Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Two Top Leaders Of CWC Split From The Party

Once known as a Party making kings the Ceylon Workers Congress(CWC) is divided into two factions as the National Organizer of the Party R.Yogarajan and the Deputy Minister and member of the CWC M.Sachiththananda have expressed their Solidarity to Common Presidential Candidate General Sarath Fonseka today.Addressing a packed press briefing in Colombo today they said that under the Present Government No action is taken to solve the problems of plantation workers of Indian Origin.

Government Reduced Gas Price

The Price of the Government Owned Laugfs Gas has been reduced by Rs.60 with effect from Midnight Tomorrow(31).According to the Government Sources the New Price of the Laugfs Gas is Rs.1421.However the Price of the Shell Gas remains as Rs.1550 per cylinder.

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Petrol Prices Reduced From Midnight Tonight

The Ceylon Petroleum Corporation(CPC)and Lanka Indian Oil Company(IOC)reduced the Prices of Two Varieties of Petrol with effect from Midnight today.According to the new Price Revision the 90 Octane Petrol will be selling for Rs.115 and 95 Octane Petrol is Rs.133.

However the Prices of Diesel will remained unchanged.

Dambara Amila Thero Remanded Till 08th Of January

Venerable Dambara Amila Thero who was arrested by the CID on Sunday was remanded till 08th of January by the Court today.He was arrested on charges of allegedly taking Money from people to send Manpower abroad which the Opposition Janatha Wimukthi Peramuna accused the arresting of Thero as a Government act of taking revenge from him.

Ven.Dambara Amila Thero was announced few days ago that the National Bhikku Front under the leadership of him will support the Common Presidential Candidate General Sarath Fonseka in the forthcoming Presidential Elections.

Sunday, December 27, 2009

Ven.Dambara Amila Thero Was Arrested By CID

The Leader of the National Bhikku Front Venerable Dambara Amila Thero was arrested in Colombo Suburbs by the CID this Morning.According to The Police the Outspoken Monk who announced last week that their Organization will support Common Opposition Candidate Retired General Sarath Fonseka in the forthcoming Presidential Elections was arrested on the Charges leveled against him on Taking money from people to send Manpower Abroad.

However the leftist Janatha Wimukthi Peramuna(JVP) said today that the arrest of Amila Thero is a setback of the Government after he announced his support to General Fonseka.

Saturday, December 26, 2009

Sri Lankans Pay Tribute For Tsunami Victims

All Sri Lankans were in Two Minute Silence this morning to pay respect for thousands of Sri Lankans who were died and went Missing due to Tsunami waves strucked in Sri Lankan Coastal Areas Five Years ago on 26th of December 2004.

Television and Radio Channels halted their Regular Programmes on 9.25 A.M this morning the time which the 8.9 Richter Scale Tsunami was Strucked here.

Pro LTTE Ship Princess Christiana Is Open For Public View

The Ship "Princess Christiana" which came to rescue the deceased LTTE Leader Prabhakaran and later seized by Sri Lankan Navy within Sri Lankan Shores is currently anchored at Galle Face Green in Colombo for Public View.The Ship will be open for Public View tomorrow according to the Government Sources.

The Ship equipped with an Air Craft was heading towards Sri Lanka to save LTTE Leader who was killed during the Battle with Local Armed Forces on Last May.The Ship was brought to Colombo Harbor by Navy few days back.

Friday, December 25, 2009

Wish U A Merry X Mas

Millions of Christians and Catholics around the World are Celebrating the Christmas today (25)to mark the Birth Of Jesus Christ.Christmas Decorations including the Christmas Tree, Santa Clause are seen everywhere and the Christmas Carols are Organized almost every Country today to mark the Christmas.

Wish Everyone a Merry Christmas.

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Sri Lankan Cabinet Condemned The Allegations Of General Fonseka

Sri Lankan Cabinet Today condemned the allegations made by the Common Presidential Candidate Retired General Sarath Fonseka on that the Three Senior LTTE Cadres were shot dead by the Army on the Orders of the Government despite surrendering.

