Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Nursing Staff Of Selected Hospitals To Stage A One Hour Walk Out Tomorrow

Nursing Staff of all General,Teaching and Basic Hospitals Island wide is to stage an one hour walk out from their services between 11.30 a.m to 12 noon on tomorrow(09) and hold a "satyagraha"(Fasting) campaign in front of these Hospitals according to the Government Nursing Officers Union.

According the Union President Saman Ratnapriya Nursing Staff launching this trade union action demanding solutions for 07 of their service demands including  giving the  25 percent allowance entitled for academic staff to Nurses as well and giving Nursing Staff a 5 day working weak.

Meanwhile the largest Nursing Trade Union of the Country the Public Services Nurses Union President Venerable Muruththettuwe Ananda Thero has said that their Union will not participate the said trade union action tomorrow.


Sri Lanka To Boycott Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony To Support China

Sri Lanka joined hands with 19 other countries including China to boycott the Nobel Peace Prize cermeony due to held this friday(10th) in Oslo,Norway according to the External Affairs Ministry sources.The Nobel Peace Prize of this year is won by the jailed Chinese disident Liu Xiaobo.

With the inclusion of Sri Lanka  Twenty Countries including China decided to boycott the Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony  to support Chinese Boycott of the event.According to the sources 58 Countries who are having High Commissions in Oslo are invited for this event.

Parliament Suspended For 10 Minutes

Parliamentary session was suspended for 10 minutes this morning following a tense situation occured after Government Minister Susil Prem Jayanth raised a question again on Deputy Leader of the main opposition United National Party Karu Jayasuriya's statement he made for a weekend news paper regarding alleged war crimes.

Around Thousand Para Medics Launched A Protest In Front Of Health Ministry

Around 1000 para maedics held a protest campaign in front of the Health Ministry in Colombo today for three hours and suspended it after the Director General Of Health Services Dr.Ajith Mendis promised them to solve seven of their demands soon.The convener of the Para Medics Front which represents nine catagories of Para Medics Mr.Najith Sumanasena has said that they will commenced a stern trade union action if their demands are not met  by the Health Officials within two weeks time.

METHANE PULSE DETECTED FROM SOUTHERN SUDAN WETLANDS

https://www.bbc.com/news/science- environment-50708544