Showing posts from September 14, 2016

Joint Opposition MP Mahindananda Aluthgamage Was Arrested


Kaduwela Magistrate Issued A Court Order To Doctors Who Occupying The Education Ministry Building

Kaduwela Magistrate has today(15)  issued a court order to the group of doctors who are occupying the Ministry. of Education building at Isurupaya, Battaramulla by demanding popular schools for their children in the areas they are currently working, to vacate the building.

Around two hundred doctors who received transfers have been occupying the Education Ministry building since yesterday(14) it has been reported.

Around 4000 Persons Commit Suicide Annually n Sri Lanka--Director General Of Health Services

Around 4000 persons commit suicide annualy in Sri Lanka and majority of them are males according to the Director General Of Health Services Dr.Palitha Mahipala.

Addressing at a Special press briefing held today
(14) at Health Education Bureau in Colombo regarding  International Suicide Prevention Day which fell on 10th of September, Dr.Mahipala had stated that the  number of Males who have committed suicide in Sri Lanka  is four times higher than females.

The Suicide ratio in Sri Lanka stands  at 100,000 :14.7 and internationally it stands at 100,000: 11.4.

According to the Police Reports in 2014  the main reason for committing suicides in SrI Lanla  is family disputes and  harassment  received from spouse.The second major reason for suicides has been identified  as Termination of Love Affairs Dr.Mahipala has further added.

The other reasons  behind suicides in Sri Lanka are chronicle diseases,Physical Inability,Mental Disorders and Economic  Problems  he has revealed.



Chanuka Ratwatte And Four Others Were Remanded Over Financial Fraud

Chanuka Ratwatte and four others who were arrested by the Police Financial Crimes Investigations Division (FCID) this morning have been remanded until 28th of September by the Colombo Fort Magistrate this

The suspects were produced before the Colombo Fort Magistrate this evening after arrested over Rs.120 million financial fraud.

Chanuka Ratwatte is the son of former Defense Secretary late Anuruddha Ratwatte and brother of the  United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA) MP Lohan Ratwatte.

Ayurvedic Drugs Manufacturing Corporation Has Closed Down Due To A Tense Situation

Ministry of Health,Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine has  closed down the Ayurvedic Drugs
Manufacturing Corporation at Nawinna ,Maharagama until further further notice due to a tense situation occurred at the Corporation premises this evening.

The tense situation has occurred as a result of the protest campaign launched by a group of workers in front of the Ayurvedic Drugs
Manufacturing Corporation this evening by demanding the removal of chairman and managing director of the Corporation.

Amended VAT Bill Imposed VAT On Many Sectors




Cabinet Approved A Proposal On Extending Retirement Age Of Well Experienced Medical Consultants

The Cabinet  has approved a proposal submitted by Minister Of Health,Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine Dr.Rajitha Senaratne to extend the compulsory retirement age of well experienced Medical Consultants 63 years by considering their ability .

The Cabinet Spokesman, Health Minister Dr.Rajitha Seneratne has today stated that under the current system it takes long time to fill the vacancies of Medical Consultants prevailing in Government Hospitals numbering 1164 and therefore  Cabinet has decided to extend the compulsory retirement age of Medical Consultants in the Clinical Sector .


Mangosteen fruit scientifically known as Garcinia mangostana is a tropical evergreen tree, believed to have been originated in Indonesia and is widely available in several South East Asian regions like Sri Lanka ,Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, and Vietnam and also in some regions of Africa.

Mangosteen has been a part of the traditional medicine of various Asian countries for a very long time, and was once brought all the way around the world so that it could be sampled by Queen Victoria. The health benefits of mangosteen are known since 18th century and it has been proven that these benefits are not just mythical. It is a storehouse of essential nutrients which are required for normal growth, development and overall nutritional well being. Different parts of the fruit and plant are used in the treatment of various diseases and disorders.

Mangosteen is a healthy fruit which is rich in water, energy, protein, carbohydrate and fiber. Essential nutrients such as calcium, iron…

Sri Lanka Navy Officers Arrested Four Local Fishermen For Illegal Fishing In Local Waters


FCID has Arrested Chanuka Ratwatte Regarding A Financial Fraud