Friday, September 16, 2016



A Stock Of Ammuntion Had Recovered From A Well At North Central Provincial Governor's House

A stock of ammunition had found from the well
located at the official residance of North Central Provincial Governor today (16) it has been reported.

The ammuntion stored in the deep of the well and bullets believed to be several years old  and stored in  the well have been  recovered, according to the Anuradhapura Police.

Police are conducting further investigations on the incident.

A Campaign To Sign A Petition Urging Government To Increase Tobacco Tax Has Began

A campaign of signing a public petition to urge the government to implement the decision taken on increasing the tax imposed on tobacco related products by 90 percent, has began today(16) near the public bus stand at Anuradhapura.

An organization called "Pudina Mal" comprising with relatives of those who died and fallen criticaly ill as a result of smoking has organized this campaign it has been reported.

After the petition signed by the people around the country it is due to hand over to the President Maithripala Sirisena.


One Person Was Killed And Six Others Injured Due To A Bus-Lorry Collision At Meerigama

One person was killed and six persons were injured and hospitalized following a Bus-Lorry collision occurred in loluwagoda area at Meerigama (Western Province)today (16).

The injured were admitted to the Dambadeniya Hospital and one of them was transferred to  Kurunagala Teaching Hospital for further treatment according to the Meerigama Police.

The deceased has been identified as a resident in Narammala Area and the Meerigama Police are conducting an investigations on the accident.

Two Persons Were Killed After Being Struck By Lightning At Ampara

Two persons of the ages 20 and 46 were killed after being struck by lightning at  Mangalagama in Ampara District(Eastern Province) last evening it has been reported.

The two persons were involved in work at a field when they have faced the incident Police have stated.


Deputy Government Printer Ganga Kalpani Liyanage Has Been Appointed As New Government Printer

Government has appointed the Deputy Government  Printer Gangani Kalpana Liyanage as the new Government Printer with effect from yesterday(15).

Ms.Liyanage who had served the Department Of Government Printing around three decades had replaced the  acting Government Printer B.K.S Ravindra .

One Youth Was Killed And Two Others Injured Due To A Car They Were In Crashed At Rathgama

One youth was killed and two youths were injured and hospitalized in the wee hours of this  morning as a car they were travelling in crashed in to a wall and a telephone post in Rathgama (Southern Province) area on Colombo-Galle main road it has been reported.

The accident has occurred while the three youths were on their way to Galle after attending a function held at a hotel in Hikkaduwa along with a group of their friends according to the Police.

The critically Injured  two youths  were admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the Karapitiya Teaching Hospital.The body of the 26 year old deceased youth was also sent to the same hospital .

The car which was driven in high speed at the time of the. accident was damaged severely  the Police have stated.

The driver of the car had fled away from the scene soon after  the acc
ident and Rathgama  police have launched an investigations to arrest the driver.

Three Went Missing And One Person Was Rescued And Hospitalized While Drowning In Panadura Sea Area

Four persons who went swimming in the sea off Panadura (In Colombo) had swept away this evening due to strong sea currents and three of them went missing believed to be drowned according to the reports.

One person out of the four that swept away due to the sea currents is being rescued  while drowning and he was admitted to the Psnadura Hospital for treatment the Panadura Police have stated.

Police have launched rescue operations to find three missing persons.


Five More Corona Deaths Reported

 Another 05 Corona Deaths had been reported today (03) in the country ,Increasing the total number of Corona positives reported so far to 12...