Saturday, September 30, 2017

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A UPFA Provincial Councillor Has Been Arrested With Three Live Bullets

Western provincial councillor Amal Pushpakumara
silva of United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA) has been arrested by the police  with three live bullets in his possession at his home in Rathmalana.

The provincial councillor was arrested as per the information provided by a person arrested yesterday (30) in Ratmalana sea coast area with a locally made firearm.

After searching the house of the provincial councillor police had revovered the three live bullets it has been announced.

Mount Lavinia police are conducting an investigation on the incident.


Airport Customs Have Arrested An Indian National With A Stock Of Gold

Airport customs have arrested a 21 year old Indian
National while attempting to smuggle a stock of Gold weighing 435 grammes out of the country at Katunayake ,Bandaranaike International Airport.

The stock of Gold in possession of the suspect  including a Gold chain and 16 pieces of Gold had concealed in his luggage according to the Customs.

The estimated value of the stock of Gold is more than Rs.2 million the Customs have stated.

The suspect had been released after imposing a Rs.30,000 fine.

Two Persons Had Been Arrested With A Stock Of Burutha Timber

Two persons have been arrested while transporting a

stock of 'Burutha' timber from weeraketiya to colombo illegally by a Lorry at Udawalawe area.

The Lorry was also taken into custody by the special police task force personal along with wild life officers in Embilipitiya who had carried out the raid.

The value of the stock of timber taken into custody is more than Rs.5 million.The suspects and the lorry had been handed over to Embilipitiya police for future course  of action.

Seven Members Of Same Family Injured Due To A Vehicle Collision

Seven members of  a same family have been injured
two of them critically and hospitalized  after a Three wheeler they were travelling in colliding with a motor car and a van in Enderagala kanda area on Dambulla-Habarana main road last evening (30).

The injured were admitted to the Dambulla hospital for treatment.

The injured are residents of Kandy area.Sigiriya traffic police which investigating on the incident had taken into custody the Three wheeler,Motor car and the Van over the accident.

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Sixty Five Police Officers In Katugasthota Police Station Had Been Transferred

Sixty five police officers including 17 police sargents
 and 36 police constables attached to Katugasthota Police had been transferred with immediatte effect according to the Police headquarters .

A section of the transferred police officers had been transferred over indisciplined behaviour and another section had been transferred due to working in the same police station for long time the Police headquarters has announced.

However some reports have stated that these Police officers have been transferred over misplacing a police report book  related to a heroin raid.

A Person Arrested Over Damaging A House Where Rohingya Refugees Were Kept In Had Been Remanded

Mount lavinia chief magistrate had today (30)
remanded the person who had been arrested over behaved in an obstructive manner and damaged the house in Mount Lavinia where the Rohingya refugees were kept in until 09 th of October.

The suspect Dishan Rodrigo residing in Moratuwa had been arrested by Colombo crimes division officers yesterday (29)in Bambalapitiya and remanded after been produced before the Mount Lavinia magistrate court.

Meanwhile Colombo crimes division officers have arrested four other suspects including a female at Enderamulle ,Ganemulle,Meethotamulle and nawala areas this evening (30)over behaved in an obstructive manner and throwing stones at a house where Rohingya refugees were kept in Mount lavinia .

The four suspects are due to be produced before the Mount Lavinia Magistrate court tomorrow (01).

Two Police Officers Have Been Interdicted Over Assaulting Two Youths

The authorities have interdicted  a constable and a
sargent attached to the crimes investigation unit of Anuradhapura police over brutaly  assaulting of two  arrested youths while in police custody it has been reported.

The two police officers were interdicted after an investigation conducted by the senior superintendent of police in Anuradhapura following a complaint made to him by  the two youth victims who are residents of Mihintale area.

The two youths  have been arrested over a robbery.