Prime Minister Rathnasiri Wickramanayaka said that the Cabinet met today criticized the Irresponsible and Blatant Comments made by General Fonseka during an Interview with a Senior Editor of Sunday Leader Paper.The said comment was Published in the Paper last week and General Fonseka clarified that he didn't made the said statement.

Leftist Janataha Wimukthi Peramuna(JVP)who supported the General Fonseka on forthcoming Presidential Election said that the Government now planning to slinging mud against the General who is once a hero for them and trying to launch mission against him.

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Registration Of Tamils Travelling To Colombo Relaxed.

The Registration Rules Imposed on the Tamils who are visiting Colombo are Temporarily relaxed with the Effect from today According to the Police.According to the Senior DIG Nimal Madiwaka Those Tamils who are either from North and East or from Abroad not have to Register with the Colombo Police as early rules.

However if A Tamil is staying in Colombo more then One Month then he should be get Registered in the Nearest Police Station.

Sunday, December 20, 2009

Sri Lankan Government Lifted The Travel Restrictions On Visiting A-9 Road

Sri Lankan Government has decided to allow Normal Citizens to travel through A-9 Road to Jafna without getting permission from the Defense Ministry.Since the Sri Lankan Military had defeated the LTTE Rebels on last May Normal Citizens are not allow to use A-9 Road for travel purposes without getting permission from the Defense Authorities.

Meanwhile the Special Adviser to the President Mahinda Rajapaksha MP Basil Rajapaksha today announced that the Restrictions imposed on the Up Country Tamils when traveling to Down South will be lifted with the effect from tomorrow.Earlier Up Country Tamils need to get a Police Clarence when visiting Down South due to Security Concerns.

Thursday, December 17, 2009

Popular Sri Lankan Surgeon Dr.Anthonis Passed Away

Veteran and Popular Surgeon Dr.P,R Anthonis who is known as One of the Greatest Surgeons produced by Sri Lanka was Passed away today at a Private Hospital in Colombo.He was 98 years old at the time of his death.The popular Surgeon became famous when he performed a marathon Six Hour Surgery to the Former Sri Lankan Prime Minister S.W.R.D Bandaranayake when he was shot by an unidentified gunman in 195o's.

Former Cricketer Turned Minister Arjuna Joined With Common Candidate

Former Sri Lankan Cricket Captain and the Minister of the Present Government Arjuna Ranathunge today extended his support for the Common Presidential Candidate Retired General Sarath Fonseka in the forthcoming Presidential Elections.Addressing a packed Press Briefing at the Political Office of General Fonseka situated in Colombo MP Ranathunge said while staying at the Governing Sri Lanka Freedom Party(SLFP) he will support the General to win the Presidential Elections and to eradicate the Corruption.

He stressed that he took the decision to support General thinking of the Country and will strength the General's Campaign for a Difference.

Election Commissioner Accepted 22 Out Of 23 Presidential Nominations

Sri Lankan Election Comissioner Dayananda Dishanayaka today accepted the Nomination Applications of 22 Presidential Candidates and rejected the Application of One Candidate Election Commissioner's Office announced today.The Nomination of leader of the Sri Lanka Progressive Front Nelson Perera was rejected by the Election Commissioner as there are deficiencies in his papers.

President Mahinda Rajapaksha and his Main Rival and the Common Presidential Candidate of the Joint Opposition Retired General Sarath Fonseka were among the Candidates who handover their Applications this morning for the forthcoming Presidential Elections sheduled to be held in 26th of January 2010.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Thirteen Candidates Were Pay Deposits For The Presidential Elections

Thirteen Candidates including of the two Main Candidates for the forthcoming Presidential Elections President Mahinda Rajapaksha and the Common Candidate of the Opposition General Sarath Fonseka were handover Deposits for the Election up to to day.

