Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Prima Increased The Flour Price

Prima the major Flour supplier in Sri Lanka today increased their Flour Prices by Rs.10.50 per Kilo due to removing tax concessions by the Government.According to the new Price hike a kilo of Flour will increased to Rs.73.50 from Rs.63.

PSM Health Professionals To Launch A Strike Tomorrow

Five major categories of health professionals belongs to the Professions supplementary to medicine(PSM) are due to launch an Island wide token strike from 8 a.m tomorrow morning onwards over five of their service demands.The demands are including halting  the amending of the PSM Degree and filling  the Vacancies of the administrative PSM professionals .

If their demands are not met during tomorrow the PSM Professions including Government Pharmacists,Radiographers,Medical Laboratory Technicians,Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists are decided to continue their strike indefinitely.



Dengue Patients Are In Rise

As Showers are continue Seven Hundred twenty seven new Dengue patients were identified throughout the Island from the period of 15th to 18th of June Sri Lankan Epidemiology Unit sources said today.Altogether around seventeen thousand thirty five(17,035) Dengue patients were reported from the Island  up to now this year  and there were one hundred thirteen (113) deaths.


The highest number of Dengue patients were reported from Gampaha District and Districts of Colombo and Jafna placed the second and third slots.People are advised to clean their resident areas where Dengue Mosquitoes are breeding due to the showers that prevails in the Island.

CID Had Arrested Two Persons With A Foreign Made Pistol

Criminal Investigations  Department(CID)Officers had arrested two persons with a Foreign made  Automatic Pistol in their possession ...