Tuesday, December 4, 2018



Parliament To Convene Today (05)At 10.30 A.M

Parliament is due to be convened at
10.30 a.m today(05)under the patronage of Speaker Karu Jayasuriya .

A party leaders meeting is scheduled to be held prior to the Parliament proceedings this morning to finalise today's agenda  and all party  leaders have been invited to participate the meeting it has been revealed.



Current Political Conflict Will Be Settled Within Next Week -President

There's no political issue in the country
but a Political conflict and that conflict will be settled during next seven days President Maithripala Sirisena has told his Party members during the special convention of Sri Lanka Freedom Party held in Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium in Colombo yesterday (04).

President has also stressed he has dissolved the Parliament and appointed a New Premier to save the country. "United National Party of Ranil Wikramasinghe and Good governance government had destroyed the country and President with some extent .Will not appoint Ranil as premier again  as his political vision and system not suits for the country "President has revealed  .


Around 60 Percent Of Construction Sites In Colombo And Suburbs Have Dengue Mosquito Breeding Places -Director General Of Health Services

Around 60 percent of the new cinstruction  sites in Colombo and Suburbs revealed as have either Dengue Mosquito breeding places or bread Dengue Mosquitoes larvae already according to Director General Of Health Services Dr.Anil Jasinghe.

As these Newly construction  sites have  become  Dengue spreading centers , Ministry of Health has proposed the Contract Companies who are in charge of these Construction sites  two ways to combat the problem and the Companies have agreed to implement them Dr.Jasinghe has stressed.

The two ways proposed to Contract companies to remove Dengue Mosquito Breeding  places in Construction sites
 Are minimise water filling areas in sites and to use pest  control method to destroy DeNiue Mosquito larvae it has been revealed. 

Ministry Of Health To Strict Over Worm Contained Canned Fish

Food Advisory Committee in Ministry Of Health has decided not to allow Canned Fish containing  worms to enter Sri Lankan market again and as a result all the consignments of Canned fish imported to Sri Lanka will be subjected to inspection  before releasing to the market according to Director General Of Health Services Dr.Anil Jasinghe.

Canned fish containing worms will not  be allowed  to enter local market based on the factor "loathsome " he has stressed.

A Stock. Of Canned fish containing worms imported to  Sri Lanka from China and few other Asian  countries had been released recently to the market it has been revealed.

However no complaints have been received from consumers regarding the Worm contained canned fish Dr.Jasinghe has stressed during a press briefing held at Health Promotions Bureau in Colombo last Monday  (03).

A Fine Imposed Over Selling Unhygienic Food TO Be Increased

The Rs.7500 fine imposed on owners of
Hotels and Canteens selling unhygienic food and drinks to consumers under the food act ,Will be increased to Rs.100,000 soon according to Deputy Director General Of Health Services Dr.Lakshman Gamlath .

The proposal to increase the fine has been submitted to the Legal Draftsman's Department for approval six months back and It will be implemented soon after getting approval Dr.Gamlath has stressed during a press briefing held at Health Promotions Bureau yesterday (03)regarding the "Food safety week .




A Wild Elephant Had Been Killed After Colliding With A Train

A Wild Elephant had been killed after
colliding with a mail Train travelling from Colombo to Jaffna at Oddusudan ,in Mulathivu this morning  (04ń ).

However gun shot injuries had  been  received by the Elephant including to one of his  feet it has been revealed.

Meanwhile a Group of Wild Elephants had entered the nearby villages yesterday  (03)in search of food and although the villagers had informed on this to Police and Wild Life officers ,they didn't take any action regarding the matter according to reports .

First Day's Hearing Of Petitions Filed Against Dissolvement Of Parliament Completed In Supreme Court

A seven member Judge Panel of
Supreme Court headed by Chief Justice Nalin Perera had today (04) begun hearing of the Petitions filed at Court against president Maithripala Sirisena 's decision to dissolve Parliament .

Lawyers representing United National Party and other parties filed petitions against Dissolving Parliament have stated during the first days hearing of petitions,according to the 19th Amendment of the Constitution,  there are two occasions president can dissolve Parliament and they are after Parliament completing  four and half years and when a resolution passed with two  third majority in Parliament to dissolve it.

However president's dissolvement of Parliament not matched any of these two occasions  indictated in  the Constitution they have argued .

The hearing of petitions due to continue in Supreme Court tomorrow (05)and the day after (06)as well and the verdict regarding the case is scheduled to be delivered on this Friday  (07).

Police Fired Tear Gas And Water Cannons To Disperse A University Students Protest March

Riot Police have fired tear gas and
water cannons to disperse a group of University Students protesters belonging to Inter University  Students Federation marched   towards the Presidential Secretariet in Colombo Fort near the Lotus Roundabout this evening  (04 ).

Around 2500 University students  had been participated in the protest March which begun Infront of University of Aesthetic Studies in Colombo this noon by demanding to suspend the class suspension imposed on a group of students in Rajarata and South Eastern Universities .

Entry road to Galle Face had been closed from Lotus Roundabout due to the Protest march and as a result heavy traffic had been reported in and around Colombo Fort and Town Hall according to reports .

UPFA MP Group (Former Minority Government MP 's)To Boycott Tomorrow's Parliament

The Group of Parliamentarians
representing United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) headed by President Maithripala Sirisena has decided to boycott tomorrow's Parliamentary proceedings as well according to UPFA MP Dinesh Gunawardana .

This decision has been taken as the Parliament meets against the Parliamentary traditions MP Gunawardana Has stressed.

The Parliament which convenes against Parliamentary traditions, Standing orders and Constitution has no validity he has stated.

Earlier it has been revealed the former minority government group is scheduled to be participated  in tomorrow's Parliament meeting .

Parliament is due to meet tomorrow (05)at 10 a.m..

MP Mahinda Rajapakshe And Four Of His Former Ministers Filed Appeals Against Interim.Order

Kurunagala District MP Mahinda
Rajapakshe and four  of his former appointed Ministers Chamal Rajapakshe ,Johnston Fernando ,Dinesh Gunawardana and Wijedasa Rajapakshe have today (04 ) filed two appeals in Supreme Court separately ,requesting to issue an interim order to prevent the implementation of the interim order issued by Court of Appeal against them yesterday  (03).

The appeal petitions had requested the Supreme Court to make the Court of Appeal s interim order issued yesterday preventing the functioning of MP Rajapakshe and his former Ministers in  minority government ,powerless.

The interim order was intepreted the law incorrectly and issued against the Constitution it says.

The respondents of the appeal petitions are 122 MP's who had filed a petition  against appointing Mahinda Rajapakshe as premier including United National Party with its leader Ranil Wkiramasinghe, JVP,TNA ,ACMC, SLMC and TPA Parties .


Thousamds Of Cinemas In China Under Threat Of Closure

https://www.bbc.com/news/business- 52901143