Wednesday, June 20, 2018



Blood Pressure Level Of Seventy Five Percent of The Local Sufferers Is Not Under Control

The Blood Pressure level of the  75 percent of   Sri Lankan Government Hospital patients who are  suffering from High Blood Pressure is not under control despite providing them with necessary medications according to the president of the Sri Lanka Medical Association Dr.Rouvaiz Haniffa.

Addressing a press briefing held at the Sri Lanka Medical Association Auditorium in Colombo -07 yesterday(20) Dr.Haniffa has stated that tbe cause behind this situation should be immediately investigated.

The spreading of High Blood Pressure among Sri Lankans is on the increase as in other countries it has been revealed.

Seven Suspects Of The Shooting Of Kirivehera Temple Chief Incumbent And Another Monk Were Remanded

The seven suspects arrested over the shooting of Chief incumbent of the Kataragama Kirivehera Temple kobawaka Dhamminna Thero and another Buddhist Monk in front of Kirivehera have been remanded until 04 th of July by the Tissamaharama Magistrate Court yesterday(20).

The seven suspects including the main suspect ,The former head of the Mahasen Devalaya in Kirivehera were produced before the Magistrate Court yesterday.

A Person Went Missing And Six Others Rescued After Capsizing Their Boat In Mahaweli River

 A Saudi Arabian female  was missing and Six persons including Five Saudi Arabian/ Qatar Nationals and the Boat operator have been saved after a Boat carrying Seven had capsized in Mahaweli river at Guhagoda in Katugasthota area today(20).

A search operation  is currently underway in search of the missing Saudi Arabian national according to the Police.Sri Lanka Navy,Police and residents of the area are being involved in the search operation.

The incident was occurred while the group of tourists involved in a Boat Ride.



A Fisherman Had Drifted Away To The Sea By Sea Waves At Chilaw Beach

A 45 year old fisherman had drifted away to the sea by strong sea waves while seated on the Beach in Chilaw area this morning(20)according to the Chilaw Police.

The Fisherman who had arrived at the Beach to go to sea for fishing had faced this incident due to the rough sea waves occurred in Chilaw sea belt these days it has been revealed.

The Chilaw Police Headquarters had requested the Sri Lanka Navy to assist the rescue operation in search of the missing fisherman who is a resident of Ambakandawila in Chilaw.

Draft Bill On Recruiting SAITM Students To Kotalawala Defense University Has Been Passed In Parliament

The Special Provisions Draft Bill on recruiting of SAITM (Malabe Private Medical Collage) students to the Sir John Kotalawala Defense University in Colombo has been passed in Parliament today(20)without a vote with amendments.

After the recruitment process of SAITM Students to the Kotalawala Defense University is completed ,The SAITM Medical faculty will be legally abolished .

Medical Faculty Students Action Committee members had todau protested against the Draft Bill in front of the Parliamentary roundabout.



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A Chinese Female Was Arrested Over Steeling Money Belongs To Another Chinese Female

Sigiriya Police have arrested a 25 year old Chinese Female over steeling local money worth around Rs.168,000 and foreign currency notes belongs to another Chinese Female arrived with her to view historic Sigiriya Rock yesterday (19).

The suspected Chinese Female had arrived in Sri Lanka with a group of Chinese Nationals and she had stolen the money belongs to a fellow 25 year old  Chinese Female who had stayed with her in a room of a Hotel In Sigiriya it has been revealed.


Customs Have Taken In To Custody A Stock Of Foreign Made Cigarettes Illegally Sent To A Local Female

Image result for stock of illegal cigarettesCustoms Officers have taken in to custody around 225 Cigarette Cartons contains 45,000 foreign made Cigarette sticks among the sea mail goods received to a Provincial Store Complex in Kurunagala yesterday (19).

The stock of Cigarettes made in Dubai was illegally sent to the address in Kantale area of a female who  had worked in Kuwait around 30 years along with other goods it has been revealed.

The estimated value of the Stock Of Cigarettes taken in to custody is around Rs.2.25 million according to Customs.


Australian Mother And Her Daughter Were Killed Due To A Road Accident In Southern Expressway

Image result for southern expressway\A 37 year old  Australian Female and her 04 year old daughter were killed and another three including the Husband of the deceased female ,Their son and a driver were injured and Hospitalized after the Van they were traveling colliding with a Lorry parked in a side of the Southern Expressway near the 65 th Kilo Meter post this morning (20).

Out of the  injured The husband and son of the deceased Australian Female were admitted to the Nagoda  Hospital and the Driver of the Van  was admitted to the Elpitiya Base Hospital  for treatment.

The deceased were identified as Collin Louis Monica and her daughter Collin Poppy Gabriel.

A Medical Students Protest Closed The Parliamentary Roundabout

The Parliamentary Road had been temporarily closed from Diyatha Uyana this morning (20) due to a protest campaign launched by the State Medical Faculty students attached to the Medical Faculty Students Action Committee in front of the Parliamentary Roundabout .
Due to this situation a heavy traffic has been reported  from roads around the area as the Motorists are advised to use an alternative routes  it has been reported .

The protest march was held as a protest against the  Amendment act  that was presented to the Parliament today on recruiting SAITM Students to the Sir John Kotalawala Defense University.


A Manager And Female Sex Workers Attached To A Brothel House Maintained On The Pretext Of A SPA Were Arrested

A 26 year old youth Manager and 08 female sex workers have been arrested by a Police Team attached to the Panadura Walana Anti Corruption Unit during a raid carried out in a Brothel House maintained on the pretext of a Ayurveda Massage Center(SPA) at Negambo Road Kandana this morning (20).

The arrested females are of the ages 32-36 years and residents of Kimbulapitiya,Kolambageara,Kotuwagoda,Seeduwa and Nuwara-Eliya areas it has been revealed.

 The raid was carried out as per a search warrant obtained from Wattala Magistrate Court and the arrested females and the male are due to be produced before the court today.

Kandana Police are investigating over the incident.

A Buddhist Monk Was Injured Due To A Wild Elephant Attack

A Buddhist Bhikku(Monk)  was  injured and hospitalized due to a Wild Elephant attack at Wewelketiya in Madawachchiya-Anuradhapura early this morning (20) it has been reported.

The Injured Bhikku was admitted to the Anuradhapura General Hospital for treatment and his condition is not serious according to the reports.He had faced this incident while on the way to the Temple after arriving Wewelketiya from Colombo.

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