Thursday, March 15, 2018

Yesteryear Actress Edna Sugathapala Passed Away

Image result for edna sugathapalaYesteryear Actress Edna Sugatapala has passed away  yesterday(15) at the age of 74 at a Private Hospital in Colombo followed a brief illness.Late Actress was also a talented pianist and singer .

Those who have watched "Daiwayogaya" film should have remember the small child acted with Late Rukmani Devi for the song "Doy Doyya Putha" and that was none other then her.

It has been reported that Late Edna Sugathapala had played the Piano and the accordion in playback music of  the films "Surayangeth Suraya" and "Me Dasa Kumatada" films. 

She has entered the Arts field in 1967 from the stage play "Gahanu Gata" and her first film was "Sanasuma Kothanada" .She had later acted many films including "Veeduru Gewal" and "Nawatha Hamuwemu". Besides acting films she had a power to tell someone if there's  something  going  to happen to that person in future without horoscopes  and she had successfully revealed those including to her family members it has been reported.

Her body is due to hand over to the Medical Collage it has been announced.

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Leading Consultant Doctors Appealed The Public Not To Be Misled Over The Rumours On Infertile Tablets As No Such Tablet ,Powder Or Spray Discovered In Western Medicine

A group of leading consultant doctors
in the country had today (15)appealed the public not to be misled by the  rumours on Infertile tablets as no such tablet,spray ,powder or injections which can cause infertily  of a group or a community has been developed in Western Medicine up to now .

Addressing a press briefing held at the Sri Lanka Medical Association office in Colombo today  ,leading Gynacologist Professor Lakshman senanayake has stressed that there is no need to panic over these rumours as there is no infertile tablet available .

Even no one can make a group or a community infertile by mixing tablets with food he has stated.

A Sudden Fire Erupted In Main water Purification Plant In Galle, Stopped Water Purification

Due to a sudden fire erupted in a main
electricity supplying system of the main water purification  plant in Wakwella.Galle, the electricity supplying system was severely damaged and the water purification activities were stopped as a result.

Due to this situation water supply to Galle will be restricted the authorities have stated.

A Person Was Arrested With A Haul Of Heroin

A person have been arrested with 150
Grammes and 600 mili Grammes of Heroin in his possession at Kotahana area.

The suspect who is a resident of Kotahana due to be produced before the court .



Health Minister Has Instructed The Health Secretary To Investigate The Incident On Accepting A Bribe By Two Ayurveda Officers

Health Minister Dr.Rajitha Senaratna
had today (15)instructed the Health Ministry Secretary Janaka Sugathadasa to investigate  the two officers attached to the Ayurveda Department who were arrested yesterday  (14) by the Bribery Commission officials over accepting  Rs.50,000 as a bribe from an outsider.

Minister Dr.Senaratna who is currently in India to attend a WHO meeting, Has today instructed the Ministry  Secretary  to investigate the incident and take disciplinary  action against the suspects .

Customs Have Recovered 1000 Kilo Grammes Of Banned Pesticide "Glyphosate

Sri Lanka  Customs have recovered
1000 kilo Grammes of Banned 'Glyphosate" pesticide imported by producing fake documents to the authorities  and  hidden among  things like  shoes and Beedi, at Paliyagoda Customs yard yesterday (14).

The stock of "Glyphosate "was imported by a Buisnessman based in Colombo it has been revealed.The estimated Value of the stock of "Glyphosate" recovered is around Rs. 5 million.

Sri Lanka banned the importing of 'Glyphosate "to the county in 2015.

Customs officers are currently questioning two persons over the incident .

A Fire Destroyed A Flat In "Sahaspura"Flat Scheme Completely

A flat attached to the fifth floor of 
"Sahaspura"Condominium at Wanathamulla,Borelle was completely destroyed due to a sudden fire erupted  there this evening  (15).

The Colombo fire brigade had doused the fire before spreading further.

The cause of the fire not yet been revealed and no casualties have been reported due to the incident .

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Health Ministry To Regulate The Prices Of Two Essential Items Use To Check Blood Sugar Levels

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Ministry Of Health,Nutrition And Indigenous Medicine has decided to regulate the higher prices of  "Glucose Stripes " and "Glucose Masin" mostly used by Diabetic patients in the country to check their Blood Sugar levels regularly to benefit these patients .

A Packet of 25 " Glucose Stripes" is being sold from Rs.1500 upwards and a pack of "Glucose Masin" is being sold for Rs.2500 upwards according to the Health Ministry.

The regulating of these essential items use by the Diabetic patients will be taken place after reducing the prices of essential Cancer Drugs as per the instructions of the Health Minister the Ministry has stated.

Two Youth Were Killed Due To A Motor Car-Tipper Truck Collision

 Two youth friends were killed after the Motor Car they were traveling in colliding with a Tipper Truck transporting Sand at Kapparathota in Weligama this morning(15).
The accident occurred when the Motor Car traveling from Colombo  to Matara colliding with the Tipper Truck arrived in from the opposite side traveling from Matara to Galle.
Image result for accidentThe deceased 29 year old youth were residents of Rathmalana and Mount Lavinia areas.
Police have arrested the Tipper Truck driver regarding the accident.

Two Shops Completely Destroyed In Thissamaharamaya Due To A Fire

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Two Shops in Thissamharamaya area have been completely destroyed due to a sudden fire erupted this morning (15).

Army personal,Police and the residents of the area were  jointly doused the fire it has been reported.

The fire which began in a Paint shop l was spread ed  towards the nearby Shop . The cause of the fire not yet been revealed.

Colombo Fort Magistrate Has Issued Arrest Warrant To Arrest Former Central Bank Governor Arjun Mahendran

Colombo Fort Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne has today(15) issued arrest warrant to arrest the Main suspect of the Central Bank Bond Scam and former Central Bank Governor Arjun Mahendran who is in abroad and produced him before the court.
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The Magistrate has issued the arrest warrant when the  case on Central  Bank Bond Scam was taken up for hearing today.

 Colombo Fort Magistrate has issued the arrest warrant to arrest Arjun Mahendran as he
he has avoided appearing before the Criminal Investigations Department(CID)  to give evidence on the Bond Scam twice when requested to do so by the Court.

Colombo Fort Magistrate also ordered to further remand the imprisoned chief suspects of the Bond Scam case Arjun Aloysius and Kasun Palisena of Perpetual Treasuries  until 29th of March after they have been produced before the court.

Magistrate has also ordered the Telephone companies to provide details on  the telephone conversations the two suspects have with outsiders


President Has Instructed The TRC From Japan To Remove The Temporary Blockage Of Facebook Immediately

Related image.President Maithripala Sirisena who is currently in Japan for an official tour has instructed 
Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (TRC) to remove the temporary blockage of Facebook with immediate effect.
Earlier the Government has stated that the removal of Facebook blockage will be done after the discussion with Facebook officials who are due to arrive in Sri Lanka today(15).Minister Harin Fernando has said that most probably the temporary b;blockage of Facebook will be lifted by tomorrow(16

 However TRC  not yet  commented on the removal of Facebook blockage.

61 Corona Positives Had Been Reported Today (28)

A total of 61 Corona Virus positives had been reported in the Country today (28) until 11.30 p.m ,increasing the total number of Corona ...