Monday, January 25, 2016

SINHALA THOUGHT FROM THE WEB

Former Chairman Of Ceylinco Group Of Companies Lalith Kotalawala Had Given A Statement To Presidential Commission Of Inquiry

The former Chairman of Ceylinco Group Of Companies Lalith Kotalawale  has arrived at Presidential Commission Of Inquiry yesterday(25) morning to record a statement regarding an allegation leveled against him on Financial Fraud .

The former Sri Lankan Business Tycoon has arrived at the commission per a request made by the commission.

Prime Minister Wikramasinghe Has arrived The Island After

ranil wikramasinghe සඳහා පින්තුර ප්‍රතිඵලPrime Minister Ranil Wikramasinghe who attended the World Economic Forum held in Davos-Klosters in Switzerland from 20-23rd of January  has arrived the island yesterday(25) morning.

During his visit the Prime Minister has hold talks with several political leaders and IT giants on bi lateral issues.

THOUGHT OF THE DAY

Former First Lady Has Requested Another Day For Inquiry

former first lady rajapaskhe සඳහා පින්තුර ප්‍රතිඵලThe former first lady Shiranthi Rajapakshe who is due to appear before Presidential Commission Of Inquiry yesterday(25)  has requested the commission through a lawyer to give  her another day to appear it has been reported.

The former first lady is  to be appeared before the Presidential Commission Of Inquiry at 9.30 a.m yesterday morning.However her lawyer who had arrived the commission's office has requested another day for  questioning.

The Former First Lady had asked to appear before the Commission to record a statement from her regarding the allegation leveled against her on providing a house belonging to National Housing Development Authority to her former media co ordinator Milinda Ratnayake much below the estimated value.

A QUOTE ON AN ART

"LADY SHANNON AND KITTY" A FAMOUS PORTRAIT PAINTING OF YESTERYEAR ANGLO-AMERICAN ARTIST SIR JAMES JEBUSA SHANNON (1862-1923)

A Stock Of 359 Ivory African Elephant Tusks To Be Destroyed Tomorrow(26)-Sri Lanka Customs

A  Stock of  359 African  Elephant Tusks which confiscated in 2012 and weighing around 1.4 tonnes  is due to be destroyed at Galle Face Grounds  in Colombo tomorrow(26) according to Sri Lanka Customs.

The Stock of African Elephant Tusks worth around Rs.4.2 Billion had seized by Sri Lanka Customs Officers in 2012 after being transported through Colombo in a container arrived from Kenya and bound for Dubai it has been reported.

The container carrying Elephant  Tusks had stopped at Colombo Harbor on 14th Of May 2012.

Homagama Magistrate Has Issued A Warrant To Arrest Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara Thero

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The Homagama(In Colombo) Magistrate Court has this evening issued a warrant to arrest  General Secretary  of the Bodu Bala Sena Venerable Galagodaaththe Gnanasara Thero on  charge of allegedly threatening  Sandya Eknaligode the wife of missing cartoonist Prageeth Eknaligode at  court premises.

Homagama Magistrate Ranga Dissanayake has issued the arrest warrant for Gnanasara Thro.

Sandya Eknaligoda has been threatened by the Thero after she  arrived at Court Premises for the hearing of Habaes Corpus Case in connection with the disappearance of her husband Prageeth Eknaligode.

POPULAR YESTERYEAR SINHALA SONG SUNG BY VICTOR RATNAYAKE

Investigations Launched By CID Regarding Alleged Kidney Racket Two Years Back Has Been Halted Due To Influence Of Politicians And Doctors-Saman Ratnapriya

sri lanka police සඳහා පින්තුර ප්‍රතිඵලThe investigation launched by the Criminal Investigation Department(CID) two years ago regarding the alleged large scale Kidney Transplant Racket between Sri Lanka and India has been halted  due to the influence of some powerful politicians of previous government and doctors , the President of Health Services Trade Union Alliance Saman Ratnapriya has stated today(25).

If the investigations launched by CID has been concluded at that time and the authorities were able to punish those responsible for alleged kidney racket ,Sri Lankan Doctors involved in the racket may not have to face legal battle with Indian Police at present  Ratnapriya has said.

While addressing a Press Briefing held at The office of Health Services Trade Union Alliance at Punchi Borella today(25) Ratnapriya has said without the approval of Director General Of Health Services, Major Private hospitals in Colombo will not be able to performed the alleged illegal Kidney Transplant Surgeries .He has also urged the health authorities to investigate on the Kidney Racket in transparent manner and punish the culprits  irrespective of  their status.

Colombo Crime Division Has Launched An Investigation On Alleged Kidney Racket

The Colombo Crime Division has launched an investigations on the alleged large scale Kidney Racket operated between Sri Lanka and India per the order  of Inspector General Of Police(IGP) N.K IIlangakoon.

IGP has ordered the Colombo Crime Division to investigate on the racket per the request made by Minister Of Health,Nutrition And Indigenous Medicine Dr.Rajitha Senaratne.

The Ministry Of Health has already appointed a five member committee to probe on the alleged Kidney Racket.


HEALTH TIP FROM THE WEB

JAPAN DEPLOYS MILITARY AS DEATH TOLL DUE TO TYPHOON RISES

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-50032170