Monday, December 26, 2016

Former Prime Minister Rathnasiri Wikramanayake Passed Away

Image result for rathnasiri wikramanayakeThe former Prime Minister and  Kaluthara District Parliamentarien of United Peoples Freedom Alliance(UPFA)Rathnasiri Wikramanayake passed away short while ago at the age of 83 while recieving tretament at a Private Hospital in Narahenpita(Colombo).

He was appointed as Prime Minister of  four  previous UPFA Governments in 2000,2001,2005 and in 2010 by  the Former Presidents Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumarathunge and Mahinda Rajapaskshe.

Late Rathnasiri Wikramanayake was born on  05th of May 1933 and held several Ministerial Portfolios during previous Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) led governments.

Three Persons Including A Lady Doctor Were Killed Due To A Container Truck-Cab Collision

Image result for accident graphicThree Persons including a Lady Doctor were killed and  One Person was  injured and hospitalized following a Container Truck-Cab collision occured near Boo Oya Bridge On A-9 Road in wee hours today(27).

The 30 year old injured who is a resident of Dehiwala (In Colombo) has been admitted to Vavuniya Hospital for treatment.Out of the three persons killed in the accident  one was identified as a Dr.M.D A Sudeshika (32) according to reports.

Police have arrested the Driver of the Container Truck regarding the accident and he is due to be produced before the Vavuniya Court today.

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Two Persons Were Killed Due To A Three Wheeler-Motor Car Collision At Maharagama

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A Three Wheeler Driver and a Passenger  in a Three Wheeler were killed following a Three Wheeler-Motor Car collision occurred last night(26) near Dharmasoka Collage at Maharagama(In Colombo) according to the Police.

The critically injured Three Wheeler Driver and the Passenger were succumbed to their injuries after admission to South Colombo(Kalubowila) Teaching Hospital Police have stated.

The accicent has occurred when the Three Wheeler travelling from Maharagama to Kottawa area collided with a Motor Car travelling in the opposite direction from Kottawa to Maharagama after Three Wheeler Driver loosing  control of the vehicle .




Two Former Higher Police Officers Were Further Remanded Over Thajudeen"s Murder

The former Senior Deputy Inspector General Of Police (DIG) Anura Senanayake and former Crimes OIC of Narahenpita Police Sumith Perera who
 were arrested and remanded over the murder of former Sri Lankan Rugby Player Wasim Thajudeen  had been further remanded until 06th of January by the Colombo Additional Magistrate.

The two suspects were further remanded after being produced before the Colombo Additional Magistrate today (26).

A Fake Bomb Scare Delayed The Departure Of Colombo-Badulla Night Mail Train

The Colombo-Badulla night mail train scheduled to
leave at 8 p.m from Colombo Fort Railway Station today(26) has been delayed for two and half hours due to a fake bomb scare it has been reported.

After a phone call received to the number 119 of the Police emergancy unit stating that a parcel suspected  to be a bomb is there in a compartment of the train ,passangers of the train were evacuated and train was thoroughly checked by the Police Special Task Force personal with the assistance of the Bomb Squad and Sniffer Dogs.

However no bomb or suspicious parcel has been recovered from the Train during the search according to the sources.

After the officials ensured the Train is safe to travel ,the Train left the Colombo Fort Railway Station at 10.30 p.m.


Two Unidentified Persons Sexually Molested A 76 Year Old Female And Stolen Cash And Jewelry At Wadduwa

Two unidentified men who covered their faces have
entered a house at Wadduwa area (Colombo)and stolen two Gold ear studs and cash worth Rs.35,000 after threatening the owner of the house who is a retired teacher(80).

The thieves have fled the scene after sexually molesting  the 76 year old wife of the teacher according to the Police.

Tsunami Victims Were Commemorated

A two minute silence was observed today (26) between
 9.25 a.m to 9.27 a.m in all 25 districts in Sri Lanka to commemorate thousands of innocent people who were killed due to the Tsunami  strucked the island nation 12 years ago on 26th of December 2004.

Tsunami Commemorative Programmes were held in all 25 districts of the island today with  participation of relatives of the Tsunami Victims and others.

Sri Lanka Railway Department has conducted a floral tribute at Paraliya Railway Station this morning  to Tsunami Victims including around 2000 persons who were killed due to the Tsunami  waves while travelling in  a train at Paraliya (Southern Province)area.

A 26 Year Old Youth Drowned In Southern Seas

A 26 year old youth was drowned in the sea area of
Deveniyagoda,Rathgama (Southern Province) while bathing according to the sources.

Sri Lanka Navy had launched a search operation with the assistance of residents in the area to find the missing youth.

Two Females Were Injured And Hospitalized Due To A Bear Attack

Two females were injured and hospitalized due to an
attack of a Bear at a forest area of Atambagaskada in Vavuniya (Northern Province) yesterday (25) according to reports.

The injured females were admitted to Vavuniya Hospital for treatment.

According to the Police the two females were attacked by a Bear while collecting fire wood in a Forest.


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A Two Day Special Dengue Control Programme To Be Launched From Tomorrow(27)

Image result for dengue mosquitoA two day special Dengue Control Programme will be launched   in Schools island wide on Tomorrow(27) and the day after(28) in view of  inspecting  Dengue Mosquito Breeding Places and destroying  them before the commencement of new School Season according to Ministry Of Health,Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine.

All schools in the Island are expected to cover under the Programme and a special attention will be paid to the Schools which reported highest Dengue Mosquito Breeding Places in Colombo,Gampaha,Kalutara and Kalmunai areas the Ministry has stated.

Around 640 teams comprising with member's of Police ,Tri Forces and Health Workers will carry out the raids in schools during the Programme.

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