Saturday, October 12, 2019

Three Including Two Children Died -Two Others Injured After A Tree Falling In To A Temporary House At Welimada

Three persons of a same family including two children have died and two persons of  the family  had been injured and hospitalized after a tree falling in to a temporary shanty house of them at Uva-Parnagama Road near the Welimada Padesheeya Sabah Building last night (12) following the heavy showers prevailed in the area.

four persons of the family had been critically injured due to the incident and admitted to the Welimada Hospital where three out of them had succumbed to their injuries after admission.

The deceased had been identified as two children of the ages 10 and 14 years and a female around 21 years .Residents of the area had rescued them from the debris and admitted to the hospital it has been revealed .

Two of the injured are  receiving treatment of the hospital .

President Sirisena Has Signed 65 Gazette Notifications To Declare 65 Insecure Reserves As Secured Forests At Habarana

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President Maithripala Sirisena had signed 65 gazette notifications to declare 65 unsecured conservation reserves including kadolana forests as secured forests at a inauguration ceremony of the  " Haritha Arana "Tree planting project held at Galoya reserve in Habarana yesterday (12).

President has signed these Gazette notifications as a Minister of Mahaweli and Environment during the Ceremony held to mark 80 th anniversary of Bank of Ceylon coincides  with the National Tree Planting Ceremony organized by Ministry of Mahaweli and Environment and Forest Conservation Department .

To mark the Event President has planted a tree in the land belonging to Forest Conservation Department  at Polonnaruwa-Habarana area   nearby the Habarana  -Trincomalee Main Road .Under the "Haritha Arana "project authorities have  planned to plant 80,000 trees in a 250 acre land area.

During his speech president has stressed that during his era the forest density in the country has been increased .

Eleven Fishermen Arrested Over Fishing Using Explosives

Eastern Naval Command of Sri Lanka Navy have arrested 11 local
fishermen who had attempted to transport 1354 Kilo Grammes of Fish caught using Dynamite  at Sudikuda area in Trincomalee today (12).

The suspects had been identified as 27-36 year  old residents of Muttur area .They along with the stock of fish ,Two  boats  used to catch the fish and the Cab had been handed over to Fisheries office in Mutthur .

Twitter Has Suspended MP Namal.Rajapakshe's Media Unit 's Twitter Account

Twitter has temporarily suspended the
official Twitter account belonging to MP Namal Rajapakshe's (Son of former president Mahinda Rajapakshe )Media Unit over violating the rules of Twitter social media group it has been announced .

According to the MP Rajapakshe's Media Unit members they are working hard to activate the account again .


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