Friday, September 30, 2016


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A New Organization Formed To Make Awareness Among People On Eradicating Cancers

A new organization call "Nil Katrol Mal"(Mal meant flowers) had formed to make better awareness among the people in the country on  how to eradicate Cancers from the society during a function held at "Apeksha" Hospital in Maharagama (Colombo) last Thursday (29).

At the function  it has been revealed that  the oral cancer becomes the number one cancer spreading among Sri Lankan males .

Two Bangladeshi Naval Vessels Had Arrived In Colombo Harbour

Two Naval Vessels  belonging to the Bangladesh Navy had been arrived in Colombo Harbor for a Goodwill Visit.

The two Vessels "Somudra Joy"and"Somudra Avijan"are due to stay in Sri Lanka till 04th of October it has been reported.During their stay in Sri Lanka the crew members  of the two vessels are due to participate the Naval Exercises organized by Sri Lanka Navy .

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Colombo Fort Magistrate Has Refused to issue a Arrest Warrent to Former Sri lankan Ambassador to Russia

Colombo Fort Magistrate has today (30) rejected the request made by the Police to issue an arrest warrent to former Sri Lankan Ambassador to Russia Udayanga Weerathunge by stating he is still not been named as a suspect of the controversial Mig-27 fighter jet deal in 2006.

Earlier Police had requested the Magistrate to issue an arrrest warrent to former Sri Lankan Ambassador to Russia with the assistance of INTERPOL as a statement need from him regarding the controversial US Dollars 10 million deal to purchase four MIG-27 Fighter Jets .

The Colombo Fort Magistrate Lanka Jatyaratne has instructed the Police to carried out  firther inbestigations on the incident.

President Has Appointed The Members To Right To Information Commission

President Maithripala Sirisena has today (30) appointed five members to the Right To Information Commission which comes under the purview of Right To Infofmation Act.

Accordingly Mahinda Gammanpila has been appointed as the chairman of the Commission and the rest of the commission members are S.G Punchihewa,Salim Marsoof,Kishali Pinto Jayawardena and T.Selvakumaren.

A Female Was Killed And Two Others Were Injured And Hospitalized In Embilipitiya Due To A Wild Elephant Attack

A female was killed and another two persons were injured and hospitalized following an attack by two wild elephants at Moraketiya Area in Embilipitiya this morning.

All the three persons who were attacked by the two elephants were admitted to the Embilipitiya Hospital,But one of them had succumbed to his injuries according to the sources.The other two injured persons are in stable condition the sources have stated.

The two wild elephants who entered the Moraketiya area had destroyed shops,houses and crops it has been reported.

However later  the wild life  officers had driven off the two wild elephants from the village.

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A Female And Her Son Were Killed Due To A Three Wheeler -Bus Collision At Colombo-Kurunagala Road

A Female and his son were killed and the driver of the Three Wheeler they were in  had  injured and hospitalized following a Three Wheeler-Bus collision occurred near Wanduragala Temple on Colombo- Kururunagala road today(30).

The Mother and her son who were in the back seat of the Three Wheeler when the accident has occurred were succumbed to their injuries after admitted to the Kurunagala Teaching Hospital it has been reported.The Three Wheeler Driver was also admitted to the Kurunagala Hospital for treatment.

Kurunagala Police had arrested the Bus Driver regarding the accident.

Ella Police Had Arrested A School Principal Over Sexually Abusing Four School Girls

Image result for arrestedElla Police have today(30) arrested a School Principal of Yahalawela Collage in Ella Area over sexually abusing four girls  who are studying at Grade 10 and 11 in the School .

The four School Girls who were sexually abused by the accused principal had complained  the incident to their  Parents and teachers of the School and afterwards the victims along with their parents had lodged a complaint to the Ella Police on the incident .

The Police investigations have revealed that the 52 year old suspected Principal has a history of sexually abusing girls and he has recently sexually abused one of his nieces .The suspect is due to be produced before the court it has been reported.


A school principal has been arrested by the Ella police today (30) for allegedly sexually abusing four girls aged 16.

The four victims are Grade 10 and 11 students at Yahalawela Vidyalaya in Elle Division while the suspect is the 52-year-old principal of the school.

The girls have been abused separately at the teachers’ restroom and shrine room and they had informed the incident to their parents and teachers, Ada Derana reporter said. Later the students accompanied by their parents had lodged a complaint with Ella Police.
During the investigations it was revealed that the suspect had previously been accused of sexually abusing one of his nieces.

