News

Lightning strike kills one in Ratnapura

10 October 2019 - 64   - 0

A person has been killed due to a lightning strike in Opanayake, Ratnapura yesterday (Oct 9).

The victim, 64-year old Haril Gunaratne, had died while receiving treatment at the Kahawatta Hospital. 

Police said that an autopsy is to be carried out on the victim's remains today.

Further investigations are being carried out by the Police.

  Comments - 0

  • Leave a comment



Top Stories

Japan grants USD 1.2 million for demining activities in the North

The Japanese government has provided a grant of USD 1.2 million (Rs 219 million) for demining activities in the Northern Province. The Japa...

18 October 2019 - Views : 9

AG's Dept. tells Court, decision to bring SLRC under President through gazette was constitutional

18 October 2019

President appoints M.R.C. Fernando as Appeal Court judge

18 October 2019

Hemasiri fails to appear before PCoI citing health reasons; testimony on Oct 21

18 October 2019

Features & Analysis

Special screening programme for breast cancer at Early Detection Centre in Narahenpita

October is designated as ‘Breast Cancer Awareness Month’, worldwide. Cancer ranks amongst the leading thr...

The Wolf is back! ‘Big Bad Wolf Book Sale’ to get underway from tomorrow

The wolf is here with books for us to devour! The highly anticipated ‘Big Bad Wolf Sale’ which is open to...

Toyota's latest Rav4, Corolla and HIACE hit the streets

Toyota Lanka (Pvt) Ltd, the sole authorized dealer for Toyota vehicles and spare parts in Sri Lanka recently launched...

English Lit Societies of Ladies and STC present LitCon

The English Literary Societies of Ladies' College and S.Thomas' College Mt.Lavinia proudly present LitCon ...