Two Bangladeshi nationals arrested with 200 kg of heroin

Two Bangladeshi nationals have been arrested with heroin in Dehiwala.The Police said the Bangladeshi nationals had in their possession 200 kg of heroin at the time of the arrest. The heroin was valued at approximately Rs. 2400 million. (Colombo Gazette)UPDATE: Heroin found in Dehiwala largest in Sri Lankan history

Ground broken for NYC film and television production complex

NEW YORK, N.Y. – A 10-acre vacant New York City lot will be transformed into a film and television production complex.The project had a groundbreaking Tuesday in the Bronx. Queens-based York Studios is behind the project. The studio is home to the CBS series “Elementary” and the movie “The Amazing Spider-Man 2,” among others.The new campus in the Soundview neighbourhood will eventually house nine sound stages, production office space and workshops for each stage.Government officials predict the project could generate nearly $100 million in new tax revenues for the Bronx. They say it will create hundreds of construction jobs and employ about 400 production industry professionals.Completion of the first phase is expected in 16 to 18 months. by The Associated Press Posted Jun 6, 2017 1:41 pm MDT Last Updated Jun 6, 2017 at 3:00 pm MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email Ground broken for NYC film and television production complex read more