Wednesday, November 18, 2015

A Sudden Fire Has Broken Out At Building In Kolonnawa

A sudden fire has broken out at a Building belonging to Ceylon Electricity Board at Kolonnawa(In Colombo) this morning,

The Fire Brigade arrived the scene has managed to control the fire according to the sources.The fire has broken out at A Building situated in Meethotamulla,Kolonnawa and the cause of the fire has still not yet revealed.




Due To The Protest Walk Conducted By Unemployed Graduates Union A Heavy Traffic Prevailed At Many Roads In Colombo This Evening

A Group of Unemployed Graduates has conducted a protest walk between Colombo Fort to Prime Minister's Office in Colombo this noon by demanding a provision of employment for around 25,000 unemployed graduates in the country.

Due to this protest walk organized by Unemployed Graduates Union a heavy traffic prevailed in many roads in Colombo this noon as police have taken steps to closed some of the roads in Colombo City  including Lotus Road to prevent a traffic block.

During the protest walk around ten members of Unemployed Graduates Union have received the chance to discuss this matter with  Secretary to the Prime Minister  Saman Ekanayake and the Secretary has informed the Representatives of Unemployed Graduates Union they will receive a solution for their demand through the budget to be presented to the Parliament on this Friday.


Imprisoned Former UPFA Minister Janaka Bandara Tennakoon Has Been Released On Bail

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The former United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA) Minister Janaka Bandara Tennakoon who was arrested by the Criminal Investigation Department(CID) in connection with a murder occurred in 1999 has been released on bail today (18) by Matale Magistrate Court.

The former Minister was arrested by CID few weeks ago while receiving treatment At a Private Hospital in Colombo as he failed to arrive at the CID to give a statement regarding the alleged murder after notifying  him to do so.

Consumer Affairs Authority Has Announced Maximum Retail Prices For Six Essential Food Items To Be Adopted From This Friday

The Consumer Affairs Authority Of Sri Lanka has today(18) announced maximum retail prices for Six Essential Food Items in the local market to be adopted with effect from this Friday(20).

Accordingly Mysore Dhal should be sold Rs.190 per Killo Gramme,Dried Chilies -Rs.355 Per Kilo Gramme,Big Anions-Rs.155 per Kilo Gramme,Potatoes -Rs.145 Per Kilo Gramme ,Packeted Wheat Flour -Rs.95 per Kilo Gramme and Skinless Chicken-Rs.480 Per Kilo Gramme.

The new price revision of these essential food items are lower than previous prices according to Consumer Affairs Authority.

The new maximum prices have been introduced for the said essential items to safeguard the consumers from sudden price hikes adopted by errant traders during the forthcoming festive season  the Minister Of Industries And Commerce Rishard Baduideen has said.

However the prices of five gazetted Food items namely Unpacketed White Sugar,Packeted White Sugar,Canned Fish 425 Grammes Net Weight ,Canned Fish 155 Grammes Net Weight and Unpacketed Wheat Flour have been not been changed according to Minister.

The Prices of Whole Chicken With Skin,Imported Packeted Dried Sprats and Imported Unpacketed Dried Sprats have been increased by Rs.20.Rs.5 and Rs 25 per Kilo he has further said.


Professor Ravindra Fernando Has Been Appointed As New Chairman Of National Dangerous Drug Control

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The Ministry Of Law And Order has today (18) appointed One of the leading Forensic Pathologists in Sri Lanka, Toxicologist Physician Professor Ravindra Fernando  as the New Chairman of National Dangerous Drug Control Board of Sri Lanka.

Professor Fernando will succeed   Dr.Nilanga Samarasinghe as the Chairman Of Dangerous Drug Control Board.He is also an author and Former Director Of National Poison Information Center.

Cabinet Has Approved The Proposals On Abolishing Executive Presidency And Introducing Electoral Reforms

Image result for approvedThe Cabinet has today(18) approved the proposals submitted by President Maithripla Sirisena to abolish the Executive Presidency and Establishing New Electoral Reforms.

A Committee headed by Prime Minister Ranil Wikramasinghe is due to be appointed to draft an amendment on the process of implementing these proposals.President has instructed the Prime Minister to appoint the committee in this regard it has been reported.

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