Thursday, December 13, 2018





A Fire Erupted In Walamalai Reserve Had Been Controlled

A Sudden fire erupted on top of the hill
of the Walamalai Natural Reserve in Laxapana ,Nallathanniya area  last wednesday (12) evening had been controlled with the help of a MI-17 Helicopter belonging to Sri Lanka Airforce it has been reported.

Around 3 acres of land belongs to the natural reserve had been destroyed due to the fire which Police believes as lit by a person in the area .

The MI-17 Helicopter of the Sri Lanka Airforce had controlled the spreading of the fire by using water taken from Maussakale Reservoir.

A Wild Elephant Was Killed Due To An Electrocution

A Wild Elephant around 40 years old
had been killed due to an Electrocution at Wanela area in Kanthale Divisional Secretariet last Wednesday night (12) it has been revealed.

The incident occurred when the Wild Elephant had collided with a high voltage Power Line fixed to a fence of a House Garden in Wanela area whilst attempting to enter the garden According to the Police .

The House Owner had been arrested by the Wanela Police Over the incident and he is due to be produced before Kanthale Magistrate Court .

The deceased Wild Elephant had entered the area after destroying the electric fence.

Wanela Police along with Kanthale Wild Life Officers are conducting further investigations over the incident. 

A 24 Year Old Person Had Been Arrested With A Haul Of Heroin In Dankotuwa

A 24 year old Heroin Smuggler had
been arrested in Dankotuwa Town last noon  (13)whilst transporting 101 Grammes of Heroin from Colombo to Dankotuwa by Chilaw Divisional Dangerous Narcotic Flying Squad officials .

The suspect who is a resident of Walaw Watta,Dankotuwa has been released on bail after remanding over smuggling Narcotics recently with few of his family members it has been revealed.

The estimated value of the haul of Heroin taken in to custody is around Rs.1.2 million  .The suspect along with the haul of Heroin taken in to custody in possession with him had been handed over to Dankotuwa Police for further action. 




MP Udaya Gammanpila Says He Is Ready To Withdraw From.Government

The leader of the "Pivithuru Hela
Urumaya " MP Udaya Gammanpila has told the media this evening (13)after the Supreme Court's verdict today United National Party leader Ranil Wikramasinghe  has a chance to become Prime Minister for the fifth time and hope it will not be a white emperor's  rule."We aRe  ready to withdraw from government"he has stressed. 

MP Gammanpila has also accused UNP For grabbing the power by using judiciary and there's a question arisen what happened to democracy. 

President Says He Will Accept The Supreme Court's Decision To Cancel His Gazette

President Maithripala Sirisena who had
implemented a Constitutional coup last October against Good Governance Government ,Has told this evening  (13)he will accept the Supreme Court's verdict delivered today cancelling the Extra ordinary Gazette Notification issued by him to dissolve Parliament.

However addressing the MP Group of United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) met at President's office in Colombo this evening soon after the Supreme Court's verdict ,President has stated he will not ready again to form a Government with United National Party Premier Ranil Wikramasinghe and requested Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) MP's not to make suggestions to form a coalition government with UNP.

President who had faced a worst ever defeat due to today's Supreme Court verdict has stressed that he will do anything to prevent UNP From grabbing the power and said he dissolved Parliament to protect the country from UNP's harmful policies .

He pledged to strengthen Anti UNP Forces .

Former President Mahinda Rajapakshe was among UPFA MP's who had attended the Meeting.

The MP  Group is scheduled to meet tomorrow  (14)as well after the Supreme Court's decision on Appeal made by former President Mahinda Rajapakshe against suspending his premiership .

Protesters Lit Fire Crackers To Express JOY In Front Of Supreme Court After Judge Panel Ordered To Cancel President's Gazette Notification

A group of protesters gathered outside
the Supreme Court premises had lit fire crackers and expressed their joy soon after the Seven member Judge Panel had ordered to cancel the extra ordinary Gazette Notification issued by President Maithripala Sirisena dissolving Parliament.

Protesters had shouted slogans supporting a United National Party (UNP) government and some have shown hoppers in hands  to express their opposition to President Sirisena .

However security has tightened in and around Supreme Court complex in Hulftsdorf, Colombo since this noon after announcing the seven member Judge Panel will.deliver the verdict on President's Gazette this evening .

Riot Police and sniffer dogs have also been deployed in front of the Supreme  court to.provide extra security  and no outsiders allowed to enter court premises during the period  it has been reported.

Seven Member Supreme Court Judge Panel Has Unanimously Decided The Presidents Gazette On Dissolving Parliament Not In Accordance To The Constitution

The seven member Judge Panel of
Supreme Court has this evening  (13)unanimously decided the Extra ordinary Gazette Notification issued by President Maithripala Sirisena on 09 th of November to dissolve Parliament was not in accordance to the Constitution therefore the Gazette is illegal .

The Judge Panel has therefore ordered to cancel the Gazette Notification 2096/70 issued regarding dissolving Parliament.

After hearing of 18 petitions filed by Political parties ,Civil organization's and activists against the President's Gazette Nitification on 04th,05th,06th and 07 of December the seven member Judge Panel has given their verdict today .

