Aircraft in a house belonging to a former Airforce Officer
at Alubomulle, Panadura last noon (12).
Police have recovered the few used Aircraft pieces except the engine which were removed from usage and the Airman had sold some parts to outsiders after modifying them it has been revealed .Police have launched an investigation over the incident.
Complaints are pouring in to the Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka from some social
activists,Social Media Site users ,Lawyers,Journalists and Civil Organizations by stating that the temporary blockage of Social Media sites and Apps caused damage to their business and social activities and violated freedom of expression it has been reported.
Some organizations including Young Journalists Association and National Collective of Lawyers Unions had already filed complaints against the Blockage of Social Media Sites and Apps at the Commission,
The Complaints have stated that due to the blockage of Social Media Sites including Facebook,Imo,Instagram and Apps like Whats App and Viber the freedom of expression and right to information guaranteed under the Sri Lankan Constitution have been violated.
However most common people have not opposed the government's move on blocking Social Media Sites and Apps and some says atleast school children will now realize that there is a real world outside the imaginary Social Media sites .
temporary blockage of Social Media Site Facebook only after the Facebook Company remove those pages encouraging racism and threat to the National Security in Sri Lanka according to the Minister Of Foreign Employment,Telecommunication and Digital Infrastructure Harin Fernando.
Government is awaiting the response of Facebook Company to the demand of Sri Lankan government he has stressed.
Meanwhile a meeting was held today in Colombo to review regarding removing of the temporary blockage of Social Media Sites including Facebook and Apps under the patronage of President's Secretary Austin Fernando, However a decision has not been taken to remove the blockage at the meeting it has been revealed.
Eight out of Ten Sluice Gates attached to the Parakrama Sanudraya(Tank) have been opened this noon(12) due to the Water level reached spill level in the Tank following the rainy Weather prevails in the area.
Irrigation Department has requested the People living on the Banks of Mahaweli River to be vigilant over floods may have occur due to this situation.
As the water of the Parakrama Tank will release to Mahaweli River through Amban River ,People should be vigilant when using the water of Mahaweli River the Department has stressed.
A Wooden Lion Face was recovered in a Water Pond (Diya Agala) surrounded by the historical "Sigiriya " Rock during the Archeological EXCAVATIONS according to the Director General of Central Cultural Fund Professor Prishantha Gunawardena.
Due to the new finding the Lion Paw in Sigiriya now believes to be made from Wood Professor Gunawardena has stated.
During Excavations an Island with a Building too have found near the Water Pond and the Building believes to be built by King Kasyapa as a Security Center it has been revealed.
Colombo Chief Magistrate has today(12) remanded a 18 year old School Boy attached to a Major School in Colombo who had arrested by the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) last week over posting racist and hatred posts in Facebook which can damage the harmony among Communities,until 26th of March .
The student was remanded after being produced before the Colombo Chief Magistrate Lal Ranasinghe today .
Another two School Boys who were arrested by CID have been sent to the Makola Youth Detention Center until 22nd of March by the Colombo Chief Magistrate yesterday over posting and sharing racist and hatred posts and comments in Facebook Pages.