Tuesday, May 5, 2009
Former Janatha Wimukthi Peramuna(JVP) MP Piyasiri Wijenayaka and five others were remanded by the Attangalla Magistrate today on suspicion of murdering JVP Supporter Nandana Balage.
The Sri Lankan Office Of the World Health Organization to day handover a stock of Medicines,Syrups and N-95 Special Surgical Masks worth 4.5 Million Sri Lankan Rupees for Sri Lankan Health Ministry to use if the Deadly Swine Influenza Flu hit the Island.
The Stock including 15,000 Tami Flu Capsules,270 Bottles of Syrups and 2000 Masks according to the Health Ministry Sources.The WHO Acting Representative to Sri Lanka Dr.Frigdosi Rastum Mehtha handover this Stock to the Health Minister Nimal Siripala De Silva this evening.
Meanwhile Sri Lanka already having Stock of Drugs which can treat 1000 Swine Influenza Patients according to the Ministry.Ministry already prepared 20 wards from 20 Major Hospitals in the Country as Isolated Wards for treating Swine Flu Patients.
The Thermal Scanners installed at the Bandaranayaka International Airport in Colombo to check the Suspected Flu Cases are out of order and they were already sent to Singapore for an Imediate Repair according to the Ministry Sources.
Sri Lankan Ground Troops who are on the mission to rescue remaining trapped civilians in the LTTE Rebel held area now restricted remaining LTTE Cadres including their Leaders to a 4.5 Square Kilo Meter Area in the No War Zone.
LTTE Leader Valupillai Prabhakaren and other Cadres are now removed their Tiger Outfit and wearing civilian cloths to pave away to mixed up with the Civilians and if possible returned to the Government Controlled Area according to the Military Sources.