Saturday, May 12, 2018

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Haldummulla-Ginigathgala Road To Be Closed Due To The Landslide Threat

Haldummulla-Ginigathgala road in Badulla will be
 closed until further notice due to the landslide occurred in the area recently according
To the Haldummulla Provincial Secretariet.An alternative route will be created for the residents of the area soon as per the recommendations made by the report of the Land inquiry  made after the landslide authorities have stated.

Due to the recent landslide occured in the area ,around 350 families of the villages including  Ginigathgala and Kirimatiya are facing severe difficulties as they lost the road to travel it has been reported.

The Land inquiry report issued on the landslide in Haldummulla-Ginigathgala has also recommended people not to be around 100 meter area near the landslide location and not to remove debris in the road without a proper supervision.

Around 20 Unauthorized Hotels In Mirissa Had Been Demolished By The Authorities

Around 20 unauthorized hotels located in tourist attracted  Mirissa (Southern Province)area which had been maintained without  licenses ,were demolished by the officials of Coastal Conservation Department and Coastal Resources Management Department by using backo machines on last friday (11) as per the instructions of  President Maithripala Sirisena.

 Demolishing of the Unauthorized Tourist Hotels was done amidst tight security while Police officers and Riot police along with the  Tear Gas cansters standing near by as thr Residents of the area protested over the move.

Demolishing of tbe unauthorized hotels was done after few persons in the beech area  of Mirissa had sexually molested  a   female Dutch tourist on 08th of April.After the incident President has ordered the authorities to remove all the unauthorized constructions including of tourist hotels in the area to be demolished as a safety meassure to protect tourists against such incidents.

All constructions which are located within 300 meter area from the sea have been rated as  unauthorized according to the officials.

President Maithripala Sirisena Left Iran For An Official Tour

President Maithripala Sirisena has
today (12) left to Iranian Capital Teheran for a two day official visit .

A ten member Sri Lankan delegation accompanying President Sirisena in the tour and during the visit President is due to hold bi lateral talks with Iranian Leaders.

Sea Waves From Mannar To Galle To Be High Untill 15th Of May

Sea waves in sea area from Mannar to
Galle via Batticaloa, Puttalam and Colombo may be high until 15 th of May according to the Meteorology Department.

As the seas may be rough during this period  ,Fisheries Community and Navy are being advised avoid of going to the sea  .

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A Russian National Was Arrested Over Assaulting Of A Local Three Wheeler Driver

Hikkaduwa Police have today(12)
arrested a Russian National who had assaulted a Three Wheeler Driver at Narigama in Hikkaduwa with highly influence of liquor.

The Russian National had assaulted the local Three Wheeler driver due to his refusal to go on a hire as requested by the Russian National as a result of his drunken behaviour it has been reported.

Container Transporters To Increase Container Charges By 15 Percent

The United Lanka Container Transporters Association has decided to increase the Container Transport Charges by 15 percent with effect from 20 th of May due to the recent fuel price increase the Assosiation has announced today(12).

Meanwhile Ceylon Peteoleum Private Tank Owners too handed over a price mechanism to the Ministry of Transport regarding increasing of their transport charges.

A Six Month Old Girl Was Killed Due To A Vehicle Collision In Beruwala

A six month old infant girl was killed
and two others including her mother were injured and hospitalized due to a Cab-Motorcycle-Three Wheeler collision occurred at Marakkalawatte ,Beruwala area in Galle-Colombo main road today(12).

The critically injured girl and her mother travelling in the Motorcycle were admitted to the Beruwala Hospital for treatment and later the little girl was transferred to the Nagoda Hospital in Kalutara for further treatment where she had succumbed to her injuries.

A person travelled in the Three wheeler which was collided with a Cab too injured due to the collision and admitted to Nagoda Hospital for treatment.The deceased girl was a resident of Beruwela according to the Police.

The accident occurred when the Motorcycle and a Three Wheeler arrived in from a same direction collided with the Cab arrived in from the  opposite direction it has been revealed.

Police have arrested the Cab driver regarding the incident.

A Large Amount Of Cloths Have Been Destroyed Due To A Fire Erupted In A Popular Cloth Shop In Ratmalana

A large amount of ready made cloths
have been destroyed due to a huge fire suddenly erupted in a Store house belonging to a popular Cloth shop located at Borupana road near Hindu Collage in Ratmalana this evening(12).

The fire which was erupted in the store house where the ready made cloths stored in the first floor of the three storied cloth shop building soon spreaded to the other two floors of the building it has been reported.

The fire which lasted around five hours have doused by the fire brigades of Dehiwala,Mount Lavinia and Moratuwa  Urban Councils and the fire brigade of the Colombo Municipal Council.

The store house of the cloth shop received extensive damages and no casualties have been reported due to the fire as the few workers who were in the floor where the fire had erupted quickly moved out from the floor at the time of the incident according to the authorities.

The cause of the fire not yet been revealed.

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