Friday, March 31, 2017

A Six Member Committee Had Been Appointed To Probe On The Death Of A Student In Matara

Acting Director General of Health Services Dr.Jayasundara Bandara
 had appointed a Committee comprised of six medical consultants to probe on the death of a student attached to a school in Matara (Southern Province) who died  after swallowing a ferrous sulphate tablet (Use to treet Anemia )supplied to the school few days ago.

The report of the probe due to be received within a week  according to Dr.Bandara.

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A Probe To Cut The Unnecessary Use Of Antibiotics

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Police Arrested A Person Over Selling Nests Of Sri Lankan Swallows In Hatton

Police have arrested a person over selling nests of Sri Lankan Swallows
  after plucking them from Singimale Tunnel in Hatton area .

Due to the plucking the nests the newly laid eggs and birds found left on the ground the Police have stated.The plucking of the nests had been taken place in the tunnel for a long period it has been revealed .

MP Namal Rajapakshe Had Been Questioned Around One Hour By The Presidential Commission Of Inquiry

United Peoples Freedom Alliance( UPFA
) MP Namal Rajapakshe had been questioned around one hour yesterday ,(31) by the Special Presidential Commission Of Inquiry over the financial irregularities committed in National Youth Services Council-Maharagama during the previous regime .

This is the first time that MP Rajapakshe appeared before the Commission regarding the financial irregularities in National Youth Services Council.

Do Not Panic Over The Influenza Flu Spreading In Most Parts Of The Country -Acting Director General Of Health Services

Acting Director General of Health Services Dr.Jayasundara Bandara
has urged the public not to get  panic over the  Influenza flu currently spreading in most parts of the country as it's normally not fatal .

This Influenza flu virus which changes it's pattern due to the climatic conditions  can be spread in the country through an immigrants and therefor a special screaning will be done for the tourists arrived in Katunayake , Bandaranaika International Airport to avoid spreading the disease through them he has stressed .

Although the disease is not fatal infants,Elderly persons ,people suffering from Chronic diseases such as diabetes and kidney diseases and pregnant mother's should be vigilant over the disease as they are at risk of developing complications due to the Influenza  he has said.




China Bay Police Have Arrested An Indian National Staying In Sri Lanka Without A Visa

China bay police have arrested a 33

Year old Indian National staying in Sri Lanka with
Out  a valid Visa in
Trincomalee,Kappalthuraya area.

Police have arrested the thirty three year old Indian national as per an information received .

A Female And Her Infant Son Were Killed After Colliding With A Train

A female and her one year old infant son were killed after colliding
with a train between Rathmalana and Angulana railway stations this morning(31).

The mother was killed on the spot of the accident and the infant boy was succumbed to his injuries on admission to the Hospital.

Police believed this is an act of suicide.The deceased were collided with a train travelling from Aluthgama to Colombo fort.

Railway authorities and Police have launched an investigation on the incident .

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"Oba yemekuge sitha redeawemakata lak kara pasuthawennenam eya obage sanvedi bawaya ha manusheeyabawa pilibimbu kireemaki.Ehet ema pasuthaweema  wadath artanwitha wanuye eya obage pasuthawemata mul wu sith redaweemata lak wu aya ha samadanayata pat wu witadeeya".

Haki thak thama sampemathamayinge sith noridaweematath atheethaye atapasuweem wartamanayata ha anagathayata gena emen welakeemat samage yutukamaki. Emenma thamange ayaeku samaga  ekata eka kireemen welaki owun samaga samakameewa katayutu kireemata sama witama kriya karanna.

Around 2000 Kilo Grammes Of Expired Stock Of Dried Fish Taken Into Custody In Pettah


Officials attached to the Consumer Affairs Authority have taken into
 custody around 2000 Kilo Grammes of expired  salted  "Katta" dried fish imported and stored in a freezer room at Pettah this morning(31) in view of issuing to the local market during the forthcoming festive season.The estimated value of the expired stock of dried fish is around Rs.2 million it has been revealed.The consumer affairs authority officials have sealed the stock and due to be taken a legal action against those  who stored the expired dried fish stock in Maligakande Magistrate Court on 04th of April.                                        

Ten Bus Passengers Critically Injured And Hospitalized Due To A Bus-Tipper Truck Collision

Related imageTen passengers  were critically injured and hospitalized due to a head on collision occurred between Bus and a Tipper Truck transporting sand on Badulla-Mahiyangana  road this morning(31).

The injured were admitted to the Badulla and Meegahakiwula Hospitals for treatment. The accident has occurred when  the Bus driver attempted to pass the Tipper Truck from wrong side it has been revealed.

Bodies Of Two 17 Year Old Teanagers Who Were Drowned While Bathing In The Sea Had Been Recovered

Related imageThe bodies of two 17 year old teenagers who were drowned while bathing in the sea coast area of Seenimodara(Southern Province) last noon (30) have found today(31) during a joint search operation carried out by the Police ,Navy and the residents of the area.

