Saturday, December 3, 2016


Daily Income Of Colombo Fort Railway Station Increased From Rs.800,000 During Last Friday

The daily income of the Colombo Fort Railway Station
on last friday (02) had increased from around  Rs.800,000 due to the private bus/Three Wheeler strike according to the railway authorities.

Usually the daily income of the Fort Railway Station is around Rs.3 to 3.5 million and during last Friday Rs.3.8 million had mbo Fort Railway earned by the station they have stated.

Deaths Of Four Heart Patients-Investigation Committee Recommended To Stop Dye Injection Used For "Angiogram"Tests

The three member committee investigating on the
deaths of four heart patients who died last week at Cardiology unit in Colombo National Hospital had recommended to stop using the Dye Injection used for these patients while performing their "Angiogram' tests with immediate effect through their preliminary report handed over to the Director General Of Health Dr.Palitha Mahipala.

The investigation team has stated in their report that the four heart patients died in short period of time after undergone "Angiogram "Tests is due the allergic condition they developed as a result of the Dye Injection and therefore using of the injection should be stopped immediatley.

Soon after the deaths of four heart patients in National Hospital Health Ministry has ordered to suspend the use of the certain batches of the relevent Dye injection which imported from european countries temporarily and appointed a three member committee to investigate on the incident.

The full investigation report of the three member committee is due to be handed over to the Director General Of Health Services soon.


Three Persons Who Robbed Gold And Vehicles Arrested At Athurugiriya

Three persons who had stolen Gold Jewellery worth nearly Rs.5 milion and Two luxary vehicles  from
houses at Ratnapura and Nugegoda areas by displaying fire arms had arrested by the Police at Athurugiriya area with the stolen goods yesterday (03).

The suspects are residents in Tangalle and Ratnapura areas the Police have stated.

Two Motor Cyclists Were Killed Due To An Accident In Welikanda

Two Motor Cyclists had been killed yesterday (03)due
to a road accident occurred at Mahavalithanna area in Welikanda (North Central Province) according to the Welikanda Police.

The two Motor Cyclizt had been  killed as a tipper truck transporting sand ran over them the Police have stated.

Government To Provide A Risk Allowance To SLTB Employees Who Engaged In Transport Work Yesterday

Government has decided to provide a risk allowance
to Sri Lanka Transport board (SLTB) bus employees who engaged in transport work during the private bus/three wheeeler strike yesterday (02) according to the Sri Lanka Transport Board.

SLTB has also decided to bear the cost of medical treatment received by it's bus employees who had injured due to the attacks made on SLTB buses.

According to the reports around 60 bus employees and passengers were injured yesterday due to attacks made on SLTB Buses by an unidentified persons.

Foundation Stone To Build A Branch Building Of "Volksvagen " Motor Car Company To be Laid Down In January

The Foundation Stone to build a branch building of
German Motor Car Company "Volksvagen" will be laid down in Kuliyapitiya (North Western Province)on 03rd of January next year (2017) according to the Minister Of Education Akila Viraj Kariyawasam.

Through building a branch of "Volksvagen" company in Sri Lanka will create a large number of direct and indirect employment opportunities for Sri Lankan youth and an opportunity for them to gain knowledge on motor car manufacturing technology  the Minister has stated.

The delay in building Volkvagen factory here was a subject in political arena recently.

Around 128 SLTB Buses Are Being Attacked During Yesterday's Strike

Around 128 state owned Sri Lanka Transport Board

Due to one of these attacks an Army Corprol had injured and admitted to Anuradhapura General Hospital for treatment and he is still in an unconcious state the SLTB Chairman  has stated.

The Army Corprol got injured due to a stone attack in Mihintale area while he was on the way home from a SLTB Bus it has been reported.

Meanwhile SLTB Profit has been increased by 10 percent during yesterday's Private Bus /Three Wheeler strike the authorities have announced.


Negambo Acting Magistrate Has Remanded A Group Of 19 protestors Who Blocked The Negambo-Colombo Main Road Yesterday (03)

Negambo Acting Magistrate has today (03) remanded
19 persons including Three Wheeler drivers who had been arrested over protesting by blocking Colombo -Negambo Main road for hours during yesterday's private bus/three wheeler strike  until 09th of December.

The 19 suspects were produced before the Negambo Magistrate Court today (03).

Police had arrested these suspects yesterday (02)after disperse the group of protestors who protested by blocking the main road despite the court order by using tear gas and water canons .

A Sri Lankan Arrested At Katunayake Airport With 32 Kilo Grammes Of Wallapatta In His Possession

Airport customs officers have today (03) arrested a Sri
Lankan National  who attempted to smuggle 32 kilo grammes of expensive "Wallapatta" out of the country at Katunayake Bandaranaike International Airport.

The customs officers recovered the stock of "Wallapatta " also known as "Gyrinops " in the luggage of the  40 year old suspect who is a resident in Mawanalle area and arrived in the Airport to depart to Qatar .

The stock of "Wallapatta"arrested is worth around Rs.1 million according to the customs officers.The stock had been confiscated and customs imposed Rs.50,000 fine on the suspect.

Police Used Tear Gas And Water Canons To Disperse A Protest Campaign Near Parliament

Police had used tear gas and water canons to disperse a joint Opposition led Protest campaign held in front of Parliamentary complex this noon demanding government to hold local government elections immediately.

Former Provincial Councilors attached to Sri Lanka Freedom Party(SLFP) had participated the Protest.

Police had closed down the Parliament road from polduwa junction to jayanthipura junction due to the Protest.

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