Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Power And Energy Minister Critcised the Proposed Visit Of UN Expert Panel

The Power and Energy Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka has strongly opposing the proposed visit of  Expert Panel appointed by UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon to investigate alleged war crimes against Sri Lanka.The UN Expert Panel members are due to visit Sri Lanka and give the evidence before Lessons Learnet and Reconciliation .



Health Ministry To Charge A Treetment Fee From Alochol Related Non Communicable Disease Patients From 01st Of January

The Ministry Of Health has decided to charge a fee from all the patients who are admitted to the State Run Hospitals for Alcohol realted Non Communicable Diseases as a Treetment fee with effect from 01st of January 2011.The aim of this move is to deter the Alochol use amongst the public according the Ministry Sources.

Health Minister Maithrepala Sirisena has already submitted a Cabinet Paper to the Cabinet in this regard according the sources.

It has been reported that the Government has spend Rs.90 million annualy to treet Non Commuinicable Diseases like Stroke,Heart Diseases,Diabetese,Kidney Diseases and High Blood Preasure and majority of these Patients got the Disease due to Alcohol Consumption.

Around 80 percent of the Non Communicable Disease Patients reported from Sri Lanka are belongs to the age group of 40 -55 sources further added.

Plantation Company To Sell Coconuts For Cheep Prices To The Colombo Residents

Plantation company in Chilaw has decided to sell Coconuts to the residents of Colombo and the suburbs for cheep prices during this festive season.According to the president of the Company Dr.Sunil Jayasekera they will sell the coconuts Rs.32-35 per nut to the residents in mentioned areas.

At present Coconuts are selling for Rs.44-60 per nut in  the Open Market.

FRANCE CRIPPLED BY BIGGEST STRIKE IN YEARS

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