Colombo Crimes Division Had Arrested A Female Over Protesting Against Rohingya Refugees

Colombo crimes division officers had today (30)
arrested a female who had  behaved in an obstructive manner in front of a house in Mount Lavinia where the Rohingya refugees of Myanmar were kept in last Tuesday (26 ).

The suspected female is a 43 year old resident of Mount Lavinia area.

Colombo crimes division officers had yesterday (29)arrested a resident of Moratuwa regarding the protests made in front of the house where the Rohingya refugees were kept.

The refugee families later taken to Bussa detention center for protection.


Friday, September 29, 2017

Lanka Indian Oil Company To Increase Prices Of Diesel And Petrol

Lanka Indian Oil Company has planned to increase
prices of both Diesel and Petrol in October according to the Company.

Due to the changing prices of fuel in the world market government should reduce the tax imposed on fuel or allow to increase the prices of fuel the company has announced.


Prescribing Drugs To The Patients By Generic Name Has Been Legalized And Will Be Implemented Soon-Health Minister

Prescribing drugs to patients by  Generic names has
been legalized under the National Drug Policy and it will be implemented here soon according to the Minister Of Health Dr.Rajitha Senaratne.

When the law is being implemented patients will receive the right of requesting doctors to prescribe medicinal drugs under the Generic name not the trade name as usually done minister has said while addressing the Professor Senake Bibile commemoration held at Sri Lanka Foundation Institute in Colombo last Tuesday (26).

Countries like USA had implemented such laws on prescribing medicinal drugs to the patients by Generic name  and recorded 85% success rate and by purchasing medicinal drugs through Generic names patients are able to get them for cheeper prices as well Minister has stressed.

Galle Court Issued A Court Order To A Group Of Buddhist Monks Banning Protest Campaigns Infront Of Bussa Detention Center

Galle Magistrate court had issued an interim order to a
group of Buddhist monks belonging to "Sinhala Ravaya" organization last evening (29) banning holding any protest campaign infront of the Bussa  detention center where the families of Rohingya refugees of Mayanmar staying in.

The court order had been issued to a group of Buddhist monks including the president of Sinhala Ravaya ,venerable Akmeemana Dayaratne as there are reports that they are planning to conduct a protest campaign infront of the center today (30)similar to the one they have  conducted when the refugee families were resided in Mount Lavinia.

After the protests in Mount Lavinia the Rohingya refugee families have been moved to the Bussa Detention center for protection by the police.

Water Board To Impose A 15 Hour Water Cut In Negambo Based Areas

The national water supplies and drainage board has
decided to impose a 15 hour water cut in and around Negambo area from 11 a.m on on monday (02)to 3 a.m on Tuesday (03) due to an essential  maintainance work in Bambukuliya water purification center .

Accordingly the water cut will be imposed in Negambo urban council area,Katunayake Airforce base,Katunayake Bandaranaike International Airport,Katunayake Investment Trade Zone,Katunayake Airport Base and Pitipana areas .

The water board has advised the public in these areas to use water carefully without wasting due to the water cut.

A 63 Year Old Person Arested With 10 Grammes Of Kerala Cannabis

Morawaka police have arrested a 63 year old person
with 10  grammes of Kerala cannabis in his possession at Morawaka area.

The stock of kerala cannabis in possession of the suspect prepared to distribute among school children according to the police.

Morawaka police are investigating on the incident.

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Colombo Crimes Division Had Arrested A Person Over Attacking Rohingya Refugees In Mount Lavinia

Colombo crimes division officers have today
(29)arrested a strong  activist attached to Bodu Balasena Organization over attacking a house where a group of "Rohingya"refugees of Myanmar resided in at Mount Lavinia and damaged it ,at Bambalapitiya..

The 34 year old suspect who is a resident of Moratuwa had recently contested for the general  elecction under the Bodu Balasena ticket it has been revealed.


