Wednesday, October 20, 2010

New Salary Increase For Judges

A motion presented to the Parliament today  on  increasing  the Salaries  of  Judges passed unanimously.The new salary increase will implement with the effect from 01st of January next year.

According to the motion the new Salary of the Chief Justice will be Rs.71,500,Salaries of Supreme Court Judges and the Chairman of Appeal Court will Rs.65,000 and the Appeal Court Judges Salary is Rs.63,500.

Former LTTE Child Soldier And Eastern Provincial Chief Minister Pillayan Wants His Former Rebel Leader Karuna To Apologize On Killing Policemen

The Chief Minister of the Eastern Province and former LTTE member turned politician Sivanesathurai Chandrakanthan alias Pillayan today told in front of the Lessons Learn t and Reconciliation Commission that his former colleague and the vice president of the Ruling Sri Lanka Freedom Party Vinayagamoorthy Muralitharan alias Karuna should apologize from the families of the 600 Policemen who were massacred in the Eastern Province by the LTTE in 1990.

Pillayan made these remarks when he was asked by the Commission on whether he need to apologize the Families of those Policemen massacred as his group was involved in the attack.Pillayan joined LTTE as a Child Soldier when he was 16 years old and worked under Karuna in the Eastern wing of the LTTE which carried out most of the deadly attacks against the civilians.Karuna,Pillayan and most of the LTTE's Eastern Command later quilted from LTTE and joined the government a year ago.

Chief Government Whip Revealed The Worth Of Gold Recovered From LTTE

Chief Government Whip Dinesh Gunawardena today said in Parliament that the value of  Gold recovered from Wanni District of Northern Sri Lanka during the final phase of  war against  LTTE is Rs.490 Million.

Responding to a question raised by the Opposition MP Dayasiri Jayasekera Minister Gunawardena has said that the recovered amount of Gold is weighing 110 Kilo Grammes and a special legal procedure is adapted to handover  Gold to  relevant authorities for further investigations.

Main Opposition United National Party(UNP) several times raised the question regarding recovered Gold from LTTE saying that the government should reveal the Public on this.

80 Percent Of The Chidren In Globe And 30 Percent Of Sri Lankan Children Are Having Dental Irregularities

It has been revealed that while 80 percent of children throughout the globe are having some kind of Dental irregularity only 30 percent of Sri Lankan children are having Dental Irregularities.

According to the latest Oral Health survey carried out by the Ministry of Health 30 percent of the Chidren who are more than 3 years are found as having some kind of Dental Irregularity.

However a team of Dental Experts from Australia who were here few days ago said that they cannot accept Sri Lankan results on Dental Irregularities among Children as 80 percent of the Children globally having some kind of Dental Irregularity.According to them the research on the children throughout the world who are having these irregularities was conducted by them.Sri Lanka's most recent health survey was conducted  in the year 2003 and the next survey is scheduled to be held in 2013.

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