Wednesday, March 25, 2015


Around 100,000 Kilos Of Samolina Which Were Not Suitable For Consumption Found At A Store

The Officers of the Consumer Affairs Authority  have today(25) raided a Food Store In Kotahena Area (In Colombo Suburbs) and taken in to custody around 100,000 Kilos of Samolina prepared to be sold for consumers although they  were not suitable for human consumption .

The said stock of Samolina is  worth around Rs.8.5 million according to the Consumer Affairs Authority.The Officers of the Authority are planning to  take legal action against the store owner.

All Nurses Attach To Three Government Hospitals In Colombo To Launch A One Day Token Strike Tomorrow(26)

The Nursing Staff attach to the Colombo National Hospital,Eye Hospital and the Dental Institute have decided to launch a one day token strike tomorrow (26) by demanding solutions for two of their service demands according to the Sri Lanka's largest Nurses Trade Union, Public Services Nurses Union (PSNU).

Nursing Staff attach to the said three hospitals are schedule to launch their strike from 8 a.m tomorrow to 7 a.m on Friday the 27th of March Nurses Union has said.All the emergency services in these hospitals will be maintained as usual during the strike period PSNU has revealed.

If the authorities are not willing to give solutions for their demands further Government Hospital Nurses will launch an Island Wide Continuous Strike Action from 04th of April a spokesman of the PSNU has said.

PSNU is demanding the Health Ministry to grant a Professional Allowance of Rs.25,000 to all nurses and to implement the Circular issued by the Finance Ministry regarding paying of Overtime,Accidental and inventory allowances for nurses .The talks held between the Health Ministry Officials and the PSNU Members regarding these demands during the last two months have ended without any conclusion PSNU has stressed.


Police To Get A Court Order To Bring Back Fomer Minister Basil Rajapakshe To The Country

The Police Have decided to get a special court order to bring back the former Minister of Economic Development MP Basil Rajapakshe who is also   the brother of Former President Mahinda Rajapaksha to the country from United States to record a statement from him over the alleged financial frauds the Police Department has announced today(25).

The former Minister Basil Rajapakshe  who was also the then National Organizer of the ruling Sri Lanka Freedom Party had left USA on 11th of January soon after his brother the former president has defeated in  the recently concluded presidential elections.There were several complaints against him filed at Bribery And Corruption Commission over his involvement in several large scale financial frauds it has been revealed.

Later he has resigned from the national organizer post of the Freedom Party by taking full responsibility of the presidential elections defeat of his brother the former president rajapakshe

Police Department To Ban Wearing Of Full Face Helmets From 02nd Of April

The Police Department has decided to re implement the ban of wearing Full Face Helmets by Motorcyclists with effect from 02nd Of April.Police Department has earlier announced that the banning of wearing full face helmets will be implemented from 21st of March,however per the instructions of Minister of Public Order John Amaratunge that decision has been temporarily suspended .

The decision to ban wearing of full face helmets by the Motorcyclists scheduled to be implemented   due to the number of crimes and robberies have done  by wearing full face helmets are in the increase according to the Police.Police have implemented this ban few years ago also however later that ban was removed due to some issues related to it.

The laws related to motorcycle helmets are include in the Special Gazette Notification No. 644/26 of (January 11, 1991) the Police Department 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 ...