Tuesday, December 19, 2017

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A Person Was Arrested With A Parcel Contains Banned Drug "Tramadole

Ampara Police have arrested a person with a parcel
contains around 23,000 tablets of banned Apple variety of  "Tramadole" drug in Ampara area today (19).

The parcel was recovered from a Bus travelling from Kandy to Ampara.

Three Persons Arrested Over Issuing Expired Insecticides And Pesticides

Special Police Task Force personal attached to the
Dambulle Police have arrested three persons who had been involved in a large scale business of pasting new labels to the expired Insecticide and Pesticide bottles and issuing them to the market in a Pesticide wrapping Center at Sigiriya area today (19).

Police officers had recovered a large stock of Insecticides,Liquid Fertilizers and Pesticides stored in the stores of the Center which were expired in 2013,2014 and 2015 but pasted with new labels stating they are due to expire in  2018 and 2020 during the raid.

A seal of a famous Agri Chemical company here too used for this business it has been reported.

A Bank Robbery Had Been Prevented In Ahangama

A person arrived in by  a Motorcycle with another
person to rob a state bank branch in Ahangama area had been injured and hospitalized due to  the security officer of the Bank had shot at him.Other person was arrested by the Security officers after falling to the ground when attempting to flee from the area.

The injured was admitted to the Karapitiya Teaching Hospital for treatment.

The gun shooting was taken a place when the two persons who were fully covered their faces attempting to rob the bank after entering it.

Cabinet Has Decided To Temporarily Suspend The Asbestos Ban

Cabinet has decided to temporarily  suspend the
decision taken regarding the ban the use of Asbestos which is scheduled to be imposed with effect from 01st of January 2018.

Earlier government has decided to ban the importing of raw materials  to manufacture the Asbestos products with effect from 01st of January 2018 and to ban the use of Asbestos products completely in the country by the year 2020.

Russia is one of the major countries supplying raw materials to Sri Lanka to manufacture Asbestos products and a rumour is spreading in the political circles that the government's decision to ban the importing of Asbestos raw materials led in to the tea ban imposed by Russia on Sri Lanka.

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Deputy Minister Nimal Lansa Has Been Resigned From His Post

Image result for resignationThe Deputy Home Affairs Minister Nimal Lansa has been resigned from his portfolio today(19)over several issued arisen in party politics it has been reported.

MP Lansa had been resigned from his portfolio due to the problems arisen when appointing organizers of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party(SLFP) according to reports.He had been submitted his resignation letter to the Presidential Secretariat .

Two Youth Were Killed And Another Two Were Critically Injured Due To A Motorcycle Collision

Image result for ACCIDENTTwo youth were killed and another Two youth have been critically injured and hospitalized due to a Head on Collision between two Motorcycles at Elephantpass area on Jaffna-Kandy, A-9 Road last night(18).

The Critically injured pillion riders of the two Motorcycles involved in the collision were admitted to Kilinochchi Hospital for treatment.

The deceased had been identified as residents of Jaffna and Kilinochchi areas of the ages 27 and 22 years respectively.

Three Sri Lankan Nationals Have Been Arrested With Over 2000 Mobile Phones In Possession

Airport Customs Officers have today (19) arrested three Sri Lankan Nationals arrived in from Dubai and China with over 2000 Mobile Phones brought illegally in their possession.
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The estimated value of the Mobile Phones taken in to custody in possession of the suspects is nearly Rs.6 million.

The Mobile Phones taken in to custody in possession of the suspects have brought to the country without the approval of Telecommunication Regulatory Commission it has been revealed.




A 26 Year Old Motorcyclist Was Killed Due To A Motorcycle-Bus Collision

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A 26 year old Motorcyclist was killed after the Motorcycle he was riding colliding with a Sri Lanka Transport Board (SLTB) Bus on Ratnapura-Colombo main road.

The deceased had been identified as a resident of Negambo area.

Police have arrested the Bus driver regarding the accident.

Examinations Department Has Suspended Two Students From Sitting G.C E Ordinary Level Examination Further Over Involving In An Examination Frauds

Image result for gce ordinary level examThe Examinations Department has today(19) suspended two students from  sitting  the G.C.E Ordinary Level Examination further  due to replying to  the Mathematics-01 paper held  yesterday(18)   with the help of a mobile phone in their possession.

Accordingly a Student who sat for the G.C.E Ordinary Level Examination for the second time at an Examination Center in Anuradhapura area and caught while answering the  Mathamatics-01 question paper with the help of the Viber app in his Mobile Phone and a Student who sat for Mathematics paper only at an Examination Center in Narahenpita also for the second time and caught while answering the paper with the help of a Mobile Phone were suspended from further sittings for  the Exam.

Both students were caught by in charge of their Examination Centers it has been revealed.

The student who was caught at  Anuradhapura Examination Center  was copied the question paper through the Viber, sent that to a young female got the answers it has been revealed.

Meanwhile Inspector General Of Police(IGP) Pujitha Jayasundare has  handed over the investigations on the two students who were involved in an examination fraud to the Criminal Investigations Department(CID).

Prices Of Medicinal Drugs In The Local Market Has Been Increased By 5%

Image result for medicinal drugsDue to the rising prices of Western Medicinal Drugs in the world market coincided with the value of US Dollar ,The prices of Drugs in the local market too have increased by 5% as per the requests made by Drug Importers and National Chamber Of Drug Importers the Health Minister Dr.Rajitha Senaratne has stated.

The price increase has been done through a special Gazette notification Number 2049/31 dated 14-12 -2017 and accordingly the price of a Paracetamol Tablet wil be increased by 7 cents from  Rs.1.30 to Rs.1.37.

The National Drug Authority will carry out the raids to nab those pharamacies who are selling Drugs beyond these prices according to the Health Ministry.

79 Corona Positives Had Been Discharged From Hospitals Today (02)

A total of 79 Corona positives had been discharged today (02) from Hospitals after full recovery it has been reported . Accordingly th...