Residents Of Jaffna And Women Organizations Have Organized A Hartal In Jaffna Tomorrow

Residents and womens organizations in Jaffna have
called a Harthal campaign tomorrow (30)by demanding the arrest of state minister Vijayakala Maheshwaren and lawyer Thamilmaran over helping the main accused of Jaffna school girl vidya's rape and murder case Swiss kumar to escape while he was in police custody.

A large number of posters with photographs of State Minister Maheshwaren and lawyer Thamilmaran are being pasted on walls in Jaffna regarding the Hartal campaign according to the armed forces.

Two Youths Have Been Critically Injured Due To A Bus-Motorcycle Collision

Two youths have been critically injured and

hospitalized after the motorcycle they were riding in had been run over by a high speed private bus travelling from sanchimale to hatton at Buttergala area on Hatton-Sanchimale main road today (29).

The injured were admitted to Dikoya base hospital and
later transferred to Kandy Teaching Hospital it has been reported.

The high speed bus had collided with the motorcycle and the motorcycle had dragged away with the bus for few feets due to this.

Hatton Police have arrested the Bus driver regarding the accident.

Two Youths Have Been Critically Injured Due To A Bear Attack

Two youths have been critically injured and hospitalized due to a Bear attack in yala Nationa
l Wild life park today (29).

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

The youth are residents of Kataragama area.

Colombo District Court Rejected A Petition Seeking To Reinstate The Former President Rajapakshe As SLFP Chairman

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A petition filed by a former Boralesgamuwa Urban Council  Mayor by requesting to reinstate former president Mahinda Rajapakshe as chairman of Sri Lanka Freedom Party(SLFP) has been rejection without taking into hearing  by the Colombo District Court today(29).

The petition has stated that the Chairman of SLFP should be a member who had contested the presidential election under the party ticket .

However as the respondents of the case the secretary to the Sri Lanka Freedom Party Duminda Dissanayake and former party secretary Anura Priyadarshana Yapa had made objections to the court by stating the petition cannot take for hearing under the powers of current president as he is named as one of the respondents of the petition ,Court has decided to reject the petition. 

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From Yesteryear Sinhala Cinema-

A Song Sung By Sujatha Attanayake for the yesteryear Sinhala Film -"Allapu Gedara" screened on 1965-09-17.

Main Actor : Joe Abeywickrama
Main Actress : Clarice De Silva
Director : M. Masthan
Producer : K.Gunarthnam

The Antibiotics In Your Fast Food

The world is running out of antibiotics, WHO says (CNN)Our favorite fast foods could come back to bite us, according to a report released Wednesday -- and it's not just the extra calories.

The new report grades the 25 largest US fast food chains on where they stand on antibiotics.
The results are a mixed bag: For the third year in a row, the only two As were awarded to Chipotle Mexican Grill and Panera Bread. More companies passed this year than ever before.
But 11 of the top 25 chains received an F, having taken "no (discernible) action to reduce use of antibiotics in their supply chains." 
Nine companies didn't respond to the survey at all, just like last year.
"These drugs have historically been given to animals that are not sick, to accelerate weight gain and prevent disease in crowded and unsanitary industrial farming conditions," wrote the authors, who come from six public interest groups including the Natural Resources Defense Council, Consumers Union and the Center for Food Safety.

Thursday, September 28, 2017

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A Proposal Submitted Against Attacking Rohingya Refugees Here Has Approved In Northern Provincial Council

A proposal  submitted by the provincial council
member M.K Shivajilingam to the Northern Provincial Council yesterday (28) opposing the protests conducted by a group of Buddhist Monks against the presence of Rohingya refugees of Myanmar in Mount Lavinia ,has approved it has been reported.

If those Rohingya refugees are hand over to the Northern provincial council they will be cared well in some place in North the proposal has stated.

An Excise Officer Remanded Over Taking A Bribe From A Cannabis Businessman

Colombo chief magistrate had yesterday (28)remanded
an excise officer attached to the excise office in Aluthgama until 12th of October over not arresting and taking legal action against  a cannabis businessman in the area .

