Monday, January 30, 2017


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A French National Has Drowned In Seas Of Matara

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A 84 year old French National was drowned in Seas of Matara(Southern Province) while bathing with few of his friends it has been reported.The body of the French National was recovered later.

Matara Police are conducting an investigation on the incident.

Court Of Appeal Granted Legal Permission For Malabe Private Medical Collage Students To Register At Sri Lanka Medical Council

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The Court Of Appeal has today(31) granted legal permission to the Medical Degree holders who are passing  out from the controversial Private Medical Collage in Malabe(SATIM) to register in Sri Lanka Medical Council(SLMC) as other Sri Lankan MBBS doctors .

The Chairman of the Court Of Appeal Vijith Malalgoda and Judge S.Thurairaja had delivered the much awaited verdict regarding the Private Medical Collage in Malabe this morning.

The judges have delivered the verdict on SLMC Registration issue of Private Medical Collage students ,after considering a petition filed at the Appeals Court by a  Female student attached to Malabe Private Medical Collage requesting  legal permission to register at Sri Lanka Medical Council.

Trade Unions of MBBS Doctors in the country along with Medical Faculty Students Unions and Other University Students Unions are involving  in  country wide protest campaigns against granting SLMC Registration for Private Medical Collage Students in Malabe.

Airport Customs Arrested Two Persons Attempted To Smuggle Four Gold Pieces To India

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Airport Customs Officers have arrested two brothers who illegally attempted to smuggle four pieces of Gold to India by hiding them under their tongues at Katunayake Bandaranaike International Airport this morning(31).

The two suspects who carried   two gold pieces each under their tongues (one Gold Piece weighing 180 grammes) arrived at Katunayake Airport from Awissawella and Kandy it has been revealed.

The value of the Gold Pieces recovered in possession of the suspects is estimated as over One million rupees.


GMOA Secretary Threatened The President Of MLT Union

The president of the Sri Lanka Society For Medical
Laboratory Sciences Ravi Kumudesh has lodged a complaint at Maradana (Colombo) Police  stating that the secretary  of the Government Medical Officers Association (GMOA)Dr.Navin De Soyza has threatened him during a meeting held at Ministry Of Health on Monday (30)morning.

Dr.Soyza who participated the meeting titled"Organizational Structure of a Hospital Laboratory"behalf of GMOA along with it"s president Dr.Anuruddha Padeniya has continuosly interrupted the presentation made by Kumudesh and threatened  that he will assault Kumudesh  outside the premises it has been revealed.

The President of the Sri Lanka Society For Medical Laboratory Sciences Ravi Kumudesh has also requested the two senior Deputy Inspector Generals Of Police in western province Nandana Munasinghe and L.S Pathinayake to provide security for him as his life is in danger following the threat made by Dr.Soyza.

A Person Was Arrested With One Kilo Grammes Of Cocaine

A person with one kilo gramme of Cocaine in his
possession had been arrested during a raid carried out by Police Narcotics Bureau officials at Mahalwarawa in Kottawa (Colombo)today (30).

The suspect who  is currently in detention ,being questioned by the officers regarding the incident.

The Police Narcotics Bureau  officials had also launched  a search operation to arrest another person who escaped from the scene during the raid.


Several Places And Roads Have Submerged Following The Heavy Showers Fallen In Galle

Several places and subways in Galle District(Southern province) have been submerged following the heavy showers.

Heavy showers had been reported from several districts in the country during last few days according to reports.

According to the met department the adverse weather condition prevailing in the country at present will subside from tomorrow (31).

Ministry Of Health To Cancel Current Licences Of "SPA's In The Country And Re Issue Formal Licences

Minister Of Health,Nutrition And Indigenous
Medicine Dr.Rajitha Senaratne has decided to cancel all the licenses issued to the Massage Centers(SPA's)at present  and re issue formal licenses to these centers this year to avoid  the functioning of  Brothel Houses under the name  of Panchakarma Ayurveda Massage Centers.

This step will be taken after considering complaints received from the Public and Police regarding the quality of Massage Centers in the country the Ministry of Health has stated.

A large number of complaints  had been received from general public,Ayurveda Practitioners and Police regarding the quality of these Massage Centers and the way the name Ayurveda used illegally by these Centers  to describe it's services  the Ministry has stressed.

Around Fifteen Passengers Injured And Hospitalized Due To A Road Accident

Around fifteen passengers got injured and
hospitalized following a bus they were travelling in veering and toppling over  at Inamaluwa area on Dambulla-Habarana main road in the  wee hours of today (30).

The injured were admitted to the Dambulla and Habarana Hospitals for treatment.

The bus was heading to Kandy from Polonnaruwa at the time of the accident.


All Island Curfew Schedule To Be Changed From Tomorrow(06)

Government has amended  the current curfew schedule implemented in the country daily from tomorrow (06)according to the President's ...