Sunday, July 16, 2017



New Laws To Be Prepared To Punish MP's Behave In An Anti Disciplinary Manner

New laws will be prepared to punish MP's who behave
in the Parliament in an  anti  disciplinary manner in future  according to the Patliamentary General  Secretary Dhammika Dassanayake.

To prepare such laws amendments will be brought to standard orders the Parliamentary  General Secretary has stated.

Under the new laws It has been decided to impose a 8 week parliamentary ban on those Mp's who behave in an anti disciplinary manner in the house he has stressed. 


Ministry Of Industries To Import 55,000 Metric Tonnes Of Rice From Pakistan and Myanmar

The Ministry Of Industries And Commerce has
planned to import 55,000 metric tonnes of rice to the country from Pakistan and Myanmar with immediatte effect  to prevent a possible rice shortage in the local market.

Accordingly 30,000 metric tonnes of rice will be imported from Myanmar and 25,000 metric tonnes of rice due to import from Pakistan .

As some local traders are trying to hide rice stocks to create a rice shortage in the market Ministry of Industries and Commerce has decided to import a stock of rice from Myanmar and Pakistan within next two weeks  in order to prevent such a situation Minister Rishad Baduideen has stated.

Three government officials including a food technologist had visited Myanmar and Pakistan recently  to inspect the stock of rice due to import Minister has stressed.

Five Persons Were Arrested Over Illegal Gem Mining In Keselgamu Oya Reserve

Bagawanthalawa police have today (16)arrested five
persons over involving in illegal gem mining at Keselgamu Oya reserve.A large number of  equipment suspects have used for gem mining had  also taken in to custody by the Police.

The suspects had done a heavy damage to the enviornment during gem mining by removing bamboo trees and Tea plants in Keselgamu Oya reserve according to the police.

Suspects were later released on bail and Police are due to file a legal case against the suspects in Hatton Magistrate Court.

A Heroin Smuggler Was Arrested In Anuradhapura

Anuradhapura Police have yesterday (15)arrested a
Heroin smuggler with 01 gramme and  220 mili grammes of Heroin in his possession in Isurumuniya at Anuradhapura Religious City .

The suspect was received warrents earlier too regarding smuggling of Narcotics.



Nine Female Sex Workers Were Arrested From Two Brothel Houses

Nine female sex workers and a male have been
arrested  by a police in two brothel houses  maintained in spate of Ayurveda massage  ("SPA ")centers at Colombo road,Negambo during  raids carried out yesterday (15).

The police officers attached to the organized crimes prevention division cartied out the raids have arrested five female sex workers and the manager of one Brothel house and four female sex workers were arrested from other Brothel House.

The arrested female sec workers are residents of panwila,Ja Ela, Boralesgamuwa, Madampe, Ragama , Negambo ,Kekirawa and Kaduwela areas.

A Person Was Killed Due To A Three Wheeler-Bus Collision

A person was killed and another was injured and
hospitalized due to a Three Wheeler-Bus collision occurred in Kolakanawadiya at Welikanda early this morning (16).

The injured had been admitted to the Polonnaruwa Hospital for treatment.

The deceased had been identified asca resident of Marandamuna area.

A Person Was Killed Due To A Wild Elephant Attack

A 41 year old person was killed due to an Elephant
attack in Mawathawewa area on Anuradhapura-Eppawala main road this morning (16 ).

The critically injured person had succumbed to his injuries after admission to Eppawala Hospital.

The deceased was attacked by the wild elephant while returning home from a hut in his land the police have stated.

Around 40 Acers Of Land In Haggala Reserve Destroyed Due To A Fire

Around  40 acers of land belonging to Haggala reserve
in Nuwara Eliya had been destroyed due to a sudden fire occured in the reserve last night (15).

The fire was jointly doused by the Police ,Army and residents of the area it has been reported.

No casualties have been reported due to the fire.Nuwara Eliya police are conducting an investigation on the incident.

Another 38 Corona Positives Had Been Discharged Today (07) After Full Recovery

Another 38 Corona positives had been recovered and discharged today (07)from government Hospitals, increasing the total number of Corona...