Bribery commission officials had arrested the officer while taking Rs.30,000 as a bribe from the cannabis businessman for not taking any action against him and produced the suspect before the court

It has been revealed that the excise officer had earlier taken Rs.20,000 as a bribe from the businessman.

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Nine School Children Have Injured After A Three Wheeler Which Thirteen School Children were in colliding With A Tipper Truck

Nine  school children and a Three wheeler driver have
been injured, four of them seriously and hospitalized after the Three Wheeler where thirteen school children were traveling in colliding with a back of a Tipper Truck in Walahena at Elpitiya area today (28).

The injured were later transferred to the Karapitiya Teaching Hospital for further treatment.

Four school children traveling in the same Three Wheeler have received minor injuries due to the accident.

A Female Was Killed Due To A Road Accident

A female was killed and three others injured and
Hospitalized after the van they have been traveling in veering off the road and crashed into a wall at nelumpathwewa junction on Padeniya-Anuradhapura road in wee hours today (28).

The injured have been admitted to the Ambanpola hospital where the 27 year old female among them had succumbed to her injuries.The rest of the injured have been later transferred to Kurunagala Teaching Hospital for further treatment.

Accident occurred as a result of the driver falling a sleep at the vehicle it has been revealed.

The deceased had been identified as a resident of Homagama.Ambanpola police are conducting an investigation on the incident.

Police Have Arrested A Manager And A Female Sex Worker Attached To A Brothel House At Battaramulle

A manager and a female sex worker attached to a
brothel house maintained on the pretext of a computer repair center in a two storied building at koswatte, Battaramulle had been arrested by the Thalangama police.

The building where the Brothel house has maintained purchased by the owner on rental basis it has been revealed.

Prices Of Rice,Sprats And Many Essential Food Items Sold In SATHOSA Outlets Have Been Reduced

Prices of Different varieties of rice and sprats  and
 many other essential food items sold in Lanka SATHOSA limited have been reduced with effect from midnight last night (27) as per the instructions of President Maithripala Sirisena according to the SATHOSA chairman T.M.K.B Tennakoon.

Accordingly price of a kilo gramme of white raw rice has been reduced by Rs.3 from Rs.68 to Rs.65, price of kilo of Samba rice reduced from Rs.88 to Rs.84 ,price of a kilo of Red raw rice reduced from Rs.77 to Rs.75,a kilo of Red Nadu rice reduced from Rs.83 to Rs.80,price of a kilo of Red raw samba rice reduced from Rs.90 to Rs.88,a kilo of White raw samba Rs.94 to Rs.90 and a kilo of white nadu Rice reduced from Rs.77to Rs.74.

Price of a kilo of broken rice will be Rs.60 he has stressed,

Price of a kilo gramme of dried Sprats has been reduced by Rs.14 from Rs.539 to Rs.525 SATHOSA chairman has stated.

In addition a  kilo of Big anions reduced to Rs.125 ,a kilo of sugar reduced to Rs.107,a kilo of Dhal reduced to Rs.152,a kilo of potatoes reduced to Rs.130,A tin of salmon one kilo reduced to Rs.130 and a kilo of white flour reduced to Rs.86 in SATHOSA outlets the chairman has announced.

Meanwhile President Maithripala Sirisena instructed officials to control the coconut prices in the local market and fixed the price of a coconut to  Rs.60.

One In Two Men Of Sri Lanka Still Use Tobacco-Sri Lanka To Receive International Support To Further Reduce Use Of Tobacco -WHO Representative Dr.Razia Pendse

Image result for dr.razia pendseAlthough Sri Lanka has been able to make strong process on Tobacco Control including of controlling smoking,Almost one out of two men in the country still use tobacco the World Health Organization representative in Sri Lanka Dr.Razia Pendse  has stated today(28). Accordingly around 46.7% of Sr Lankan men still use Tobacco.

