Thursday, June 18, 2009

Chief Justice Stated That Sri Lankan MP's Have Right To Visit IDP Camps

The newly elected Chief Justice Asoka De Silva today said that the Sri Lankan Parliamentarians have right to access to the IDP Welfare Camps in the Northern Sri Lanka.

Chief Justice made this declaration after taken into consideration the Fundamental Rights Petition filed by Five opposition Parliamentarians was granted leave to proceed.This petition is scheduled to re consider on 22nd of July.Petitioners of this Petition MP's Jayalath Jayawardene,Laxman seneviratne,Mangala Samaraweera,Hassan Ali and Mano Ganeshan claimed that their rights are breached by the Government's decision to denying access to the Welfare Camps of IDP's.

Cabinet Decided To Offer Cricket Television Coverage Rights For State Media

Sri Lankan Cabinet today decided to offer the Exclusive Television Coverage of the International Cricket Matches played in Sri Lanka only to the State Owned Electric Media giving priority to the National State Owned Rupavahini Co operation.The State Owned Independent Television Network (ITN) remained as second option according to the Government Sources.

Cabinet already instructed on this to the Sri Lankan Cricket the governing body of the Local Cricket.This decision will losing the rights of Private Television Channels here to cover the upcoming Series of Cricket Matches to be played in Sri Lanka.

Bail Was Rejected For 14 Suspects Of Golden Key Freud Case

Mount Lavinia Magistrate today rejected the Bail for the Sri Lankan Business Tycoon and owner of the Ceylinco Group Lalith Kotalawala and 13 other Suspects of the Golden Key Deposits Freud when the Case was taken up for hearing to day.

Total Number Of Swine Flu Patients In Sri Lanka Increased To Four

The total number of Sri lankan Swine Flu Patients are increased to Four this evening after another Two were confirmed as suffering from the Flu after getting tested.These new patients aged Two and half years and Seven Years are the relatives of the first Two patients that are reported earlier and they were all came to Sri Lanka from Australia on last Sunday.

Their Conditions are not serious according to the Director of the Fever Hospital Dr.Aruna Senanayake.

All four Swine Flu Patients are now admitted to the IDH Fever Hospital for treatment and blood samples of another Three relatives of these patients are testing for Swine Flu at the Medical Research Institute in Colombo.

Meanwhile Sri Lankan Ministry of health decided to make guidelines on Swine Flu on Treating the Patients and how to handle the people who are in closely touch with the Swine Flu Patients with help of World Health Organization.

Second Sri Lankan Swine Flu Patient Too Detected

The Second Swine Flu Patient was reported from Sri Lanka yesterday and he is identified as the Cousin Brother of the First Swine Flu Patient reported here two days ago.They along with their Parents arrived Colombo from Australia via Singapore on last Sunday to attend a Wedding Party in Colombo.
Both the Patients aged Eight and Six respectively are in quarntine and receiving treatment at the IDH Fever Hospital in Colombo Suburbs.

Meanwhile the Parents of the First Patient found as negative to Swine Flu when their Blood Samples were tested according to the Ministry of Health.Ministry also ordered the Health Officers around the Country to be watchful whether the Other passengers who were aboard the Same Singapore Air Lines Flight along with the two patients,whether they are developing any Swine Flu Symptoms.Health Officials are also observing the remaining group of relatives who arrived Sri Lanka from Australia along with the two patients on their flu status.
Around Nine Sri Lankan Family members were in this Group according to the Health Ministry.
Earler it has been revealed that 94 Passengers out of the 187 Passengers in the Flight left the Katunayaka International Air Port in Colombo without handingover the Declaration Form on their Health Status to the Authorities.Now Health Ministry has ordered the health staff at the Air Port to not allowing any passenger to leave the Air Port without handing over the filled Declaration Form to the Authorities.
If there are any Passenger that refused to Handing over the Form they should refer to the Air Port Health Office for a Medical Test Ministry urged.

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