Saturday, July 18, 2015

THOUGHT OF THE DAY


Latest Survey Has Revealed 32% Of The HIV Positives Living In Sri Lanka Have Suicide Feelings -Professor Nalika Gunawardene

A latest survey has revealed that 32% of the HIV Positives living in Sri Lanka have suicide feelings in some stage of their lives  due to the Stigma and Discrimination they have faced from the society according to the Public Health Specialist Professor Nalika Gunawardene,

Addressing a HIV/AIDS Review Meeting organized by the Family Planning Association which was held recently in Colombo ,Professor Gunawardene has said that around 8% of the HIV Positives here do not access to HIV/AIDS Tests.

Government Can Reduce Fuel Prices Further If The World Market Prices Of Fuel Drops Again-Finance Minister

The government can reduce the prices of fuel further if the Crude Oil Prices in the World Market drops again  according to the Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake.The price reduction of fuel and other essential goods  should not be taken as an election bribe Minister Karunanayake has said .

The price of a Gas Cylinder was reduced recently due to the sharp drop of  Gas Prices at the World Market he has stressed.As soon as the Iran Crisis has been solved we can expect a sharp drop in Oil Prices  Minister has further added.

POEM OF THE DAY -BY KATHY J PARENTEAU

If I were to leave this world today I'd want to be remembered it's true,
for going that extra mile just to show my love for you.
I'd want for you to be proud of me and know I always tried,
when you hurt I did too, your tears I also cried.
I'd want you to be compassionate to never turn away,
from someone who might need a hug or encouragement one day.
I'd want you to know I'm sorry if I ever caused you pain,
I hope you'd learn from my mistakes and
forgive me just the same.
There are no second chances when God
says it's time to go,
we only have today to let our feelings show.
Remember this when you say your prayers and count your blessings tonight,
and treasure every precious moment God gives you in this life.


Forty Three Election Related Violence Were Reported During 13th -18th Of July-CMEV

According to the Center For Monitoring Election Violence (CMEV),43 election related violence have been reported during the period from 13th  to 18th of July  .Out of these violence 36 were minor incidents and there were 07 major incidents.Fire Arms were involved in 02 incidents according to the CMEV.

There were 03 assaults, 04 incidents of misusing state resources for the election activities and 03 incidents of threats were amongs't these violence that have been reported CMEV has said.  

Government To Buy 120,000 Tonnes Of Paddy Directly From Farmers In Yala Season

The government has planned to buy 120,000  tonnes of Paddy directly from local farmers during the upcoming "Yala"(Secondary) Harvest Season (March to September).The Paddy Marketing Board will buy this paddy from farmers government has announced,

The Cabinet has already approved a proposal to buy "Nadu" Rice Variety for Rs.45 per kilo gramme and "Keeri Samba" Rice Variety for Rs.50 per Kilo Gramme from farmers.

The Paddy is expected to reach  market by early August this year it has been reported.Meanwhile the government has allocated Rs.6 billion to buy paddy directly from farmers during this "Yala" Harvest government sources said.

Train Services Of The Upcountry Railwayline Had Been Paralyzed Due To A Lorry

Upcountry Railway Services had been paralyzed   this morning (11) as a result of a running of a  Lory carrying goods on  a Rail track at...