Tuesday, May 3, 2011

While Advising Hospital And School Canteens To Stop Selling Sugary Foods And Drinks Health Ministry Canteen Sells Them

Although the Ministry Of Health has directed the authorities to remove wheat flour based short eats like patty and rolls as well as sugary foods Cakes and Dough Nuts from the canteens in Government Hospitals and Schools due to the increase of Diabetes,High Blood Pressure and Obesity among youth ,The Canteen of the Ministry it self openly selling these flour and sweet products for the Ministry Officials it has been revealed.

The Canteen of the Health  Ministry has seen selling the Sugary Dough Nuts,Rolls,Patty ,Cakes,Milk Toffees and even Sugary Drinks like Instant Tea and Coffee for the officials.

While  praising the timely decision of restricting the selling of Sugary Food and Drinks for the public in the view of preventing Non Communicable Diseases in the society the health workers are questioned the Ministry Authorities on not applying the same method to the Ministry Canteen.

The First Rabies Death In Colombo After Two Years Reported

The First Rabies Death after a lapse of two years was reported from the Colombo City last week according to the Chief Medical Officer In the Colombo City Dr.Pradeep Kariyawasam.The victim who is a 62 year old resident in Maligawatta Flats was bitten by a stray dog at Kotahena in the Colombo suburbs and he got the disease afterwards he has stressed.

The victim was died at a Government Hospital while recieving treatment.

Former Cricket Captain Hashan Thilakaratne To Revealed The Names Involved In Match Fixing

Former Sri Lankan Cricket Captain and Western Provincial Council Member Hashan Thilakaratne has make a special statement today and backed his previous allegations on Match Fixing against some Sri Lankan Cricketers and said that he will revealed the names of those involved in Match Fixing at the right time and not hesitate to inform this on even to the cricket's governing body the International Cricket Council(ICC).

He also said that a certain number of people are trying to silence him but as he loves Sri Lnkan Cricket and will go ahead and revealed the names who are responsible for match fixing .Hashan has taken 05 minutes to make this special statement on match fixing allegations in front of  around 100 journalist today which he predicted match fixing is  happening in Sri Lanka since 1992 and  spreading it in the  local cricket scene like a cancer .

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