Monday, May 21, 2012

GMOA General Committee Members Opposed The Island Wide Strike Action Proposal

The majority of Branch Union representatives participated in the  Government Medical Officers Association's (GMOA) General Committee meeting held last Sunday (20) have rejected the Island Wide Strike Action proposal submitted by GMOA Branch Union of Colombo National Hospital it has been reported.Those Branch Union members opposing this proposal are in the view that GMOA should avoid of involve in any strike action till the Election is over on 30th of June this year.

The Colombo National Hospital Branch Union has submitted this strike action proposal after passed a resolution on this during there meeting held last Monday.

Meanwhile the Colombo National Hospital Branch Union of GMOA has decided to meet again on this Wednesday(23) to decide their future course of trade union action regarding the Government Doctors DAT Allowance.

The no confidence motion passed by GMOA Negambo Hospital Branch against GMOA'S current President Dr.Anurudda Padeniya was also tabled during Sunday's meeting but not go for a vote as Dr.Padeniya believed to be  having the majority support at the meeting.


Former Army Commander General Sarath Fonseka Was Released From Prison

SRI LANKA-POLITICS-FONSEKAFormer Army Commander General Sarath Fonseka who was in jail over the last two and half years was released this evening by the authorities.His release was the hot topic discussed  in most of the media outlets both local and international since last two weeks .



General Fonseka was released after  relevant papers of his release  signed by President Mahinda Rajapaksha were sent to Ministry Of Justice this morning.Before his release General Fonseka was discharged from Nawalaoka Private Hospital this  morning where he was receiving treatment for lung infection.

Meanwhile the Two Court Cases filed against  Former Army Commander were dismissed by Supreme Court this evening as  his lawyers withdrawn their appeals made against these cases.After these developments much awaited release of General Fonseka came in to effect this evening around 4.30 p.m.

Soon after got released General Fonseka told the people who gathered around Welikada Prison in Colombo that he will devote his life to the people.Fire Crackers were set off across Colombo by his delighted supporters .

The 61 year old General who was led  Sri Lanka Army to victory over Tamil Tiger Group LTTE by crushing them was arrested by government forces soon after 2010 presidential elections which he was contested as the opposition candidate.He was arrested on charge of corruption relating to  military procurement's  and sentenced 30 month imprisonment in September 2010.




15 Youth Arrested With Narcotics Near Srpadha

Police officers attached to Anti Corruption unit of the Hatton Police division had arrested 15 youth of the ages 20-25 whilst on pilgrim...