Friday, December 27, 2019

Kanchana Ratwatte And Jagath Wellawatte Had Been Appointed As Heads Of Bank Of Ceyon And Insuarance Corporation

Lawyer Kanchana Ratwatte and Senior
Lecturer attached to Colombo University Jagath Wellawatte have been appointed as the new heads of Bank of Ceylon And Sri Lanka Insuarance Company by the new government.

Lawyer Ratwatte has been appointed as the new chairman of Bank of Ceylon by the Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapakshe and he had served as Director General of Telecommunication Regulatory Authority (TRC) and Chairman of Sri Lanka Shippimg Corporation earlier .

Meanwhile Government has appointed the Senior Lecturer Attached to Colombo University Jagath Wellawatte as the new Chairman of Sri Lanka Insuarance Corporation.He held the chairman posts of Sri Lanka Foreign Employment Bureau and Child Protection Authority previously



Wholesale Price Of Potatoes And Big Anions Had Been Reduced By Rs.50 -Consumers Not Receive The Benefit As Retail Price Remaiss Unchanged -Price Of Red Anions Is Very High

The price of wholesale  price of a Kilo
Gramme of Potatoes has been reduced around Rs.50 at the Pettah wholesale  Market from last Thursday  (27)from Rs.170 to Rs.120-125 as a result of reducing the import tax on Potatoes by Rs.25 according to Essential Food Importers Association.

The wholesale price of a Kilo Gramme of Big Anions too has been reduced by Rs.40-50 from Rs.150 to Rs.100-110 It has been reported .

However the benefit of the tax reduction of Potatoes will not be received by the Comsumer as the retail price of Poratoes is not being reduced by the government the Association has stated .

Price of a Kilo Gramme Of Red Anions is very high as a Kilo is selling for Rs.800 at present.

Compartments Of A Train Bound For Maradana-Beliatta Severed From Each Other At Panadura

A Train travelled from Maradana
(Colombo)to Beliatta (Southern province) yesterday (27) had been disrupted as the Train Engine ran without compartments of the Train due to the Compartments had severed from the Engine .

The incident occurred near the Pinwatte Railway Station at Panadura  as the compartmemts of the Train had severed each other and from the engine it has been revealed.The commuters in the Compartments had stayed inside in darkness for sometime due to the imcident .

The Train services of the Coastal Railway line had delayed around half and hour due to the incident .


CID Had Taken In To Custody Former Health Minister Dr.Rajitha Senaratne Whilst Receiving Treatment At Lanka Hospital -Colombo Additional Magistrate Remanded Him Until Monday -Dr.Senaratne Remains In Hospital Under Prison Custody

Criminal Investigations
Department(CID)had taken in to custody  Former Health Minister Dr.Rajitha Senaratne whilst receiving treatment at Lanka Hospital ,Narahenpita around 2.15 p.m yesterday (27) over organizing a Media Briefing on white van abductions prior to Presidential Election .

Colombo Additional Magistrate Shalini Perera who had visited Lanka Hospital ,Narahenpita last noon to inspect  the condition of Dr.Senaratne has ordered to remand him until this Monday (30) .The bail application submitted to Colombo Additional Magistrate earlier this week by Dr.Senaratne to  preventing his arrest also scheduled to be taken in to consideration on that day.

 Additional Magistrate has ordered the Prison commissioner to take Dr.Senaratne under his custody and later Prison guards had arrived in Lanka Hospitals to guard him.

Earlier it has been reported that the CID officers attempted to record a statememt from Dr.Senaratne last  Thursday (26)night .

CID Officers  who had obtained an arrest warrant to arrest Dr.Senaratne from Colombo Magistrate court had surrounded his residemce at Stanmore crescent ,Colombo -07 last Thursday evening to arrest him ,but not been able to find him there as Dr.Senaratne was absent at that time .

However last Thursday night it has been reported that he had been admitted to Cardiac Intensive Care Unit of Lanka Hospital .

Before taken in to custody Attorney General's Department has informed Colombo Additional Magistrate last morning  that Dr.Senaratne was not arrested so far.

Meanwhile the two persons who is in remand over revealing  on white van abdutions during the press brirfing held by Dr.Senaratne had been further remanded until 06 th of January by the Colombo Magistrare court after they were  produced before the court yesterday .

Another 38 Corona Positives Had Been Discharged Today (07) After Full Recovery

Another 38 Corona positives had been recovered and discharged today (07)from government Hospitals, increasing the total number of Corona...