Saturday, July 11, 2015


North Western Provincial Health Director Has Illegally Transferred 475 Nurses By Violating Election Commissioner's Circular-Nursing Officers Union

The Government Nursing Officers Union has claimed that the Provincial Health Director of North Western Province has illegally transferred 475 Nurses working in Provincial Hospitals with effect from 15th of July by violating the Election Commissioner's special circular banning new appointments,transfers and promotions in the  state sector during  election period.

The Nursing Officers Union has complained to the election commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya on this illegal action of North Western Provincial Health Director according to  president of  the union Saman Rathnapriya.

If the authorities have fail to halt these transfers with immediate effect Government Nursing Officers Union will launch a nurses strike in the North Western Province against it without a
 prior notice he has said.


"United National Front For Good Governance" To Be Formed Tomorrow To Contest In Forthcoming Election

The United National Party(UNP) is due to be signed a Memorandum Of Understanding(MOU) tomorrow(12)with several senior and upcoming politicians belonging to Sri Lanka Freedom Party(SLFP) who want to contest in the forthcoming election separately and the Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) who left recently from UPFA to from a new alliance call "United National Front For Good Governance ".

The symbol of the new alliance is Elephant according to the United National Party.The signing of the MOU to form the new alliance will be taken place at Prime Minister Ranil Wikramasinghe's official residence Temple Trees at 10 a.m tomorrow sources have added.

Several politicians belonging to Sri Lanka Freedom Party including Ministers Arjuna Ranathunge,Dr.Rajitha Senaratne and Western Provincial Councilor Hirunika Premachandre have been decided to contest under the new alliance lead by UNP  in the forthcoming parliamentary election due to UPFA'S decision to give nomination for former president Mahinda Rajapakshe to contest in the election from the party.

Secretary To The Ministry Of Mass Media And Communication Has Resigned From His Post

The secretary to the Ministry Of Mass Media and Communication Karunaratne Paranawithane has reigned from his post with effect from yesterday(10) citing policy decisions.According to Mr.Paranawithane he has tendered his resignation letter to the President Maithripala Sirisene and President has accepted it.

Karunaratne Paranawithane is a former Journalist,Author and a Diplomat and once the chief organizer of Sri Lanka Freedom Party for the Ratnapura District.He has reported as turned down the request made by United Peoples Freedom Alliance(UPFA)recently  to contest for Ratnapura District from  the Alliance in forthcoming Parliamentary Election.

Price Of A 12.5 KG Gas Cylinder To Be Reduced-Finance Minister

The price of a 12.5 Kilo Grammes LP Gas Cylinder to be reduced by Rs.100 With effect from 15th of July the Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake has announced.

Finance Minister has revealed this while speaking at United National Party (UNP) rally which is currently underway at Campbell Park in Colombo.

Present government has reduced the prices of Gas during the interim budget presented to the Parliament few months ago.

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