Friday, September 9, 2016


Eleven Health Ministers In South East Asia Region Agreed To Set Up A Fund To Building Preparedness For Health Emergencies In The Region

Displaying IMG_20160909_124612.jpgEleven Health Ministers in South East Asia Region had yesterday (09)agreed to set up a fund to building preparedness for health emergencies in the region which is one of the most disaster prone, during the final day of the Health Ministers Summit.

"The new fund will allow countries in South East Asia Region to invest in infrastructure and human resources that will enhance preparedness "according to Director of WHO's South East Asia Region Dr.Poonam Kethrapal Singh.

In recent years earthquakes ,cyclones and floods have caused health emergencies in the South East Asia Region.The region has also been threatened by a range of emergency diseases including SARS,MERS,cov,pandemic influenza and Zika Virus she has stressed.

Establishing a joint funding stream under the South East Asia Regional Health Emergency Fund(SEAHEF) to help countries better prepare for such events was seen by member countries as a key priority for the regional health agenda at present as funds of SEAHEF are disbursed only once a disaster has occurred Dr.Singh has stated.

Attorney General Indicted The Former Minister Thissa Attanayake

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Attorney General has yesterday (09)indicted the former Minister Of Health Thissa Attanayake in Colombo High Court for allegedly preparing fraudulent documents.

The former minister who is also the former UNP General Secretary as well had been accused for prepared a letter forging the signatures of President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wikramasinghe during the previous regime.


Four Persons Were Injured And Hospitalized Due To A Road Accident At Welimada

Image result for accidentFour Persons were injured and hospitalized as the Tri Shaw they were travelling in collided with a Navy Bus at yalpathwela in Welimada area(Upcountry) today (09).

The injured were admitted to the Welimada Base Hospital for treatment.

The Three Wheeler was travelling from Matale to Kataragame ,while Navy Bus was on the way from Diyathalawa to Nuwara Eliya at the time of the accident it has been revealed. The accident has occurred as the driver of the Three Wheeler lost  control of the vehicle Police have stated.

Police Narcotics Bureau Officials Arrested An Indian National With 1.4 Kilo Grammes Of Heroin At Katunayake Air Port

Image result for katunayake airportThe police narcotics bureau officials attached to the Katunayake Bandaranaike International Airport  had bern arrested an Indian National midnight yesterday (08) with a haul of Heroin worth atound Rs.10 million in his possession.

During the search of the 31 year old suspect's luggage the police narcotics bureau officials have recovered 1.4 kilo grammes of Heroin concealed in the waist band of several trousers stored in his luggage.

One Of The Accused Of Former MP Bharata Lakshman's Assassination Has Been Transferred To Bogambara Prison

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One of the accused who was sentenced to death in connection with shooting and murder of Former United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA) MP Bharatha Lakshman Premachandre and three others,Dematagoda Chaminda had been transferred to Bogambara Prison in Kandy from Welikada Prison -Colombo this morning .

He was transferred to the Bogambara Prison amidst tight security from a prison bus due to a threat to his life at Welikada Prison, officials have stated.

Police Special Task Force and Police had been provided security for the prison bus carrying the accused.

All Island Curfew Schedule To Be Changed From Tomorrow(06)

Government has amended  the current curfew schedule implemented in the country daily from tomorrow (06)according to the President's ...