Saturday, September 3, 2016



Three Received Minor Injuries As Their Container Truck Met With An Accident At Buttala-Katharagama Road Due To A Begging Elephant

Image result for begging elephant at kataragamaThree persons received minor injuries as their container truck had met with an accident at Buttala-Katharagama Road  following a begging elephant  blocked the road it has been reported.

As the elephant who was begging for food had blocked the road the container truck driver lost the control of the vehicle and met with the accident.

Eighteen Pilgrims Were Injured And Hospitalized Following Their Bus Collided with Another Bus At Badulla-Passara Road

Image result for accidentAround 18 pilgrims were injured and hospitalized this evening following a Bus they were travelling in colliding with a private  bus travelling from Passara to Badulla at Jayagama area on Badulla-Passara Road it has been reported.

The injured were admitted to the Badulla Hospital for treatment.

The pilgrims were on their way to katharagama when the accident occurred.


Finance Minister Has Instructed The State Timber Corporation To Pay Rs.2000 Million For The Treasury-Union Has Opposed The Move

Image result for state timber corporationThe Minister of Finance Ravi Karunanayake has instructed the State Timber Corporation to pay a sum of Rs.2000 million which  payable  for the Treasury by the Corporation.

State Timber Corporation Employees Union while opposing the Finance Minister's instructions on paying such a large amount money to the  treasury by stating that the Timber Corporation will go bankrupt if such an amount paid to the treasury as the authorities even do not have a sufficient amount of money to solve the long standing  problems of it's employees.

The Union has demanded the president Maithripala Sirisena to intervene in the matter.

Navy Have Arrested 23 Local Fishermen While illegally Fishing In Local Seas With Banned Nets

Image result for kuchchaveliThe Sri Lanka Navy Officers have today (03) arrested 23 local fishermen who were engaging in illegal fishing practices by using banned fishing nets in the seas off kokkuthuduwei (Eastern Province)and Serakkuliya Lagoon areas (In north Western province)according to the Navy.

Accordingly 13 local fishermen were arrested in the seas off Kokkuthuduwei sea area while engaging in illegal fishing and 04 dinghies (Boats) and a banned net were also taken into custody by the Navy.The arrested fishermen along with equipment have been handed over to the  Kuchchaweli Police for further investigations on the incident.

In another incident the Navy Officers have arrested 10 local fishermen with 05 dinghies and 06 banned nets while fishing in Serakkuliya lagoon area today.The arrested fishermen along with equipment were handed over to the Puttalam Fisheries Inspector for further investigations.


One Was Killed And Three Injured And Hospitalized Following A car They Were In Collided With A Safety Fence

Image result for accidentOne person was killed and three others injured and hospitalized today (03) following the car they were travelling in collided with a safety fence located near the Kuda Oya police check point at Thanamalvila area according to the police.

The injured were admitted to the Thanamalvila Base Hospital and later they were transferred to Hambanthota Base Hospital for further treatment.

The accident occurred as the driver of the car had fallen a sleep at the time of the accident the Thanamalvila Plice have stated.

The deceased has been identified as a 28 year old resident in atampitiya in Bandarawela Area.Thanamalvila Police are conducting an investigation on the incident.

A Body Of A Flight Sergeant Attached To Sri Lanka Air Force Has Been Recovered From Rathmalana

Image result for crime sceneA body of a 40 year old flight sergeant attached to Sri Lanka Air Force who died under suspicious circumstances has been recovered from  the Air Port Road in Rathmalana (In Colombo) this morning.

Police are conducting an investigation to ascertain whether the officer had died of an accident or someone else had killed him as he had sustained head injuries.

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