The police investigations are being carried out under the instruction of Bandarawela SP Sudath Masinghe, ASP Jayantha Rathnayaka and supervision of Ella OIC L. D. N Karunarathn
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Eight Persons Charged Over Establishing Floating Armory In Galle Port Had Been Released On Bail

Image result for floating armory sri lankaThe Colombo Chief Magistrate has released the former Defense Secretary Gotabaya Rajapakshe,Chairman of Avant Guarde Security Services Nissanka Senadipathi and six other who appeared before the court over the Floating Armory case on bail today (30).

The eight persons who had appeared before the Colombo  Magistrate Court this morning on charges of  unlawfully authorizing the establishment  of floating armory were released on personal bail of Rs.10 million and cash bail of Rs.200,000 each it has been reported.Court has also imposed a foreign tour ban on them.

Out of the eight persons who were issued notices  over the floating armory case only five including former Defense Secretary Gotabaya Rajapakshe and Nissanka Senadhipathi had appeared before the court today.

The Bribery Commission had filed the case on floating armory against the above mentioned persons by stating that it had caused Rs.11.4 billion loss to the government through establishment  of  floating armory in Galle Port .

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A neurological disorder is any disorder of the body nervous system. Structural, biochemical or electrical abnormalities in the brain, spinal cord or other nerves can result in a range of symptoms. Examples of symptoms include paralysis, muscle weakness, poor coordination, loss of sensation, seizures, confusion, pain and altered levels of consciousness. There are many recognized neurological disorders, some relatively common, but many rare. They may be assessed by neurological examination, and studied and treated within the specialties of neurology and clinical neuropsychology.

Interventions for neurological disorders include preventative measures, lifestyle changes, physiotherapy or other therapy, neurorehabilitation, pain management, medication, or operations performed by neurosurgeons. The World Health Organization estimated in 2006 that neurological disorders and their sequelae (direct consequences) affect as many as one billion people worldwide, and identified health inequalities and social stigma/discrimination as major factors contributing to the associated disability and suffering.[1]

Although the brain and spinal cord are surrounded by tough membranes, enclosed in the bones of the skull and spinal vertebrae, and chemically isolated by the so-called blood–brain barrier, they are very susceptible if compromised. Nerves tend to lie deep under the skin but can still become exposed to damage. Individual neurons, and the neural networks and nerves into which they form, are susceptible to electrochemical and structural disruption. Neuroregeneration may occur in the peripheral nervous system and thus overcome or work around injuries to some extent, it is thought to be rare in the brain and spinal cord.

The specific causes of neurological problems vary, but can include genetic disorders, congenital abnormalities or disorders, infections, lifestyle or environmental health problems including malnutrition, and brain injury, spinal cord injury or nerve injury. The problem may start in another body system that interacts with the nervous system. For example, cerebrovascular disorders involve brain injury due to problems with the blood vessels (cardiovascular system) supplying the brain; autoimmune disorders involve damage caused by the body's own immune system; lysosomal storage diseases such as Niemann-Pick disease can lead to neurological deterioration.

In a substantial minority of cases of neurological symptoms, no neural cause can be identified using current testing procedures, and such "idiopathic" conditions can invite different theories about what is occurring.

Thursday, September 29, 2016

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Distributing Of Expensive "Stents" Among Coronary Heart Patients In Government Hospitals Free Of Charge Has Begun

Provision of expensive "Stents" which used to open blockage of arteries of coronary heart patients in Government Hospitals free of charge ,had begun yesterday (29) with the distribution of 500 "Stents" imported to Sri Lanka by the Ministry of Health,Nutrition and Indiginous Medicine.

A stock of around 500 "Stents" imported to Sri Lanka to distribute among coronary heart patients in government hospitals free of charge  had been arrived in Medical Supplies Division on last Wednesday (28) according to the Health Ministry.

Another stock required by government hospitals for next three months is due to be receieved shortly and the State Pharmaceutical Corporation (SPC) has ordered the required stock of "Stents"needed for next year as well the Ministry has stated.

After the discussions held between Cardiologists attached to the Government Hospitals and the Health Minister Dr.Rajitha Senaratne the Minister has instructed the Health Ministry officials to provide "Stents" free of charge for every coronary heart patient registered in govetnment hospital who needs a one.

Health Ministry had spent over Rs.37 milion to import the first stock of "Stents" to Sri Lanka with one costing around Rs.75,000 it has been reported.The money spent to import these  "Stents" is saved through abolishing several corrupt tender deals in the  Health Sector the Minister has stated.