The deceased had been identified as the residents of Tangalle(Southern Province)area.

The two deceased teenagers went to bath along with another friend  in Seenimodara sea coast area while returning home  after attending a tuition class  it has been revealed.

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Thursday, March 30, 2017

SINHALA QUOTE FROM THE WEB


Kotharam karya bahula wuwada thama demawpiyan ha samepathamayin kisida  amathaka nokaranna.Anek ratawalata sama ayeku wenuwenma katayutu kireema sandaha dinayak wen kara athath wasara purama sampathama aya wenuwen katayutu karana apata ewani dinayan kisi seth adala nowanneya.Awasi wanuye samepathama aya wenuwen kapa weemata athi unanduwa pamanaki. 

Colombo High Court Imposed Life Imprisonment On Two Drug Suspects

Colombo High Court had imposed  life imprisonment
on two persons over keeping one kilogramme and ninty seven grammes of Heroin in their possession .

Life imprisonment imposed on the accused after they found guilty over the charges.

Police Narcotics Bureau officials arrested the accused persons on 13th of february 2013 in wellawatte area with the hsul of heroin in their possession.


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Two Faculties In Ruhuna University Closed Down Due To A Viral Flu

The faculties of Agriculture and Technological Studies
attached to the University Of Ruhuna (Southern Province)were temporarily closed down today (30) due to a viral flu spreading among students.

The two faculties were closed down as per the recommendation of doctors to prevent the viral flu spreading further among the students according to the University Authotities.The closed faculties are due to reopen after the Sinhala/Hindu new year holidays the authorities have stated.


Jaffna High Court Imposed Three Death Sentences On A Person For Killing Three Persons In A Same Family

Jaffna High Court judge M.Ilanvalian had  today
(30)imposed three death sentences on a person who found guilty for killing three members of a same family in Achchuweli area Jaffna (North).

The accused had accepted that he is guilty for the murders before Jaffna High Court today.He had been also sentenced a 14 year rigorous imprisonment over attempting to stab and kill his wife.

Court also ordered the accused to pay Rs.200,000 for his wife as a compensation and Rs.14,000 fine for the crime.


"How  can you forget your closest friend during good and bad times of your life .If you really love her/him you will never hurt them.-Try to be an exemplary friends to the society"

Three Foreign Nationals Were Saved While They Were Drifted Away By The Sea Waves

Life saving guards attached to the Coast Guard
Deparment have today(30) saved the lives of three foreign nationals including a female unharmed ,when  they were drifted away by the sea waves while bathing in sea coastal area in Mirissa (Southern Province).

Three Czech and Russian nationals had faced this incident according to the sources.


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Anuradhapura Magistrate Court Sentenced A Person Fifteen Year Imprisonment Over Raping An Under Aged School Girl

Image result for court orderAnuradhapura Magistrate Court has today (30) sentenced a person fifteen year imprisonment over raping of an under aged school girl  between 01st of August -22nd of August in 2008 .

The Court by announcing the verdict had ordered the rapist to pay Rs.25,000 compensation for the victim .If the Rapist fails to pay the compensation he should have serve an extra year in prison the Magistrate has stated.

The accused is a resident of Rajanganaya area.

Six Suspects Remanded Over Assaulting Of Former Deputy Editor Of Nation Paper Released On Bail

Image result for bailMount Lavinia Magistrate Court has today (30) released the six suspects including an Army Major who were arrested and remanded over assaulting of former Deputy Editor of the Nation Newspaper Keith Noyahr on bail.

The suspects were released on personal bails of Rs.one million each.However they were ordered by the Magistrate Court to appear before the Criminal Investigations Department(CID)on last Sunday of each month.

The case on assaulting  former Deputy Editor Noyahr will be taken up for hearing on 01st Of June.

Twenty One Persons Including Twenty Students And A Teacher Injured Due To A Roof Collapse In A School Building

Image result for injured clip artTwenty One persons including twenty students and a teacher were injured and hospitalized this morning(30) after a roof of a building attached to the Sirimalwaththa Collage in Kandy collapsed on them.

The injured four seriously were admitted to the Kandy Teaching and Yakgahapitiya Hospitals for treatment.

At the time of the roof collapse more than forty grade five  students and their female teacher were there in the building it has been revealed. 

One Out Of Eight Sri Lankans Estimated As Suffering From Some Kind Of Mental Disorder

Image result for depressionOne out of eight persons in Sri Lanka estimated as suffering from some kind of mental disorder and majority of them are suffering from Depression  according to the Mental Health Officer attached to the World Health Organization(WHO) Dr.Suveen Thirapaty.

However only 40% of the locals suffering from mental disorders  are seeking treatment for the diseases at present and the majority of 60% avoid treatment he has stressed.

Addressing a media seminar held on "Depression" last morning(29) in Government Information Department in Narahenpita (Colombo) Dr.Thirapaty has stated that around 80,000 Sri Lankans annually getting Depression   and around 800,000 are currently living with the disease .