Due to this situation these Tobacco users puts the health and well being of themselves and their families at risk she  has stressed.

While addressing a press briefing held at Auditorium of the Health Ministry in Colombo this noon(28) Dr.Pendse  has said that Sri Lanka has been selected to receive dedicated International Support through the United Nations Development Programme,World Health Organization Framework Convention On Tobacco Control  Secretariat (WHO FCTC) to take action further to reduce Tobacco use and only 15 countries including Sri Lanka  are receiving this opportunity.

Although Sri Lanka made a good progress on controlling Tobacco use in the country due to the high number of male Tobacco users ,Tobacco continues to place a heavy burden on Sri Lanka's Health system  she  has stressed.

Addressing the occasion British High Commissioner in Sri Lanka James Dauris has said  that  United Kingdom, too supporting Sri Lanka to implement strong Tobacco control policies that will promote public health and National development of the country.

Health Minister Dr.Rajitha Senaratne has said Sri Lanka is committed to the WHO Framework  Convention on Tobacco Control and is very grateful to be selected to receive this new support to strengthen our Tobacco control efforts.The government is committed to further reducing smoking rates as well as supporting Tobacco farmers to transition to healthier and more productive livelihood..


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Wednesday, September 27, 2017

'Instant' Blood Test For Heart Attacks

Graphic showing heart attackA blood test that could rule out a heart attack in under 20 minutes should be used routinely, say UK researchers.

A team from King's College London have tested it on patients and say the cMyC test could be rolled out on the NHS within five years.

They claim it would save the health service millions of pounds each year by freeing up beds and sending well patients home.

About two-thirds of patients with chest pain will not have had a heart attack.
A heart trace, called an ECG, can quickly show up major heart attacks, but it is not very good at excluding more common, smaller ones that can still be life-threatening.

Currently, patients with suspect chest pain and a clear ECG can have a different heart-attack blood test, called troponin, when they arrive at A&E. But it needs to be repeated three hours later to pick up signs of heart muscle damage.

Alison Fullingham, 49 and from Bolton, did not realise she was having a heart attack when she experienced pain in her upper chest, neck and jaw.
Despite a small change in her ECG, doctors initially suspected she was having a simple panic attack.
It was only hours later when her troponin tests came back that the correct diagnosis was reached.

Rapid diagnosis

Levels of cMyC (cardiac myosin-binding protein C) in the blood rise more rapidly and to a higher extent after a heart attack than troponin proteins, studies suggest.
That means doctors can use the new test to rule out a heart attack in a higher proportion of patients straightaway, according to the researchers who report their trial findings in the journal Circulation.
They carried out troponin and cMyC blood tests on nearly 2,000 people admitted to hospitals in Switzerland, Italy and Spain with acute chest pain.
The new test was better at giving patients the all-clear within the first three hours of presenting with chest pain.
Dr Tom Kaier, one of the lead researchers, funded by the British Heart Foundation (BHF) at St Thomas' Hospital, London, said: "Our research shows that the new test has the potential to reassure many thousands more patients with a single test, improving their experience and freeing up valuable hospital beds in A&E departments and wards across the country."
He says if the test were to be used routinely, it could provide doctors with reliable results within 15 to 30 minutes. It is only being used for research at the moment, however.
Dr Kaier's hospital carries out around 7,800 troponin blood tests each year. By his calculations, switching to cMyC would save his hospital £800,000 through reduced admissions. Extrapolate that to other NHS hospitals and the savings could be millions of pounds, he says.
Prof Simon Ray, from the British Cardiovascular Society, said more research was needed before the new test could replace the troponin test.
"Unlike currently available blood tests which need to be repeated at least three hours after pain it looks as though a single test is enough to make a confident decision on whether a patient has or has not suffered a heart attack. Not only can it be done earlier after the onset of symptoms but it also seems to be better at discriminating between heart attacks and other causes of chest pains. This is very important."(BBC-HEALTH)

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