Showing posts from August 18, 2017

Foreign-Barcelona Attacker Confirmed As Dead




A Cloth Shop In Weligama Has Been Damaged Due To A Fire

An extensive damage has done to a cloth shop in
Weligama,Matara due to a sudden fire erupted in the shop last night (17).

The fire brigade,The police and residents of the area had doused the fire before spreading it further.

An electic leak has been identified as the cause for the fire it has been revealed.

Tax Concession Only Apply To Japanese Motorcycles-Finance Ministry

The tax concession granted  to Imported Motorcycles
 apply to Imported Japanese Motorcycles only not to the Indian Motorcycles according to the Ministry of Finance.

It has been decided to grant tax concession for imported Japanese Motorcycles in view of creating a Japanese Motorcycle market in the country Ministry has stated.

A Youth Motorcyclist Was Killed Due To A Motorcycle-Bus Collision

A youth Motorcyclist was killed after the Motorcycle
he was travelling in colliding with a bus transporting garment factory workers at miriswatte in Kosgoda area early this morning (18).

The 19 year old youth Motorcyclist who received critical head injuries had succumbed to his injuries after admission to Balapitiya Base Hospital.The deceased was a resident of wathurawela in mirisswatte area.

Kosgoda police have arrested the Bus driver regarding the accident.


Foreign-Barcelona And Cambrils Attacks: Hunt For Suspect In Spain


Heavy Traffic Reported From Town Hall Due To A Protest March

A heavy traffic has been reported from roads in and around Town Hall area this evening(18) due to a protest march titles "Dark Two Year"(Musala Dewasara) by the Joint Opposition .

A rally is due to commence after the protest march reach Lipton Circus.



Colombo Additional Magsitrate Ordered The FCID To Use Police Powers Against MP Namal Rajapakshe

Colombo Additional Magistrate has today(18) ordered the Police Financial Crimes Investigations Division(FCID) to act by using police powers against MP Namal Rajapakshe the eldest son of former president Mahinda Rajapakshe over threatening one of the officials of the FCID .

Colombo Additional Magistrate Chandana Kalangsuriya has issued the order after rejecting a request made by FCID to issue MP Namal Rajapakshe to appear before the court and make a statement regarding the incident .

MP Namal had been accused over threatening an officer of FCID during the arrival of one of his brothers to make a statement regarding allegations leveled against him at FCID.

Airport Customs Have Arrested An Intelligence Officer Attempting To Smuggle A Stock Of Jewelry

Airport Customs Officers have arrested a State Intelligence Officer when attempting to smuggle a stock of Jewelry worth around Rs.9.14 million by fixing them to a  knee of a leg ,out of the Katunayake ,Bandaranaike International Airport.

The Intelligence Official  who is attached to the Katunayake Airport has stated during the questioning that a person arrived at Katunayake Airport from Singapore gave him the stock of Jewelry weighing around two kilo grammes to smuggle out of the Airport.

The suspect who said to be given the stock of Jewelry to the Officer has been reported as missing according to the Customs Officers.

Six Healthy Snacking Strategies

How can you keep snacking from derailing your healthy eating program, not to mention weight control? Try these tips. Don't skip meals. Skipping meals may seem like a good way to cut calories, but in fact this just makes you so hungry later in the day that you're vulnerable to devouring mega-portions of snack food in order to supply your body with easily digested sugars.  Keep junk food out of the house. There's a lot of truth to the old joke about the "see-food diet" — you see food and you eat it. The opposite is also true. If you don't have junk food lying around, the sight of it won't tempt you, so don't even bring it home. After all, you can't eat what isn't there. Or, if someone in your household tends to have chips or other unhealthful snacks, put them out of sight. Snack mindfully. Have you ever watched a show on television with a bag of chips or pint of ice cream in hand, only to find that it was all gone before you knew it? Th…

A Motorcyclist Was Killed Due To A Motorcycle-Tipper Truck Collision

A 39 year old Motorcyclist was killed after the Motorcycle he was riding in colliding with a Tipper Truck at Kuruwita area .
The critically injured Motorcyclist had succumbed to his injuries after been admitted to the Ratnapura General Hospital.The deceased had been identified as a resident of Theppanawa in Kuruwita area.

Kuruwiata Police have arrested the Tipper Truck driver over the incident.

Convener Of Medical Faculty Students Action Committee Ryan Jayathiake Has Been Remanded

Maligakande Magistrate Court has today(18) remanded the convener of the Medical Faculty Students Actions Committee Ryan Jayathilake who had been surrendered to the court this morning over avoiding appear before the court to face an allegation leveled against him at the court in previous occasion.

Colombo Fort Magistrate Court has earlier issued an arrest warrant to arrest five student activists including  convener Ryan Jayathilake over not appearing a court case filed against him on conducting  a student demonstration caused inconvenience to the public.

The case against the five student activists had proceeded on 10th of August at the Maligakande Magistrate Court and the Magistrate has ordered the Colpetty Police that time   to arrest Ryan Jayathialke and produced him before the court.

President Has Appointed Travis Sinnayya As The New Navy Commander

President Maithripala Sirisena has today(18) appointed the senior navy officer of Sri Lanka Navy Vice Admiral Travis Sinnaiyya as the 21st Navy Commander . 
The new Navy Commander Vice Admiral Sinnayya is known as an officer who was responsible for drowning more than 40 LTTE Boats during the war against LTTE Rebels.He had kept  low profile since some time after the previous regime has avoid giving him a promotion for the  service he rendered to the nation.

The appointment  letter to the new Navy Commander was handed over at the Presidential Secretariat this morning by the President.He is due to assume duties of his post on 22nd of August.

Meanwhile Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne who was the Navy Commander before the new Commander has been appointed is due to be appointed as the new chief of Defense Staff.

National Lotteries And Development Lotteries Boards Taken Over To The Ministry Of Finance

President Maithripala Sirisena has issued a special gazette notification announcing the taking over of National Lotteries Board and Development Lotteries Board to  the Ministry Of Finance from Ministry Of Foreign Affairs with effect from yesterday(17).

The two lotteries boards are belonging to the subject stream of the Ministry of Finance since the beginning.,However  they were taken over under the Ministry Of Foreign Affairs recently after MP Ravi Karunanayake had appointing as Foreign Minister.MP Karunanayake was the Finance Minister before appointing as Foreign Minister.

President has again entered the   two lotteries board under the subject stream of  Ministry of Finance through the special gazette notification under the powers vested to him it has been announced.

Health-Calories In Popular Foods Must Be Cut, Say Health Officials