Wednesday, February 25, 2009
A clashes between two rival Student Groups led to the closure of the Kelaniya University to day.Vice Chancellor of the University decided to closed down the university until further notice.
Police were called to the University Premises and they used Tear Gas to disperse the Student Protesters.One student injured during the clashes admitted to the Hospital.
This is the second time in last few weeks that the Student Clashes erupted between the rival Student Groups of the University.Last time Police arrested some student protesters including Lecturers and Female Students who were not involved in the clashes.
The Public Health Department of the Colombo Urban Council issued a notice to Government owned Land Reclamation Department stating to clean all polluted Canals come under them in the city which became Dengue Mosquito Breeding Places or faced Legal Action."If the Department is not taking any Measure to clean the Canals in one weak's time we will Sued them "The Chief Medical Officer of the Colombo Dr.Pradeep Kariyawasam said .
Three Children in the Modara-Mattakuliya Area of the Colombo Suburbs died due to Dengue During January and February this year as Health Authorities charging the polluted Canals as responsible for this.Ninty Percent of Reserviours in the Colombo City are Governed by the Land Reclamation Deapartment.These Canals are polluted heavily and became Dengue Mosquito Breading Places Dr.Kariyawasam Stressed.
Dengue a Dissease which is an Endamic in the Sri Lanka now spreading fast in the areas of Colombo Suburbs due the polluted Canals he urged.Last January 105 Dengue Patients reported from the City with majority of them are Children and Three Children died from the Disease.In February 55 Dengue Cases reported up to now and one child was died due to the Dissease.Majority of these Dengue Patients were reported from the Modara- Mattakuliya Area.
Dengue Mosquito Eadis Egipty caused the Dengue Dissease and Increasing number of Mosquito Breading Places in the Urban and Rural Areas seen as the main cause for spreading the Dissease.
Criminal Investigations Department(CID)Officers had arrested two persons with a Foreign made Automatic Pistol in their possession ...
Aa heavy traffic had prevailed in at Ward Place ,Borella and Town Hall areas this s evening (17) due to a protest march organized by I...