Depression affected females more than men and there's no barrier for the disease as anyone at any age can get it Dr.Thirapaty stated.

Addressing the seminar Psychiatrist Dr.Niel Fernando has said that by identifying the disease earlier Depression can be cured without any medication  and people with Depression normally have several of the following symptoms for at least two weeks-

The symptoms are-
Sadness,Loss of Energy,A Change in appetite and or weight loss,sleeping more or less,anxiety,reduced concentration,indecisiveness,restlessness,feelings of worthlessness/guilt/hoplessness ,irritability,thought of self harm or suicide ,loss of interest or pleasure in hobbies and activities ,Aches,pains,headaches,cramps or digestive problems without a clear physical cause that do not ease with treatment.

The best way to avoid Depression is to talk to someone you trust (A family member or a friend ) about your feelings he has stressed.Eat regularly and engage in exercises regularly including a short walk  are also helpful to avoid the disease he said.

Depression can be defeated Dr.Fernando has said while giving the names of some famous people who managed to overcome the disease like Abraham Lincoln,Princess Diana,Beethoven,Sir Vincent Churchill and local film personality Anoja Weerasinghe.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

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Four Persons Injured And Hospitalized Due To Lightning

Image result for lightningFour persons including three children were injured and admitted to the Balangoda Base Hospital last evening(29) due to a lightning struck ed on them in Batugammana ,Balangoda area.

There were  two one year and eight month old children among the injured it has been revealed.

A Sudden Fire Erupted In A Motor Vehicle Yard In Angoda Doused

Image result for fireFew old motor vehicle spare parts were destroyed due to a sudden fire erupted in a Motor Vehicle yard in Angoda (Colombo)last night(29) .

The fire brigade officials attached to the Kotte Urban Council along with the residents of the area have doused the fire before spreading it further.It is believed that a repair done to the electrical circuit in the yard may have caused the fire.

Joint Opposition MP Wimal Weerawansha Has Ended His Fast In Colombo National Hospital

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Joint Opposition MP and leader of the National Freedom Front Wimal Weerawansha who had commenced a fasting campaign nine days ago while in Welikada Prison  has ended his fast today(30) as per a requests made by the chief incumbents of Ramanna and Siyam Chapters ( maha nikaya's ) it has been reported.

The MP who had been transferred  to the Colombo National Hospital yesterday(29) from Welikada Prisons Hospital as a result of his poor health caused due to the fast ended his fast after drinking a glass of milk provided by the chief incumbents of the said Buddhist chapters.

MP Weerawansha was arrested on 10th of January by the Police financial crimes investigations division(FCID) after recorded a statement from him over an alleged misuse of state owned vehicles during the previous regime.He was further remanded until 03rd of April.

MP has commenced a fasting campaign against refusing his revised bail application by the Colombo High Court .The second revised bail application filed by MP Weerawansha is due to be considered by the High Court on 03rd of April.

Sri Lankan Health Minister Left The Island To Attend Global Ministerial Summit On Patient Safety Held In Germany

Minister of Health Dr.Rajitha senaratne left the island
to attend  second Global Ministerial  Summit on patient safety  held in Bonn,Germany.

Health Ministers of 25 countries are participating in the Summit which will be concluded today(30).

Sri Lankan Health Minister is due to meet Secretary of state to Health  in Britain jeramy hunt today (30) and brief him on the Health development activities of the country.

Cabinet Approved A Proposal To Lease Lands Belonging To Katunayake Airport To Build Hotels

Cabinet has approved a proposal to lease two lands belonging to katunayak
e  Bandaranaike International Airport and Airport and aviation services to companies in Singapore and Malaysia to
 build luxury hotels .

Each hotel will consist of 100 rooms it has been revealed .

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"Firstly love yourself .Then you will be able to love your loved ones more deeply and honestly .Not the temporary ones.

Immigration Emigration Officials Arrested Four Nigerian Nationals With Expired. Visas

Officers of the Intelligence and
investigating  unit of the Immigration and Emigration department have  arrested four Nigerian Nationals who are staying  in Sri Lanka with expired visas in Mount Lavinia area today (29) .

The suspects have engaged in various businesses during their stay in Sri Lanka it has been revealed.

The Nigerian suspects are due to be sent to the Mirihana detention center and will be expelled them from the country afterwards .

Twenty Tea Estate Workers Injured And Hospitalized Due To A Wasp Attack In Hatton

Twenty estate workers were injured and hospitalized due to a wasp attack in a tea estate in Agarapathana,Hatton area this morning(29) while plucking tea leaves.
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The injured including seventeen females were admitted to the Agarapatahana Provincial Hospital for treatment it has been reported.Nine of them were left the hospital by evening after receiving  treatment.

CARDINAL GEORGE PELL LOOSES APPEAL IN AUSTRALIAN COURT

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