Wednesday, September 26, 2018




Alzheimers Dementia Is On The Rise Among Elderly -Dr.Padma Gunaratna

Alzheimers Dementia is on the rise among Sri Lankan elders according to the chairman of Association Of Geriatric Medicine  Dr.Padma Gunaratna.

At present there are around 100,000 persons living with the disease in Sri Lanka she has stressed.

If someone has the  symptoms like, short term memory loss , difficulty to concentrate/Attention ,Anxiety, Depression  and not been able to identify their family members and familiar roads he or she should  seek  medical advise before developing the  symptoms further  Dr.Gunaratna has said during a seminar held in Colombo recently on World Edlders day .

A Crocodile Arrived At A House In Vavuniya Was Captured By Villagers

Villagers in Punthottam,Vavuniya had captured a Crocodile arrived at a house in the area last Tuesday (25) night  in search of food and handed over him to the Wild Life officers of the area.

The eight feet long Crocodile arrived at a house in search of food due to the current drought prevailing in the area according to Wild Life officers.He is due to be released to a water reserve area it has been revealed.

An Indian National Who Had Revealed An Assassination Plot Against President And Former President Has A History Of Mental Illness-Indian High Commission

Indian  High Commission in
Colombo,Sri Lanka has informed the Sri Lankan Authorities that the Indian National who had revealed that there's a plot to assasinate current  president ,Former Preaident and his entire  family members and now under  Sri Lankan Police Custody ,had a history of  mental illness since the year 2000.  according to the High Commission officials this was revealed during the preliminary investigations conducted on the Indian National by the High Commission recently .

Indian High Commission had  also informed the Sri Lankan Authorities that it will extend any support regarding the ongoing investigations conducted against the Indian National .

Police have arrested the Indian National who had resided in the place where the operations manager of Anti Corruption Force Namal Kumara who had complained over there's a plot to kill current President and former Defense Secretary ,lives .Namal Kumara has revealed  that the assassination plot has been  planned by former director of Terrorism Investigations Division DIG Nalaka De Silva.

Meanwhile Police Media Spokesman's office has denied the reports saying that the Indian National has revealed that there was an  Assassination plot .

Colombo High Court Judge Has Sentenced A Person To Death Over Keeping Heroin In Possession

Colombo High Court has today (26) sentenced a 23  year old person to death over keeping  9.41 Grammes of Heroin in possession and smuggling them .

Accordingly Colombo High Court Judge Gihan Kulatunge has ordered to hang the accused who was arrested by Special Task Force Personal  on 20th of August 2012 Whilst keeping Heroin In possession of the suspect  and smuggling them  ,on a date fixed by president .

The Accused was a resident of Grand pass area.

A Person Has Died Due To Lightning

A 34 Year Old person has died due to
strucked by lightning following the heavy showers prevailing in  at Hathamuna area in Ratnapura last evening (25).

The body of the deceased who was a resident of Hathamuna area had been sent to Ratnapura General Hospital for post mortem .




A Person Was Killed Due To Three Wheeler-Train Collision

A 62 year old Three Wheeler Driver
was killed after the Three Wheeler he was driving in colliding with a Train travelling from Colombo Fort to Awissawella at a Railway crossing in Kalinga Road  ,Kirulapona last    evening (25).

The incident occurred when the Three Wheeler had attempted to cross the rail track at the time Train has arrived  it has been revealed.

The deceased was a resident of PitI Pana south.

Wild Life Officers Had Rescued A Baby Elephant Stuck In Mud At Kantale

Wild life officers attached to Girithale
Wild Life Office had rescued and treated an Elephant Calf around four years old who had stuck in mud of a Vaan Canal reserve in Kantale last evening  (25).

After being informed by Wild Life officers attached to Kantale Wild Life office Wild Life officers attached to Girithale Wild Life office had arrived at the scene and rescued the Baby Elephant after struggling hours it has been revealed.

After taking the Baby Elephant out from mud veterinary surgeons had treated his gun shot wounds .

Three Youth Who Had Taken Photographs Half Naked At A Pidurangala Rock And Shared In FB Arrested

Sigiriya Police have today (26)arrested
three youth who had involved in taking photographs  half naked at Pidurangala Historical rock in front of Sigiriya and Pidurangala Rajamaha Temple and shared them in Facebook .

The suspects are residents of Galewela, Kurunagala and out of them two posed for the photographs half naked and third youth was the one who photographed them according to Police.

The suspects had studied at Maliyadeva Boys School in Kurunagala and sat for the G.C.E Advanced Level Examination last August it has been revealed.

They had been arrested over the charges of Displaying obscene photographs in Facebook and had done an act which can  lead to   chaos or insulting Religious feelings at a historical Rock according to Police.

The three suspects are due to be produced before the Dambulle District Court tomorrow (27).

Police are conducting an investigations to arrest the remain suspects involved in  the incident. 

Price Of A 12.5 KG Domestic Litro Gas Cylinder To Be Increased By Rs.195 From Tonight

The price of a 12.5 Kilo Gramme
Domestic  Litro Gas Cylinder is  scheduled to be increased by Rs.195 with effect from midnight tonight (26).

The price of a 12.5 Kilo Gramme Gas Cylinder will be increased as per the decision taken by Cost Of Living Committee. Gas Companies had earlier requested the government to increase the price of a Gas Cylinder due to the rising prices of Gas in world market  and Cabinet too agreed to increasing  it and had informed it to Cost of Living Committee which finally recommended the Rs.195 price increase.

According to the new price increase a 12.5 Kilo Gramme Domestic Litro Gas Cylinder price will be increased from Rs.1538 to Rs.1733 with effect from midnight tonight .

The price will be changed from District to District according to Litro Gas Company .


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