Friday, November 9, 2018





Newly Appointed Health Minister Chamal Rajapakshe Wants To Audit Health Ministry

A full Audit will be conducted in
Ministry of Health according to the Newly appointed Minister of Health in new Government former Speaker Chamal Rajapakshe .

After assuming  his duties at the Health Ministry this morning  (09)   he says he will not ready to work whilst hearing gossips .

Parliamentary Election Will Be Cancelled As It's Illegal -Dr.Rajitha Senaratne

The United National Party(UNP ) will be
going to Supreme Court against President Maithripala Sirisena 's decision to dissolve Parliament according to UNP State Minister Ajith,P Perera .

The decision to dissolve Parliament is illegal and Unconstitutional he has said.

Meanwhile addressing a Press briefing held at Temple Trees few hours ago, Health Minister of the good governance government Dr.Rajitha Senaratne has stressed that President Sirisena has dissolved the Parliament under a power not vested to him in the Constitution .

It is Unconstitutional and illegal act and the Parliamentary Election that was announced is an illegal one Dr.Senaratne has said.

This is another step taken by the President unconstitutionaly. He fails to get majority support  of 113 MP'S in Parliament to new Premier Mahinda Rajapakshe which will be defeated soon he says.

The illegal Election that was announced will soon be cancelled Dr.Senaratne has said .

A Police Constable Was Killed Due To A Road Accident

A 23 year old Police Constable attached
to Katunayake Police had been killed after the Motorcycle he was  Riding in slipped away  on.the road at Bokku Pandura area ,in Katunayake.

The critically injured Person.who.was a resident in Narameala area  had succumbed his  injuries after admission to Negambo Hospital.

The incident occurred as a result of Police Constable's inability to control his Motorcycle it has been reported.

Parliamentary Election To Be Held On 05 th Of January According To The Gazette

According to the Extra ordinary Gazette
Notification signed and issued by President Maithripala Sirisena on dissolving Parliament although President does not have the power to do so under the 19th Amendment of the Constitution, Parliamentary Election is scheduled to be held on 05 th of January 2019.

Nominations for the Election should be handed over from 19th of November to 26 th of November 2018 it says.

The newly Elected Parliament to be convened on 17th of January 2019 as per the Gazette Notification.

It has been revealed that President has moved to dissolve Parliament although  it is unconstitutional, Mainly due to his inability to get the support of 113 MP's in Parliament to his newly appointed Premier Mahinda Rajapakshe .

President Sirisena has said on Monday during a protest rally held at Parliamentary Roundabout, That 113 majority in Parliament has been achieved .

However today it has been reported new Premier only have the support ofor around 104 MP's in Parliament. 



President Sirisena Had Signed A Gazette Notification To Dissolve Parliament

President Maithripala Sirisena has
short while ago signed a an extra ordinary Gazette Notification regarding dissolvement of Parliament it has been reported.

The Gazette Notification has been sent to Government Printer to print ,sources said.

Under the 19th Amendment of the Constitution Parliament cannot be dissolved until 2021 according to legal experts.

Both Chief Justice and Attorney General Have opposed the move according to sources .


President Has Taken Over The State Printing Corporation

President has taken over the State
Printing Corporation under the Ministry of Defense through an extra ordinary Gazette Notification issued short while ago.

Accordingly the number of Departments belonging to Ministry of Defense now increased to 18.

The Extra ordinary Gazette notification has been issued by the Presidential Secretariet.

President Has Taken Over Police Department Under The Ministry Of Defense

President Maithripala Sirisena has
taken over the Department Of Police which is under the Ministry of Law and Order to the Ministry Of Defense which under the President acording to the Extra ordinary Gazette Notification  issued  regarding the Subjects  and Duties of Minsters appointed as per the article 43  of the constitution.

The Extra ordinary Gazette Notification 2096/07 has been issued on 06th of November.

A Person Was Arrested With A Stock Of Foreign Currency Notes

Central Intelligance Unit Officers of the
Sri Lanka Customs have arrested a 58 year old person with a stock of Foreign currency notes worth Rs.10.9 million at Katunayake, Bandaranaike International Airport in wee hours of this morning (09).

The suspect who is a resident of Negambo had arrived at Katunayake Airport this morning to fly to Singapore it has been revealed.

Among the Foreign Currency notes taken in to custody in possession of the suspect are US Dollars,Euros and Singaporean Dollars. 

Five New Cabinet Ministers Had Been Sworn In

Another five Ministers of the new
government had been sworn in before President Maithripala Sirisena at President's office in Colombo this evening  (09).

Accordingly Unitrd People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA ) MP Udaya Gammanpila had been sworn in as Minister of Buddha Shasana and Religious Affairs,UPFA MP Johnston Fernando as Minister of Trade and Conumer Affairs -Cooperative development and Christian Affairs  ,MP C.B Ratnayake as Minister of Postal and Telecommunications , ,MP M.L.A.M Hisbulla as Minister of City planning  and Water supply   and MP S.M ChandRasena as Minister of plantation industries

Now 27 Cabinet Ministers of the new government Had been sworn in  .

UPFA MP Wimal Weerawansha Sworn In As Mimister Of Housing

United People's Freedom Alliance
(UPFA)MP Wimal Weerawansha has today (09)sworn in as Minister Of Housing And Social Welfare of the newly appointed government  before President Maithripala Sirisena at President's Office in Colombo.

He is the 22 nd Minister have already been sworn in of the new government.

MP Weerawansha who is also the leader of National Freedom Alliance was housing Minister of former President Mahinda Rajapakshe s previous government and has few court cases filed against him in courts over fraud and corruption.

Under the 19th Amendment of the constitution only 30 Cabinet Ministers can be appointed .


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 ...