Friday, June 30, 2017

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Sports-The Record Breaking Innings Of A Sri Lankan Batswoman

These days everyone talks about the innings played by the Sri Lankan Batswoman Chamari Attapattu who scored 178 not out in the one day international match played against Australia few days ago during the ongoing ICC Womens Cricket Championships.

Bus Fares Increased By 6.28% With Effect From Today

The price of Bus fares will be increased with effect
from today (01) by 6.28% according to the National Transport Commission.

Accordingly the minimum Bus fare will be increased by one rupee from Rs.9 to Rs.10 and Bus fares of  Rs.12 ,Rs,13,Rs.16,Rs.20 and Rs.24 also increased by one rupee each with effect from today.

Other Bus fares too increased by 6.28 % the Commission has stated.


Postal Services Back To Normalcy After The Strike Ended

Postal services which disrupted for three days due to
the island wide continuous strike launched by the Postal workers returned to normalcy yesterday (30)after the Postal Workers trade unions called off their strike last Thursday (29)night.

The strike had called off following the discussions held between the government and the representatives of Postal Trade Unions on Thursday.

Postal workers trade unions have launched the strike demanding the halting of the decesion to sell post offices for a tourist hotel project and solve long standing administrative problems of the Postal Department.

Former SLMC President Professor Carlo Signed The Report Of Inquiry Held Against Former Chief JMO Dr.Samarasekare Before Leaving Office

The outgoing president of the Sri Lanka Medical
Council (SLMC)Professor Carlo Fonseka has yesterday (30)placed  his signature on  the  report  of the inquiry held against the former Chief Judicial Medical Officer of Colombo Dr.Ananda Samarasekare regarding misplacing the bone parts of the body of former Sri Lankan rugby player Wasim Thajudeen ,before leaving the office.

Sri Lanka Medical Council held an inquiry against the former chief Judicial Medical Officer of Colombo Dr.Samarasekare who is also the former president of Government Medical Officers Association (GMOA) and the former Vice Chancellor of the Malabe Private Medical Collage (SAITM)as per the order of Colombo Magistrate Court.

The Criminal Investigations Department (CID)had inspected the Malabe Private Medical Collage too regarding the misplaced bone items of Thajudeen. 

The report of the inquiry held on Dr.Samarasekare  is scheduled to be produced before the court in near future according to the SLMC.

Governor Of Eastern Province Austin Fernando To Be Appointed As The New Presidential Secretary?

The Governor of the Eastern Province Austin
Fernando is due to be appointed as the new secretary to the President Maithripala Sirisena soon according to the sources.

The post of Secretary to the President has become vacant after former Secretary P.B Abeykoon has resigned from the post yesterday (30)citing a personal reason.

The Term Of Sri Lanka Medical Council President Professor Carlo Fonseka Ended Yesterday (30)

The Five year term of the president of Sri Lanka
Medical Council (SLMC)Professor Carlo Fonseka has ended yesterday (30).

Professor Fonseka had been appointed as the President of SLMC by the Health Minister under the powers vested with him on 2012 and after his term  ended on last December , current Health Minister Dr.Rajitha Senaratne had extended his term for another six months.

However during last few months he was managed to gain the  confidence of the  Medical students and Doctors trade unions due to his opposition to the controversial Private Medical  Collage in Malabe (SAITM).

The 85 year old Professor has told  after his term in SLMC ended yesterday (30)that he had no hope of doing any job again at the moment.

Meanwhile the Medical Faculties Student Action Committee  had submitted a letter to the SLMC Yesterday (30)requesting a re appointment of  Professor Fonseka' as SLMC President.

The president of the SLMC which is a honorary post is appointed by the Health Minister under the powers vested with him.


Medical Students Parents Association Continues Their Satyagraha Campaign In Colombo Fort Railway Station Despite The Court Order

Although Colombo Fort Magistrate has ordered to
remove the hut on the pavement of Colombo Fort Railway station built by Medical students parents association for their continuous Satyagraha campaign,the parents are still reported as engaged in Satyagraha campaign despite the court order.

Due to this situation the Colombo Fort magistrate Lanka Jayaratne has today issued summons to  six parents of the Medical Students Parents Association to appear before the court on 14th of July regarding the continuing of Satyagraha campaign despite the  court order.

Meanwhile the Medical  Students parents association has submitted a motion through an Attorney to the High Court explaining the court order issued to remove their hut in Colombo Fort Railway station.

Due to the court order the Medical Students Parents Association members are holding their Satyagraha campaign in premises of the Railway station illegally according sources.

Panadura High Court Judge Sentenced Five Police Officers To Death Over A Murder Occurred In 27 Years Ago

Panadura High Court Judge Kusala Sarojini
 Weerawardane has today (30)sentenced five police officers attached to the Panadura Special Crimes Investigations Unit to death over a shooting and kiling of a suspect while in custody 27 years ago.

Accordingly the Judge has sentenced the five Police Officers including a Superintendant of police and four sargents over the killing which had taken place in June 1990.The suspect who was shot and killed while in police custody was arrested in Bandaragama over a robbery it has been revealed.

Although the murder occurred in 1990 the complaint was lodged against the Police officers by the relatives of the suspect in 2006 and the suspected Police officers were arrested over the incident and remanded on 22nd of June this year.

The Police officers in a death row are currently attached to the police stations in Nivithigala, Lunugala,Mirihana,and Dehiaththakandiya it has been revealed.

Secretary To The President P.B Abeykoon Has Resigned

The seceretary to the President Maithripala Sirisena
,P.B Abeykoon has resigned from his post due to a personal reason it has been announced.

He is a  senior officer of the Sri Lanka Administrative Service and appointed as the Secretary to the President in January 2015.


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Around Five Passengers Were Injured Due To A Road Accident In Badulle

Related imageAround five Passengers have been injured and hospitalized after the Sri Lanka Transport Board bus they were traveling from Kandegedera to Badulla veering off the road at Diyanavalage area in Badulle this morning(30).

The injured were admitted to the Badulle and Kandegedera Hospitals.

Police Have Raided A Large Scale Fake Dollar Printing Center In Diyathalawa And Arrested Three Persons

Image result for fake dollar printingPolice have raided a large scale fake American Dollar notes printing Center in Diyathalawa today(30) and arrested three persons in the Center along with 5200 fake American Dollar notes

The suspects have informed the  Diyathalawa Police that the Dollar notes printed on a black colored paper becomes visible as real Dollar notes after adding a chemical to the paper .

The raid was carried out as per an information received by the Police.

Two Persons Were Injured Due To A Lorry Accident In Ravana Falls Area

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Two persons  had been injured and hospitalized  after a Lorry they were traveling in falling down to a nearly 300 feet deep precipice at Ravana Falls(Ella) area on Ella-Wellawaya road this morning(30).

The injured who are resident of Kalmunai area Were admitted to the Badulle Hospital for treatment.

Ella Police are conducting an investigation on the incident.

Around 19 Persons Injured Due To A Road Accident In Hali Ela

Image result for accidentAround 19 persons have been injured and hospitalized after a Van they were traveling in falling down a 150 feet deep  precipice at a Paregedera Junction in Hali Ela area today(30).

The injured persons have been admitted to the Badulla General Hospital for treatment and one passenger is in critical condition according to the reports.The accident occurred while the Van travelling from Nawalagama to Badulle.

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