Thursday, February 15, 2018

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Joint Opposition Will Support President To Form A Government If SLFP Withdraws From National Government-Former President Rajapakshe

The Joint Opposition group representing the newly
formed Sri Lanka Podu Jana Peramuna will support the President to form a Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP)government unconditionally if the SLFP withdraws from the National government lead by UNP according to the former president Mahinda Rajapakshe.

He had stated this after atttending a religious ceremony held at Abayaramaya Temple in Narahenpita last evening.


Fourth Suspect An Army Captain Involved In A Gang Raping Of A Nurse Was Arrested

The fourth suspect who was responsible for the gang
raping of a female nurse attached to a private hospital in Narahenpita who is an Army Captain attached to the Mannar Army camp was arrested by the Narahenpita Police on wednesday (14).

Three suspects including an Army doctor and an Engineer were arrested and remanded over the Gang rape case until today (16).

The suspect is due to produce before the Hulftsdorf Magistrate Court.

Four Persons Were Injured Due To A Van-Bus Collision

Four persons were injured and hospitalized due to a
 Van- Bus collision occurred in Veppankulam in Vavuniya on Weddnesday evening (14) according to the police.

The injured were admitted to the Vavuniya Hospital
for treatment.The accident occurred when a Van travelling from Mannar to Vavuniya was collided with a Bus travelling from Vavuniya to Mannar it has been reported.

The injured were travelling in the Van and residents of Vavuniya area.

Around Four Acres Of Land In An Unused Paddy Field Was Destroyed Due To A Fire

Around four acres of unused field in Batuwandara
area had been devastated due to a sudden fire erupted in the field it has been reported.

The fire which spread throughout the filed was doused by the fire brigade attached to the Moratuwa Urban Council from around two hours.No casualties have been reported due to the incident.

Kelani Valley Rail Track To Be Closed Down For Two Days From Today (16)For An Urgent Repair Work

Due to an essential repair work ,The Kelani Valley Rail

track will be closed temporarily fot two days from today (16) according to the Railway Department.

Accordingly the Rail track will be closed from 8 p.m today (16) to 4 a.m on 19th of February the Department has stated.The train services in th

Owner Of The Company Which Undertook The Renovation Work Ofate

The owner of the Company which undertook the drenovation work of the old warehouse building
belongs to the two leading Rubber and Tea Export companies which collapsed yesterday (14) was surrendered to the Grandpass Police today (15).

Around 07 persons were killed and one injured and
hospitalized due to the Building  which was located in Dr.Brito Fernandopulle road in Grandpass was collapsed yesterday.

There were 20 persons inside the Building at the time of the incident.



The Deadline Given To Former Central Bank Governor Arjuna Mahendran To Appear Before CID Has Expired

The time period given to the former Central Bank
governor Arjun Mahendran who is now in Singapore to appear before the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) to give evidance on Central Bank Bond Scam has ended today (15).

Colombo Fort Magistrate Court has issued summons on 05th of February  to The Arjun Mahendran who is one of the suspects of the Bond Scam issue to appear before CID on or before 15th of February.

The chief suspects of the Central Bank bond scam issue Arjun Aloysius and Kasun Palisena of Perpetual Treasuries Limited were arrested and remanded recent

The Conveners Of Inter University Students And Bhikku Federations Were Remanded Over Violating Court Orders

The convener of the Inter University Students
Federation Lahiru Weerasekare and the convener of the Inter University Bhikku Federation Venerable Tampitiye Sugathananda Thero were today (15) remanded until 28th of February by the Colombo Fort Magistrate Cpurt  over conducting a protest march in Colombo on 25th of January by violating the court order issued against the protest.

The two conveners were remanded after they were appearing before the court to face another court case today .The two suspects were remanded after police have produced facts against them .

A Female Was Injured Due To A Gun Shooting Incident In Modara

A 47 year old female was injured and hospitalized due
to a gun shooting incident in Modara wella,Colombo this evening (15).

The injured who was shot while sitting on a bund located in front of a trade stall ,admitted to the Colombo National Hospital for treatment.

A 28 year old gunman arrived in from a Motor Car shot at the female and fled away from the area it has been reported.

The female received injuries  to her chest and a leg and Police suspected that a personal conflict may bd behind the gun shooting incident.

Modara Police have launched a search operation to arrest the gunman .

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Government To Go For A Major Cabinet Reshuffle This Week

Government will go for a major Cabinet Reshuffle during this week by restricting the number of Cabinet Ministers in the Cabinet to 30 as per promised during the Presidential Election in 2015 according to the Cabinet Co-Spokesman ,Health Minister Dr.Rajitha Senaratne.

Image result for cabinet decisionsAddressing the Cabinet Press Briefing held at Government Information Department today(15) Dr.Senaratne has said the existing Good Governance (Yahaplanaya) government will remain for next two and half years  as well.However those who are in the government itself are criticizing the government he has stressed.

Ruling UNP To Continue With The National Government

The ruling United National Party(UNP) has decided to continue with the present National Government until 2020 and implement speedy party reforms  by ruling out the earlier decision taken by the UNP Parliamentary Group to form a single government according to the Party's General Secretary Kabir Hasheem.

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This decision to carry on the present National government for another two and half years was taken during   a meeting held between the UNP Parliamentary Group and Prime Minister Ranil Wikramasinghe at the Temple Trees in Colombo this evening(15) 

According to the UNP General Secretary the UNP will strengthen the government while implementing speedy party reforms by taking in to consideration the message delivered by public during the local government elections  .

The UNP will implement speedy party reforms in coming days he has stressed."If anyone or a Party is willing to take over the government they should show their majority " UNP General Secretary has stated.

A Body Of A Chinese National Was Recovered In A Holiday Resort

A body of a Chinese National who died mysteriously on his bed was recovered in a Holiday Resort at Lady Maccalam Drive in Nuwara Eliya.

Image result for suicideThe deceased had arrived in Sri Lanka recently accompanied by three Chinese Females and they have stayed in separate rooms of the Holiday Resort it has been revealed.

As there's no response from  the deceased others have recovered his body when opening the Room door.

Authorities have planned to bring the relatives of the Chinese National and hand over the body to them after the Post Mort-um 

Minister Sagala Ratnayake To Step Down From His Ministerial Portfolio

The Minister of Law and Order Sagala Ratnayake has decided to step down from his Ministerial Portfolio according to reports.Minister has already informed on his decision to the United National Party(UNP) Parliamentary Group.

Related imageMinister Sagala Ratnayake has stated that he had taken the decision to step down  from Ministerial Portfolio behalf of the Party and he will serve in any capacity in future  as per the wishws of the Party.Minister has decided to step down  due to the charges forwarded against him  over the way he worked in the Ministerial post it has been revealed.


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