Friday, February 6, 2015

Military Presence In The North Will Not Be Reduced-State Minister Of Defense

The state minister of Defense Ruwan Wijewardene has said that the Military Presence in the Northern Province will not be reduced and the prevailing number of Military Bases in the province will be functioned without dismantling .State Minister has made these remarks during his first official visit to Jaffna yesterday(06) after assumed his duties in his ministerial post.

The National Security of the Country will further strengthening and it's not allowed to be disregarded at any cost he has stressed.


Nurses Union To Complain On Corrupt Deals Occurred In The Health Sector

President of the Public Services Nurses Union(PSNU) Venerable Muruththettuwe Ananda Thero has said that the Union will complain on the corrupt officers attach to the Health Sector and their corrupt activities to the Bribery Commission in near future."We have detailed documents on the corrupt deals of these corrupt health officers and there's a great need arise to clean the health administration in the country" Muruththettuwe Thero has stressed.

Even some higher officers attach to the Health Institutions who were found guilty by the Public Services Commission for fraudulent activities were appointed as directors of some health institutes he has revealed.

President should try to remove bureaucracy in the Health Ministry in view of finding effective solutions for trade union demands Muruththettuwe Thero has  said.

A 30 Hour Water Cut To Be Imposed In Colombo Tomorrow(07)

The National Water Supplies And Drainage Board has announced a 30 hour long water cut to be imposed in 11 divisions of Colombo from 9 a.m tomorrow(07) to 3 p.m on Sunday(08) while low pressure water supply to three other divisions in the city during that period due to an urgent repair to the main pipe line in Maligakande..

According to the Board 30 hour water cut will be imposed in Colombo 1,2,3 and 7 to 14 while low pressure water supply will be imposed in Colombo 04,05 and 06.Public reside in those areas are advised to collect sufficient amount of water for their daily needs before the water cut.