Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Kumar Sangakkara Won Two Awards At The ICC Awards Ceremony

Former Sri Lankan Cricket Captain Kumar Sangakkara became the first Cricketer to received two Awards at the ICC Cricket Awards Ceremony when he bagged both  ICC ODI Player of the Year Award and  LG People's Choice Award at the International Cricket Council(ICC) Awards held in London yesterday(12th).

However due to the ongoing Test Match Series held in Sri Lanka against the visiting Australian Cricket Team Sangakkara was not present at yesterday's Awards Ceremony.

11 Member Medical Team To Leave For Pakistan Tomorrow To Combat Dengue Epidemic There

A 11 member Sri Lankan Medical Team is due to leave for Pakistan tomorrow(14) to combat the Dengue Epidemic spreading in most parts of Pakistan including the state of Punjab according to the Health Ministry sources.The team compromising of 8 Medical Doctors including two Epidemiologists,2 Nursing Sisters and an Entomologist .

This Medical Team is due to stay in Pakistan around two weeks to engage in Dengue Control activities and providing treatment for the Dengue Patients according to the sources.The Team was selected after  Pakistani President Asif Al Zardari has requested from the Sri Lankan Government to send a medical team to combat Dengue menace in his country .

DEVASTATING BUSHFIRES TO BE WORSEN IN AUSTRALIA

https://www.reuters.com/article/us- australia-bushfires/bushfires-conditions-worsen-in-east-and-west-australia-idUSKBN1XQ0RK