Thursday, November 1, 2018



Minimum Bribe Money Offered For A MP Willing To Jump Is Rs.500 Million -JVP Leader

The minimum bribe money offer to a
MP who is willing to cross the newly appointed government now revealed as Rs.500 million according to the leader of Leftist Janatha Wimukthi Peramuna  (JVP).

Addressing a rally held at Nugegoda yesterday (01)titled "Building People's power towards democracy "he has said everyone should defeat the recent change of government.



A Baby Wild Elephant Had Been Rescued From A Crocodile Attack In KilinochchI

A Wild Elephant calf around six months
(File photo)
old had been rescued from a crocodile attack by the Wild Life officers in KilinochchI area it has been reported.

The Rescued Baby Elephant is currently receiving treatment at the Hospital in Girithale Wild Life Office as he had  received severe injuries to three of his legs it has been revealed .He is still unable to walk due to the injuries according to reports.

The Baby Elephant Is recovering as a result of the medical treatment. 

Sluice Gates Of Three Reservoirs Opened -Transport Activities In Puttalam-Mannar Road Restricted From Eluwankulama

As a result of the rising water levels caused due to heavy showers prevailing in sluice gates of Rajanganaya ,Daduru Oya and Thabbowa Reservoirs had been opened yesterday  (01)according to Department Of Irrigation.

Accordingly two sluice gates each of Rajanganaya and Daduru Oya reservoirs and four sluice gates of Thabbowa Reservoir had been opened.

The Irrigation Department has warned the people living near kala oya, Daduru Oya and Mee Oya to be vigilant over possible floods as the reservoirs above releasing water to these oya s .

Meanwhile as a result of increasing water level of Kala Oya(River) ,Eluwankulama area in Puttalam-Mannar road had been submerged since yesterday and transport activities in the road had been restricted as a result .

Few Ministers Sworn In Before President

Two Cabinet Ministers ,Six Deputy
Mimisters and Five state Ministers of the new government appointed by President Maithripala Sirisena had sworn in before president last evening  (01) at the Presidents Office.

Accordingly MP Duminda Dassanayake has been sworn in as the Mimister of Irrigation and water resources and MP Dayasiri Jayasekare had sworn in as Minister of Skill development .

Other MP' S who had sworn in including  Nishantha Muthuhettigama ,SriyanI WijeWikrama and Mohan Lal  Grero.

A Person Was Arrested With A Haul Of Heroin

Anti Narcotic Bureau officials Excise
Department had arrested a person whilest transporting nearly 1 Kilo Grammes of Heroin in a Motor Car at Kurana area in Negambo today (01).

The estimated value of the haul of Heroin taken in to custody in possession of the suspect is around Rs.10 million according to Excise Department .



Rs.40 Import Tax Imposed On Imported Potatoes And Anions

An import tax of Rs.40 has been
imposed on a Kilo Gramme of Imported Potatoes and Anions with effect from midnight tonight (01 )according to the Ministry of Finance.

This step will be taken to protect local Potatoe and Anions farmers it has been  revealed. 


A Wild Elephant Has Died Due To An Electrocution

A 35 year old Wild Elephant was killed after colliding with an unprotected Power Line laid to protect Papaw cultivation at Rathmale ,Minneriya early this morning (01).

The Wild Elephant was in Minneriya reserve and the Land Owner had been arrested over the incident.

The suspect is due to be produced before the Hingurakgoda Magistrate Court .

Prices Of Octane -92 And Auto Diesel To Be Reduced From Midnight Tonight (01 )

Prices of Octane -92 Petrol and Auto Diesel scheduled to be reduced by Rs.10 and Rs.7 respectively with effect from midnight tonight (01)according to Ministry Of Finance.

Accordingly the price of a Liter of Octane-92 Petrol will be reduced to Rs.145 from Rs.155 and Price of  Auto Diesel will be reduced to Rs.116 from Rs.123 it has been revealed.

Prices of crude oil  in world market  had  declined recently .

Four Persons Injured Due To Private Bus-Three Wheeler -Motor Car-Motorcycle Collision

Four Persons had been injured and
hospitalized due to a collision between A Private Bus ,Three Wheeler ,A Motor Car and A Motorcycle at Siribopura ,Hambanthota today (01)..

The injured had been admitted to the Hambanthota Hospital for treatment and their condition is not critical  according to sources .

The reasons behind this accident are high speed driving and carelessly attempting to overtake other vehicles according to Police.

Parliament To Be Convened On 05 th Of November -New Premier Mahinda Rajapakshe

President is due to convene the
Parliament on next Monday  (05)the newly appointed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapakshe has told today (01).

He has revealed this during a meeting held with University Teachers at Prime Minister's office today it has been revealed. He also said this has been revealed by the President Maithripala Sirisena.

Meanwhile former Minister Susil Premjayantha has said Parliament will not convene on Monday as a massive protest "Jana Balaya" scheduled to be held that day at Parliament Roundabout to support President Maithripala Sirisena and newly appointed Premier .He has revealed this during a press briefing held in Colombo this evening .


All Island Curfew Schedule To Be Changed From Tomorrow(06)

Government has amended  the current curfew schedule implemented in the country daily from tomorrow (06)according to the President's ...