Friday, August 5, 2016


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Anuradhapura Police Have Detained A Hospital Minor Staffer Who Had Sold A Kidney Drug To Drug Addicts

Anuradhapura Police have detained a minor staff employee  attached to the Anuradhapura Teaching Hospital who had  sold a pain killer drug issued free of charge for government hospital kidney patients to  drug addicts.

The 57 year old minor staffer who is attached to the Kidney Treatment Unit of Anuradhapura Hospital had sold the drug to the drug addicts  by steeling from the hospital and he was detained while attempting to sell 40 tablets of the above mentioned drug to a police officer who meet him as a drug addict  for Rs.3200 the Anuradhapura Police have stated.

The suspect who is a resident of Kahatagasdigiliya area was detained as per the information received on him to the police.

COPE To Recall Central Bank Officials To Record Statements Regarding Central Bank Bond Scam

The Committee On Public Enterprises (COPE )is due to recall the Central Bank officials to appear before the Committee on 12th of August to record statements regarding the alleged Bond Scam Issue occurred at the Bank.

According to the chairman of COPE ,MP Sunil Handuneththi the COPE had recorded statements from the Central Bank Officials regarding the Bond  Scam issue.

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Non Academic Staffers Rejected The University Grant Commissions Request On Return To Work

Although  the University Grants Commission(UGC) has informed the University   Non Academic  Staffers who are on strike to report for work Today(05) without solving their major demands ,non of the striking Staffers return to work today according to University Authorities.

The UGC has stated that those non academic Staffers who are in probation and traning at present will be treated as having vacated their posts if they do not report for work today..

However the University Joint Trade Union Alliance has stated  that if the authorities are  trying to suppressed their striking workers the  strikers will never return to work.

The non academic staff of all state universities are on strike since last week by demanding solutions  for many of their demands including introducing an insurance Scheme .extending their retirement age to 60 years and Granting an interim  allowance.

Veterinerian Officers Have decided To Launch An Island Wide Strike Next Week

The Veterinerian Officers have decided to launch an island wide strike on 09th and 10th of August by demanding to solve their long standing demands.

As the authorities have failed to grant solutions for the demands of  Veterinerian Officers over the past few years those officers have no other option than going for a strike the Sri Lanka Veterinerian Officers Association has stated.

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Off Spinner Rangana Herath Becomes The Second Sri Lankan Bowler Claim A Hat trick In A Test Match

Image result for rangana herathSri Lanka's Off Spinner Rangana Herath has today (05)become the second Sri Lankan Bowler to claim hat trick at a Test Match  when he has taken three wickets in a row during the second day of the Second Test Match played with Australia at Galle International Cricket Stadium .

The left hand off spinner Herath has bagged the wickets of Adam Voges, Peter Neville and Mitchelle Starc as the Australian Cricketers were all out  for 106 runs in their first innings today 175 runs behind the Sri Lanka's first innings total of 281.

Earlier Sri Lanka's fast bowler Nuwan Soyza achieved this feet of taking a ha trick at a Test Match and became the first Test Cricket Bowler to bag three wickets continuously.

Seven In The Same Family Have Been Sentenced To Death Over A Murder

Image result for courtSeven Members in the same family have been sentenced to death by the Nuwara Eliya High Court judge Laith Ekanayake today(05) over a killing of a person at Venture Estate in Nuwara Eliya on July 2000.

The suspects were charged for  assault and murder of the person in estate.

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https://www.bbc.com/news/science- environment-50708544