Monday, February 6, 2017


Ten Indian Fishermen Were Arrested While Illegally Fishing In Local Waters

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Sri Lanka Navy have arrested ten Indian Fishermen while illegally fishing in Sri Lankan waters near Delft Island (North) it has been reported.

Along with the Indian Fishermen Navy Personal have arrested the boat they were in according to reports.The arrested fishermen had been  identified as residents of Rameshwaram in Southern India.

Joint Opposition MP Wimal Weerawansha And Another Official Further Remanded Over Misusing Of State Vehicles

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Imprisoned Joint Opposition MP and leader of the National Freedom Front Wimal Weerawansha along with former Deputy General Manager of State Engineering Corporation Samantha Lokuhannadi who were arrested and remanded over misusing of state owned vehicles have been further remanded today(07) until 20th of February by the  Chief Magistrate of Colombo Fort .

Both the suspects were produced before the Colombo Fort Chief Magistrate this morning.

Three Persons With Stock Of Kerala Cannabis Arrested In Anamaduwa

Police have arrested three persons with
147 kilo grammes of Kerala Cannabis in pallama area at Anamaduwa yesterday (06).

The stock of Kerala Cannabis which smuggled into the country from India was recovered buried in a land.

Government Nursing Officers Association Urged Medical Council To Implement Court Verdict On SAITM

Government Nursing Officers Association has yesterday (06)
urged  the Sri Lanka Medical Council to implement the Court of Appeals verdict  on registering medical graduates of Malabe Private Medical Collage(SAITM) without any delay.

The verdict given by the Court of Appeal regarding registering private medical collage students in Malabe is a fair one and Sri Lanka Medical Council as a responsible body of registering medical graduates in Sri Lanka should implement the verdict without making deceisions based on political agendas and trade union influence, president of the Nursing Officers Association Saman Rathnapriya has stated.

Addressing a media briefing held in Colombo yesterday he has stated that his union as well as the  unions of professions supplementary to medicine and para medical services will support the court of appeals decision .


Maximum Retail Price fixed For Samba And Nadu Rice Varities

The Ministry Of Finance has fixed a maximum Retail price for Samba
and Nadu rice varieties with effect from midnight tonight(06).

Accordingly a kilo  of Samba should be sold for Rs.80 and a Kilo of Nadu Rice should be sold for RS.70 the Ministry has stated.

The maximum retail price has been fixed for Rice to avoid escalation of Rice Prices in the market .

Vehicle Of The CEO Of Malabe Private Medical Collage Had Been Damaged Due To A Gun Fire

The vehicle of the Chief Executive Officer(CEO) of the Private
 Medical Collage in Malabe (SAITM) Dr.Sameera Senaratne had been damaged as the two unidentified men wearing full face helmets had opened fire on the vehicle short while ago it has been reported.

Dr.Senaratne has survived unhurt due to the incident which occurred near the Private Medical Collage in Malabe Police have stated.

Police are investigating to arrest the suspects it has been reported.

Two Youths Were Killed Due To A Three Wheeler-Lorry Collision

Two youths  were killed due to a Three Wheeler-Tipper vehicle
 collision occurred in Meegama-Welipanna area this afternoon (06)according to reports.

The two youth were killed and two were injured and hospitalized  after the Three Wheeler they were travelling in toppled over due to a collision with a Tipper.

The bodies of the deceased had been sent to the Nagoda Hospital.

Five persons  were in the Three Wheeler at the time of the accident according to the Police.

A Room.Of An Official Residence Of A Hospital Employee Destroyed Due To A Fire In Maskeliya


A room belonging  to an official residence of an Employee
Maskeliya Provincial Hospital was completely destroyed due to a sudden fire erupted this morning(06).

Hospital Workers along with the Residence in the area  doused the fire before spreading it further it has been reported.

The cause for  the fire has not yet been revealed.


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Government Has Decided To Name 900 Sri Lankan Historical Heroes Who Led Uva-Wellassa Struggle As Patriots

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President Maithripala Sirisean is due to sign a new gazette on 01st of March this year at the historical sacred tooth relic temple "Dalada Maligawa" in Kandy  cancelling the previous gazette issued by British Colonials in which  named the above mentioned Sri Lankan Patriots as traitors it has been reported. 

Earlier President has issued a gazette notification  naming  another 19 Sri Lankan Heroes who led the Uva Wellassa struggle including Keppetipola Adikaram as patriots. 

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