Tuesday, March 19, 2019



Three University Students Protests Created Heavy Traffic In Colombo

Three University Students protest
marches held today (19)in Colombo had created a heavy traffic congestion in many roads in and around Colombo.

Riot police have fired tear gas and water cannons to disperse a protest march conducted by Inter University Students Federation along with Students Union attached to Sabaragamuwa University this evening infront of University Grants Commission building at Ward Place,Colombo .

The protest march which began infront of Colombo fort railway station has demanded to stop cutting receuitments of Sabaraganuwa University .A heated arguement erupted between Protesters and police had ended after firing tear gas and water cannons to disperse the protesters .

Another Protest was held in front of Health Ministry organized by Medical Faculties Students Action Committee opposed providing internship training for SAITM Medical graduates.

Students attached to professional Technology University in Ratmalan  had protested infront of Nipunata Piyasa in Narahenpita.

Around 23 TB Patients Amd 02 TB Deaths Are Being Reported Daily From Sri Lanka

Around 23 TB (Tuberculosis )patients and 02 TB deaths are being reported from the island daily  according to District TB Control.Officer Dr.A .Ramachandra .

Addressing a Media briefing held today (19)at Health Promotions Bureau in Colombo  on World TB Day Dr.Ramachandra has stressed that although Sri Lanka is targeting to eliminate TB From the country by the year 2025 still there are 4000 unidentified  TB patients  in.the country who are spreading the disease silently  in the society.

Around 8228 TB Patients had been reported from Sri Lanka last year with 5:3 male to female ratio rate and out of this number 40 percent had been reported in the Western province according to the latest statistics.25  percent out of this number had been reported from Colombo district it has been revealed.

TB Control officers had requested the public to seek medical treatment if someone has symptoms like a cough lasted more than two weeks,sudden loss of body weight and loss of appetite they have stressed.

There are 26 chest clinics located throughout the island performing  sputum tests to confirm the TB status and  providing TB treatment .


CID Had Questioned Former Navy Commander Karannagoda More Than Four Hours

Criminal Investigations
Department(CID)had questioned former Navy Commander Admiral Wasantha Karannagoda over 04 hours regarding abduction and dissapearence of 11 youth in Colombo and suburbs in 2008 .

The former Navy Commander who is charged over the abduction and dissapearence of youth had arrived at CID Headquarters at 9.30 a.m this morning and given a statement until 1.30 p.m.This was the third time that former Navy Commander Karannagoda had appeared before CID over the incident.

Earlier he has appeared twice before CID for questioning over the incident after obtaining a court order preventing his arrest.

A High Speed Three Wheeler Had Caught Fire And Destroyed In The Middle Of The Road

A high speed Three wheeler had caught
fire suddenly  and destroyed completely near Kadiyanlena bridge on Nawalapitiya-Thalawakale main road this evening (19).

The incident occurred whilst the Three Wheeler travelling from Nawalapitiya to Kadiyanlena area due to an electricity leak according to reports .

A passanger and the Driver who were travelling in the Three wheeler at the time of the incident escaped  unhurt accirding to Nawalapitiya police.

A Grenade Had Been Recovered From Southern Expressway

A cleaning worker had recovered a
Grenade bomb wrapied in a plastic cover and left at Southern Expressway between imaduwa and Matara this evening (19).

After fimding it's a Grenade the worker had informed it to the police .

Police have later taken in to custody the Grenade and it is due to be produced  before the Galle Magistrate Court tomorrow(20).After obtaining permission from the court Police are due to defuse the Grenade.

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