Saturday, June 24, 2017


A Motorcyclist Was Killed Due To A Vehicle Collision

A motorcyclist was killed after his motorcycle colliding
with a private bus in Kaluhena, Megahathanne area today (24).

The critically injured motorcyclist had succumbed to his injuries on admission to Megahatanne Hospital.The deceased had been identified as a 28 year old resident of kapugoda area.

Peradeniya University Students Protested Against The Arrests Of University Students Federation Convenors

A group of Students attached to all nine faculties of the
University Of Peradeniya have today (24)held a protest campaign in Peradeniya City against the arrestes of Convenor of Inter University Students Federation Lahiru Werasekera and convenor of Inter University Bhikkhu Students Federation Tampitiye Sugathananda Thero .

The students arrived at Peradeniya City from a protest march began from Galaha Junction and burnt a scarecrow as a protest against the police attack on University students.


Head Coach Of The Sri Lankan Cricket Team Graham Ford Resigned From His Post

The South African head coach of the Sri Lankan
Cricket Team Graham Ford has resigned from his post and left to South Africa according to the Sri Lanka Cricket Board.

He had packed his bags and left Sri Lanka soon after returning the country following Sri Lankan National Cricket  Team's early exit from the ICC Champions Trophy cricket tournament in England .

Sri Lanka failed to qualify for the semi finals during the tournament.

Ford has appointed as Sri Lankan coach 15 months ago and the decision on resigning from the post had been taken mutually after careful  consideration and deliberation  the Sri Lanka cricket has stated.

A 34 Year Old Person Died After Falling Down From A Waterfall

A 34 year old person has died after falling down from
a waterfall near the Moratiya bridge in Dothaloya, Aranayake area today (24).

The critically injured person had succumbed to his injuries after admission to the Aranayake District Hospital.

The deceased has faced this incident after visiting to see the waterfall with a group of his friends and attempting to take a selfie in front of it ,it has been reported.

Aranayake Police are conducting an investigation on the incident.

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Postal Workers To Launch An Island Wide Continuous Strike From Midnight Monday

Postal workers attached to the Postal Department are
due to launch an island wide continuous strike from midnight monday(26) demanding solutions for two of their demands according to the Postal Unions Collective.

The strike will be launched by demanding not granting some post office buildings for a hotel project and providing solutions for adminstrative problems in Postal Department the trade unions Collective has stated.

Postal workers have launched a two day island wide strike on 13th and 14th of this month over the same demands.


Convenor Of Inter University Students Federation Lahiru Weerasekera Has Been In University For Nine Years-Minister Kiriella

The convenor of the Inter University Students
Federation Lahiru Weerasekera who was arrested and remanded until 05th of July over damaging properties of the Health Ministry after entering the Ministry building forcibly,has been in the  University for  nine years according to the Minister of Higher Education and Highways Lakshman Kiriella.

Speaking at a function held in Thissaramaya area today (24)Minister has stressed that the convenor Weerasekera is in University for more than the required number of years.

NBRO Has Issued A Special Landslide Warning To Ratnapura

National Building Research Organization (NBRO) has
today (24)issued a special landslide warning to Ratnapura District after  the Department Of Meteorology has predicted that there will be heavy showers nearly 100 mili meters in few districts including Ratnapura during   next few days .

The public in Ratnapura District should be vigilant over this situation NBRO has warned.

Meanehile the landslide warnings issued to six other districts as well including Galle, Matara, Hambanthota,Kegalle,Kalutara and Nuwara Eliya due to the adverse weather conditions .

Convenor Of Inter University Bhikkhu Federation Sugathananda Thero Transferred To Welikada Prisons Hospital

The convenor of the Inter University Bhikkhu Students
Federation Tampitiya Sugathananda Thero who had been remanded over forcibly enering the Health Ministry premises and damaging it's properties has been transferred to Welikada Prisons Hospital today (24) from Colombo National Hospital .

The Thero who was admitted to the Accident ward of Colombo National Hospital last wednesday (21)after injuring due to the police attack and later arrested and  remanded until 05th of July as per a court order. .Although got arrested , He is still in the hospital under police protection due to the injuries sustained following the police attack.

GMOA Called Off Their Strike After Receiving Different Solution For The SAITM Issue

Government Medical Officers Association (GMOA) has
decided to called off the continuous island wide strike launched by Government Doctors demanding the SAITM (Private Medical Collage In Malabe)to be nationalized after President agreed to accelarate the halting of awarding  Degrees to the SAITM students and to inform the Supreme Court through the Attorney General on the stand of the government on SAITM.

However GMOA has launched the strike demanding to nationalized the SAITM and against the attacking of University/Medical students who forcibly entered the Health Ministry .

GMOA called off their strike after a discussion held with President Maithripala Sirisena at President's house today (24).

Meanehile Dr.Anurudda Padeniya and Dr.Harith Aluthge have been ekected as president and secretary of the GMOA respectively in the Annual General Meeting held today at GMOA office uncontestedly the Union has stated.


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