UNP raises strong suspicions Audio

The main opposition UNP today raised suspicions on the break-in and entry into the house of journalist Mandana Ismail Abeywickrema on Saturday.UNP General Secretary Tissa Attanayake said that the government had got agitated soon after the incident and was doing all it can to prove that it was robbery. The UNP General Secretary also hailed the actions of the police and the 119 service saying the speedy response to the call made by Mandana’s husband Romesh may have saved the family from disaster. (Colombo Gazette)Audio Playerhttp://colombogazette.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/TTTTTTUNP.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Attanayake said that since investigations were ongoing he did not want to assume anything but yet there were still questions raised on the suspects. He said that the government wanted to show that the incident was nothing serious and had even released a special statement to that effect. read more

Wyoming museum acquires Lone Rangers Colt 45 for display

CODY, Wyo. – A museum in Wyoming has acquired an old pistol made famous by a masked hero of television from more than 60 years ago.The Lone Ranger’s Colt .45 is now on display at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West, in Cody.The single-action revolver belonged to actor John Hart. He portrayed the Lone Ranger in the original TV series that ran from 1952 to 1954, about a masked Texas Ranger who battled injustice in the Old West. His sidekick Tonto was one of the most well-known American Indian stereotypes of all time.Hart used several firearms over his acting career, but this gun is special. It features ivory grips and intricate engraving.The Powell Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/1k4pTpi) the museum also has acquired autographed photos of Hart in costume and a cookbook he wrote in the 1990s. Hart died in 2009 at age 91.___Information from: Powell (Wyo.) Tribune, http://www.powelltribune.com by The Associated Press Posted Apr 28, 2014 10:25 am MDT This undated publicity still, circa early 1950s, provided by the Buffalo Bill Center of the West in Cody, Wyo., shows actor John Hart, who starred in the original “The Lone Ranger” television series, which ran from 1952-1954 and horse Silver. The Colt .45 single-action revolver he used is seen holstered. The museum has acquired the pistol made famous by the masked hero of television from more than 60 years ago. The revolver is now on display at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West, in Cody. Hart used several firearms over his acting career, but this gun is special. It features ivory grips and intricate engraving. (AP Photo/Buffalo Bill Center of the West) AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email Wyoming museum acquires Lone Ranger’s Colt .45 for display read more