The Judge Panel has also accepted that the fundamental rights of petitioners had  been violated through the Gazette issued by President dissolving the Parliament as stated in their petitions.

The Judge Panel headed by Chief Justice Nalin Perera had delivered the much awaited verdict regarding the Gazette Notification issued by President ,This evening  .The other Judges of the Panel were Buwaneka Aluvihare, Prasanna Jayawardana, Priyantha Jayawardana ,Sisira De Abrew ,Vijith ,k.Malalgoda and Madu Fernando .

The hearing of all.petitions filed against President's Gazette Notification has been concluded at 7 p.m on 07th of December and the interim court order issued suspending the Gazette Notification has been extended till the delivery of the verdict on Gazette .

Among the Petitioners filed fundamental Rights petitions against President's Gazette Notification were Young Journalists Association and a member of Elections Commission Professor Doole.

Wednesday, December 12, 2018




Three Students Attached To Jaffna University Had Been Injured Due To A Brawl.

Three Students attached to the Science
Faculty of Jaffna University had been injured and admitted to the Jaffna Teaching Hospital as a result of a brawl occurred between two groups of students of the faculty last Tuesday  (11)night.

The condition of the injured students are not serious according to Police .

The incident occurred between  second and fourth year student groups of the science faculty over the second year students not respecting the fourth year students it has been revealed .

Jaffna Police have recorded statements from the students who have involved in the brawl and conducting further investigations over the incident. 

A 46 Year Old Police Constable Had Been Remanded Over Sexually Assaulting A 13 Year Old Girl

A 46 year old Police Constable had been
arrested and remanded over forcibly sexually assaulting of  a 13 year old school girl in Wattegama in  Kandy  area.

The suspected Police Constable who had an affair with mother of the victim since  long time had forcibly taken her to a lodge in Dambulla and sexually assaulted her according to reports .

The incident has been revealed when the victimised girl had informed on it to her school teacher. Teacher had then complaint on the incident to the Child and Women's Bureau of Dambulla Police and as a result Police have arrested the suspected Police Constable after he was surrendered to the Police on 11 th of December .

The suspect is a resident of Wattegama in Kandy.

The suspected Constable  had been remanded until 24 th of December by the Dambulla Magistrate Kosala Bandara Ilsngasinghe  after being produced him before the court yesterday  (12).

Eighteen Year Old Student Cyclist Had Been Killed Due To Bicycle -Lorry Collision

An eighteen Year old student cyclist
had  been killed after the Bicycle he was riding in colliding with a Lorry at Kaduruwela area on Polonnaruwa-Batticaloa road last  morning (12).

The student who was a resident of Kaduruwela  area had faced this incident whilst on the way home from a friemds house it has been reported.

The Lorry driver had fled away from the area soon after the accident.

Kaduruwela Police are conducting an investigations to arrest the Lorry driver regarding the incident .



A 45 Year Old Person Had Been Sentenced To Death

A 45 year old Heroin Smuggler had
been sentenced to death by the Colombo High Court Judge Gihan Pilapitiya today  (12)over Heroin smuggling and keeping 18.94 Grammes of Heroin in his possession .

The Accused who is a resident of Maradana, Colombo area has been arrested and remanded on 7 th of January 2013 over keeping in possession a haul of Heroin .

Attorney General had indicted the accused over the charges .

A Businessman Was Shot And Killed At Sapugaskanda

A 35 year old Businessman Was  shot

and killed by two unidentified gunmen arrived in from a Motorcycle at Galewela Junction in Sapugaskanda area today (12)at 8 p.m. according to Police .

The critically injured Businessman who was a resident of Makola North had succumbed to his injuries after admission to Kiribathgoda Hospital .

The gunmen had fled away from the scene after the gun shooting incident.

The cause behind the gun shooting incident  has not yet been revealed. Sapugaskanda Police are conducting an investigations to arrest the gunmen .

Speaker Informed President, UNP .Leader Ranil Wikramasinghe Has The Confidence Of Majority In Parliament To Function As Prime Minister

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya had this

evening  (12)informed the President Maithripala Sirisena that a motion to  show confidemce has been passed today in Parliament to show United National Party (UNP) leader Ranil Wikramasinghe has the maximum confidemce in Parloament to function as Prime Mimister of the country .

The Motion had been passed in Parliament according to a voting held under the standing order 47 (2) of the constitution.During the voting  held through Electronic system UNP.Leader Ranil Wikramasinghe has received  a majority of 117 votes Speaker has stressed .

A Motion Submitted To Parliament (12)To Show Support Of The MP 's To UNP Leader Had Been Passed

A motion submitted to Parliament
today (12)to show confidemce towards United National Party (UNP) leader Ranil Wikramasinghe as Prime Minister has been passed by a majority of 117 votes .

The motion had been submitted to the Parliament by Deputy Leader of UNP Sajith Premadasa and confirmed by MP Mangala Samaraweera .

The motion had been debated and later during the voting 117 MP's including MP"s of UNP and Tamil National Alliance (TNA) voted in favour and no one voted against it.

