Youth dies in bus mishap
A youth travelling on the foot board of a private bus fell and
succumbed to his injuries on admission to the Balapitiya Base Hospital.
The deceased was Madhushanka Wickramaratna (17) of Welikanda, Ahungalle.
The driver of the bus was arrested by Ahungalle Police.
Collision claims one
One persons was killed and another injured when the motorcycle they
were riding crashed onto another motorcycle at the Mahagoda junction on
the Elpitiya - Ambalangoda road. The deceased was Lahiru Lakshan
Gunasinghe (22) of Karandeniya. He succumbed to his injuries on
admission to the Elpitiya Hospital. The rider of the motorcycle was
arrested and will be produced before the Balapitiya Magistrate.
Wilgamuwa Police arrested a young man who embraced a young girl who
was awaiting a bus with her sister at the Hettipola bus stand.
Police investigations revealed that the two sisters had come from
Hasalaka to Hettipola to buy their daily needs and were waiting for a
bus to go back. The suspect was produced before Naula Magistrate Rangani
Gamage and remanded.
Bingiriya 'Mal Vasanthaya', the Agriculture Educational Exhibition,
organised by the Bingiriya Development Forum commenced Thursday at the
Bingiriya public ground and will end today.
A workshop style seminar on Graphic Design and Multimedia Education
will be held at the District Secretariat, Matale tomorrow.
Studentsí worthy cause
Students of grade four of the Dharamasoka College, Ambalangoda
donated a drinking water filter for use of the public who come to the
post office at Ambalangoda.
It is the only post office available at the town.
The Sadaham Panividaya Siyalu Jatheen Udesa Dharma Sabha organised by
the National Languages and Social Integration Ministry and the All
Ceylon Buddhist Federation will be held at the All Ceylon Buddhist
Federation Conference Hall, Bauddhaloka Mawatha, Colombo 7 on May 28 at
This is the first Dharma Sabha conducted by theras who can preach in
Tamil language, write in Tamil and teach in Tamil.
Our Lady of Matale annual feast
The annual feast of Our Lady of Matale will be held on May 29.
Festive Mass will be celebrated at 4 pm by Apostolic Nuncio for Sri
Lanka Most Rev Dr Joseph Spiteri. This will be followed by Marian
Parish priest Rev Fr Dilan Fernando, Fr Anthony Marian, Fr Hasendra
Perera and Fr Joe Pakkiam will also participate.
Wildlife Officers Assn AGM
The All Ceylon Wildlife Officers Association annual general meeting
will be held at the Central Environmental Authority Auditorium,
Battaramulla on May 30 at 10 a.m.
It will be held under the patronage of Agrarian Services and Wildlife
Minister S M Chandrasena. Ministry secretary Udeni Wickremasinghe,
Wildlife Conservation director general Dr Chandrawansa Pathiraja and
Government Services Trade Union Federation chairman W H Piyadasa will
Minuwangoda Nalanda Central College All Boys Associationsí annual
general meeting will be held tomorrow at 8.30 am at the college
auditorium. The C.W.W. Kannangara commemorative ceremony to be held on
September 23 will be discussed at the meeting.