Almost 300 people remain unaccounted for after a ferry carrying 459 people capsized and sank off South Korea.
The ferry, carrying mainly school students, was travelling from the port of Incheon, in the north-west, to the southern resort island of Jeju.
Rising actress Nishani Gamage is currently in Akuressa, Matara, 'Sri Lanka Mirror' learns.
These days she is at Tikiri Mudalali's place, who recently gifted her a car.
Nishani is helping him with his business activities, reports say.
Tikiri Mudalali is none other than Nishani's father.
No ,No....I never swallowed a diamond confesses the Chinese. But it had been proved via security cameras:
A group of Chinese nationals had visited the diamond exhibition at the BMICH having had plans to rob diamonds. Whilst they were inspecting the diamonds one Chinese national had swallowed a diamond which was later revealed to value Rs 18 lakhs. Luckily those staff working in the exhibition had seen this incident. When complained to the Police he was arrested then and there. The others who came with him numbering to about seven had fled from the BMICH premises.
Has Jacqueline joined in the silk story?
These days former Sri Lankan beauty queen Jacqueline Ferdinandez spends most of her time in India involved with the Indian film industry.
Three drunken male students had been apprehended inside a hotel room in Moratuwa with a FACE BOOK girl friend student:
On a tip off to the Police, have raided a room in a hotel in Moratuwa . They had arrested three drunk school going students studying for the G.C.E. examination along with a girl friend of one of the students whom they have found to know through chatting from the FACE BOOK.
On the pretext of marketing cigarettes two Sri Lankans nabbed by American Police for selling ‘K2’ Marijuana drug:
Last Friday in Texas City in America two Sri Lankans were apprehended by the American Police for selling banned drug ‘K2’ Marijuana drug.
The buses in which the Sri Lankan pilgrims travelled attacked and damaged:
After the Sri Lankan catholic pilgrims were attacked and harassed at Tamil Nadu, they were requested to return to Sri Lanka by the Foreign Ministry. The pilgrims had travelled in seven buses to the airport of which all were attacked causing damages to the buses by the LTTE supporters in Tamil Nadu. They had been waving black flags while attacking the buses in the Kattur area in Tamil Nadu.
Nirosha Virajini’s “BEATS OF HEARTS” concert organised by her own Beats of Hearts Music Academy was held at the Bishop’s College Auditorium on last Sunday. In addition to a variety entertainment, awarding of certificates to the students also took place.
Shown below are a collection of photographs taken at this concert:
Jayalalitha has sent back a school foot ball team sent by Sri Lanka to Tamilnadu
It is reported that the Tamilnadu Chief Minister, Jayalalitha had sent the school football team including eight students sent by Sri Lanka which was to be held at Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium last week. It is also reported that she had suspended the organizer of the match.
This match was to be held on the 31st of August between the Indian Customs Department and Hilburn International School in Ratnapura.
Supreme Court ordered to admit 4928 extra students who sat
for Advanced level exam in 2011 into universities as a solution
for the injustice faced due to the Z-score confusion
This was the solution given by the Supreme Court after
considering the problem caused by the University Grants
The other day triplets were born prematurely to a mother at the Welimada Base Hospital. The doctor in charge of the ward had made a serious blunder in ordering to take the bodies of the triplets to the mortuary, when one baby had survived and was having life. This has been reported as a medical misadventure and an unfortunate incident.
A person who had died in an accident 11 years ago had been re born to parents who lived close to his former native village in Galle. This story had been reported as a true story of re- birth, which is a rare hearing. The person who died is one Udaya kelum who had lived in Udugama village in Galle. The boy reborn is Manuja Maheesha is from Akmeemana in Galle a neighbouring village.
11 long years ago
Namal who grew his hair long has cut it short:
To imitate my President father during his younger days I also grew my hair:
Namal who grew his hair long for a long period of time had trimmed it short last week. After cutting his hair short he had attended to a function connected to beauty culture last week.
Scenes from the film ‘Senasuru Maruwa’ when shooting was in progress:
The script of this film is rather unusual. It is between two business men who’d business transactions had been contradicting to one another.
This film is directed by Udayakantha Warnasuriya, and according to the differences of the two businessmen it had led to family conflicts also. The film is due to be released shortl
My daughter is Shenarya Umeili
Udari talks about her daughter
Todays Sarasaviya news paper presents the first interview with the Tele drama actress Udari and her daughter after she became a mother. She had come to Sri Lanka for a couple of days and she states that she will be leaving back to Singapore again and that her daughter will be looked after there for some time.
Usually what are reflected in a savings pass book of any bank customer are deposits, withdrawals made, any interest component or proceeds of a remittance received
But what would you do if a sum of Rs one lakh and ten thousand is credited to your account erroneously? Are you going to make inquiries from the bank whether it is a mistake?.Or else are you going to withdraw the money and utilize on the sly?
We have heard frequently about magicians who had conducted magic shows in schools with the sole intention of earning money. It is very profitable for magicians to conduct magic shows in schools and earn money as it is very easy to sell tickets to school children.
An actual cobra brought into a night club by a ‘dancing’ girl arrested:
The day before yesterday, a dancing girl had taken a snake to a night club and the crowd had got boisterous to see its sight. This dancer who is said to be performing at the same night club every day had taken a snake and announced that she will be performing a snake dance. Surprising the audience, she had taken a real snake to the club to perform her dance item.
Police Anti Corruption Unit in Walana, Panadura had called the Tele drama actress Samudra Hikkaduwa to their office for an inquiry as she has been suspected for running the brothel caught in the Moratuwa area. This brothel had been running the hotel in disguise
At the moment, the brothel was raided, this actress had not been at home and all her mobile numbers had not worked. However, it is reported that she had been contacted through another number and thus she had been called for inquiries.
School girl in Kandy who have been a victim to lechers with her consent
A story of a 15 year old school girl who had come back to her parents after been passing from hand to hand of the lechers had been taken to the Police by her parents. This story is being reported from Katugastota.
While studying in a school in Katugastota, this girl has been caught with a Muslim
“I put 400 sleeping tablets to the fruit yoghurt, my father told that it tastes a bit bitter… I too was thinking of committing suicide”
confession of the murderer of the triple murders in Wellawatta
After, the 28 year old Prashan kumaraswami, the murderer of the triple murders at Wellawatta was caught, he had revealed how he had poison that were given to his parents and his sister.
He had confessed that he bought 400 sleeping tablets along with fruit yoghurt that was brought home for his family.
Ban Ki Moon is coming to Sri lanka
Relics from Kapilavasthupura will be taken to Matale
Hiru TV news makes blunders
Even though, Hiru TV was launched in the month of July, Hiru TV news started only two weeks ago. Many viewers expected something new but quite the opposite has happened as it was a mixture adapted from Swarnawahini and Sirasa news.