Youth shot after disobeying halt order
A youth was shot dead by police for disobeying Police orders at the
police road block in Padukka on Monday night.
Police spokesman SSP Ranjith Gunasekera said L.N.Thushara (23)
resident of Kurundeniya, Padukka was shot by police when he sped up his
trishaw without stopping at the 6th mile post, Meepe-Ingiriya road
police checkpoint around 11.20 pm.
"Police at the road block ordered the trishaw driver to stop at the
checkpoint and disobeying police orders he sped up his trishaw. Police
shot him to prevent him from fleeing and Thushara succumbed to his
injuries," SSP Gunasekera said.
Padukka police are conducting investigations.
Retired teachers meet
First meeting of the retired teachers of the Mahinda College will be
held on August 3 at 9.00 a.m. in Olcott Hall. All retired teachers of
Mahinda College are invited. Contact Secretary, Bandula Pilanawithana on
Miharaj-UN Nabi special programme
Al Masjidul Badriyeen Nawala Jumma Mosque, Rajagiriya will conduct
Miharaj-UN Nabi special programme on July 30 at the Mosque.
Subahana Moulood Majlis will be held after Majhrib prayers recited by
Kari Ubaidullah Mahdhoom and Moulavi Al Haj M.T. Hilurdeen will deliver
a special lecture on the significance of Mihraj Night after Isha
Look out for the New Moon
A conference of the learned ulemas. Theologians, Katheebs and
Trustees of Jumma Mosques, representatives of the All Ceylon Jemmiyathul
Ulema, Sharia Council, Thakkiyas, Zaviyas, Anjuman Faiz-E-Raza (Memon
Community) and the Department of Muslim Religious and Cultural Affairs
will be held under the auspices of the Colombo Grand Mosque at the
Madrasathul Hameediah Hall on August 2, immediately after the Salath Ul
Magrib to decided on the beginning of the Islamic month of Sha'ban Hijri
1429 on the evidence of sighting the New Moon in any part of Sri Lanka.
The Colombo Grand Mosque appeals to the Muslim Public to look out for
the New Moon on August 2 immediately after Magrib (6.31 p.m.), if the
New Moon is sighted, kindly inform the Colombo Grand Mosque with
reliable witnesses on telephone Nos. 2432110, 2390783, 2434651 or
0777366099. This was stated on a press release issued by the General
Secretary of the Colombo Grand Mosque Mr. Nazushan Hassen.
The annual sports day of the 'Play Pen Montessori' Kandy will be held
on August 1 at 8.30 a.m. at the Bogambara Stadium, Kandy.
Sameera needs your help
A.H.S. Sameera of DG 5, Sri Sangaraja Mawatha, Colombo 10, is
suffering from a kidney disease and has been recommended an urgent
She says she is not in a position to raise required funds and seeks
Contributions should be remitted to A/c number 394088 of Bank of
Ceylon, Maradana Branch.