Chief incumbent of Kataragama temple admitted to private hospital

The chief incumbent of the Kataragama Kirivehera temple and another monk were injured in the shooting incident.A van used for the crime had been found by the Police. (Colombo Gazette) The chief incumbent of the Kataragama Kirivehera temple, the Venerable Kobawaka Dhamminda Thera, who was shot at last night, has been airlifted to Colombo to a private hospital for treatment.President Maithripala Sirisena had given instructions to airlift the monk to Colombo for further treatment.

Duncan scores 28 points in Vermonts 7064 win over Towson

TOWSON, Md. — Ernie Duncan scored 28 points and Isaiah Moll 20 to lead Vermont to a 70-64 victory over Towson on Friday night.Duncan was 6 of 9 from the arc and made all eight of his free throws while Moll had three 3-pointers and a game-high seven rebounds. Anthony Lamb added 12 points for the Catamounts (5-3).Brian Fobbs scored 25 points and Tobias Howard had 12 for the Tigers (3-4), who had a streak of seven straight victories over America East opponents snapped.Vermont led 27-25 at halftime. After a free throw cut the lead to one to open the second half, the Catamounts went on a 23-6 run that included four 3-pointers for an 18-point lead with 12 minutes remaining. Towson didn’t get as close as six after that until the final minute when Vermont made seven free throws to seal the win.The Associated Press read more