Wednesday, July 19, 2017

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Cabinet Has Approved A Proposal To Ban The Importation Of Several Equipment That Can Affect The Ozone Layer

Cabinet has approved a proposal to ban the
importation of used and refurbished equipment mentioned in Montreal pact which can affect the ozone layer including air conditioners and fridges to the country.

Deep freezers,Water coolers,Ice making machines and vehicle Deep Freezers are included in  the list of banned products approved by the Cabinet.


A Person Was Shot And Injured In Hambanthota

A person was injured and hospitalized after two
unidentified gunmen  arrived in a motorcycle shot at him at Hambanthota yesterday (19).

The injured is a 41 year old resident of Suriyawewa area.

Hambanthota Police have a launched a search operation to arrest the  gunmen.

Two Persons Were Killed And One Was Injured And Hospitalized After Colliding With A Train

Two persons were killed and one was injured and
hospitalized after colliding with a train travelling from Colombo Fort to Kalutara at Wadduwa,Thalpitiya area last Tuesday (18)night while walking along the railway track it has been reported.

The three critically injured persons were admitted to the Panadura Hospital and two of them had succumbed to their injuries on admission to the hospital.

The deceased had been identified as the residents of Ambalangoda and Panadura areas,

Imprisoned Former Navy Media Spokesman Had Been Further Remanded Until 02nd Of August

The former Media Spokesman of the Sri Lanka Navy
Commadore D.K.P Dassanayake who was arrested and remanded over abduction ,detention and disappearance of 11 youths during 2008-2009 period ,had been further remanded until 02nd of August by the Colombo Fort magistrate yesterday (19).

Commadore Dassanayake was arrested by the Criminal Investigations Department (CID)on 12th of July.

When the case against Commadore Dassanayake was taken up for hearing yesterday.his attorneys had requested the Colombo Fort Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne not to allow media to cover the hearing by stating that media are distorting facts revealed in the case.

However as the attorneys were not able to provide enough evidence to prove the accusations against the media  ,Fort Magistrate has turned down the request made by them.

The case is due to be taken up for hearing on 2nd of August.

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A 26 Year Old Indian Female Was Arrested Over Wearing A T Shirt Carrying The Image Of Lord Buddha

Police have arrested a 26 year old Indian female over
wearing a T shirt carrying the image of the Lord Buddha at a trade complex in Colombo.

The female who arrived in Sri Lanka to spend in a holiday resort in Benthota, is currently being questioned by the police regarding the incident.

Wearing cloths with the image of Lord Buddha and making ornaments portraying  the image of Lord Buddha are punishable offences in Sri Lanka,

Cabinet Appoved A Proposal To Unlock Locked Houses And Property To Inspect Dengue Mosquito Breeding Places

Cabinet has approved a proposal to unlock the locked
unoccupied houses and property in the country to inspect whether dengue breeding places are there and to  take legal action against owners maintaining such breeding places .

To enable this new amendments will be introduced to the Public Security act it has been revealed at the Cabinet Briefing held in Colombo today (19).

Cabinet has also approved  a proposal to prepare an operational mechanism to solve the problems occurred when disposing solid waste in Colombo and suburbs.

Around 160 Kilo Grammes Of Cocaine Recovered Inside A Sugar Container

Workers attached to Economic Trade Center in
Ratmalane have today (19)recovered 160 Kilo Grammes of Cocaine inside a Sugar container imported from Brazil by the government owned CWE (Corporative Wholesale Establishment) through a private company.

The Sugar container arrived at Colombo Harbor had been transported to the Economic Trade Center in Borupana,Ratmalane this evening (19) and the stock of Cocaine stored in 10 bags inside the container recovered by the workers when they opened the container.

After being informed the Mount Lavinia police officers have arrived in the scene and taken into custody the Cocaine bags.

Membership Of The Newly Formed Doctors Union Exceeded 1000- -Union Secretary Dr.Premaratne

The newly formed Government Graded Medical Officers Union now had more than
 1000 government doctors as it's members and the Union will work towards the benefit of doctors and to get solutions for the longstanding service problems of them according to the secretary of the Union Dr.Niroshan Premaratne.

Addressing the Annual General Assembly (AGM)of newly formed Doctors union held at Sri Lanka Foundation Institute in Colombo this noon (19)Dr.Premaratne has stated that the Union expect to increase it"s members in future and work towards the betterement of the Health sector.

The chief guest of the AGM Health Minister Dr.Rajitha Senaratne has stated during his speech that he will provide solutions for the salary anomaly of graded medical officers.

"Once the leaders of the Government Medical Officers Association(GMOA) have criticized the Prime Minister Ranil Wikramasinghe and branded him as a mentally sick person.However the same bunch of leaders recently met the Prime Minister and discussed him on SAITM Issue.That is there mentality as they are working for the leaders of previous regime"Health Minister has stressed.

Due to the current activities of GMOA the union and doctors are loosing their reputation he has said.


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 ...