Monday, March 26, 2012

Ceylon Workers Congress Leader Thondaman Resigned From His Ministerial Portfolio

The leader of Ceylon Workers Congress (CWC) and Minister of Live Stock and Rural Community Development Mr.Arumugam Thondaman has resigned from his Ministerial Portfolio this evening.His resignation letter was sent to President Mahinda Rajapaksha however the President was not accepted his letter the sources said.

The CWC Leader tendered his resignation due to the re appointment of his Ministry Official whom he had sacked from his post recently it has been reported.Mr.Thondaman has also handed over his official vehicle to the authorities following his resignation


GMOA Members Tabled A No Confidence Motion Against Their President

The Negombo Branch of Government Medical Officers Association (GMOA) had tabled a no confidence motion against  GMOA President Dr.Anuruddha Padeniya during their Monthly General Committee Meeting held yesterday (25) according to committee  members.One of the senior members of GMOA General Committee had revealed that the tabled no confidence motion against Dr.Padeniya was unanimously prepared by all members of GMOA Negombo Branch .

The motion was tabled by charging GMOA President of not addressing the burning issues of Government Doctors including the increasing of  proposed Disturbance,Availability And Transport Allowance (DAT) and other allowances of Doctors.Without addressing these issues Dr.Padeniya has working according to  his personal agenda by supporting the government the members stressed.

However when the Negombo Branch of GMOA has tabled the said no confidence motion, a tense situation occurred and  Dr.Padeniya along with few of his close aides left the conference room before voting of the motion began GMOA sources said.The several members of GMOA Working Committee too have expressed their displeasure during the meeting on how the union functioning at the moment the sources said.

Representatives of around 70 branches out of 90 Branches attached to GMOA were present during yesterdays meeting held at GMOA Headquarters in Colombo- 07.

All Island Curfew Schedule To Be Changed From Tomorrow(06)

Government has amended  the current curfew schedule implemented in the country daily from tomorrow (06)according to the President's ...