Showing posts from July 12, 2018

Two Persons Have Been Critically Injured Due To A Bear Attack

Two persons have been critically

injured and hospitalized due to a Bear Attack while collecting Bees Honey at Kivuthota in Kanthale-Habarana main road last evening(11).

The critically injured uncle and Nephew have been admitted to the Trincomalee Hospital for treatment and they were later transferred to Colombo National Hospital for further treatment.

Ministry Of Justice To Prepare A List Of Drug Smugglers Who Are In Death Row

Ministry of Justice is currently
preparing a list of Prison inmates who had been  sentenced to death over Drug Smuggling charges according to the Ministry.

Soon after finishing the list it will be handed over to the President Maithripala Sirisena the Ministry has stated.

The list of Prison inmates on death row will be prepared as the President recently stated his willingness to sign to implement Capital punishment over Drug Smugglers who were sentenced to death and still imvolved in Drug Smuglling in prisons .

Meanwhile Prisons Department has decided to call applications for the Hangman post after the president's statement on Capital punishment.





UNFPA marks World Population Day with a Generation-to-Generation Dialogue on Comprehensive Sexuality Education

12 July 2018 (Colombo, Sri Lanka): To commemorate World Population Day 2018, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) together with the Parliamentary Sectoral Oversight Committee on Women and Gender, and the Ministry of Education, hosted UNFPA’s 5th Generation-to-Generation dialogue (G2G) on the need for Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) in Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka has a youth population of over 4.4 million between the ages of 15-29 years. However, the National Youth Health Survey (2013) identified that 50% of young people had limited knowledge about sexual and reproductive health. According to the Family Health Bureau (2015), while teenage pregnancy in Sri Lanka was relatively low at 5.2%, sub-national disparities exist with a rate of 8-9% in some localities. Further, the Stigma Assessment of People Living with HIV (2017) indicates that the HIV prevalence in Sri Lanka is 0.01%, yet new infections are seemingly increasing, especially among young people. The recent communal violenc…

Twenty Three Free Trade Zone Workers Were Injured Due To A Road Accident

Twenty Three persons mainly females have been injured and hospitalized due to the Bus transported them to the Koggala Free Trade Zone had veering off the road and colliding with a Tree at Handiwatte -Habaraduwa area on Galle-Matara main road this morning (12).
The injured who were free trade zone workers  have been admitted to the Karapitiya Teaching and Habaraduwa Hospitals for treatment.

Habaraduwa Police had arrested the Bus driver over the incident .The accident occurred due to  the Driver's inability to control the vehicle it has been revealed.

A Sudden Fire Erupted AT A Building Attached To Diyathalawa Air Force Base

A sudden fire erupted  at the Official quarters  of Trainee Airmen attached to the Diyathalawa Air force Base today (12) had doused by the Air Force and Army  according to the Air Force Media Unit.

 No casualties have been reported as the Trainee Airmen had left their quarters due to vacation. 

 The fire had erupted in a Quarters Building which was closed and officials believes an electric leak might have caused the fire .

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