Thursday, May 31, 2018



New Land Area Of Colombo Has Increased By 474.5 Hectares According To A New Colombo Map

The land area of the City of Colombo has increased by 474.5 Hectares according to the new map of Colombo compiled and officially  issued by the Government Survey Department today(31) at the Department office in Narahenpita.

The new map with the details of Colombo Port City,Expressways and other Development Projects was handed over to the Minister of Land And Parliamentary Affairs Gayantha Karunathilake by the Surveyor General P.M.P Udayakantha at the Department office.

The new map of Sri Lanka is currently under preparation at the Survey Department is scheduled to be issued by end of this year.72 sections out of the 92 sections in the new map have been already completed the Department has stated.

Popular Dog "Kora "Attached To Hatton Police Died Due To A Cancer

The Popular Police Dog attached to the

Dog Unit of the Hatton Police Division " Kora" who helped the Hatton Police officers to arrest the criminals of the area ,  has died last Tuesday(29) due to a cancer while taking him to Asgiriya ,Kandy for a training it has been reported.

The doctors attached to the Veterinary Unit of the University of Peradeniya have confirmed that the Dog "Kora"who had served the Police more than three years has doed due to to a Cancer.

Kora had helped the Hatton Police to arrest seversl criminals as we as the persons went to worship 'Sripadha" with narcotics.

His fineral was held amidst a large gathering of Police Officers in Hatton with religious  observences.

An Army Soldier Was Arrested Over Sexual Molestation Of A Girl

Naula Police have today(31)arrested a
24 year old Army Soldier over sexually molesting a a girl studying at  grade six of a Junior school at Hapugasyaya village in Naula yesterday(30).

The Suspect who is attached to the Gajaba Regiment of the Army had abducted and sexually molested  the girl who is studying in Grade six af a Junior School in Hapugasyaya village while the girl was on the way to school.

The suspect was arrested as per a complaint made by the mother of the victim.

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Three Persons Were Sentenced To Death Over A Murder In 2003

Related imageGalle High Court has today (31)sentenced three persons to death over a murder at  Bussa,Galle in January 2003 .

Two of the accused belongs to a same family it has been reported.



Water Supply To Eleven Areas Around Kelaniya To Be Suspended For 12 Hours

Related imageWater supply to the Eleven areas around Kelaniya due to be suspended  for 12 hour period  from 7 p.m tomorrow(01) to 7 a.m the day after (02) as a result of a sudden repair work of the South Kelani Bank Water Drainage System the National Water Supplies And Drainage Board has announced.

Accordingly water supply to Kelaniya Pradeshiya Sabha rea,Wattala and Paliyagoda Pradeshiya sabha areas,Dompe,Wattala,Mahara,Biyagama,Ja Ela Pradeshiya Sabha areas ,Ja Ela-Katunayake and Seeduwa Urban council areas and Gampaha Pradeshiya Sabha areas will be suspended.


Government To Call Unemployed Graduates For Job Trainng Interviews

Image result for unemployed graduatesGovernment has decided to invite all the unemployed Graduates under 45 years for the interviews in view of providing them Employment in Government Sector according to sources.

Accordingly these Unemployed Graduates will receive Development Officer posts in the Government .

Cabinet has approved a proposal made by the Prime Minister Ranil Wikramsadinghe as the Minister of National Policies and Economic Affairs to implement the  Unemployed Graduate Training Programme and to recruit the graduates who are completing the training as Development Officers to the Government Sector as Development Officers.

Accordingly 5000 Unemployed Graduates are due to be invited for the interviews in this July and another batch of 15,000 Unemployed Graduates will be invited for the interviews in this September.These Graduates will receive Rs.20,000 allowance during the training period it has been raveled.

Proposed Influenza Vaccine To Be Issued To The Government Hospitals Only If The Relevant Authorities Approved It -Health Minister

Image result for influenza vaccineThe proposed Influenza vaccine for the patients  suffering from "Influenza " which is spreading Southern Province will be issued only if the Committee comprising of Influenza Vaccine Specialists and the National Drug Regulatory Authority approved the Vaccine ,Health Minister Dr.Rajitha Senaratne has stated today(31).

Addressing the Provincial Health Minister's Conference held at the National Blood Transfusion Services Center in Narahenpita today(31) Minister has stated that he cannot take popular decisions like issuing the proposed Influenza Vaccine to the Government Hospitals to vaccinate the Patients and reminded that there should be a proper mechanism when recommending a Vaccine to the patients 

The president of Philiphines is being faced with allegations of  corruption after he has involved in importing a drug to combat the Dengue Epidemic in the country as a popular decision he has stressed.

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Railway Strike To Be Suspended This Evening

Image result for sri lanka trainsThe Railways Technical Services Personal who had launched a 48 hour strike since last Tuesday evening (29) over three of their service demands have decided to end their strike at 4 p.m this evening (31) according to the Railway Technical Services Trade Union Committee .

During the strike Train services  have functioned normally ,However with delays according to the Railway Department.

An acts of sabotage too have been reported from several train stations in the island during the strike including threatening the employees who are at work and damaging equipment .

Railway Department is due to launch a proper investigations over the incidents according to the authorities.

A Person Was Injured Due To A Sudden Fire Erupted In A Jeep In Southern Expressway

Image result for southern expressway\A Person had received burn injuries and  hospitalized after the Jeep he was driven suddenly caught fire near the Kottawa entry of the Southern Expressway this morning (31).

The injured driver was hospitalized from  another  Vehicle ran in the Expressway at that time.

The fire erupted in the Jeep was doused by the fire brigade arrived at the scene after some time  ,However the Jeep which traveled from Kottawa to Kadawatha was completely destroyed due to the fire it has been reported. 

The cause of the fire not yet been determined.

A Polish National Was Arrested By The Customs With 100 Gold Biscuits Hidden In His Waist Belt

Image result for arrestedA 60 year old Polish National was arrested with 100 Gold Biscuits weighing 100 Grammes each , hidden  in his special waist belt on his arrival at the Katunayake ,Bandaranaike International Airport this morning (31) by the Airport Customs Officers.

The suspected Polish National who had arrived at the  Katunayake Airport from Dubai through a Emirates Flight E.K 650 ,carried the stock of Gold Biscuits weighing around 10 Kilo Grammes in his waist belt according to the customs .He was arrested while departing the Airport through the Green Chanel.

The estimated value of the stock of Gold Biscuits brought by the Polish National is little more than Rs.67 million it has been revealed.

Customs are questioning the suspect over the incident.

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All Island Curfew Schedule To Be Changed From Tomorrow(06)

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