The Presidential Elections which a largest number of Candidates were contested is the Presidential Election in 2005 where Fourteen Candidates were contested.The Nominations for the forthcoming Presidential Elections is accepting on 17th of December 2009.

Monday, December 14, 2009

Common Presidential Candidate General Fonseka Is In War With State Media

Sri Lanka's Common Presidential Candidate Retired General Sarath Fonseka today filed Three Fundamental Right Cases against the Three Major State Media Organizations on allegedly misusing of the State Media for political gains.

On these Fundamental Applications General Fonseka challenged the State Owned National Rupavahini Corporation,The Independent Television Network(ITN),and the News Papers published by the State owned Associated News Company Ltd for partially supporting the President Mahinda Rajapaksha on the forthcoming Presidential Election while try to defame the Opposition.General Fonseka recently requested the Elections Commissioner Dayananda Dishanayaka to appoint an Authorized Officer to control State Media in the view of the forthcoming elections.

Sunday, December 13, 2009

Sri Lanka Denied The Military Plane Arrested Was Heading To Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka's Government Information Department quoting the Government said today that the Russian Built Military Plane with War Weaponry got arrested yesterday was not heading towards Sri Lanka.Thai Media reports that the Plane with 5 member Crew including 1 Belarus National and 4 Kazakastani Nationals was en route to Sri Lanka as it stopped in Thai Air Port for refilling Fuel.

The Plane which carrying 35 tonnes of War Weaponry including Rocket Launchers was flying from North Korea.

All the Crew were detained by the Thai Security Personal and the War Weapons on board at the Plane were searched by the Security it has been reported. As Sri Lanka denied that the Plane was heading towards Colombo some officials said that the Crew may have told that they were heading to Sri Lanka in order to conceal their actual destination.

Saturday, December 12, 2009

Miltary Plane Heading Towards Sri Lanka Arrested In Thailand

An Air Craft flying North Korea to Sri Lanka carrying 35 tonnes of Heavy War Weaponary was arrested with it's Crew at Thailand today the Thai Media has been reported.According to the reports The Air Craft Crew including One Belarus National and four Kazakasthan Nationals were detained.

The Russian Built IL-96 Air Military Transport Craft was arrested when it has touched down the Don Mueang Domestic Air Port in Bangkok for refilling Fuel.Around 100 Thai Security Personal were searched the Military Plane which beard the AW-732.The Plane believed to be heading towards Sri Lanka as the Two decade year old War against the Rebel LTTE Organization ended in last May.

Friday, December 11, 2009

General Fonseka's Deposit For The Elections Handed Over

The Common Presidential Candidate Retired General Sarath Fonseka's Deposit for the forthcoming Presidential Elections was handed over to the Elections Department today by the Party he represents in the Elections the National Democratic Front(NDF).Representatives from Several Opposition Parties who supported the General present at this Occasion.

The Symbol of the NDF is "Swan".

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Common Presidential Candidate General Fonseka To Handover Deposit Tomorrow?

The Common Presidential Candidate of the Joined Opposition Retired General Sarath Fonseka is due to hand over his Deposit to the Elections Commissioner's Office by tomorrow(11)  for the forthcoming Presidential Elections  Political Sources revealed.The main rival of General Fonseka in the Elections President Mahinda Rajapaksha's Deposit  was handed over to the Elections Commissioner Office few days ago by the Education Minister Susil Prema Jayantha.

The Nominations for the Presidential Elections is due to hand over on 17th of December and the Election is scheduled to be held in 26th of January 2010.

Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Around One Hundred Thousand Rubella Vaccines Were Expired Last Month

Around 100,000 Vials of Rubella Vaccines belongs to the National Immunization Campaign were Expired during the November this year after the Vaccine was suspended twice within the Year it has been revealed.Administering the Rubella Vaccine was suspended twice this year following the Deaths of two School Girls who died after administering the Vaccine.

