Showing posts from December 14, 2016



Midwives Attached To Kegalle Health Institutes Are Due To Launch A Strike Today (15)

Midwives attached to the government health
institutions and MOH offices  in Kegalle District are due to launch a one day token strike from 8 a.m today (15) to 8 a.m tomorrow (16) against the ill treatment received by Midwives from Kegalle District Health Services Director's office according to the Government Midwives Union .

The officers of the Health Services Directors Office in Kegalle had tarnished the image of Midwives by requesting special grade Midwives to carry out  their duties at a store belonging to the office  by refusing to give them a space in the office the Union has stated.

Police Have Arrested A Female Garment Factory Worker For Driving A Motor Cycle By Violating Police Orders

Police have arrested a female garment factory worker
who drove a Motor Cycle by violating police orders at Minuwangoda (Western Province).

Minuwangoda Chief Magistrate imposed a fine of Rs.16,500 against the suspect after being produced before the court.

Proposed Pension Scheme For Local Artists To Be Implemented With Effect From 08th Of January

The Proposed pension scheme for local Artists is due
to be implemented with effect from 08th of January 2017 to mark the second anniversary of assuming office by President Maithripala Sirisena according to the Ministry Of Social Empowerment and welfare.

Cultural Services Department has already agreed to provide a sum of Rs.4.44 million to the Social Security Fund to implement this pension scheme the Ministry has stated.

Local Artists of the age group 23-55 are eligible to join this pension scheme.The first few Artists who join the  pension scheme during the opening day of  scheme  will be received Rs.50,000  special allowance  the Social Security Board has announced.



Major General Channa Gunathilake Has Been Appointed As Chief Of Staff Of The Sri Lanka Army

Major General Channa Gunathilake has been
appointed as the new chief of staff of the Sri Lanka Army according to the Ministry Of Defense.

Major General Gunathilake who is currently the deputy chief of staff of the Sri Lanka Army was former commander of the Sri Lanka Army Volunteer Force.

He has received many medals during his career according to the reports.

President Sirisena To Leave For Malaysia Tomorrow (15)

Maithripala Sirisena is due to leave for Malaysia on a state visit tomorrow (15).

During the visit President Sirisena is due to hold bi lateral talks with Malaysian Prime Minister and King and scheduled to sign bilateral  agreements on improving investment and trade opportunities.

President will also attend the 80 year anniversary celebrations  of the diplomatic ties between Sri Lanka and Malaysia including a cultural show and a food festival.

Breast Cancer Among Men Is On The Rise


Cabinet Approved A Proposal To Implement A National Policy On Eliminating Child Labor

Cabinet has approved a proposal to implement a National Policy on Eliminating child labor from the
country which is an essential requirement for getting GSP+ facility  from the European Union.

The proposal to implement a National Policy on Eliminating Child Labor from Sri Lanka was submitted to the Cabinet  by the Minister Of Labor W.D.J Seneviratne .

Sri Lanka has agreed to Eliminate child labor from the country at the Global Child Labor Conference held in Hague ,Netherlands in 2010 and accordingly the Child Labor of the country has been decreased by 50%  during the 2008/2009  and 2015/2016 periods it has been reported..

Two Higher Police Officers Further Remanded Over Former Rugby Player Thajudeen's Murder




Five Persons Undergone Missing At Sri Pada Had Been Rescued From Nallathanniya Area

The Special Police Task Force Officers  have today(14) rescued the five persons who have undergone missing since last  Monday evening after entering Hamilton forest reserve in Sri Pada .

Earlier a rescue team in Bell-412 Helicopter belonging to the Sri Lanka Air Force had located the missing persons at Nallathanniya area .Four out of the five persons who went missing are residents of Nugegoda(Colombo).

Police Narcotics Bureau To Submit The Arrested Stock Of Cocaine To Government Analyst

The Police Narcotics Bureau officials have today (14) informed the Colombo Chief  Magistrate  Court that the stock  of Cocaine weighing 928 Kilo Grammes and 229 Grammes arrested last week in a Ship anchored at Colombo Port ,will be submitted  to the government analyst tomorrow(15) for further investigations.

 The Ship carried the stock  of Cocaine which arrived from Ecuador planning to transport the cocaine to a port in India the Police Narcotics Bureau officials has stated .The Police are currently investigating on whether any Sri Lankan involved in transporting of the arrested stock of Cocaine the court was  informed.

A Two Year Old Child Was Killed And Eleven Others Injured Due To A Road Accident

A two year old child was killed and 11 others injured and hospitalized as a result of the Van they were traveling in veered off the road  at  Udupussallawa-Welimada road (Central Province)and fallen to 130 feet deep precipice today.

Soon after the accident  occurred near a Hindu Kovil  12 injured persons of a same family were admitted to the Udupussallawa Hospital for treatment  and the two year old child has succumbed to his injuries after admission to the Hospital.

Eight of the   Injured who are in critical condition had been transferred to the Nuwara -Eliya General  Hospital for further treatment it has been reported.

Udupussallawa Police are conducting an investigation on the incident.

Anuradhapura High Court Has Today(14) sentenced a Person To Death Over A Murder Of A Female