Monday, February 28, 2011

All Small And Medium Hotel Workers In Colombo To Undergo A Medical Examination


Colombo Public Health Department has instructed  all the workers attached to small and medium level Hotels and Restaurants functioning within the Colombo City Limits should undergo a Medical Test to ensure the hygiene of the food prepared and serve by them to the consumers.The Medical Test is compulsory for these Hotel Workers working in Colombo City with the effect from this January according to the Colombo Chief Medical Officer Dr.Pradeep Kariyawasam.


Dr.Kariyawasam further said that these Hotel Workers should undergo a medical test at least once a year and those who failed to produce a medical certificate when requested will be punished according to the law.There are around 700 small and medium scale Hotels and Restaurants functioning in  Colombo City.

South Indian Political Leaders Including Vaiko And Nedumaren Arrested

The leader of the South Indian MDMK Party vaiko and the Tamil Nationalist Movement Leader P.Nedumaren along with hundreds of their party supporters who protested in  front of the Deputy Sri Lankan High Commission in Chennai were arrested by the police today according to the Indian Media.

The arrested South Indian Leaders were tried to stage a protest march towards the deputy Sri Lankan High Commission demanding the removal of the High Commission in Chennai.The police said the protesters were not given any permission to hold protests in front of the Sri Lankan Mission.

Ministry Of Health To Launch An Island Wide Search In Pharmacies And Pvt.Hospitals

The Ministry Of Health has decided to launch an islandwide search operation in Private Pharmacies and Hospitals to find out whether these institutions are selling Drug Samples,Out of date drugs,whether they are having a proper licence and having a qualified Pharmacists, and storing drugs and food items in the same refrigirator.


According to the Ministry Sources they have been received several complaints by the public that some imported drugs selling through the pharmacies caused severe side affects.The National Drug Authority has already instructed to the Food and Drug Inspectors Islandwide on the proposed search operation.

METHANE PULSE DETECTED FROM SOUTHERN SUDAN WETLANDS

https://www.bbc.com/news/science- environment-50708544