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::

* Sri Lanka Marxist party leader discharged from hospital after accident
Tue, Jul 29, 2014, 07:02 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

July 29, Colombo: Leader of Sri Lanka Marxist party, Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) leader and MP Anura Kumara Dissanayaka was discharged from the hospital this evening after receiving treatment for injuries sustained in accident yesterday.

He was sent home with orders to rest for few days before he starts working again, JVP sources said.

The JVP MP's vehicle met with an accident yesterday and he was first admitted to Ratnapura hospital. Later he was transferred to the Colombo National Hospital.

He underwent several medical tests but reported sound in health despite minor injuries.

Sri Lanka main opposition United National Party (UNP) leader Ranil Wickremasinghe paid a visit to the injured JVP leader at the hospital yesterday and inquired about his health.

Meanwhile, the driver of the JVP leader's vehicle was produced in court today for reckless driving and failing to avoid an accident.

Ratnapura magistrate K.D.S. Saman Kumara released the driver Sujeewa Priyashantha on personal bail of Rs. 50,000. The case was postponed to August 4.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Former Minister T.B. Ekanayake at FCID for questioning
-- [1 hour and 36 minutes ago]
Weather destroyed Estate houses will be reconstructed promptly - Deputy Minister Range Bandara
-- [1 hour and 51 minutes ago]
Two Indian nationals smuggling gold worth Rs. 4 million arrested at Sri Lanka's Colombo airport
-- [2 hours ago]
PM tours North today to review progress of development projects
-- [2 hours ago]
All schools closed today in Gampaha Education Zone due to flooding, will reopen Wednesday
-- [4 hours ago]
Ceylinco Insurance announces 'record' 315 percent dividend
-- [4 hours ago]
Leader of the Mahason Balakaya attackd in prison
-- [4 hours ago]
Firaz Makar to head STAX digital practice
-- [5 hours ago]
Relief continues for over 38,000 people displaced by adverse weather in Puttalam District
SriLankan plane carrying 228 passengers hits runway light at Cochin airport during rain

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.