Thursday, June 14, 2018

Agriculture Minister Instructed The Authorities To Purchase 100.000 KG Of Manioc From Farmers

Agriculture Minister Mahinda Amaraweera has instructed the "Hadabima"Authority attached to the Ministry to purchase around 100,000 Kilo grammes of Manioc from farmers in Kegalle as they are not able to sell them for a reasonable price.

After purchasing the Manioc from farmers the Hadabima Authority is due to sell them to consumers at concessional prices.

Minister has imstructed the authorities to putchase the stocks of Manioc from farmers in Kegalle as a measure to avoid brokers from purchasing them for lower prices.



A Lorry Driver Was Arrested With 1800 KG Of Waste Tea

Deniyaya Police have arrested a Lorry
driver along with 1800 Kilo Grammes of waste tea while transporting it from a Tea factory in Galle to a Tea factory in Kahawatte area today(14)at aninkanda area.

The stock of waste tea taken into custody stored in around 200 bags it has been revealed.

Police are due to produce the suspected Lorry driver who is a 33 year old resident of Kahawatta area before the Morawaka Magistrate Court.

Three Persons Were Injured And Three Arrested Over A Brawl Incident Among Two Groups

Three persons have been injured and
hospitalized as a result of a brawl incident occurred between the residents of Maligawatte and a group of persons under liquor influence arrived in a Motor car at lee mola Junction in Maligawatte this morning(14).

Police have arrested three residents of Maligawatta Area and they were remanded until 28th of June after being produced before the Maligawatta Magistrate Court.

The beawl has occurred when three persons arrived in a Motor car listning to a loud music inside the Car and when a resident has requested them to reduce the volume of the songs.The three persons in the Motor car under the influence of liquor had assaulted the resident over the request.

As a result the residents of Maligawatta area have assaulted the person in the Motor Car and Police have arrested three residents over the assault.

President Has Instructed The Authorities To Keep The Two Rare Elephants In Sinharaja Further There

President Maithripala Sirisena has today(14)instructed  the Secretary of the Ministey of Enviornment and and Director General of Wild Life to keep the two rare Elephants located in Sinharaja Forest reserve further  there till formation of a formal mechsnism regarding them and implament it.

"Surakimu Sri Lanka" Organization (Protect Sri Lanka Organization)  has recently complained that the Minister of Wild Life Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka has decided to move the two Elephants from the Sinharaja Forest Reserve to Horovpathana Elephant Center.UNESCO Has informed that the Sinharaja reserve will loose the World heritage status if the two elephants are move to another place the Organization has stated.

The Director General of Wild Life has said that a decision has been taken to move the two Elephants from Sinharaja for their  safety and to avoid threats posed from them to villagers  nearby.


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A Wild Elephant Was Killed Due To An Electrocution

A Wild Elephant around 25-30 years old has died due to an electrocution at a Private land in Neluwagala area ,in Wellawaya Provincial Secretariat yesterday(13) according to reports.

Image result for electrocutionThe elephant has died due to an Electrocution caused by an Electric wire attached to a Motor use to get water to a house it has been revealed.

Wellawaya Wild Life Officers along with the Wellawaya Police are conducting an investigations over the incident.


A Female And Her 27 Month Old Daughter Were Killed Due To Motorcycle-Bus Collision

Image result for accidentA 24 year old female and her 27 month old daughter were killed and the father of the deceased daughter was critically injured and hospitalized after the Motorcycle they were traveling colliding with another Motorcycle traveling in same direction and run over by a Private Bus arrived in behind  near Nugawela Depot in Kurunagala-Kandy main road this morning (14).

The three persons in the Motorcycle were critically injured due to the accident and admitted to the Thiththapajjala Hospital in Nugawela where the mother and daughter were pronounced as dead.

The deceased were residents of Ambanpola area and traveling from Kurunagala to Katugasthota area at the time of the incident.

Katugasthota Police have arrested the Bus driver regarding the accident.

Galagodaatte Gnanasara Thero Was Sentenced A One Year Rigorous Imprisonment Over Making Death Threats

Related imageHomagama Magistrate Court has today(14) sentenced the General Secretary  of the Bodu  Bala Sena Ven.Galagodaatte Gnanasara a one year rigorous imprisonment suspended to six months over making death threats to Sandya Eknaligoda the wife of the disappeared cartoonist Prageeth Eknaligoda at the Homagama Court premises on 25th of January 2016 .

Homagama Magistrate and Additional District Judge Udesh Ranathunge  has also ordered the Galagodaatte Gnanasara Thero to pay Rs.50,000 as  compensation to the Sandya Eknaligoda and imposed Rs.3000 fine as well when the court case against him was taken up for hearing today.

Homagama Magistrate has decided on 24th of May that the Galagodaatte Gnanasara Thero was found guilty over the charges after prolonged court case and postponed to impose the punishment until today.

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