Thursday, August 30, 2018



Imprisoned Galagodaatte Thero Had Refused To Wear Prison Cloths?

The General Secretary of the Bodu Bala
Sena Organization Venerable Galagodaatte Gnanasara thero who was transferred to Prison Hospital at Welikada from Sri Jayawardanapura Hospital in Colombo yesterday  (30) to serve a prison sentence offered to him had refused to wear a prison jumper according to the sources.

Although the Prison Authorities had explained the Thero that every Prisoner at the Prison should wear a Jumper,The Thero had replied to them that he will only wearing a Jumper if being informed by Chief Sanga Nayaka's and otherwise he will not wearing  it.

Prison Authorities have already seeking advice from Prison headquarters over this situation and the Headquarters have informed on this to Ministry of Justice to provide a solution.

Galagodaatte Thero who was sentenced to six year rigorous Imprisonment over contempt of Court charges  is currently receiving treatment at ward-01 of the Welikada Prison Hospital.

Yala National Wild Life Park To Be Temporarily Closed From Tomorrow (01)

The Yala National Wild Life Park is scheduled to be temporarily closed for a period of two months  to be effective from tomorrow (01) due to the dry weather prevailing in the area 

The Wild Life Park will be re-opened for Tourists from  01st of November.

During the closure authorities are planning to develop infrastructure facilities  and Holiday Tourist resorts of the Wild Life Park it has been announced.


Galaha Hospital Had Been Temporarily Closed After A Tense Situation Occurred Due To The Infant's Death

Galaha Provincial Hospital which is severely damaged by the residents of Delthotawatte area as a result of the death of a one and half year old child admitted to the Hospital had temporarily closed since last Wednesday (29) according to authorities.

The two Doctors attached to the Hospital who were subjected to  public anger over the death of the child have been transferred to Central Provincial Health Services Directors office with immediate effect and the rest of the staff had been Transferred  to nearby Delthotawatte Hospital .

Residents of Delthotawatte area where the deceased infant lived had pelted stones at Hospital and severely damaged the Hospital building  and the two Motor Cars of the doctors.

Angry residents charged that the two doctors at the Hospital were  responsible for the death of the infant  as they didn't examine him  after admission for  treatment to a  phlegm problem. 

A Drinking Water Shortage In Anuradhapura District Due To Dry Weather

People in Anuradhapura District are being faced with Drinking water shortage as a result of the dry weather prevailing in several areas of the District at present.

As most of the areas in the District not receieved rain since months water levels in many reservoirs and tanks had dropped sharply causing a drinking water shortage it has been revealed.

Although the  Government has implemented a programme to distribute water among the people in the  District through bausers the water shortage remains unchanged according to sources.

In some areas farmers are not been able to continue cultivating crops as a result of the drought .

A Person Had Disappeared While Bathing In Kelani River

A 34 Year Old person had drowned and
disappeared while bathing in Kelani River at Hakbellawaka area, Yatiyanthota   on last Wednesday (29) evening.

Sri Lanka Navy along with the Police have launched a search operation  to find the disappeared who is a resident of Yatiyanthota area.

A Person Was Shot And Injured Due To A Gun Shooting

A 33 year old person was injured and
hospitalized due to a gun shooting incident at Jumma Junction in Maligawatte last morning (30).

The injured had been admitted to the Accident Service of the Colombo National Hospital for treatment.

The injured who is   a brother of an underworld gang member shot and killed by Special Police Task Force Personal in 2013 , had shot and injured by two unidentified persons arrived in from a Motorcycle.

He is popular in the area for requesting ransome it has been revealed.



A Male Wore A Female Burka Was Arrested

Welikada Police have arrested a person
wearing a  female Burka cloth covering his whole face at Public Market place in Welikada Plaza yesterday  (29)it has been revealed.

The suspect who had arrived in a Three Wheeler had been checked by the Police as per the information provided by Three Wheeler Driver on suspicion .However the cause behind his act has not yet been revealed .

