According to the foreign sources U.S. Navy has opened fire on a civilian boat, after getting too close to a U.S. Tanker Vessel, amid the rising tension in the Gulf region. During this incident, one person was killed and three others were injured.The U.S. Army sources say that, they have opened fire on a boat painted in white when it was approaching a U.S. tanker. They have also explained that, the U.S. crew as tried to warn the boat several times to turn away from the tanker, but they have ignored that. According to the reports, 0.50 caliber machine guns were used in this attack.The U.A.E authorities have launched an investigation in this regards since this incident has occurred near the Dubai Jabel Ali Port on Monday. They have confirmed that, the dead person is an Indian, while the boat which is 9 Meters in length,is not the type which is being used in Military activities.
A protest in Fort by JVP-Inconveniences those travelling home for Vesak A protest by the JVP against the electricity tariff hike in fort had made the way for a heavy traffic jam in Fort today This had caused several commuters who were to travel to their homes in the outstations for Vesak..This protest march had [...]
Flight journeys have been started from yesterday morning by ‘Fly Dubai’ airline between Mattala and Dubai according to a scheduled time table. FZ 551 flight of that flight service reached Mattala airport 7.05 a.m yesterday morning starting the flight journeys. It has been scheduled to fly Mattala to Dubai and Dubai to Mattala 3 [...]
The development of roads, irrigation and electricity are been made as developmental activities of the government. At the same time the educational activities are also been developed. This responsibility has to be taken over by our Maha Sanga also quipped the President at a meeting in Matale. The President said this at the completion [...]
Two students from a school in the Peradenya area had come to meet the President without informing their parents had been arrested by the Kurunegala Police. The three students are from the Peradeniya Gannoruwa area had been grade 10 students had left for Colombo after school hours while clad in the school uniform The three [...]
The Chairman of the kelaniya Provincial Council hospitalised after assault The Chairman of the kelaniya Provincial Council Prasanna Ranaweera who had been assaulted by a group of unidentified persons has been admitted to the Kiribathgoda hospital. The incident had taken place in Dalugama area and it is learnt the police investigations are been conducted. It [...]