Wednesday, October 5, 2016

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Nigerian Naval Ship "Unity" Arrived In Colombo Harbour

Nigerian Naval Ship "Unity" has arrived in Colombo Harbour yesterday(05) morning  on a goodwill visit.

The Ship which is due to Stay in Sri Lanka until this Friday (07) will engage in several programmes organized by Sri Lanka Navy.

Two Senior Police Personal Had Been Further Remanded Over The Murder Of Former Rugby Player Thajudeen

Colombo Magistrate Court has yesterday (05) further remanded the former Senior Deputy Inspector General Of Police (DIG) Anura SENANAYAKE and  former Crimes OIC of Narahenpita Police Smith Perera  in connection with the murder of former Sri Lankan Rugby Player Wasim Thajudeen.

They were further remanded after being produced before the Colombo Magistrate Court yesterday.


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Daily Wage Of Tea Estate Workers Has Been Increased From Rs.620 Yo Rs.730

Minister Of  Labour John Seneviratne has today (05) informed the Patliament that the Estate Trade Unions representing Estate Workers have agreed to increase the daily wage of a Tea Estate Worker from Rs.620 to Rs.730.

A large number of Tea Estate Workers had staged protests since last week by demanding to increase their daily wage to Rs.1000 which the Estate Owners turned down by citing risky Business Enviornmrnt.

Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wikramasinghe Had Met Indian Prime Minister Narendra Singh Modi In New Delhi

Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wikramasinghe who is currently in New Delhi to attend the Global Economic Summit and Indian Economic Summit had met Indian Prime Minister Narendra Singh Modi this evening and held bi lateral talks .

Sri Lankan Prime Minister and delegation had also met Indian President Pranab Mukherjee,Congress Party leader Sonia Gandhi and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

Prime Minister Wikramasinghe is due to address the opening session  of the India Economic Summit tomorrow (06).


Heavy Traffic Reported In Colombo Fort Area Due To A Protest March

A heavy traffic has been reported in Colombo Fort area this evening due to a protest march organized by Government Teachers and Principals who blocked the road during the march.

The Teachers and Pricipals had conducted the protest march by demanding a salary increase and make  contract based Teachers permanant in their profession the Trade Unions have stated.

Pension Payments To Be Paid Tomorrow(06)

Pension payment will be paid tomorrow(06) to all the Pensioners  in the Island according to the Department Of Pensions.

The department has decided to pay the Pension payments in this month earlier then the schedule in view of the International Pensioners Day which falls this Saturday(08).

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Around 200 Flights To Be Cancelled During The Closure Of Katunayake Air Port From January To April Next Year For Maintenance Work

Image result for katunayake airportAround 200 Flights are due to be cancelled as a result of the  scheduled eight hours per day  closure of  Katunayake Bandaranaike International Air Port from January to April in 2017 the Sri Lankan Air Lines has announced today(05).

The Katunayake ,Bandaranaike International Air Port is scheduled to be closed for eight hours per day from 8.30 a.m to 4.30 p.m which started from 05th of  January up to April next year   due to a maintenance work of the main runaway.

The Sri Lankan Air Lines is estimated that the Air Lines may have recorded an  income loss around  US Dollars 47 million  due to the cancellation of flights during the maintenance work.

Colombo District Court Has Issued A Interim Injunction Order Against Screening Of A Documentary Film "Usaviya Nihandai"

Video for usaviya nihadai filmThe Colombo District Court has today(05) issued a interim  injunction order  to be effective until 19th of October against the screening of a Documentary Film "Usaviya Nihandai"(Silence In The Courts) made  by an award winning Film Director Prasanna Vithanage which based on an incident occurred in June 1996 where a sitting Magistrate has sexually assaulted a female .

The 57 minute  Documentary Film is earlier  scheduled  to be screened in local theaters from tomorrow(06).

The Colombo District Judge M.U Gunawardena has issued the interim injunction today(05) against  screening of the Documentary Film after considering a petition filed by former Magistrate  Lenin Ratnayake .

Through the petition the former  Magistrate has stated that the Documentary Film is based on a false news story claiming he had  sexually abused a female.

Rugby Player Thajudeen's Murder- Colombo Magistrate Court Has Ordered The Authorities To Send 36 Bone Fragments Collected From Malabe Private Medical Collage For DNA Test

Image result for court orderThe Colombo Magistrate Court has today(05) ordered the authorities to send 36 bone fragments collected from Malabe Private Medical Collage under the investigations carried out to find missing body parts of murdered former Sri Lankan Rugby Player Wasim Thajudeen  to Gene Tech Institute in Colombo for DNA Test.

The  court order was issued today as per the request made by Attorney Generals Department  
when the court hearing of the Rugby Player  Thajudeen's murder was proceeded today.

Accordingly the 36 femurs and jaw bones  collected from the Malabe Private Medical Collage will be submitted to Gene Tech  according to sources.

 During the investigations carried out by the Criminal Investigations Department(CID) on Thajudeen's murder it has been revealed that the body parts of former Rugby Player were missing and they were transported to the Malabe Private Medical Collage by former Chief Judicial Medical Officer in Colombo Professor Ananda Samarasekera who conducted the post mortem of the deceased.

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FOOTAGE SHOWS AUSTRALIA'S BUSHFIRES CROWNING ACROSS TREETOPS

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