Sunday, October 30, 2016

UNICEF: Air Pollution Kills 600,000 Children Yearly


A Textile Shop In Bambalapitiya Was completely Destroyed Due To A Fire

A textile shop at Havelock Road in Bambalapitiya (In Colombo)was completely destroyed due to a sudden fire erupted at the shop last night according to the Police.

The Colombo fire brigade with the assistance of Police Department had doused the fire it has been reported.

No casualties have been reported and the cause of the fire not yet been revealed the Police have stated.

Chinese Government To Assist Sri Lanka To Combat Unknown Chronic Kidney Disease

Chinese government has agreed to assist Sri Lanka to find out the causes for spreading the unknown Chronic Kidney Disease in 12 districts of the island and to provide solutions to combatting it according to the Ministrty Of Health,Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine.

Accordingly a mutual agreement has been signed regarding this between the Health Minister Dr.Rajitha Senaratne and the chairman of the Chinese Science Research Institute Professor Zhongli Ding in China last week the Ministry has stated.

A group of Chinese experts is due to visit Sri Lanka this December to find out the ways that  chinese assistance should be provided to combat the Chronic Kidney Disease in the country it has been reported.


Nine Special Police Teams Have Launched A Search Operation To Arrest Members Of "Ava" Crime Gang

Nine special police teams including Crimes Investigation Division (CID) officials have launched a joint search operation in Northern Province to arrest the members of a crime gang 'Ava" which is responsible for several crimes occurred in North recently it has been reported.

The "Ava" crime gang lead by their leader sanna spread their crime activities in areas of kopai,manipai,chunnakam and urban areas in Jaffna and recently the gang  stabbed two police officers at chunnakam city center.

The Police Teams involved in the search operation are conducting a separate investigation on allegations made by some sections that some politicians in North,former tiger rebels and army are backing the crime gang the Police have stated.

Police Arrested Two Motor Cyclists With Two Swords In Their Possession At Jaffna

Jaffna Police have today (30)arrested two motor cyclists who were travelling along a sub way at Jaffna Town in a suspicious manner with two swords in their possession.

During the questioning the two suspects have told the police  that they kept two swords in their possession for a drama practice.

Jaffna Police are conducting further investigations on the two suspects it has been reported.

Unprotected Leval Crossing Gate-Keepers To Launch An Island Wide Strike From Midnight Tonight

The unprotected  leval crossing gate-keepers are due to launch an island wide strike from midnight tonight by demanding solutions for the several service demands including a salary increase for them according to the unprotected leval crossing gate-
keepers union.

Police Department has recruited around 2064 persons as level crossing gate-keepers for 688 out of 882 unprtotected level  crossings in the country in view of preventing life and property loss  occurred due to the increased number of accidents  reported near leval crossings the Union has stressed.

How ever their daily salary is only Rs.250 per day which is not enough the Union has stated.The unprotected Leval Crossing gate-keepers union has urged the authorities to increase the salaries of gate-keepers and to ensure the service protection of them.


Two Persons Had Been Arrested While Transporting A Haul Of Kerala Cannabis

Vavuniya Police have arrested two persons with 15 Kilo Grammes and 430 Grammes of Kerala Cannabis in their possession at Vavuniya today.

The two suspects  had been arrested while transporting the haul of Kerala Cannabis from a  motor car  the Police have stressed.

The suspects who are residents in Dehiwala (Colombo) are due to be produced before the Vavuniya Magistrate Court).

Sri Lankan Air Lines Announced It's Flights For 11 New Destinations In Asia-Middle East Region

Sri Lankan Air Lines has today (30)announced the launching of it's flights to 11 new destinations in Asia and Middle East Regions.

Accordingly Sri Lankan Air Lines will be commenced it's flights to 11 new destinations namely Maldives,Dhaka-Bangladesh,Jakartha-Indonesia,Lahore-Pakistan ,Muscat-Oman,Varanasai,Madurai,Kolkata and Bodh Gaya in India,Baharain and Seychelles shortly.

 The Chairman of the Sri Lankan Air Lines Ajith Dias has stated Sri Lankan Air Lines had realigned it's stratagic focus to Asia from the Middle East to the  Far East as the Air Lines sees excellent opportunities in this one of the fastest growing travel markets in the world."We are confident that the linking of so many Asian cities will produce a travel netwotk which will be extremely convenient for our passengers and profitable for the Air Line "he has stressed.

The Asia-Middle East Region  alone generate 923,338 passengers to Sri Lanka last year (2015) it has been reported.

The new 11 destinations Sri Lankan Air Lines is due to expand their flights includes routes which generate Business Travellers,Labour Traffic,Leisure Travellers,Pilgrim Traffic and Passengers in transit  to and from Sri Lanka's global route network the Air Lines has stated through a statement.


79 Corona Positives Had Been Discharged From Hospitals Today (02)

A total of 79 Corona positives had been discharged today (02) from Hospitals after full recovery it has been reported . Accordingly th...