Wednesday, November 25, 2015

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Around Nine Persons In Sri Lanka Are Being Infected With HIV/AIDS Virus Per Week -Director Of National STD/AIDS Control Programme

Around Nine Persons in Sri Lanka are being  infected with HIV/AIDS Virus per week and Four new HIV Positive Cases are being reported  per week according to the Director Of National Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD)/AIDS Campaign Dr.Sisira Liyanage.

Although Sri Lanka has been rated as a low prevalence country in the world on spreading HIV/AIDS there's a great risk of spreading the disease  rapidly in  the local society due to the increasing  number of unprotected sexual behaviors   Dr.Liyanage has stressed.

Around 69% of the HIV/AIDS Positives reported from Sri Lanka Annually have been contacted the virus through  heterosexual relationships he has said.However the HIV Infection amongst Male to Male sexual contacts are on the increase Dr.Liyanage has further said.

As this year's World AIDS Day theme is "Test Today" Dr.Liyanage has requested from those who are having  unprotected sexual  behavior to go for a test immediately  to check whether they are infected with HIV/AIDS Virus or not.

This year's World AIDS DAY which falls on 01st Of December is due to be commemorated in Batticloe (Eastern Province)by  Ministry Of Health ,Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine along with National STD/AIDS Campaign.

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An Island Wide Strike Launched By Railway Station Masters And Controllers Has Been Called Off

The Island Wide Strike Action launched by Railway Station Masters and Controllers  this noon  has been  called off shortly afterwards after the discussions with authorities.

The Station Masters and Controllers have launched the strike after an Engine Driver has changed an Engine of a Train at Peradeniya Railway Station without their permission.

Prime Minister Has Assured There Will Be No Foreign Naval Base In Sri Lanka

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Prime Minister Ranil Wikramasinhe has said today(25) Sri Lanka will not allow other  foreign country to setup  Naval Bases in it's territory.

"There would be no   Foreign Naval Bases within Sri Lanka "Prime Minister has stressed.

Sri Lankan Prime Minister has made these remarks as there are rumors stating China is planning to   setting  up a Naval Base in Sri Lanka.

"STILL LIFE WITH FLAG" (1954) A FAMOUS FRUIT PAINTING OF YESTERYEAR MEXICAN FEMALE ARTIST FRIDA KHALO(1907-1954)


THIS OIL PAINTING WAS DONE BY YESTERYEAR MEXICAN FEMALE ARTIST FRIDA KAHLO WHO WAS AN  INTERNATIONALLY POPULAR ARTIST .HER PAINTINGS WERE INFLUENCED BY INGENIOUS CULTURES IN MEXICO AND EUROPEAN INFLUENCES INCLUDING REALISM,SURREALISM ANS SYMBOLISM .

President Sirisena Has Appointed Three Board Of Directors For Special Presidential Projects

Image result for appointments in wordsPresident Maithripala Sirisena has today(25) appointed three Board Of Directors to handle Special Presidential Projects  in Three Provinces.

Accordingly Jagath Pushpakumara,Shantha Bandara and Eric Weerawardena have been appointed for Special Presidential Projects  in Uva,North Western and Central Provinces the President Media Unit has announced.

Road Regulations On Carriageways To Be Strictly Implemented In Colombo City From Tomorrow(26)

The Road Regulations on Carriageways in the Colombo City is due to be strictly implemented with effect from tomorrow(26) according to the Police.

The Police Department has warned that legal action will be taken against the Motorists who are breaking the Road Regulations on Carriageways from tomorrow.

 A special training had already given to the  Traffic Police Officers on Regulations relevant to Carriageways the Police Department has said.

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Two Youth Who Were In Critical Condition Due To Consuming Poison Admitted To Anuradhapura Teaching Hospital

Two Young Males who were in critical condition due to consuming  poison at a room of a Holiday Resort attach to Anuradhapura Railway Station (In North Central Province) have been admitted to the Anuradhpura Teaching Hospital today(25) according to the Police.

The two youth aged 26 and 37 were reported as staying in the Holiday Resort since 22nd Of November.

Anuradhapura Police are conducting further investigations on the incident.

President Sirisena Had Instructed The Finance Minister To Increase The Decreased Import Tax On Low Alcohol Beer

President Maithripala Sirisena has today (25) instructed Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake to increase the import  tax imposed on Beer with less than 5% Alcohol Content which has been decreased through the 2016-Annual Budget .

Finance Minister had suggested to decrease the import tax on Beer with less than 5% Alcohol Content from Rs.190 to Rs.160 through the Annual Budget presented to the Parliament on last Friday(20).

However President has instructed Finance Minister to increase the import tax on low alcohol beer as through decreasing the tax will be a promotion act for it.


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