Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Opposition Accused Government On Trying To Increase Milk Powder Prices

The government is planning to increase prices of Milk Powder by at-least Rs100 by spreading Arsenic has contained in imported Milk Powder ,the secretary of main opposition United National Party(UNP) has said today(14)government has already began discussions on  increasing milk powder prices he has stressed.

Government authorities yesterday claimed a harmful substance has contained in milk powder imported from New Zealand and the samples of them already sent to foreign laboratories to check on this.

Jyawardenapura Hospital Trade Unions Have Protested Against Using Casualty Ward For A Bio Medical Course

Admitting outdoor patients to the casualty medical ward number 07 of Sri Jayawardenapura Teaching Hospital,Kotte is halted due to the decision of government owned bio medical institute in Colombo to use the ward to conduct a bio medical course for bio technology officers .the join trade union council pf sri jayawardenapura hospital has protested against this move today and handed over a letter to hospital director dr.a.s.k gamage stating trade unions will launch indefinite strike action if the ward is use for conducting a class.

Ward number 07 of the hospital is also known as the dermatology and medical ward also treated non infectious , child and neuro patients when required.around 62 beds are there in the ward which is now residence to 30 patients and they have no where to go if the ward space use for the course hospital sources said.

When contacted hospital director dr.gamage has said that he is currently trying to solve the matter through negotiations with bio medical institute.

Presidential Election -Counting Of Ballot Papers Still Underway -District Results Of Jaffna And Wanni Had Been Announced

Counting the Ballot papers of Presidential election is still underway and only total results of two districts had been announced up to n...