Wednesday, March 2, 2016


Director General Of Health Services Appointed A Committee To Probe On A Salary Fraud Occurred In Matara Hospital

The Director General Of Health Services Dr.Palitha Mahipala has appointed a two member committee to investigate on salary fraud case occurred at Matara General Hospital (In Southern Province)involved by 150 Minor Staff Workers of the Hospital.

According to the Hospital Management of the Matara Hospital around 150 Minor Staff Workers attached to the Hospital had received  their monthly salary by only attending few days of the year for work during past few years. the above mentioned minor staff workers only attended the work of the hospital  few days prior to the salary day in every month  it has been revealed .

The Director General of Health Services has instructed the appointed committee to submit a report of the investigation to him  in few days time.

Eleven Persons Were Injured And Hospitalized Due To A Bus-Lorry Collision At Kahawatte

Image result for accident graphicEleven Persons were injured and hospitalized due to a Bus-Lorry collision occurred at Kahawatte(In Ratnapura District) on Ratnapura-Palmadulla Main Road yesterday(02).

The injured were admitted to the Ratnapura General Hospital and the condition of two of the injured are critical according to sources.

The Kahawatte Police have arrested the drivers of both Bus and the Lorry which involved in the accident .


Prices Of Fuel In Sri Lanka Will Never Goes Down Even Through A Price Mechanism-Minister Weerakkody

The  Prices of Fuel in Sri Lanka will never goes down even if a  new price mechanism is introduced   the Minister Of Petroleum Resources Development  Chandima Werakkody has said.

However the new price mechanism prepared to control the prices of Fuel in local market  has already submitted to the Cabinet for approval the Minister has stated.

Government is planning to recover the loss occurred  through selling fuel in the local market during  recent years  he has further said.

There Is No Tsunami Threat To Sri Lanka Due To The Powerful Indonesian Earthquake Occurred Yesterday(02)

indonesia-earthquake-1.jpgThere is no Tsunami threat to Sri Lanka due to a 7.8 Magnitude powerful  Earthquake which  strucked off the coast of Western Indonesia last evening according to Disaster Management Center in Sri Lanka and Meteorology Department.

Following the Earthquake which strucked at South West of the Indonesian City Padang,Indonesian Authorities have issued Tsunami Warning  to the regions of North Sumathra,West Sumathra and Aceh while Australia had issued Tsunami Warning to Cocos and Christmas Islands in the Pacific.


Cabinet Has Approved A Proposal On Constructing Two New Elevated Highways In Colombo

The Cabinet has yesterday(02) approved a proposal on constructing two new elevated highways connecting Kelaniya to Colombo Port and Kelaniya to Rajagiriya in view of reducing the traffic congestion in City of Colombo according to the Ministry Of Higher Education and Highways.

These constructions will be funded by Japanese Government and Asian Development Bank the Ministry has said.
Under the proposal one elevated highway with a distance of 5.8 Kilo Meters will be constructed from Kelaniya Bridge to Colombo Port Entrance and  the second elevated highway with a distance of 6.9 Kilo Meters and consisting of 4 lanes will be constructed from Kelaniya Bridge to Rajagiriya while it will connect to Battaramulla,Malabe,Athurugiriya and the outer circular expressway.


Navy Have Detained Two Suspects With 2.7 Kilo Grammes Of Kerala Cannabis In Mannar

The Navy have today(02) detained  two persons in Elluththur ,Mannar(In Northern Province) while transporting 2.7 Kilo Grammes Of Kerala Cannabis .

A team attached to  Gajaba Unit of North Central Naval Command had arrested the two suspects with haul of Kerala Cannabis .The suspects were later handed over to the Mannar Police for further investigations.

Wife Of Imprisoned Former DIG Vaas Gunawardena Has Been Remanded Until 16th Of March

The Colombo Additional Magistrate has today (02) remanded Shyamali Priyadarshani Perera the wife of  imprisoned Former Senior Deputy Inspector General Of Police(DIG) Vaas Gunawardena until 16th of March after she was arrested and produced before court .

The Former DIG's wife has been remanded for Illegal Possession and transporting of Fire Arms.Her husband the former DIG Vaas Gunawardena and their son had been sentenced to death recently over a killing of  Colombo based Businessman.


An Underworld Figure Inside The Prison Bus Was Injured And Hospitalized Following A Gun Fire Shooting In Colombo

An underworld figure "Dematagoda Chaminda" had been injured and hospitalized this evening following a Gunfire Shooting at   Prison Bus which carried several prisoners including the above mentioned. 

The injured "Dematagoda Chaminda" and several other prisoners were taken to Welikada Prison from the Court when an unidentified Gunman opened fire at the Prison Bus according to the Police.

The injured was admitted to Colombo National Hospital for treatment."Dematagoda Chaminda" is known as one of the  accused in assassination   of former Presidential Adviser Bharatha Lakshman Premachandra who was the father of MP Hirunika Premachandre,

Sri Lankan Finance Minister Held Talks With Visiting German Senior Minister On Investment Opportunities In Sri Lanka

The Visiting Senior German Government Minister Dagmar Gabrielle Wohrl has yesterday(01) met with Sri Lankan Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake at Ministry Of Finance and held talks on Investment Opportunities and Management in Sri Lanka according to sources.

The strong ties prevails between Sri Lanka And Germany at present will  be further strengthened through the Business Sector ,Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake has said during the talks.Sri Lanka is now experiencing the  results of the President Maithripala Sirisena's visit to Germany  recently  the Minister Karunanayake has stressed.

Minister Of Tourism Development Has Sworn In As New Minister Of Lands

The Minister Of Tourism Development And Christian Religious Affairs  John Amarathunge  has sworn in as the new Minster of Lands in addition to his current portfolio before President Maithripala Sirisena this morning.

Minister Amarathunge will fill the vacant Ministerial Portfolio on Lands held by late M.K.A.D.S Gunawardena who passed away on 19th of January.

The swearing in Ceremony was held at President's House in Colombo this morning.

Welikada Police Have Arrested A Person With A Haul Of Rs.500,000 Worth Heroin

Welikada Police have arrested a person with a haul of Rs.500,000 worth Heroin in possession at Moragasmulla (In Western Province) Area this noon according to the Police.

The suspect who is a resident of Grandpass(In Colombo) Area was arrested while distributing Heroin the Welikada Police have revealed.

Police are now questioning the suspect regarding distributing Heroin in Colombo and he is due to be produced before Court this evening.


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