Wednesday, February 8, 2017


A Swedish National Has Died In A Swimming Pool

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A 24 year old Swedish National has died after lying in an unconscious situation in a Swimming Pool of a Hotel in Kamburugamuwa ,Matara (Southern Province) it has been reported.

The Swede who was pronounced as dead after admitting to the Matara General Hospital.

Kotawila Police are conducting an investigation on the incident.

Excise Department Officials Have Arrested A Person With Illegal Stock Of Tobacco Leaves

Image result for tobacco leavesThe excise department officials have yesterday(08) arrested a person with a stock of Tobacco Leaves illegally imported from India and  stored in a store at Akkaraipattu area .

The estimated value of the stock is around Rs.30 million it has been revealed.The Tobacco Leaves believed to be transported to Sri Lanka from India via sea route.

A Heavy Traffic In Colombo -Katunayake Main Road Due To A Protest

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The Colombo-Katunayake main road blocked due to heavy traffic from Madhawa Junction since this morning due to a protest campaign conducted against dumping waste of Colombo in Ja-Ela area.

The residents of Ja- Ela area and the members of Ekala Unity Environmental Organization are conducting  protest it has been reported.


Attorney General Opposes Granting IBail To Imprisoned Former DIG Anura Senanayake

Attorney General has today
(08)informed the Colombo High Court that he opposes the granting of bail to Former senior Deputy Inspector General Of Police (DIG)Anura Senanayake who is in remand prison over the murder of former Sri Lankan Rugby player Wasim Thajudeen .

The decision of the Attorney General was informed during the court proceedings held today (08)at Colombo High Court to consider the bail application submitted by imprisoned former DIG Anura Senanayake.

The senior state attorney dilan ratnayake has urged the court that if the court granted bail for the former DIG Senanayake who hide the evidences of former rugby player's murder it will impact the witnesses.

The court has postponed the case until 07th of April.

Consumer Affairs Authority To Issue A Gazette Notification In Midnight Tonight Regarding Fixing Maximum Retail Prices For Rice

The consumer affairs authority is due to
issue a gazette notification regarding fixing of maximum retail price (MRP) for three varieties of rice with effect   from midnight tonight .

Accordingly the maximum retail price of  a kilo of Nadu Rice will be RS.72, a kilo of raw rice RS.70 and a kilo of Samba rice(excluding Keeri and suduru samba)Rs 80 .

The gazette notification will be issued under the extraordinary gazette 2005/24/.

Principle Had Expelled Three Students In Ginigathhena Central Collage Over A Sexual Abuse Case

The principal of the Ginigathhena Central Collage in.Hatton
(Upcountry)had expelled three grade 12 students of the school over an  attempt made  to sexually abuse a fellow student in grade 10 of the same school.

Ginigathhena Police are conducting an investigation on the incident.

Five Members Of A Same Family Remanded Over Selling Narcotic Drugs

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Badulla Magistrate has today (08) remanded Five Persons of a same family who were arrested over  selling of narcotic drugs, until 21st of February  .

The five suspects remanded today  are  brothers and sisters of a same family residing  in Badulupitiya,Madapathana and Badulla areas it has been reported.

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