Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 14 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Former director of Sri Lanka's dissolved defense media center hospitalized
Sun, Dec 22, 2013, 11:03 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Dec 22, Colombo: Lakshman Hulugalla, the former Director General of Sri Lanka's dissolved defense media center, Media Center for National Security (MCNS), has reportedly been admitted to a private hospital due to a sudden illness.

Local media reports said the former official was admitted to Lanka Hospitals after consuming poison. However, Hulugalla has denied the media reports that he was admitted to the hospital.

The Defense Ministry had dissolved the Media Centre for National Security (MCNS) with effect from November 1but Hulugalla remained in the Ministry.

According to local media outlet Ada Derana, Hulugalla was linked to the transfer of 23 officers and constables including four inspectors from the Police Department's Organized Crimes Investigation Unit after the officers raided an illegal casino center in the Colombo Town Hall area.

Hulugalla, however, has denied his involvement in the matter.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lanka opposition protests against government's casino legislation
-- [2 hours ago]
Sri Lankan parliamentary approval for one of the three controversial casino legislations
-- [2 hours ago]
Employees of Sri Lanka's zoological garden urge authorities to re-commence elephant dances
-- [3 hours ago]
Discovery of contaminated plastic bottles during raid raises alarm on water sold in Sri Lankan market
-- [3 hours ago]
Consumer movement urges Sri Lankan government to remove the fuel surcharge from the electricity bill
-- [4 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Attorney General's Department sets up provincial units
-- [7 hours ago]
Sri Lanka briefs diplomatic community on measures taken to subdue renewed threat of terrorism
-- [9 hours ago]
Sri Lankan President vows to take strict action against lawbreakers, not to permit religious discord
Parliamentary delegation of Balochistan visits Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka business chamber conducts workshop on media Strategies for corporate sector

Copyright © 2000, 2014 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.