Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Government Began A Probe On An Illegal Deal Of Rs.100 Million Worth Purchasing Of Wooding For Surgical

The Government has  began a high level inquiry on an illegal purchasing of Rs.100 million worth Wooding for Surgical for the Government Hospitals by the State Pharmaceuticals Cooperation taken place recently.This deal was handled without the permission of the Cabinet Tender Board as well as the State Pharmaceuticals Corporation Tender Board according to the Government Sources.

Although purchasing of over Rs.25 million worth items needed to get approved by the Cabinet Tender Board before purchasing it one of the higher officials of Pharmaceuticals Cooperation has illegally given the order to purchasing of  wooding for surgical to a local drug supplier and given orders to pay the supplier a letter of credit too it has been revealed.

However when the government has able to traced the facts on this deal the official who is responsible for this soon abolish the whole deal by suspending the letter of credit.However the first stock of wooding for surgical under this deal was arrived on 18th of March to the Medical Supplies Division and the Supplies Division has refused to accept the stock  as it's an illegal order health sources has  said.

Sri Lanka Beat New Zealenders And Sealed Their Place In The ICC World Cup Finals

Sri Lanka has today qualified for the ICC World Cup Cricket Finals scheduled to be play  in Mumbai ,India on this Saturday(02nd of April) with a cruising 5 wicket win over New Zealenders at the first Semi Final of the World Cup worked out at the R.Premadasa International Cricket Stadium in Colombo this evening in front of a large home crowd.

New Zealand won the toss and batted first in a perfect batting pitch but failed to live up to their expectations to get a big score as Sri Lankan Bowlers restricted them to a modest 217 runs off 48.5 overs.All Rounder Scott Styris was the highest run getter for the New Zealenders as he scored well compiled 57 runs from 76 balls.Martin Guptill made 39 runs off 65 balls.For Sri Lanka Off Spinner Ajantha Mendis and Seemer Lasith Malinga took 3 wickets each while Veteran Off Spinner Mutththaia Muralideran who made his final one day international appearance in Sri Lanka took 2 wickets.

When Sri Lankan openers Thilakaratne Dilshan and Upul Thranaga open the innings for Sri Lanka to chase 218 runs for win, everyone has expected them to repeat their powerful batting display against England two days back.However they were only able to put 40 runs for the first wicket  before Upul Tharanga was out for 30 runs.Thilakaratne Dilshan scored well compiled 73 runs and skipper Kumar Sangakkara scored 54 runs.When Sri Lanka is at 160 runs for the loss of one wicket three wickets fell within space of 9 runs.However the Middle order Batsmen Angelo Mathews and Thilan Samaraweera guided Sri Lanka to a 5 wicket win with 13 balls to spare.Skipper Sangakkara was adjudged as Man of the Match.

After the match Muralideran who is scheduled to retired from one day internationals after this world cup waved to the home crowd saying  farewell to Sri Lankans who supported him throughout his career.

This was Sri Lanka's third World Cup Final entry and two in a row and out of the previous two finals only able to win the World Cup in 1996 under the captaincy of Arjuna Ranathunge.In last world cup final worked out in Caribbean in 2007 Sri Lanka was beaten by Australia.The other finalist with whom Sri Lanka will clash in the Grand Final scheduled to be play in  Mumbai on Saturday will be decided in tomorrows Semi Final battle between India and Pakistan.

All Island Curfew Schedule To Be Changed From Tomorrow(06)

Government has amended  the current curfew schedule implemented in the country daily from tomorrow (06)according to the President's ...