Saturday, September 17, 2016

Sri Lankan Prime Minister To Visit New Zealand In Early October

Prime Minister Ranil Wikramasinghe is due to leave New Zealand for an official tour from 01st to 03rd of October the New Zealand Prime Minister John Key has announced.

This is the first time that the Prime Minister Wikramasinghe is visiting New Zealand after assumed his duties as Prime Minister of Sri Lanka.

He will accompany his wife Professor Maithree Wikramasinghe ,four Sri Lankan Ministers and a Sri Lankan business and media delegation for the tour it has been reported.

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President Sirisena To Fly USA Today(18) To Attend UN General Assembly

President Maithripala Sirisena is due to fly United States Of America (USA) today (18) with a Sri Lankan delegation to attend 71st United Nations General Assembly scheduled to be held from 19th (Monday)to 26th of September .

President Sirisena is due to address the UN General Assembly on 21st of September it has been reported.

After elected as president in  Sri Lanka this is the second time he is attending the UN General Assembly.

Four Persons Were Injured And Hospitalized After An Elephant Had Run A Mok During A Procession

Four persons including two females were injured and hospitalized as an  Elephant walking in the procession of Getabaru Rajamaha Viharaya (Temple) in Matara (Southern Province)had run a mok  on Friday(16) night it has been reported.

The injured were admitted to the Deniyaya Hospital for treatment.

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Two Persons Were Arrested At Buththala While Transporting An Expensive Timber Logs Illegally

Buththala Police have arrested two persons who had transported 32 logs of expensive timber including Teak illegally at unawatuna area in Buththala .

The lorry which had been used to transport the timber too taken into custody by the police.

The suspects were remanded until 19th of September after been produced before Wellawaya Magistrate Court.Buththala Police are conducting further  investigations on the incident.

Twin Brothers Who Had Gone To Sea In A Trawler Had Drowned And Disappeared

Twin brothers  who had gone to sea in a deep sea fishing  trawler had drowned and disappeared in seas off Negambo today (17) according to the police.

As one brother had jumped into the sea to corrrct a technical defect of the trawler in a sea area of 400 nautical miles deep and disappeared, The other brother  jumped to rescue him and faced the same fate it has been reported.

Police have launched a rescue operation in search of missing persons.

A Youth Was Killed Due To A Private Bus-Three Wheeler Collision At Dambulla

A 24 year old youth was killed  today (17) due to a Private Bus-Three Wheeler collision occurred  at Palwehera area on Dambulla-Habarana Road according to the Dambulla police.

The deceased who was the Three Wheeler Driver had succumbed to his injuries on the way to the  Hospital.

The body of the deceased had been sent to Dambulla Hospital and the driver of the Private Bus had arrested by the Police regarding the accident.

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A Female Was Killed And Another Twelve Were Injured Due To A Rampaging Elephant At Saman Devalaya

A female was killed and another twelve persons injured and hospitalized following  an Elephant belonging to the Saman Maha Devalaya in Ratnapura went on  rampage before the annual procession (perahera) of the Devalaya last night.

The Injured were admitted to the Ratnapura General Hospital for treatment.

More Than One Hundrad Small Shops Had Been Destroyed In Kilinochchi Due To A Fire

More than one hundred small shops located at public  market near the Bus Depot at Kilinochchi (Northern Province) had been destroyed following a sudden fire erupted around 9 p.m  last (16) night it has been reported.

Due to the prevailing dry weather condition in Kilinochchi Area these days fire had spread rapidly and  the flames had been  doused by the Fire Brigade in Kilinochchi along with Army, Air Force and  Police Personal by this morning.

The cause of the fire has been identified as a technical default of electricity system and no casualties reported  due to the fire according  to the authorities .

Kilinochchi Police are conducting an investigations on the incident.

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First Passenger Boat Service In Beira Lake Had Been Inaugurated This Morning (22)

The first Passenger Boat Service in Beira Lake ,Colombo to provide a solution for the heavy traffic congestion in Colombo had been inaugu...