Monday, July 21, 2014

Senior Members Of The GMOA Had Accused Suspended EXCO Members For Violating Court Order

The Senior Members  of the Doctors Trade Union ,Government Medical Officers Association(GMOA)   had accused the suspended Executive Members of the Association  on illegally  renting a Room in the Epidemiology Building in Colombo to run activities of the Trade Union despite the Court Order has prevented them to do so .The Former Executive Committee Members whose activities were suspended by the Mount Lavinia Court recently including the using of the Trade Union's Office  at OPA Center in Colombo were also charged for organizing press briefings through non exco members to  violate  the court order further.

Meanwhile a group of Doctors are planning to complaint to the courts on  the  said illegal activities of  former exco members . 

The Largest Haul Of Heroin Ever Found In Sri Lanka Had Been Seized At Orugodawatta Container Yard

Around 100 Killo Grammes Of Heroin stored in three Industrial grinding machines imported from Karchchi, Pakistan had been seized this evening by the Sri Lankan Customs Officials at Orugodawatta Container Yard in Colombo.The grinding machines which were declared as used ones were received  the Container Yard last week.

The said   stock of Heroin which estimated as worth Rs.700 million is known as the largest haul of Heroin ever taken in to custody in Sri Lanka.One suspect who had imported the machinery from Pakistan along with the two wharf clerks  who arrived the container yard to clear the  machines  had been  arrested in this regard Customs Sources said.As the two wharf clerks who were  taken to custody are fasting at present,officials have decided to question them regarding the stock of heroin after they breaking their fast.

The stock of heroin seized were stored  inside the cylindrical part of the machines as 1 gramme packs it has been reported.

Meanwhile the Customs Officials have been reported as dismantling the grinding machines imported from Pakistan after seizing the stock of heroin.  

Minor Staff Workers Strike Had Paralyzed the Patient Care Services In 34 Central Government Hospitals

Due to the Seven Hours Strike launched today(21) by the Minor Staff attach to 34 Central Government Hospitals island wide ,Patient Care Services including Surgeries have been cancelled during the striking period the hospital sources have said.Patient assistant services,carrying patient to Wards and Clinics,Surgeries ,collecting blood samples and Issuing Numbers to Clinical Patients are among the services paralyzed due to today's strike sources added.

Thousand of patients have faced enormous difficulties due to the strike action it has been revealed.
Around 25,000 minor staff workers have been participated the strike and during the strike period striking  workers have seen gathered in front of their working places and conducting  protest campaigns,

The Minor Staff has launched this strike in protest of not solving few of their service demands including not solving their salary anomalies caused under the 2006 Government Circular the organizers of the strike Joint Trade Union Council said.After the Discussions held between the council officials and the Health Minister Maithripala Sirisena this noon , the strike was temporarily suspended as minister has promised to solve the demands by next week.

However a large number of Minor Staff members have seen engaged in Fasting and protest Campaigns in front of the most Central Government Hospitals including Colombo,National Hospital today.The protests are to be continued till the demands are meet The Joint Trade Council has said.

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 ...