Thursday, May 12, 2016

Health Ministry Requested All Alms Giving Center(Dansal) Organizers To Register Their Centers

The Ministry Of Health,Nutrition and Indeginuous Medicine has requested all Wesak Alms Giving  Center(Dansal) Organizers island wide who are organizing such centers to mark Wesak Poya Day to register their alms giving centers through nearest district health office.

Those who have failed to get registration for their alms giving centers will not be allowed to conduct such centers for forthcoming Wesak according to Ministry Sources.

The Health Ministry has instructed all the provincial health authorities to check alms giving centers organize for Wesak to see whether the food serve there is in good  quality.


Graduate Employees Union Has Conducted A Protest Campaign In Colombo Yesterday(12)

The Graduate Employees Union has  conducted  a protest campaign in front of Colombo Fort Railway Station yesterday(12) noon with the participation of it's members against removing development work belonging  to Graduate Development Officers  attached to  government institutions.

Government has removed the development work of 16,000 Graduate Development Officers and transferred the work to Grama Seva Niladharies (Village Officers) the Graduate Employees Union has accused.

Police have prevented the protesting Graduates from marching towards Presidential Secretariat in Colombo to reveal their grievances to the authorities.


Around 148 Alms Giving Centers(Dansal) Registered At Colombo Public Health Department

Under the Programme of registering the Alms Giving Centers (Dansal) due to organize in Colombo City  to mark Wesak Festival  later this month ,around 148 Alms Giving Centers had registered up to today(12)  at Colombo Public Health Department according to Chief Medical Officer of  Colombo Dr.Ruwan Wijemuni.

Out of the 148  Alms Giving Centers registered at the Colombo Public Health Department up to now 80 centers are due to serve  Ice Cream to the people during wesak.

All the organizers of registered Alms Giving Centers were issued a permission card according to Dr.Wijemuni.

Sixteen Persons Injured And Hospitalized Due To A Bus-Container Truck Collision

Image result for accident graphicSixteen Persons were injured and hospitalized this morning due to a Bus-Container Truck collision occurred at Kawuduwawa in Rakwana(In Rathnapura District) Area on wee hours in the morning today(12).

The injured including the driver of Container Truck  were admitted to Kahawatte and Ratnapura Hospitals for treatment.

Rakwana Police are conducting an investigation on the incident..


Court Refused To Grant Bail To Former Crimes OIC -Narahenpita Who Had Detained Over The Murder Of Former Rugby Player

Image result for court order clip artThe Colombo Additional Magistrate Nishantha Pieris has today(12) refused  granting  bail to former Crimes OIC of Narahenpita Police Sumith Perera who had detained over the murder of former Sri Lankan Rugby Player Wasim Thajudeen.

The Colombo Additional Magistrate has refused to accept the bail application filed behalf of detained former Crimes OIC of Narahenpita Police after Government Lawyer has  explained that if the former Crimes OIC granted bail it may have  pressurized the witnesses of the Thajudeen's Murder Case as currently investigations are underway on several higher rank police officers believed  to be linked to the murder.

After considering the proposed facts the Colombo Additional Magistrate has refused  granting  bail to the former Crimes OIC Of Narahenpita Police Sumith Perera and ordered to remand  him further  until 26th of May.

Government Will Not Allow Anyone To Commemorate LTTE-State Minister Of Defense

Image result for state minister ruwan wijewardeneThe State Minister Of Defense Ruwan Wijewardene has stated today(12) that the Government will not allow anyone to commemorate the terrorist organization LTTE but will not oppose commemorating Sri Lanka's war victims.

"Although the government  will not opposing the commemoration of those who died during the war in North and East it will not allow to hoisting LTTE Flags or commemoration of  LTTE as it's an internationally banned terrorist  organization" the state minister of defense has stressed.

The government had already informed the Police and Armed Forces on this he has further stated. 


International Cricket Council Lifted The Temporary Suspension Imposed On Sri Lanka Cricketer Kusal Janith

The International Cricket Council(ICC) has today(12) lifted the temporary suspension  imposed on Sri Lanka's Wicket Keeper Batsman Kusal Janith Perera  for an anti dope violation it has been announced.

Kusal Janith was temporarily suspended from playing all forms of cricket with effect from December 2015 after two urine samples of him  tested positive for anabolic steroid -19 "Noarandrostenedione".

However on Wednesday a well known laboratory based in Qatar World Anti Doping Agency has withdrawn it's adverse analytical finding of Cricketer's Urine Samples after an independent review made by International Cricket Council has stated the earlier findings of his  Urine Samples were not sustainable due to various technical and scientific reasons, The substance found from Kusal Janith's Urine Samples can naturally produced in the player's body or formed samples after player provided them.

Detained Former Minister Basil Rajapakshe Released On Bail

The former minister of economic development basil rajapakshe who was detained by financial crimes investigation division(FCID) this morning over a land issue has been released on bail this evening after produced before Matara Magistrate Court .

The former minister who is the younger brother of former president mahinda rajapakshe has been released by Matara Magistrate on cash bail of Rs.50,000 and three personal bails of Rs.1 million each it has been reported.

Former Minister basil rajapakshe was ordered by the Matara Magistrate to appear before FCID every Sunday weekly.

FCID has detained former minister rajapakshe this morning after he gave a statement regarding the allegation leveled against him.



Inland Revanue Deaprtment And Central Bank Investigating On Sri Lankans Whose Names Revealed Through Panama Papers-Finanace Minister

Image result for panama papersThe Inland Revenue Department and Monetary Control Department of the Central Bank are  investigating on every Sri Lankan whose names were revealed through  leaked Panama Papers for invested their money in foreign countries illegally  according  to Minister of Finance Ravi Karunanayake.

The government will not allow to hide any documents related to those Sri Lankan Investors  revealed through Panama Papers on last Monday(09) the Finance Minister has stated.

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