Friday, February 25, 2011

Sri Lanka To Meet Pakistan Today In A Cruical World Cup Cricket Encounter

Sri Lanka takes on neighbors Pakistan today in their  crucial group "A" World Cup Cricket match scheduled to play at R.Premadasa International Stadium in Colombo.The match which is to play under flood lights as it's a Day Night Game will begin around 2.30 p.m(local time) today.


This is the first time that Sri Lanka meets a stronger team during this years World Cup Cricket Series .They met the minnows Canadian Team last Sunday where the Lank ans secured an easy win.The Sri Lankan Team is captained by Kumar Sangakkara and the Pakistani Team is captained by Shahid Afridi.

Authorities have said that 35,000 fully packed crowd will expect in today's Day Night Encounter.As Pakistan  never lost a World Cup Cricket Match against Sri Lanka during  their previous six meetings today's game will be an acid test for them to keep their record .

Health Minister To Appoint A Special Add.Secretary On Non Communicable Diseases

Health Minister Maithrepala Sirisena has decided to appoint a Special Additional Secretary on Non Communicable Diseases(NCD'S) to minimize   the spreading of these diseases in Sri Lankan Society Health Ministry Sources said today.According to the sources the reason behind the  appointing of a special additional secretary is to organize and  conduct public awareness campaigns on Non Communicable Diseases throughout the Island as the spreading of the diseases are in arise.

Health Ministry has said that 50 percent out of the total number of deaths reported from Sri Lanka during the past 70 years are due to  Non Communicable diseases like Diabetes,Heart Diseases and Obesity.

Awareness Walk On Malaria To Be Held In Non Malaria City?

Although Malaria Patients are not reported from Colombo The Anti Malaria Campaign Officials are Organizing an  Awareness Walk on Malaria in the City Of Colombo on 25th of April  instead of holding it in a area prone to Malaria it has been reported. This Walk is organized to mark the World Malaria Day and to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Anti Malaria Campaign .

Monaragala and Hambanthota districts are identified as the areas where most of the Malaria Patients have been reported but only awareness campaigns in small way have organized in these areas on the day where an awareness walk has been organized in Colombo according to the Health Workers.Even last year the Anti Malaria Campaign had organized a similar awareness walk on malaria in the City of Colombo with the participation of 300 of their district officers.

This years awareness walk is scheduled to begin from Torrington Square in Colombo -07 and it will be heading through Vihara Maha Devi Park in Town Hall.


No One Arrested On Vinu Wettimuny's Murder Case

Although Sri Lankan Actress Vinu Wetimuny was murdered at her home almost a week ago  Local Police still not able to arrest anyone regarding the murder sources said.Police already appointed two investigation Teams to conduct an inquiary on the murder of the Actress.

Police have supected three persons who came to the Actress Wettimuny's house on 15 th of february for her murder.

Kala Wewa Wildlife Park Temporary Closed Down

Authorities have temporary  closed down the Kala Wewa Wildlife Park for public  and tourists since yesterday (15) due to a dispute between ...