Wednesday, July 24, 2019



Navy Personal Have Arrested Four Indian Fishermen Whilst Illegally Fishing In Sri Lankan Waters

Navy Personal attached to Northern
Naval Command had arrested four Indian Fishermen along with their trawler  boat whilst illegally fishing in Sri Lankan sea area near kovilam light house this morning  (24).

The group of fishermen along  with their trawler boat had taken ashore by the High speed boat of Navy and they are  due to be handed over to the Assistant Fisheries director in Jaffna for legal activities it has been reported. 



Her funeral had taken place in Kadawatha this evening.(24).

Government Incurred Rs.50 Billion Loss To Its Economy Due To The Easter Sunday Attacks

Government has incurred Rs. 50  billion loss to its economy in short term due to the Easter Sunday attacks according to the mid year state economy report presented to the Parliament by Minister of Finance Mangala Samaraweera yesterday (23).

Accordingly Finance ,Tourism ,Trade and Construction sectors in the country have suffered most due to the Easter attacks and Government expenditure has been increased as a result of spending for providing relief assistance to the victims of the attacks, spending to renovate religious places and infrastructure facilties  damaged due to the attacks and providing loan facilties for victimised families it has been revealed. 

On the other hand srate income has been decreased and affectEd the targetted income sources provided through the budget proposals  as well Minister has stressed.

In long term it is being expected to increase the expenditure more in future as a result of the Easter attacks it has been announced.

CID Head Says Not Satisfied The Way Security Forces Acted After Easter Sunday Attacks

The head of the Criminal Investigations
Department  (CID) Senior Deputy Inspector General Of Police  (DIG)Ravi Seneviratne has said today  (24)that he cannot be satisfied on the actions taken by Security forces after informing  them about the chief planner of the Easter Sunday attacks Mohommad Zahran on 26 th of January this year.

Giving evidence before the Parliamentary Select  Committee probing over Easter Sunday attacks today at Parliamentary Complex the CID Head has stressed  that CID has informed about Zahran to Inspector General  of Police  (IGP)Pujith Jayasundara through a letter soon after receiving an information regarding the Easter attacks from State Intelligence Unit .

He has also stated that CID couldn't find substantial evidence to proof that ISIS Terrorist group was linked with this attack and few persons  of the Towheed Jamaath Terrorist group which led the Easter Sunday attacks   had requested ISIS Leader Abu bucker  through a third party to issue A

MOH And Two Health Workers Injured Due To Jeep -Train Collision

  • Habarana MOH M.A Akmeemana and
    two health workers attached to the Habarana MOH Office had been injured and hospitalized after the Official Jeep they were travelling in colliding with the "Udaya Devi" Train travelling from Batticaloa to Colombo at an unprotected railway crossing in Galkadawala,Palugaswewa  in Habarana  this morning  (24).
The injured had been admitted to Habarana Hospital for treatment. 

The inciden occurred when the Jeep had attempted to cross the railway crossing which is without a gate and gatesman it has been revealed. 

Habarana Police are conducting an investigations over the incident. 


Party Leaders Meeting To Be Held This Week To Discuss On Future Governmemt Activities-Speaker

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya has today (19)announced  that a party leaders meeting will be held this week to take a decision on ,the way the ...