Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Alleged Financial Misappropriation And Match Fixing On Sri Lankan Cricket Interim Committee Has Summoned

The Committee On Public Enterprises (COPE) has yesterday summoned the Sri Lankan Cricket Interim Committee on    Financial Misappropriations and Match Fixing allegations.The chairman of the COPE Senior Minister Dew Gunasekera has said that the summoning of Sri Lankan Cricket is due to the recent media exposures against the activities of the Interim Committee.

According to  the sources the Sri Lankan Cricket Interim Board lost more than  Rs.2 Billion since the present Interim Committee headed by former national cricketer D.S De Silva took over the administration.

Government Hospitals Faced Hardships Due To Short Drug Supply And Poor Quality Drugs

The Government Doctors informed the Government Medical Officers Association(GMOA) that there is a short Drug Supply in Government Hospitals at present  and the Drugs supplied too is not in good quality and due to this both patients and doctors facing difficulties.
GMOA Spokesman has said that such a situation arise due to the non availability of  a National Drug Policy .Last year alone the Health Ministry had spent around Rs.15 billion for supplying Drugs to government hospitals but due to low quality and and a short supply of drugs it proved that the expenditure was totally a waste he further added.

During last few months the GMOA had raised the issue  at the discussions held in the  Ministry in several occasions but not received a positive response in this regard according to the GMOA Spokesman.The only solution for tackling this drug shortage and low quality drug problem is the implementation of National Drugs Policy he stressed.

79 Corona Positives Had Been Discharged From Hospitals Today (02)

A total of 79 Corona positives had been discharged today (02) from Hospitals after full recovery it has been reported . Accordingly th...