After the conclusion of voting ,UNP Leader Wikramasinghe has thanked all MP's whow had voted in support of him and thanked the Speaker for acting Democratically in Parliament by taking lead .

Everyone should respect the Constitution as it's the major  law of the country he has stressed .

United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA) MP's have boycotted today's parliamentary sessions which begun under the patronage of Speaker Karu Jayasuriya at 1 p.m..

After the passing of the motion, Speaker Jayasuriya Had adjourned the Parliament until 1 p.m. on 20 th of December .


Tuesday, December 11, 2018





A Female Filed A Petition At Court Of Appeal Against UNP Leader Ranil Wikramasinghe Holding A MP Post

Co president of an Organization
"Women towards Justice " Shermila Gonawala has yesterday (11)filed a petition at Court of Appeal requesting to issue a Writ order to abolish the MP Post of United National Party (UNP) leader Ranil Wikramasinghe as he is  holding shares of Lake house Group of Companies .

According to the Petitioner no one can hold a MP Post whilst involving in Business activities according to the constituton and Constitutionally elected Premier Wikramasinghe is a shareholder of Lake House Group of Companies. According to the Constitution he is disqualified for holding MP Post and petitioner had requested the court to issue an interim order preventing UNP Leader Wikramasinghe from sitting at the Parliament and voting until the conclusion of hearing the petition.

Four persons including UNP Leader Ranil Wikramasinghe ,UNP Secretary Akila Viraj Kariyawasam Parliament Secretary had been named as respondents of the petition .

Further Hearing Of Writ Petition Filed By 122 MP's Requesting Suspending Functioning Of Former Premier And His Ministers Scheduled today (12)

The two member Judge Panel
Comprising of  Court of Appeal president Preethi Padman Surasena and Arjuna Obeysekare is due to hear the writ petition filed avt the Court by 122 MP's requesting to issue a "Quo Warranto " writ order to prevent functioning of former appointed Premier Mahinda Rajapakshe and his 49 member Cabinet, Deputy and State Ministers .

Appeals court Judge Panel has already issued a writ order to suspend the functioning of former Premier Rajapakshe and his Ministers on 03 Rd of December until the conclusion of hearing the petitions.

The Judge Panel has also issued notices to respondents of the Petitions to submit facts to the court today .

122 MP's including UNP Leader Ranil.Wikramasinghe, JVP,TNA,SLMC, And ACMC had been filed the potion in Court of Appeal.

President Instructed Authorities To Provide Essential Food Commodities Without Any Shortage To The Public During Festive Season

President Maithripala Sirisena has
yezterday (11)instructed the authorities including representatives of Food Commodity importers and Ministerial Secretaries to provide essential food commodities to the public without a delay and shortage for a reasonable prices during forthcoming festive season .

During a meeting held with authorities including representatives of Food Commodity importers and Ministry Secretaries at Presidential Secretariet yesterday president has instructed on this .



A Motion To Show Confidence To UNP Leader Ranil Wikramasinghe To Be Submitted To Parliament Tomorrow (12)

A motion to show confidemce to United
National Party  (UNP) Leader Ranil Wikramasinghe as the Prime Minister is due to be submitted to the Parliament by Deputy Leader of UNP Sajith Premadasa during tomorrow's (12)Parliamentary proceedings .

The Motion has already included in tomorrow 's Parliamentary agenda and scheduled to be debated after submitting it .After the debate United National Front Is expecting to pass it with majority of votes it has been revealed.

However Leftist Janatha Wimukthi Peramuna (JVP)has decided not to vote in favour of the motion.

A Part Of A Roof Belonging To Old Sub Post Office In.Galle Fort Collapsed

A section of a roof belonging to the Sub post office established during the 18th century in Galle Fort had been collapsed on to a Three Wheeler parked near by the office building this evening (11)it has been reported .

The Three Wheeler had been severely damaged due to the incident and the Three Wheeler Driver had narrowly escaped by jumping out side the vehicle during the incident.

The Sub Post office in Galle Fort was established during 18 th Century by then Governor Frederick North .

No Request Made From Supreme Court To Deliver The Verdict Of Petitions Soon -Attorney General's Department

Attorney General's Department has
today (11)says the Department didn't request Supreme Court to deliver the verdict of Petitions filed against the Gazette Notification issued by President Maithripala Sirisena to dissolve  paraiment as soon as possible .

The Department believes the verdict regarding the Petitions will be delivered this week.

UPFA MP Wimal Weerawansha has recently told the media that President Sirisena is scheduled to be requested the Supreme Court to deliver the above verdict soon .

UPFA MP's To Boycott Tomorrow's Parliamentary Sessions

United People's Freedom Alliance
(UPFA) Parliamentary Group has decided not to participate in tomorrow's (12)Parliamentary proceedings according to UPFA MP Anura Priya Darshana Yapa .

Parliament is due to meet tomorrow (12)under the patronage of Speaker Karu Jayasuriya .

Until the Parliament meets according to Parliamentary traditions and standing orders UPFA MP's will not participate in Parliamentary sessions MP Has stated.

Although they are going to  boycott  the sessions tomorrow ,They will arrived in Parliament MP.Yapa has further said .


Monday, December 10, 2018


"GANGA" .......