Friday, May 11, 2018


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President Amd Higher Education Minister Had Jointly Submitted A Cabinet Paper To Recruit 980 SAITM Students To Kotalawala University

President Maithripala Sirisena and
Minister of Higher Education Wijedasa Rajapakshe had jointly submitted a Cabinet Paper today(11) to the Cabinet on  recruiting  980 SAITM(Malabe Private Medical Collage)students to the Kothalawala Defense University after evaluating their qualifications.

SAITM students and their parents had conducted a protest march towards Presidential Secretariet yesterday(10)by demanding to implement the decision on recruitement of  SAITM students to the Kotalawala Defense University as soon.

Meanwhile government has decided not to debate the Kothalawala Defense University Amendment Act although included in to the Parliamentary agenda today,As the Inter University Students Federation has  strongly opposed the Act.

Northern Provincial Council Declared 18th Of May As A Day Of Mourning

The Northern Provincial Council has yesterday(10) unanimously approved a proposal on declaring the 18th of May as a National Day of Mourning related to terrorist group LTTE in Northern Province.

The Norther Provincial Council has approved the proposal made in this regard by the Council's Minister of Child Development and Women's Affairs Anandi Sasidaren to the Council during 122nd session of the Northern Provincial Council held yesterday.

Six Persons Were Injured And Hospitalized Due To A Road Accident

Image result for accidentSix persons including the Driver and the  Conductor of a Private Bus were received minor injuries and hospitalized after the Bus colliding with a high extensive lamp post at Polonmaruwa area on Tangalle-Beliatta road last night (10) it has been reported.

The injured were admitted to the Tangalle Hospital for treatment.As a result of the accident the Lamp post was broken and caused black out in the area according to the reports.



Private Bus Owners Suggests A 10% Bus Fare Hike From Next Week

The Private Bus Owners Association has today (11) suggested the government  a 10% increase of Bus fares from next week as a result of the fuel price increase and annual Bus Fare Revision .

Image result for bus faresAccording to the President of the Private Bus Owners Association Gamunu Wijeratne ,the minimum Bus Fare too should be increased from Rs.10 to Rs.11 as per the suggestion.

The Private Bus Owners Association is due to  meet the National Transport Board and the Minister Of Transport next Monday to discuss on the the Bus Fare increase according to Wijeratne.

State Minister A.H.M Fowzie Has Been Sworn In As State Minister Of National Unity

Related imageState Minister Of National Integrity and Reforms A.H.M Fowzie has been sworn in as State Minister Of National Unity and Reconciliation in front of the President Maithripala Sirisena today(11).

At the same time Presidents Counsal Ariya B.Rakawa has been sworn in as the new Governor of Uva Province 


A Haul Of Heroin Weighing 1.767 Kilo Grammes Has Been Recovered In A House At Horana

Related imagePolice Anti Narcotic Bureau Officials have today (11) recovered  a haul of Heroin weighing 1.767 Kilo Grammes hidden in a house at Moragahahena in Horana as per an information received from a suspect arrest with a haul of Heroin on 04th of May in Horana City.

The haul of Heroin worth more than Rs,20 Million has been recovered from a house belongs to the suspect who had provided the information to the Police on the haul of Heroin.

The haul of Heroin recovered from the house concealed in a steel safe according to the Police.

Presient Has Removed The Newly Elected Chairman Of The Timber Corpoartion Over Corruption Charges-Another EX Politician Has Been Appointed To The Post Today

Image result for state timber corporationPresident Maithripala Sirisena has yesterday (10) removed the former Parliamentarian Anurudda Polgampola he had earlier appointed as the Chairman of the State Timber Corporation and today (11) appointed a former Parliamentarian Shantha Bandara to the post according to the President's Media Division.

President had appointed Anurudda Polgampola as the new Chairman of the State Timber Corporation on 04th of May after the former Chairman P.Dissanayake was sacked from the post as a result of accepting a Rs.20 million bribe from an Indian Businessman along with the former President's Chief Of Staff . However as the local media revealed that the Polgampola is a corrupted person ,President has removed him from the post yesterday.

The new Chairman of the Timber Corporation Shantha Bandara has taken his appointment letter from the President this noon at the President's Official Residence in Colombo.

Airport Customs Have Arrested Two Persons While Attempting To Smuggle Foreign Currency Notes To Singapore

Image result for arrestedAirport Customs have today (11) arrested a 55 year old male and a 30 year old female while attempting to smuggle foreign Currency notes worth around US Dollars 72,000 (More than Rs.10 million) to Singapore at the Katunayake ,Bandaranaike International Airport .

The two suspects have arrived at the Airport to board a Sri Lankan Flight flying to Singapore it has been revealed.

Airport Customs have launched an investigation over the incident.


A Pakistani National Was Sentenced To Death Over Smuggling 8.35 Kilo Grammes Of Heroin Illegally To Sri Lanka

Colombo High Court has today (11) imposed a Death sentence on a Pakistani National who found guilty over bringing 8.35 Kilo Grammes of Heroin Illegally to Sri Lanka by hidden inside a Potato Container in 2010.
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The accused Said Mohommad from Pakistan was sentenced to death due to found guilty over smuggling the 8.35 Kilo Grammes of Heroin to Sri Lanka by hidden in a Potato  Container between 23rd of November to 08th of December 2010.

An Assesser Of Inland Revanue Department Received A 14 Year Rigorous Imprisonment Over Accepting A Rs.15,000 Bribe From A Businessman

Image result for court orderAn Assessor attached to the Anuradhapura Office of the Inland Revenue Department was sentenced 14 years of rigorous imprisonment by the Colombo High Court today(11) over accepting a bribe of Rs.15,000 from a Businessman to provide a concession for him on a case filed on a Tax Issue .

The Colombo High Court Judge Sampath Wijeratne had sentenced the accused Assessor who found guilty over the charge leveled against him,A 14 year rigorous imprisonment plus fines of Rs.15,000 and Rs.9000.

The accused D.M Janka Bandara Dassanayake  was arrested by the Bribery Commission in 2004 over accepting a Rs.15,000 bribe from a Businessman who had avoided paying taxes .Later the Commission had filed a case in Colombo High Court over the bribery charges.

Lanka Indian Oil Company Also Increased Fuel Prices-Bus Fares Also Likely To Go Up

Related imageLanka Indian Oil Company (LIOC) too had increased the prices of Diesel and Petrol with effect from midnight last night (10) according to the Company .

Accordingly LIOC had increased a liter of Super Diesel to Rs.119 ,A Liter of Auto Diesel to Rs.111 ,A Liter of Octane-92 Petrol to Rs.137 and A liter of Octane-95 to Rs.151.

Meanwhile the President of the  Private Bus Owners Association Gamunu Wijeratne has stated that coincided with the fuel price increase the Bus fares too will be increased shortly.

Three Wheeler fares have already increased by the Three Wheeler Drivers Association with effect from today(11) by Rs.10 per first kilo meter.

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