Retirement Age Of Government Medical Specialists Has Been Extended

The Retirement age of  Government
Medical Specialists has been extended to 63 years from 60 years according to the Minister Of Public Administration, Management ,Law and order Ranjith Madduma Bandara.

The retirement age of Medical Specialists has been extended due to the Shortage of specialists in the country it has been revealed.

Minister has issued the Gazette Notification On this regard last Monday (27)to be  effective  from 06 th of June 2017.

A Motorcyclist Was Critically Injured Due To Motorcycle -Car Collision

A Motorcyclist was critically injured

and hospitalized after the High Speed Motorcycle he was riding in colliding with Two Motor Cars at Ginigathhena area on Hatton -Colombo main road this afternoon  (30).

The injured was admitted to Ginigathhena Hospital and later transferred to Nawalapitiya Base Hospital for further treatment.

The incident occurred when the Motorcyclist travelling from Hatton to Nawalapitiya carelessly attempted to over take a Motor car travelling to same direction. The Motorcycle had collided with the Motorcycle travelling the same direction as well as another Motor Car arrived in front.

A Person Was Killed Due To A Wild Elephant Attack

A 47 year old person was killed due to a
Wild Elephant attack at Sinnawatte area in Wellaweli ,Battocaloa this morning  (30).

The deceased who was a resident of Sinnawatte area had faced this incident while on the way to his cattle farm it has been revealed.



Health Ministry Call Aplications Via Online When Recruiting Candidates For Several Health Categories

Ministry Of Health ,Nutrition and
Indeginous Medicine has decided to accept applications when recruiting new candidates for  Nurses ,Professions Supplementary To Medicine (PSM) and Around 13 categories of Para Medics training , through online

The Gazette Notification regarding this is due to be issued tomorrow  (31).

Accordingly applicants applying  for training in Nursing, PSM and Para Medical categories should access to the Health Ministry Website through lk and apply.

The details on applying online for the above categories will be available in the website from tomorrow it has been announced.

Two Suspects Of The Central Bank Bond Scam Issue Had Been Further Remanded

The owner of the Perpetual Treasuries
Limited Arjun Aloysius and the Chief Executive Officer of the Limited Kasun Palisena who are currently in remand over the Central Bank Bond Scam issue ,had been today (30)further remanded until 13 th of September by the Colombo Fort Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne.

The two suspects were further remanded after producing them before the court today when the case filed against the Bond Scam taken up for hearing .

Criminal Invrstigations Department (CID)  had informed the court during the hearing of the case today  that there's no legal barrier on providing a copy of a Arrest warrant issued to main suspect of the Central Bank Bond Scam Arjun Mahendran and evidence against him as requested by him.

Attorney General's Office is currently taking steps to bring Arjun Mahendran who is currently located at Singapore to Sri Lanka under a special law the court has been informed. 

Galagodaatte Gnanasara Thero Had Been Transferred To Prison Hospital

The General secretary of the Bodu Bala
Sena Organization  Venerable Galagodaatte Gnanasara thero who was sentenced to six year rigorous  Imprisonment over contempt of Court had been Transferred today (30)to the Prison Hospital at Welikada from Sri Jayawardanapura Hospital in Kotte after undergoing  a Kidney Stone Removal surgery according to the Hospital.

The Thero Who was at the Hospital when the court had sentenced him rigorous imprisonment had undergone a Surgery on 20 th of August and he was transfered to Prison Hospital as his condition has improved it has been revealed.

An Ambulance sent by Prisons Hospital to Jayawardanapura Hospital had taken the Galagodaatte Thero To the Prison Hospital amidst security.

However the Jayawardanapura Hospital.authorities had requested Prison Authorities to bring the Thero next week to check his situation .

Meanwhile the Court Of Appeal is due to decide whether to allow or not the  Lawyers of Galagodaatte Thero To file an Appeal at Supreme Court against the Imprisonment  tomorrow (31).



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