Friday, May 27, 2016


Authorities Issued Landslide Warning To Five Districts Again As Rain Continues

The Authorities have again today(27) issued a landslide warning to five districts in the country as heavy showers expected to continue within next 24 hours .

Accordingly there's a possibility of landslides in Kandy,Kegalle,Nuwara Eliya,Ratnapura and Kalutara Districts National Building Research Organization has announced.

A large area of land belonging to Udawalawe area on Hanthana Mountain too is on landslide  risk it has been reported.

Meanwhile the Meteorology Department has stated that heavy showers will be experienced today as well in most parts of the country.


World Health Organization To Incraese The Funds Given To Sri Lanka's Health Sector By 45%

Image result for world health organizationThe World Health Organization (WHO)has decided to increase the funds given to uplifting  of  health facilities in Sri Lanka by 45% according to Ministry Of Health,Nutrition And Indigenous Medicine.

WHO has decided to grant more funds to Sri Lanka as the country is having a better healthcare system at present the Ministry has stated.


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Health Minister To Stop GMOA On Taking Decsions When Preparing Intern Appointment Lists Of Doctors

The Minister of Health,Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine Dr.Rajitha Senaratne has today(27) urged that in future Ministry will not allow the Government Medical Officers Association(GMOA) to take decisions when preparing the intern and post intern appointment lists of doctors as before .

The Ministry Of Health has already identified the stations which doctors needed most and will give priority to appoint new doctors to the government hospitals and institutions which have severe shortage of doctors at present the Health Minister has stressed."GMOA " always requesting more new doctors for Colombo based hospitals and major hospitals in the island which have more then the  required number of doctors .The Ministry have the list of stations where there's doctors shortages are  and will give new appointments based on that list: in future" Minister Senaratne has stressed.

GMOA has announced an island wide strike action on next Tuesday(31) opposing the Health Ministry's decision to make changes in post intern appointment list-2016 of government doctors.

However Health Minister has stated that it is not necessary to launch a doctors strike at the time  that thousands of people in the country have displaced due to natural disasters.

Colombo Chief Magistrate Ordered CID To Speedup Investigation On Diplomatic Passport Case Against Shashi Weerawansha

Image result for shashi weerawansaThe Colombo Chief Magistrate has today(27) ordered the Criminal Investigations Department(CID) to speedup the ongoing investigation on Shashi Weerasinghe the wife of the leader of National Freedom Front MP Wimal Weerawanshe regarding obtaining a diplomatic passport by providing false documents.

The order was issued when the case  filed against Shashi Weerawansha was taken up for hearing today(27).

The case was postponed until 28th of September and chief magistrate has ordered CID to submit a report on the progress of the investigation on that date.

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