A hail storm was experienced yesterday (10) evening in Pitamaruwa Meegahakiwula and in the 17th Mile Post on the Bible-Moneragala road and Amunekandura and surrounding areas.

Area residents said the hail storm prevailed for about half an hour.

They further said that due to the hail, leaves of rubber trees in the area had broken off and fallen and severe damage has been caused as a result.
384 Views
Chaminda Galaboda alias ‘Utiya’ who assaulted two novice monks at a pirivena in Horowpathana, was remanded until 24th of this month  
571 Views
The Police Constable and the three-wheeler driver who were accused of the incident of dumping a bag of garbage near the Nawalapitiya-Dambagalla bridge have been remanded until 23rd of this month.

This was after they were produced before the Nawalapitiya Magistrate yesterday.

The police constable had taken the garbage bag in a three-wheeler and dumped it on to the road on behalf of a restaurant owner.
354 Views
A large pearl shark that drifted to the Mullivaikkal beach in Mullaitivu has been redirected to the sea after a valiant effort by the fisherman yesterday (3) evening.

Mullivaikkal fishermen said that this pearl shark weighed more than a thousand kilograms.

A large pearl shark was washed ashore on a previous occasion as well at the Mullivaikkal beach in Mullaithivu during the year.
529 Views
Galle Chief Magistrate Harshana Kekunwela today ordered two underage brothers to be placed under probation office for being involved in racket of stealing money and belongings of the people visiting Galle.

The two brothers, aged 15 and 12, have been ordered to be sent to Kitulampitiya Children's Home.
443 Views
Police have arrested a man from Kalubowitiyana area in Morawaka for killing his wife and concealing the body.

Morawaka Police said that the woman had been murdered two weeks ago by the man and hidden in a forest.

The residents of the area found the woman's body yesterday and her husband was arrested the murder.
 
304 Views
Former Army Commander Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake has been promoted to the rank of General.
341 Views
An Army Special Forces soldier who had been on parachute training at the Uhana Air Force Base in Ampara has died of a sudden fall.

The Army spokesman Brigadier Sumith Atapattu stated that this soldier was engaged in a parachute training at the Air Force Base this morning.

During the training, he had fallen down when the parachute did not operate properly.

The Army spokesman stated that the soldier who was seriously injured died on admission to hospital.
371 Views

Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva was appointed by the President as the 23rd Army Commander in Sri Lanka.

292 Views
Attorney General Dappula de Livera has informed the Acting Inspector General of Police Chandana Wickremaratne to inform all sections of the police to strictly adhere to his instructions.

In a letter to the Acting IGP, the Attorney General has said that the Police Department should be informed to provide the complete files immediately.

Meanwhile, Attorney General's Coordinating Officer, State Counsel Nisara Jayaratne stated that the Attorney General has instructed the Acting Inspector General of Police to expedite investigations into five serious crimes, including the murder of journalist Lasantha Wickrematunge and rugby player Wasim Thajudeen.
337 Views
A suspect who had stolen a small lorry which was distributing bakery products at the Mallippuwa area in Hatton was arrested by the police yesterday.
 
Police stated that the man was arrested with the lorry.
 
The suspect had tried to open the door of a van which was near the main road and when he failed he had moved to the lorry and opened the door. After failing with the attempt at the ignition he has pushed the lorry himself and manually started the engine. The lorry was driven and hidden at the Hatton Stadden estate.
399 Views
Former Defense Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa will be SLPP's Presidential Candidate; Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa has announced
472 Views
Wildlife officers of Haputale have arrested three suspects with possession of 04 Elephant Tusk Pearls (Gajamuthu) and several animal bones in the Akkaraseeya area in Haputale.

It is reported that the arrested persons are residents of the same area.
380 Views
The giving away of the largest cash prize in the history of Sri Lankan television of 21 million rupees to celebrate 21 years of Hiru, “21 millionaires in 21 days” programme commenced on the 10th.

Hiru made a millionaire every day.

J.A. Nimali from Dematamalpallasse, Uhana became the 21st millionaire yesterday.
416 Views
The Ministry of Health has requested the public to abstain from taking anti-inflammatory pain killing drugs, including aspirin, for fever.

They point out that there is an increase in the number of reported dengue patients in some districts due to the southwest monsoon rains these days.

Health authorities warn that dengue patients should not take anti-inflammatory pain killing drugs such as aspirin, ibuprofen, diclofenac sodium and mefenamic acid and drugs in the category of steroids.

If a person who has Dengue fever takes these drugs the infection can intensify and become fatal.
397 Views
[1]      «      2   |   3   |   4      »      [188]

Recent Gossip Post
Advertisement


Mahada Vilata - Suraj Lalindra
Mahada Vilata
Suraj Lalindra
⤵  648 Downloads

Aatha Paawela - Eranga Jayawardhana & Ashvini Danthanarayana
Aatha Paawela
Eranga Jayawardhana & Ashvini Danthanarayana
⤵  3,929 Downloads

Waradak Una Nam - Surendra Perera
Waradak Una Nam
Surendra Perera
⤵  3,320 Downloads

Aetha Idan - Visharada Jananath Warakagoda
Aetha Idan
Visharada Jananath Warakagoda
⤵  303 Downloads

Mawa Amathaka kalata - Noel Raj
Mawa Amathaka kalata
Noel Raj
⤵  1,035 Downloads

Hithune Nadda Adare - Rukshan Disanayaka
Hithune Nadda Adare
Rukshan Disanayaka
⤵  1,629 Downloads

Thahanamda Adare - Tharindu Ramanayake
Thahanamda Adare
Tharindu Ramanayake
⤵  1,155 Downloads

Adarei Man Adarei - Sadee Shan & Isurika Madushani
Adarei Man Adarei
Sadee Shan & Isurika Madushani
⤵  3,375 Downloads

Pem Madira Wehe - Ayomi Perera Ft Nihal Siriwardhane
Pem Madira Wehe
Ayomi Perera Ft Nihal Siriwardhane
⤵  510 Downloads

Eda Oba Dura Aathai - Kithsiri Jayalath & Shashika Nisansala
Eda Oba Dura Aathai
Kithsiri Jayalath & Shashika Nisansala
⤵  1,518 Downloads


Top 10 Commenters

Top