Everything you need to know today

Everything you need to know today

Everything you need to know today

Written by Nathasha De Alwis

25 Dec, 2018 | 10:21 am

COLOMBO (News 1st)

1. 4 people have been killed and another 5 have been injured as a result of a shooting which took place inside the Kudawella fisheries harbor in Tangalle.

2. Three-wheel and school van associations have reached a decision to reduce their fares with effect from Wednesday (Dec 26).

3. Police have arrested three people in Ovitigama, Kuruvita following a spot inspection of the three-wheeler they were traveling in. The trio was in the possession of a repeater rifle with three rounds of ammo.

4. A 28-year-old has been arrested in Marawila for the possession of 1 kg of heroin, valued at over Rs. 12 Million.

5. Over 73,000 people have been affected by adverse weather in the Northern Province. According to the Disaster Management Center, more than 10,000 people have been relocated to relief shelters.

6. Minister of Finance and Mass Media Mangala Samaraweera states that the budget for 2019 would be presented in Parliament before the end of January 2019 and approved by the end of February.

7. An individual has been arrested at the Nawaloka Park in Peliyagoda with 500 gr of Ice in his possession.

8. Market analysts have forecast the price of gold in the world market is set to increase in the coming years.

9. The Bus Owners’ Association says that bus fare will be reduced by 4% from Wednesday, December 26.

10. Today is Christmas, the Birth of Jesus Christ, who Christians believe is the Son of God.

 

MERRY CHRISTMAS!

 

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