Monday, February 25, 2019



Suicides Committed By Consuming Pesticides Had Decreased -Pesticides Registrar General

Suicides committed by consuming
pesticides in Sri Lanka had sharply decreased during last two decades according to Pesticide Registrar General Dammika Arachchige .

Accordingly the Suicide rate related to pesticides which was 56 per 100,000 population in 1995 had now decreased to 14.2 per 100,000 population he has stressed

The reasons behind the decline of consuming pesticides to suicide are making people aware on Pesticide use and  reducing the use of poisonous pesticides  Pesticide Registrar General has stated during a ceremony held yesterday  (25) to distribute Licences to PHI 's and Food and Drug Inspectors to act on pesticides under the Pesticide act at BMICH ,Colombo .


The Driver Of The Defender Which Collided With The Motorcycle Of Borella Traffic Police OIC Had Been Remanded

Colombo Additional Magistrate has
yesterday  (25)remanded the 26 year old person who had driven the Defender vehicle which collided with the Motorcycle ridden by OIC of Borella Police Traffic Unit Ananda Sagara Sarathchandra at Bambalapitiya  ,until 11 th of March and released other seven suspects arrested over the incident on bail .

The main suspect who had been remanded over the incident is a son of a Polce Superintendent attached to Presidential security Division it has been revealed.

Borella Police Traffic Unit OIC Police Inspector Sarathchandra had been critically injured and admitted to Colombo National Hospital ICU  due to the incident occurred on last Sunday morning whilst he was on the way for  duty .

Police have arrested eight persons including the driver of the Defender, Owner of the vehicle, Son of Joint Opposotion MP Mahinda Nanda Aluth Gamage, UNP urban councillor who had been  all reported as under the influence of liquor at the time of the incident.

Some of the suspects  were travelling in a Prado Vehicle which arrived in behind the defender which collided with the Motorcycle at Bambalapitiya area .

A 10 Year Old Boy Has Died And A 16 year old Boy Has been Critically Injured Due To A Exploding Of A Thinner Barrel

A 10 year old boy has died and a 16 year old boy had been critically injured and hospitalized
due to a exploding of  a Thinner Barrel inside a  house in Glaketidamana ,Polonnaruwa yesterday (24).

The critically injured boy had been admitted to Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Polonnaruwa General Hospital for treatment .

The deceased bi was a resident of Glaketidamana area in Pulathispura and the injured person is a resident of Matale who had arrived at the house of the deceased.The Injured boy had undergone a surgery also it has been revealed.

Report Of The Committee Appointed To Probe On MP's Consuming Cocaine Handed Over To The Prime Minister

The Four member committee appointed to probe on MP 's using Narcotics including Cocaine
had been handed over it's report to the Prime Minister Ranil Wikramasinghe today (25).

House Leader ,Minister Lakshman Kiriella who is the chairman of the committee had been handed over the report to the Prime Minister .The committee had been appointed by the working committee of the governing United National Party (UNP).

State Minister Ranjan Ramanayake had given a statement before the committee last Friday (22) regarding the statement he has made previously that there are MP's who are consuming cocaine.

A Copy of the report is due to be handed over to the Criminal Investigations Department (CID).

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A 23 Year Old Person Had Been Killed Due To A Thee Wheeler-Bus Collision

A 23 year old person had been killed and two others had been critically injured and
hospitalized after the Three Wheeler they were travelling in colliding with a Ceylon Transport Board (CTB) Bus at Usmullawa ,Ambalangoda on Galle-Colombo main road this evening (25).

The injured had been admitted to Balapitiya Base Hospital for treatment where the 23 year old person had succumbed to his injuries .The incident occurred when a CTB Bis travelling from Colombo to Galle colliding with the Three Wheeler arriving in opposite side .

The Three Wheeler had been completely destroyed it has been revealed.

Ambalangoda Police are conducting an investigations over the incident .

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