[June 14 2013]
A youth was arrested by Akmeemana Police for allegedly abusing an underage girl of Haliwala in Akmeemana, Galle. Police investigations reveal that the youth had a love affair with the minor and molested the girl.
[June 13 2013]
The Uva Provincial Council has provided electricity facilities for 4,966 households in the Mahiyanganaya Divisional Secretariat area between August 2010 and June 2013. The Provincial Council will provide electricity for 947 more houses to reach the target.
[June 12 2013]
Customs detected two container loads of cigarettes of a foreign brand valued at nearly Rs 4.5 million, illegally imported to the country on the guise of importing unaccompanied baggage of Sri Lankan expatriate workers in Dubai,
[June 11 2013]
Chicks, frogs and fish will top the menu for the young anacondas that will be brought from Sri Lanka to the Mysore Zoo in India. Zoo officials have decided to place additional orders for the supply of chicks at the poultry farm, Kudappanakkunnu. The zoo will get seven green young anacondas from Sri Lanka.
[June 06 2013]
Indian Police on Wednesday arrested 14 Sri Lankan refugees, who allegedly had plans to illegally sail off to Australia from Kochi, from a lodge near the Ernakulam KSRTC bus stand.
[June 05 2013]
Indian customs officials at the Chennai airport seized four gold biscuits each weighing 100 grams from a Sri Lankan passenger, who had reportedly concealed them in his underwear. The four gold bars were carefully wrapped in black paper making it impervious to scanning and were stuffed in his underwear,
[June 04 2013]
At least five acres of forest was destroyed when a sudden fire broke out in Ravana Forest Reserve in Ella Police area. The police had managed to cease the fire being spread further more in the area also identified as “Punchi Siripade”.
[June 02 2013]
Heavy showers can be expected in the coming days over many parts of the country since the South West monsoon is now active, a spokesperson for the Meteorology Department said.