Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Government Declared Hajj Festival Day As A Public Holiday

The Ministry of Public Administration and Home Affairs has today declared the Muslim Religious Festival Hajj Festival (Eid -Al Adha) Day falls on 07th of November (Monday) as a Public Holiday.Earlier that day was not considered as a Holiday.

GMOA Urged The Health Ministry To Conduct An Inquiry Against The 70 RAMP's Who Produced Bogus Medical Certificattes

The Government Medical Officers Association (GMOA) has urged the Health Ministry to conduct an inquiry on the 70 Registered and Assistant Medical Officers who were produced false Medical Degree Certificattes to the Sri Lanka Medical Council (SLMC) stating that they have studied at Saint Petersburg State Medical Collage in Russia .

Although the said Medical Officers are stating they have been studied at the said Russian Medical Collage they have never been in Russsia for the period they were obtained study leave with full pay instead of doing Private Practice here the Assistant Secretary of the GMOA Dr.Upul Gunesekera has said.According to him if those Registered and Assistant Medical Officers followed that Medical Degree fully and qualified they have been practising with other MBBS Doctors here as a qualified medical paractitioners.

However these officers not only misled the SLMC but tried to mislead the Court too he stressed.According to the judgment given by the present Chief Justice Mrs.Shirani Bandaranayake in 2006 these Medcial Officers should not granted the SLMC Registration to practice as doctors here Dr.Gunesekera added.

15 Youth Arrested With Narcotics Near Srpadha

Police officers attached to Anti Corruption unit of the Hatton Police division had arrested 15 youth of the ages 20-25 whilst on pilgrim...