However the TGA Laboratory of Australia which tested the Rubella Vaccine used in Sri Lanka given a Green Light on last  friday by stating that the Quality of the above Vaccine is Safe and Up to standard.But at the moment around 100,000 Rubella Vaccine Vials were out dated as their Expiry date appeared as November 2009.These Vials were purchased from the "Serum Insttiute Of India "in 2008 under the recommendation of the World Health Organization Sri Lankan Epidemeology Unit sources said.Around 300,000 Rubella Vaccines were imported to Sri Lanka in 2008 and out of this stock 200,000 vials were administered according to the sources.

Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Susanthika Due To Received Olympic Silver Medal

The International Athletic Officials had decided to re allocated the Gold Medal won by  US Sprinter Marion Jones at the Sydney Olympics in  year 2000 for 200 Meters  and as a result Silver Medal is awarded to Sri Lankan Sprinter Susanthika Jayasinghe.Susanthika who was  secured a Bronze Medal at the Sydney Olympics became  the second Olympic Silver Medalist ever Sri Lanka has  produced.The First Sri Lankan Sprinter who was won a Silver Medal at Olympics for Sri Lanka was Sir Duncan White in 1948.

The Gold Medal won by  Marion Jones was  suspendad after she was found positive for using banned steroid during her event.

Monday, December 7, 2009

Elections Commissioner Appeals To Suspend All Transfers And Appointments Till Election Results Out

Sri Lanka's Elections Commissioner Dayananda Dishanayaka today announced that all the Transfers,Promotions and Appointments in Government Institutions should be suspended till the Results of the Presidential Elections are announced.

Education Minister Handed Over The Deposit On Behalf Of The President

The National Organizer of the Governing Sri Lanka Freedom Party(SLFP) and Education Minister Susil Prema Jayantha today handed over the Deposit to the Elections Department on behalf of the President Mahinda Rajapaksha for his Candidacy in the forthcoming Presidential Elections.Last week alone Six Presidential Candidates handed over their Deposits to the Department .

The Presidential Elections is scheduled to be held in 26th of January 2010.

The National Organizer Of The Main Opposition UNP ,SB Dissanayaka Joined The Government

The National Organizer of the Main Opposition the United National Party(UNP) and the Opposition Leader of the Central Provincial Council S.B Dissanayaka today announced that he will quit all the posts and positions of the Party immediately and join the Governing Sri Lanka Freedom Party where once he was in to Support President Mahinda Rajapaksha in the Forthcoming Presidential Elections.

Addressing a Press Briefing held in Colombo this morning Mr.Dissanayaka who crossover to the Opposition UNP Few years back when the former President Chandrika Bandaranayaka Kumarathnge was in Power criticizing the UNP Leader Ranil Wickramasinha for ruining the Party and said the UNP Lost many elections in the Past due to him.He stressed that he has resigns from the UNP and joining the Government along with a group of UNP Supporters over the Party's support towards the Common Presidential Candidate Retired General Sarath Fonseka.

He also said that many Party Members  of the UNP Left due to the Opposition Leader.SB himself who joined with UNP few years back by spliting the SLFP recently said he will never join SLFP again and not leave the UNP in any cicumstances.He is also critical on  Former President Chandrika.

Sunday, December 6, 2009

All Lectures At Sabaraganuwa University Suspended

All Lectures at the Sabaragamuwa University are suspended for a Two weeks due to the Spreading of the H1N1 Naval Influenza Dissease(Swine Flu) the University Authorities revealed today.

