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ICC Imposed Three Month Ban Over Sri Lankan Opening Batsman Upul Tharanga

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The International Cricket Council(ICC) has imposed three month suspension over   Sri Lankan Opening Batsman Upul Tharanga in all forms of cricket as he proved positive for using  two banned substances during the recently concluded World Cup Tournament in sub continent.

According to the ICC Tharanga was positive for  using two steroids Prednisone and Prednisolone during the world cup Semi Final match played between Sri Lanka and New Zeeland on 29th of March at Colombo this year.He appeared before the Anti Doping Tribunal on Friday.

1811 House And Institution Owners To Face Legal Action Over Maintaining Dengue Mosquito Breeding Places

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Health Ministry along with the Presidential Dengue Task Foce yesterday (23) issued notices to 1811 House and Institution owners  Islandwide on taking legal action against them for  maintaining Dengue Mosquito Breeding Places in their backyards.
Altogether 84,509 Houses and Institutions throughout the Island were inspected during yesterday under the National Anti Mosquito Week by the Dengue Inspection Teams and out of them 24,982 Houses and Institutions are identified as risky areas of Dengue Mosquito Breeding.Officers strictly warned owners of 48,841 Houses and Institutes who are maintaining Dengue Mosquito Breeding Places to clean these places withing two weeks else face a leagal action.
Since the commencement of the week  on last Monday Around 280,772 Places were inspected by the inspection Teams up to now according to Health Ministry Sources.