Monday, September 24, 2018



A Mother And Two Daughters Had Been Killed Due To A Road Accident

A 34 Year Old mother and her 12 and 6
year old daughters had been killed and 11 year old son had been injured and hospitalized after colliding with a Motor Car near kunnan ode bridge at Pothuwil-Akkareipattu road last evening (24).

The critically injured Mother and two daughters had succumbed to their injuries after admission to to Pothuwil Hospital.The injured son had been Transferred to Akkareipattu Hospital for further treatment.

They were waking along the road at the time of the incident.

The deceased were residents of Nayaru junction ,Pothuwil .

Pothiwil Police have arrested the driver of the Motor Car regarding the incident. 

Seventy Five Persons Had Been Killed By Wild Elephants And 150 Wild Elephants Had Been Killed By Humans During Last Eight Months

Around 75 persons had been killed due to Wild Elephant attacks and 150 Wild Elephants had been killed due to various human activities during last eight months of this year (2018) according to Minister Of Sustainable Development and Wild Life Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka .

Around 25 percent of the crop cultivation in Sri Lanka had been destroyed annually by Wild Elephants he had stated during a function held at Nandimithra area in Vavuniya during the weekend .

"Will try to minimise the damages done to property and crops by Wild Elephants .To protect humans and their properties from Wild Elephants around 4500 Kilo meter long Elephant Fence had been built already and another 2500 Kilo meters remainEd to be built " Field Marshal Fonseka has stressed .

Around Rs.five billion had been spent to construction and maintainance work of Elephant Fence and 7000 Wild Life officers and Civil security Personal are due to be deployed to protect the fence he said .

A Set Of Photographs Taken By A Group Of Youth By Wearing Half Naked Dresses At Pidurangala Rock In Sigiriya Criticised By Many

A set of  photographs taken by a group of local  youth after climbing the historical Pidurangala rock at Sigiriya wearing  half naked  dresses and  circulated via Social Media these days had been  criticised by many in the society .

These Photographs had been  taken and published in Social Media to clearly insulting  the Pidurangala Rock,Historical Pidurangala Raja Maha Temple and Sigiriya according to the Chief incumbent of Pidurangala Raja Maha Temple Dr.Daniyagama Ananda Thero.

Angelo Matthews Had Resigned From Captaincy of One Day And T-20

Sri Lankan One day and T-20 captain Angelo Matthews had resigned from his captaincy yesterday (23)after  chairman of National Cricket  selection committee Graham LaBrooy and National Cricket Coach Chandika Hathurusinghe had requested him to do so.

Angelo Matthews had stated that he is ready to consider retirement of cricket if the authorities found he is unfit to play the game ,he has said through a letter sent to Chief Executive Officer of Sri Lanka Cricket Ashley De Silva .

Sri Lankan Team.made an early exit at the Asian Cup Cricket Tournament last week after lost hack to back games to Bangladesh and Afganistan.

Through the letter Angelo said Cricket Authorities attempting to put whole responsibility of the defeats on him.However he can  only take a part of responsibility.

Test Captian Dinesh Chandimal has been appointed as new captian of one day and T- 20 Intetnationals for the forthcoming England cricket series.



CID Had Requested The Minister Of Wild Life Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka To Appear Before CID

Criminal Investigations Department
(CID)has requested the Minister Of Sustainable Development and Wild Life Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka to appear before the CID Headquarters tomorrow (25)at 12 noon to record a statement regarding the abduction and assault of former Journalist attached to Nation paper Keith Noyer .

This is the second time that Field Marshal Fonseka due to give a statement to CID  regarding the incident  .He was the Army Commander at the time of the incident.

CID has already recorded statements from Former President Mahinda Rajapakshe ,Speaker Karu Jayasuriya and several other regsrding the incident.

CID is due to record a statement regarding the incident from former Defense Secretary Gotabaya Rajapakshe as well in future .

Meanwhile CID had informed the Court on last May that according to the investigations conducted so far Field Marshal Fonseka is not related to the abduction of Keith Noyer.