Common Presidential Candidate General Fonseka Opened His Political Office

The Common Candidate of the Forthcoming Presidential Elections Retired General Sarath Fonseka opened his Political Office in Colombo today.The General Secretary of the Main Opposition United National Party(UNP) Tissa Attanayaka,Janatha Wimukthi Peramuna(JVP) MP Anura Dissanayaka,The Leader of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party(SLFP) Peoples Wing Mangala Samaraweera and the Leader of Sri Lanka Muslim Congress(SLMC) Rauf Hakeem graced at the  Occassion

Sri Lankan Elections Commissioner To Invite Four Foreign Elections Observation Teams For Polls

Elections Commissioner Dayananda Dishanayaka has informed the Joint Opposition Alliance that Four Foreign Elections Observation Teams will invited to Observe the Forthcoming Sri Lankan Presidential Elections.The General Secretary of the Main Opposition United National Party(UNP) Tissa Attanayaka today said that the Elections Commissioner has informed them that the Election Observation Teams from United Nations,European Union and Asian Elections Commission will be invited to Observe the Polls.Mr.Attanayaka made these remarks at a Press Briefing held in Colombo today.

Sri Lankan Presidential Elections is scheduled to be held in 26th of January 2010 and the hand over of Nominations for the Election will take place  on 17th of December 2009.

Thursday, December 3, 2009

Police Fired Tear Gas To Disperse Protesting Assistant Teachers

Police fired Tear Gas this evening to disperse a large Group of Protesters belongs to the Assistant Trainee Teachers Union as they tried to March towards the President's Official Residence the Temple Trees.

The Assistant Teachers who are categorized as Teachers without Training are only recieved a sum of Rs.3000 as their Salary according to the Protesters.If the Government is not taking steps to Permenant their Posts around 100,000 Members of their Union will Vote against the Government at the forthcoming Presidential Elections Union Officials said.

Opposition Leader Ranil To Stay Away From The Premiership Of A Care Taker Government

The Leader of the Main Opposition the United National Party(UNP) Ranil Wickramasinha today announced that he has no intention to become the Prime Minister of the Care Taker Government to be formed if the Opposition Candidate General Sarath Fonseka wins the forthcoming Presidential Elections.He further said that he has no hope either to get a Post in the Care Taker Government .

Opposition Leader's Stand came as the Party Leaders of the Government keep on Criticizing the Opposition that they are Dreeming to Appoint current Opposition Leader as the Prime Minister of  Future Care Taker Government.

Six Candidates Handed Over Their Deposits For The Presidential Elections

Six Party Candidates today Handed Over their Deposits for the Forthcoming Presidential Elections.According to the Election Department Sources the Six Candidates who Deposited the Required Amount of Money  are P.D.A Liyanage from Sri Lanka Workers Party,Sarath Manamendra from New Sihala Urumaya Party,P.A Peter Nelson from Sri Lanka Progressive Party,M.B Thaminimulla of Okkoma Wasiyo Okkoma Rajawaru Party , Sirithunga Jayasuriya from United Socialist Party and A.Asoka Suraweera from National Development Front.

Around Ten Candidates were announced that they will contesting for the Forthcoming Presidential Elections scheduled to be held in 26th of January 2010 as President Mahinda Rajapaksha and Common Candidate for  the Opposition General Sarath Fonseka become  main contenders.The Official Date for the Handing over of Nominations for the Election is 17th of December 2009.Contestents who are representing Recognized Political Parties need to Deposit  a Sum of Rs.50,000 for the Elections and An Independent Candidate should Deposited a Sum of Rs.75,000.

Opposition Alliance Supported General Fonseka For Presidency Expanded

The Joint Opposition Alliance United National Alliance who supported the Common Candidate for the Forthcoming Presidential Elections General Sarath Fonseka expanded to a 16 Party Alliance from 12 Parties General Secretary of the Alliance Tissa Attanayaka announced today.Another Two Parties joined the Opposition Alliance today including the Muslim Liberation Front he stressed.

The United National Alliance was formed by few weeks ago to support General Fonseka as a Common Candidate for the Presidency.

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

World AIDS Day Falls To Day

To day(01) is World AIDS Day.Right to getting services is the theme of this years World AIDS Day.
According to the UNAIDS around 33 Million People World Wide are currently living with HIV/AIDS Virus.

In Sri Lanka The Lanka Plus A Organization of  HIV Postives organized a Trade Fair at Vihara Maha Devi Park in Colombo this Morning to commemorate the World Aids Day.

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