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Tuesday, 27 March 2012






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Punya Bhumi Vandana

The annual Punya Bhumi Vandana programme will be held at the Thiriyaya Girihandu Seya and Anuradhapura Ruwanveli Seya on March 31 and April 1 by the Dunagaha Pahan Sith Foundation under the patronage of Prime Minister D M Jayaratne.

The foundation will also organize a special Sama Adhistana Puja at Trincomalee, Kuchchaweli Hindu kovil and a special religious programme at the Thiriyaya Girihandu Seya.

Man hacked to death

A man aged 54 who lived alone in a house at Udahorombuwa in the Rideegama police area was hacked to death on Friday night.

The victim has been identified as H G Rupasiri Jayaweera.

The Police said the deceased’s wife was employed abroad and their daughter was living separately after her marriage.

Help Dilrukshi walk

L Dilrukshi (11) of Kudagahahena, Gorakawela, Pitabeddara is suffering from a walking disability owing to a complicated neuro problem.


She is in need of a disability equipment called “above knee back slab and standing frame” as a support to enable her to walk about as prescribed by consultant paediatrician Dr M A Hemali de Silva.

Dilurkshi's mother Mallika Vidanagamage says her husband is dead and she is doing a lone struggle to upkeep her family including Dilukshi and three other young children. The equipment needed for her daughter is estimated to cost Rs 20,000 and she is unable to foot this bill due to her present financial plight.

She would request philanthropists and the public to assist her daughter's cause by sending whatever financial contribution possible to help purchase the required equipment.

All contributions should be remitted to account number 060-2-001-3-0055011 at the People's Bank Morawaka Branch.

Little Dehan needs your help

Baby Dehan Akash Fernano, an infant is suffering from a critical liver disease and has been recommended an urgent liver transplant

surgery in India by Paediatric consultant Dr. Ishani Rodrigo. The surgery is estimated to cost Rs.7 to 8 million. The Child’s parents say that they are not in a position to raise funds for the surgery and request the public to assist their baby’s cause by sending whatever financial donation possible to A/ No: 8113001426 of Commercial Bank. Foreign deposits can also be made to A/ No : 061610227168 of the Hatton National Bank.

Kathak performance

The Indian Cultural Centre, Colombo will hold a Kathak recital by Sri Lankan dancer Moksha Samarasooriya and her students at Lionel Wendt Art Theatre on March 27 at 6.30 pm.

Jaffna, Kilinochchi to see ultra modern development

Jaffna and Kilinochchi have been selected for ultra modern renovation by the Defence and Urban Development Ministry.

Fifteen towns have been selected for development out of which Jaffna and Kilinochchi are included. This scheme will be implemented under the patronage of Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa.

Stage drama

Nalaka Swarnatilleka's drama "Dangamalla Saha Amuthu Iskole" will be staged by senior students of La Petite Fleur Academy at the S de S Jayasinghe Hall on March 31. It is an adaptation of Enid Blyton's "The Naughtiest Girl in School". The show is sponsored by Forward Air (Pvt) Ltd,. A group of 21 school boys and girls from 15 schools will act in the drama alongside veteran artistes Maureen Charuni, Nilmini Sigera, Kusum Renu, Ramani Siriwardena and Sanjeewa Upendra.

Guards attack manager over salary issue

Madampa Police are looking for two employees of an Indian steel recycling factory in Suduwella for allegedly attacking their manager and damaging his vehicle following an argument to increase their salary.

The manager has lodged a complaint with Madampa Police saying that the two working as security guards at the main gate, had demanded an increase of Rs 20,000 to the current payment of Rs 5,000.

The management had refused their demand, the manager said.

The manager said when he was leaving the factory, the two employees had assaulted him and damaged his car.

Wife’s dola duka lands husband in soup

A man was arrested for possessing an umbilical cord of an elephant at the Yala Wildlife Park yesterday.

He was arrested by park rangers at Rukdiya. When interrogated, the suspect confessed that he was taking it for his wife’s dola duka (ravenous appetite during pregnancy). He will be charged with illegal trespassing and possessing animal remnants.



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