lankan Air Lines Has Been Suspended The Service Of The Captain Of Delayed Frankfurt-Colombo Flight

Sri Lankan Air Lines has been suspended the service of the captain of delayed Sri Lankan flight UL-554  from Frankfurt to Colombo as he failed to pass the alcohol test (breathalyzer) carried out by the authorities  at Frankfurt air port in Germany the air lines has announced today (21).

As per the results of the alcohol test Sri Lankan air lines authorities have taken steps to suspend the service of the above mentioned captain and taken alternative measures to operate the flight to Colombo after a 15 hour long delay the Air lines has announced through a statement.

Passengers of the UL-554 scheduled to fly Colombo from Frankfurt on last Friday have faced difficulties as the flight has been delayed for 15 hours due to the absence of the pilot. The air lines earlier announced that the pilot  was not able to reported to work due to an illness.

Due to the flight's delay Sri Lankan Air lines have to compensate the passengers of the flight as per the European Union regulations.

The air lines has launched an investigation on the incident it has been reported.

All Island Curfew Schedule To Be Changed From Tomorrow(06)

Government has amended  the current curfew schedule implemented in the country daily from tomorrow (06)according to the President's ...