Transport Activities In Severall Central.Hill Areas Had Been Distrupted Due To Rain And Mist

Transport activities had been disrupted in several areas belonging to Central Hills at present due to heavy showers and Heavy mist prevailing in it has been reported.

Accordingly transport activities in Nuwara Eliya ,Haldummulla,Beragala and Haputale areas had been disrupted due to continuous heavy showers and heavy mist .

Police have instructed the motorists to put on lights of their vehicles while driving along Badulla-Colombo main road due to slippery condition and mist .

Seven Houses Had Been Damaged In Vavuniya Due To Strong Winds

Around seven houses and Banana
cultivations at Pawattanukulam ,Omanthai in Vavuniya had been damaged due to strong winds blown across the area last evening (23).

An ice rain had fallen at Maradankulam area in Vavuniya yesterday assisted with strong winds according to Disaster Management Center.

To prevent The Depreciation Of Sri Lankan Rupee Against US Dollar Need To Restrict Some Imports-Prime Minister

To prevent the depreciation of Sri
Lankan Rupee further against US Dollar government is considering to restrict some imports to the Country according to Prime Minister Ranil Wikramasinghe.

"To restrict some imports, tariffs should be imposed on those imports and by doing this US dollars million 500-1000 could be saved in the country " Prime Minister has stressed.

Prime Minister has revealed these facts during the inauguration of D.S Senanayakagama Uda Gama at Suriyawewa ,Hambanthota today (24).




A Part Of A Pavement At A Road Nearby Parliament Had Sunk With Trees And Lamp Posts

A part of a pavement at Denzil Kobbakaduwa road near by the Parliament Complex had sunk this morning (24)it has been reported.

Due to this situation the lamp posts and Trees at the pavement too had sunk several feets. As a result the lane from Palam Thuna junction to Parliament had been temporarily closed for traffic and Thalangama Police had requested the motorists to use an alternative routes when travelling.

The Electricity system of the area had been damaged due to the sinking of the pavement and authorities had began renovating the system it has been revealed.

The cause of the sinking has not yet been revealed . 

Many Houses In Severall Districts Had Been Damaged Due To A Tornado

Many houses at several Districts had
been damaged due to a Tornado blown across those Districts last evening  (23) as a result of the adverse weather prevailing in the island .

More than 60 houses had been damaged due to the Tornado and in  Anuradhapura District alone around 51 houses had been damaged due to it has been revealed .

Six Local Tourists Had Been Critically Injured Due To A Wasp Attack At Entry Road Of Dunhinda Falls

Six local tourists had been critically
injured and hospitalized due to a Wasp attack at Entry road of Dunhinda Water falls this evening (24).

The injured had been admitted to Meegahakiwula and Badulla Hospitals for treatment .

Altogether nearly 30 local tourists who had arrived in to Worship Muthiyanganaya and Mahiyangnaya religious places from Colombo ,Kegalle and Mathugama areas had faced the Wasp attack while on the way to view Dunhinda Falls  it has been revealed. 

Director General Of Health Services Has Instructed Nuwara Eliya Hospital Director To Suspend The Use Of An Eye Injection Temporarily After 17 Patients Developed Complications

Director General Of Health Services
Dr.Anil Jasinghe has instructed the Director of Nuwara Eliya Base Hospital Dr.Aruna Jayasekare to temporarily suspend the use of an Eye injection vial after 17 out of 55 Eye patients who had received the injection at an Eye clinic held in Hospital have developed complications and hospitalization.

The Patients developed complications after receiving the injection are now receiving treatment at Nuwara Eliya Hospital and their condition is improving according to the Hospital Authorities.

However although other Government Hospitals are  using the relevant Injection in their Eye clinics  no complaints have been received on developing complications among the patients Director General Of Health Services Has stated  .

Meanwhile the Eye injection which caused the problem at Nuwara Eliya Hospital had been sent to National Drug Quality Assurance Laboratory for testing it's condition by the Health Authorities.

Health Minister Dr.Rajitha Senaratne who is currently in New York ,USA to attend a Conference of United Nations has instructed the Director General Of Health Services Dr. Jasinghe to conduct an investigations over the incident. 

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