June 2, 2013 at 7:56 pm | lanka C news
A bone museum is to be constructed to place the structures of blue whale, elephant “Lechchami” and Heiyanthuduwe elephant.
The Minister for National Heritage Dr. Jagath Balasuriya placed the foundation stone for this at Colombo museum complex.
The Minister said that Rs. 39 million has been allocated for this and expect to be completed within 9 months.
The wild life officers had raided the areas near Thammenna lake and have brought to light a racket where some unscrupulous elements have sold dogs flesh in disguise of wild boar in towns around Hambanthota like Tangalle,Tissa,Embilipitiya and Lunugamvehera.
The leader of the Democratic Party Sarath Fonseka had spoken about the nominating of the Common Candidate for the Presidential election.As the name of the Co Common Candidate has not been finalized he says his party will support anyone who is willing to abolish the Executive presidency status elected as the Common Candidate
The arrangements have been made to fix an artificial leg to the UNP parliamentarian Ajith Mannapperuma who met with an accident on the SEH. This leg imported from America costs about Rs. 10 lakhs. He has stated that he will start his duties on the 20th October.
H E President Mahinda Rajapaksa has ordered to release 76 Indian fishermen who are in custody for breaching the fishing boundaries. This step has been taken as per a request made by the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi when they met in America on the 27th.
It is learnt that President Mahinda Rajapaksa has got a cabinet paper approved to construct a mansion for Ranil Wickremasinghe in the available land adjoining the UNP office in Colombo 7.The earlier estimate of Rs 28 400,000 had been increased to R 58 280,036 as the cost of materials have gone up.