Saturday, July 29, 2017


Sri Lanka To Provide Leadership To The Proposed SAARC Medical University

Sri Lanka is ready to provide complete leadership to
the proposed SAARC (South Asian Association For Regional Countries)Medical University due to be established in SAARC region according to the Health Minister Dr.Rajitha Senaratne.

Minister has revealed on this during the SAARC Health Minister's Summit inaugurated in Mount Lavinia Hotel yesterday (29).

Health Ministers of the SAARC Countries had discussed on several health issues faced by the regional countries during yesterday's sessions.

Colombo Declaration which included the facts related to the Health Issues of the regional countries  had been adapted  at the end of the summit.

A 11 Hour Watet Cut Imposed In Several Areas In Western Province Since 8.A.m This Morning

A 11 hour water cut has been imposed in many areas
bel8nging to Ja Ela,Katunayake-Seeduwa ,Dompe and Gampaha pradeshiya sabha's and Biyagama free trade zone since 8 a.m this morning to 7 p.m due to an urgent repair work of Ceylon Electricity Board according to the National Water Supplies and Drainage Board.

Accordingly the water cut has been imposed in Kelaniya,Wattala,Mahara,Paliyagoda,Biyagama,Dekatana,Namaluwa,Weliweriya,Rathupaswala,Ihala yagoda and Pahala Yagoda areas.

World's Longest Hanging Pedestrian Bridge Opens In Switzerland

Ambassador To USA Prasad Kariyawasam Appointed As The New Foreign Ministry Secretary

President Maithripala Sirisena has appointed Sri
Lanka's Ambassador to USA Prasad Kariyawasam as the new Secretary to the Ministry Of Foreign Affairs yesterday (29).

The previous Foreign Ministry Secretary Asala Weerakoon has been appointed as the new Secretary to the Ministry Of Tourism Promotion.

Foreign-Australia Police Foil Terror Plot To Bring Down A Plane

Around 150 Houses Submerged Due To The Heavy Showers In Kandy

Due to the heavy showers prevailing in Kandy District
since this morning (29) around 150 houses in the District have been submerged and damaged as a result of overflowing  Mada Ela  it has been reported.

The submerged houses are located in many areas in Kandy including Heerassagala and William Gopallawa road .

Due to the continuous rain prevailing in Kandy and Central hill areas at present ,The Disaster Management Center has advised public living in hill areas to be vigilant on Landslides.

Foreign-Longest Sea Bridge Nearly Complete


Agreement On Handing Over Hambanthota ,Magampura Harbour To A Chinese Company On Lease Had Been Signed

The agreement regarding handing over the
Hambanthota ,Magampura Harbour to the Chinese Company "China Merchant Ports Holding Private Company" was signed this morning (29) amidst protests of some trade unions run by opposition groups at the Ministry Of Ports and Shipping .

The agreement was signed after Cabinet approval.Secretary to the Ministry of Ports and Shipping L.P.Jayampathy and Chairman of Sri Lanka Ports Authority Parakrama Dissanayake had been signed the agreement behalf of the Government and executive vice president of the China Merchant group Dr.Hu Jianghua had signed behalf of the Chinese government.

The signed agreement is due to be submitted to the Cabinet again it has been announced.

An Egyptian National Was Arrested While Transporting 66 Liquor Bottles/Cans Illegally

The special police task force personal have arrested an
Egyptian National transported 66 Liquor bottles and Cans in a motor car without a valid license at Pothuvil area.

The suspect who was arrested with 18 Liquor bottles and 48 Liquor Cans had handed over to the Pothuvil Police it has been reported.He is due to be  produced before the Pothuvil Magistrate Court on Monday.

A Person Was Arrested With More Than 30 Kilo Grammes Of Cannabis

Police have arrested a person with 30 Kilo Grammes
and 500 grammes of Cannabis in his possession in Havangiruwa area of Siyambalanduwa .

The estimated value of the stock of Cannabis is around Rs.3 million it has been revealed.

The arrested person is a resident of Kolonwinna ,Bohitiya area.


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...