Wednesday, September 12, 2018



Four Sri Lankan Fishermen Were Killed After Their Boat Colliding With A Ship

Four Sri Lankan fishermen were killed
,Two went missing and one was escaped after the trawler Boat"Malindu Putha" they were travelling in colliding with a Ship at Sri Lankan sea area today (12)the Police Media Spokesman'S office has announced.

A search operation is being launched to find the two missing fishermen.

The Trawler Boat with seven fishermen had  left to sea from Beruwala last evening (11).

Sri Lanka Navy is currently attempting to bring the escaped Fisherman and four dead bodies of Fishermen to Galle Harbor Police .

President To Convene An Urgent Cabinet Meeting Tomorrow (13)

President Maithripala Sirisena has
decided to convene an Urgent Cabinet meeting tomorrow (13)at 12 noon in President's office at  Colombo  .

All the Cabinet Ministers are being  informed this afternoon  (12)via telephone calls to attend this Urgent Cabinet Meeting.However the reason behind the convening of the Cabinet meeting has not yet been revealed.

The weekly Cabinet Meeting was held yesterday (11)under the patronage of President Maithripala SiriSena. 


Sri Lankan Airlines Has Decided to Change It's Cashew Supplier After President's Statement

Sri Lankan Airlines has decided to
change the Cashewnut supplier of the Airlines with immediate effect.

The decision has been taken after President Maithripala Sirisena has made a statement that he was served with Cashew nuts cannot be consumed whilst  he was returning to Sri Lanka from Sri Lankan Airlines flight from Nepal recently.

A supplier from Dubai has supplied Cashew nuts to Sri Lankan Airlines so far.

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A Stock Of 340 T-56 Live Ammunitions Had Recovered From Meethotamulla Garbage Dump

A group of Army Development Officers had recovered a bag containing 340 T-56 Live ammunitions and 12 empty Ammunition cases from the base of Meethotamulle Garbage Dump ,While involved in removing garbage from Meeethotamulla Garbage Dump and preparing the dump land yesterday (11) according to the Police Media Spokesman'S office.

As per the information received from the Army team ,Wellampitiya Police have taken the stock of Ammunitions under their custody.

The way the  stock of Ammunition came to the Garbage dump has not yet been revealed. Police are conducting further investigations over the incident. 

Few Roads Were Closed And Several Other Roads Had Heavy Traffic Due To Two Protest Marches In Colombo

Several Roads in Colombo and Colombo
Fort  ,The  Lotus Roundabout and Ward Place had been closed and some other roads were blocked for hours due to heavy traffic congestion  this evening  (12) due to two protest Marches conducted by students attached to Inter University Students Federation and Development Services Officers Union .

Accordingly Lotus Road and Ward Place at Town Hall were closed for traffic for several hours due to the Protest march conducted by Inter University Students Federation over demanding solutions for  problems of Sabaragamuwa University Students.

Although one lane of Ward Place closed for traffic due to the Protest the protesters had seen protested in front of Ministry of Higher Education at Ward Place .

Meanwhile due to the Protest march conducted by Development Services Officers Union over demanding  solutions for  their demands including salary anomaly problem Borella-Narahenpita, Borella Cemetery Roundabout, Malalasekare Mawatha, Buddhaloka Road and surrounding roads had experienced heavy traffic for hours this evening .

The protesters had marched towards the Ministry of Public Administration to hand over a memorandum regarding their demands.

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