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Four Rehabilitated Former LTTE Rebels Have Been Handed Over To Their Families

Four former LTTE Rebels who had been rehabilitated at the Rehabilitation Center in Poonthottam in Vavuniya (Northern Province) have been handed over to their families recently.

Another 15 former LTTE Rebels are being rehabilitated in Rehabilitation Center at Poonthottam it has been reported.

Navy Had Arrested Two Local Fishermen Engaged In Illegal Fishing

Sri Lanka Navy Personal had today (29)arrested two local fishermen who were engaged in illegal fishing by using banned nets  in the seas off Sampur Area(Eastern Province) it has been reported.

Along with the suspected local fishermen Navy Personal had taken into custody few banned fishing nets and a Dinghi Boat used for fishing.

The arrested fishermen and the equipment were handed over to the fisheries inspectors in Muththur Area for further investigations according 

Cabinet Has Approved A Proposal To Impose A 15% Value Added Tax On Cigarettes Plus Increasing The Production Tax On All Types Of Cigarettes

The Cabinet has few hours ago approved a proposal to impose a 15% Value Added Tax (VAT) on Cigarettes and to increase the Production Tax imposed on   Cigarettes and other local Cigarette  Products by Rs.5 the Government Information Department has announced.

Cabinet has  also approved a proposal  to increase the Import Ses Tax imposed on imported "Beedi" leaves  by Rs.1000 per Kilo Gramme from Rs.2000 to Rs.3000.

Also approval has been given by the Cabinet members to the authorities to take alternative steps to minimize the tobacco use in the country Information Department has stated.


Cabinet has made these decisions after considering the Joint Proposal submitted by President Maithripala Sirisena and Health Minister Dr.Rajitha Senaratne  to increase the Tax imposed on Cigarettes to 90% from 72%.

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All Municipal Councils In The Country To Refrain From Collecting Undivided Garbage With Effect From 01st Of November

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The Ministry Of Local Government and Provincial Councils has today(29) announced that all Municipal Councils throughout the Island had decided to  refrain from collecting residential garbage which is not divided("Segregated" like plastics,glass etc) with effect from 01st of November 2016.

All disposed waste in all residencies,shops,hotels,schools,hospitals and state institutions should be divided into three categories as biodegradable waste,non biodegradable waste and plastic/glass according to the Ministry.

An agreement regarding refraining collecting undivided disposed waste has been reached during the discussions held this morning between Minister of Local Government and Provincial Councils Faizar Musthapha,the secretary of the ministry,all municipal commissioners and officials it has been reported.

Minister Musthapha has stated during the discussion that steps will be taken to establish environmental police to take strict action against persons who are disposing waste on the roadside.

Nine Suspects Arrested Over The Murder Of Bambalapitiya Based Businessman Sulaiman Had Been Further Remanded

Image result for court orderThe Colombo Magistrate Court has today (29)further remanded the nine suspects arrested and remanded over the murder of Bambalapitiya(In Colombo) based Businessman Mohommad Shakeeb Sulaiman  until 13th of October .

The suspects were further remanded after being produced before the Colombo Magistrate Court this morning.

The Bambalapitiya based businessman Sulaiman was abducted by a group persons near his residence in Bambalapitiya on 21st of August and his body was later found near Mawanella area on 24 th of August.

Army Intelligence Officer Who Is In Remand In Connection With Lasantha Wikramathunge's Murder Has Been Further Remanded

Image result for court orderThe Army Intelligence Officer who was  arrested in connection with the assassination of    former Editor of "Sunday Leader" Newspaper Lasantha Wikramathunge has been further remanded until 13th of October by the Mount Lavinia Magistrate Court today(29).

The suspect has been further remanded after being produced before the Mount Lavinia Magistrate Court this morning.

The Army Intelligence Officer  had been arrested and remanded over the abduction,unlawful detention and questioning of  the driver of  assassinated Editor Lasantha Wikramathunge.

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Air Port Customs Officers Had Arrested A Chinese Female While Attempting To Smuggle A Stock Of Gems

Image result for arrestedAir Port Customs Officers had yesterday(28) arrested a 30 year old Chinese female  at Katunayake ,Bandaranaike International Air Port while attempting to smuggle a stock of Gems worth more than Rs.1.1 million out of the country illegally it has been reported.

The suspected female  had arrived in the Katunayake Air Port yesterday nigh to board a flight to Hong Kong according to the Customs Officers.

Customs Officers had also taken into custody few gem detecting equipment while in possession of the suspected female.

CID Had Arrested Two Persons With A Foreign Made Pistol

Criminal Investigations  Department(CID)Officers had arrested two persons with a Foreign made  Automatic Pistol in their possession ...