Friday, July 6, 2018



The Name "SAITM"To Be Removed From The Certificatte To Be Awarded To The "SAITM' Students Recruited To Kotalawala Defense University

The name "SAITM" will be removed from the Medical Degree Certificatte awarded to the SAITM (Malabe Private Medical Collage) students recruited to the Kotalawala Sir John Kotalawala Defense University according to the President Maithripala Sirisena.

Earlier authorities have decided to use the name "SAITM"within brackets of the certificatte scheduled to be awarded by the Kotalawala Defense University to the newly recruited SAITM students.However as the Students opposed it Government has decided to remove the name "SAITM"from the certificatte.

President has revealed this during a function held at Nelum Pokuna Tbeater in Colombo -10 yesterday(06)with the participation of SAITM Students and their parents.


Prime Minister Ranil Wikramasinghe Is Due To Leave Singapore Tomorrow(08)

Prime Minister Ranil Wikramasinghe is due to leave Singapore tomorrow(08)to   attend the 06 th 'Global City Summit "and several other Global Summits to be held in Singapore.

Ministers Sajith Premadasa,Malik Samarawikrama and Rauf Hakeem are due to accompany the Prime Minister in the tour.During his visit to Singapore Prime Minister Wikramasinghe is scheduled to deliver the keynote address of the "Global City Summit" titled "Urban Development And Protecting Enviornment" and due to hold bi lateral talks with Singaporean Prime Minister and higher officials of the government.

An Ammonia Gas Tank Exploded In Paliyagoda

An Ammonia Gas Tank stored in a Container Truck parked near a Fish trade stall in Paliyagoda had exploded last evening(06) it has been reported.The explosion occured as the  truck contains Ammonia Gas Tanks had toppled over the road .

However no one was injured due to the incident as the Container Truck Driver and his Assistant went out for lunch when the explosion has occurred.

As there is a risk of spreading the Ammonia Gas in the area ,Police have advised the public not to come close of the place where incident occurred. The fire brigade had arrived to douse a fire occurred.

Paliyagoda Police are conducting an investigation over the incident.

An Estate Worker Has Died Due To A Wasp Attack

A 57 year old Estate guide attached to an Estate in Dimbula-Pathana has died due to a wasp attack while engaged in work at mountworthen Estate in

Dimbula -Pathana Estate yesterday(06).

The critically injured was admitted to the Kotagala Provincial Hospital and had succumbed to his injuries while transferring to the Nawalapitiya Base Hospital.

Dimbula-Pathana Police are investigating over the incident.


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A 24 Hour Water Cut To Be Implemented In Trinccomalee

Water Supply to four areas in Trincomalee will be suspended for 24 hours from 8 a.m on Monday(09) to 8 a.m on Tuesday(10) due to a laying  of a new pipe line in Mollipothana-Thambalagamuwa pipe line to stop a water leak there according to the National Water Supplies and Drainage Board.

Accordingly water supply to the Thambalagamuwa,Trincomalee Kinniya and one lane in Kuchchaweli areas will be suspended .

Around 13 School Children Have Been Hospitalized Due To A Food Poisioning

Around 13 school children attached to the Madagama National School  in Monaragala have been hospitalized today(06) believes to be due to a food

The group of students were hospitalized with symptoms Like scratching of the skin  and lumps  on the skin .

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A Sudden Fire In Accident Unit Of Embilipitiya Hospital Had Closed Due To A Fire

The Accident Unit of Embilipitiya General Hospital had temporarily closed today(06) following a sudden fire erupted in the main power supply system of the unit this morning .

Due to the fire the main power supply system of the Accident Unit was completely destroyed it has been reported.

No casualties have been reported due to the incident.

New President's Secretary Has Been Appointed

The former secretary of the Ministry of Science.Technology and Research Udaya R Seneviratne  has been appointed as the new Presidential Secretary today(06).Image result for udaya r seneviratne
The new Secretary to the President had taken his letter of appointment from the President Maithrpala Sirsisena this morning at the Presidential Secretariat.

He was a Science graduate of Kelaniya University and obtained his masters on mass communication from the same university.

The former President's Secretary Austin Fernando has resigned from his post yesterday(06).


CPC Has Increased The Fuel Prices YESTERDAY(05) And Reduced To Previous Prices Today(06

Image result for cpc fuelThe Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC) which increased the prices of Diesel And Petrol with effect from midnight yesterday(05) again requested their Fuel Filling Stations to sell the Fuel prices for previous prices through a circular issued today(06).

The price increase made by CPC was ordered to cancel under the instructions of the President Maithripala Sirisena  .

The CPC has increased the prices of  a liter of Petrol-92 by Rs.8,Petrol-95 by Rs.7 Super Diesel by Rs.10 and Diesel by Rs.9 with effect from midnight yesterday.Accordingly Lanka Indian  Oil Company (LIOC) had increased their fuel prices namely A liter of Petrol-92 by Rs.146,Petrol Extra Premium -95 (EURO 4) by Rs.158,Petrol Extra Premium(Euro 3) by Rs.149,AUTO Diesel by Rs.118,Diesel Extra mile by Rs.122 and Super Diesel (Euro 4) by Rs.129.

UNP Has Appointed A Special Committee To Investigate On Vijayakala Maheswaran's LTTE Favoured Speech

Related imageA Four member committee had been appointed by the Governing United National Party(UNP) to investigate on the LTTE Favored Speech made by former State Minister of Child Affairs Vijayakala Maheswaran recently.

The Committee is comprising of UNP General Secretary Akila Viraj Kariyawasam,Ministers Thalatha Atukorale,Ranjith Maddumabandara and Kabir Hasheem.

Meanwhile Colombo Chief Magistrate Ranga Disanayake has today (06) ordered five media institutions to produce the unedited Audio tape of the Former State Minister Maheswaran's speech to the court for the investigation carrying out by the Colombo Organized Crimes Division over the speech.

"Sinhala Ravaya" organization has made a complaint to the Organized Crimes Division regarding the speech.

The former State Minister Maheswaran has resigned from her Ministerial post yesterday(05) over the opposition of many sectors in the society on her speech.

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