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Health Ministry Introduced Two Hot Lines For Public To Make Complaints On Pharmacies And Institutions Not Selling 48 Price Reduced Drugs For Given Prices

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"PATH IN THE WHEAT FIELDS AT POURVILLE"(1882)) A POPULAR ARTWORK OF YESTERYEAR FRENCH ARTIST CLAUDE MONET (1840-1926)

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Government Decided To Settle Hospital Expenses Of Jayawardenapura Hospital For The Treatment Provided For Late Pandith Amaradeva

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As a respect to the late Pandith W.D.Amaradeva President Maithripala Sirisena has yesterday (03) given instructions to Minister of Health Dr.Rajitha Senaratne to take steps to  settle the expenses through the Ministry Of Health which need to pay for Kotte Sri Jayawardenapura Hospital for the treatment meted out to the late singer after admitting him last morning following a cardiac arrest.

After the late singer admitted to the hospital he had undergone  urgent surgery at the hospital and for that need to pay Rs.469,000 to the hospital it has been reported.

President has given instructions to the Health Minister not to charge the hospital fee from late Amaradeva's family and the president's message was conveyed to the Jayawardenapura  hospital authorities by the Health Minister, the Ministry Of Health has announced.


Seven More Substances Classified As Human Carcinogens

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POPULAR YESTERYEAR SINHALA SONG - SINGER MILTON MALLAWAARACHCHI

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"World's First Zero Emission Hydrogen Train To Begin Operations In Germany-A Solution For Air Pollution

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Government Has Declared A Week Of National Mourning Due To The Death Of Late Pandith Amaradeva

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Government has declared a week of national mourning  with effect from today (03) in view of  the death of veteran singer and musician Late Pandith W.D.Amaradeva the Ministry Of Home Affairs has announced today (03).

During the mourning period government offices will hoist flags at  half mast the Ministry has stated.

Water Board To Impose An Eight Hour Water Cut In Several Areas Of Colombo

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National Water Supply And Drainage Board is due to impose an eight hour water cut on this Saturday (05) in several areas of Colombo from 9 p.m to 5 a.m next day (Sunday).

Accordingly the water cut will be imposed in Colombo-13,Colombo-14 , Colombo-15,Baseline Road to Kelaniya Bridge and Sea Street areas the Water Board has announced.

President Wants The Court To Take A Decision Regarding Central Bank Bond Scam Issue

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President Maithripala Sirisena has said today (03) that the Controversial Central Bank Bond Scam issue should be submitted to the courts for an unbiased ruling without any political interference .

Politicians should not interfere regarding the further investigations on this matter the President has stressed while addressing a function held at Maharagama today (03).

WOMEN'S CANCER DEATHS EXPECTED TO RISE BY 60 PERCENT IN 2030

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QUOTES FOR LIFE

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Late Pandith Amaradeva's Funeral To Be Held At Independence Square With Full State Honors

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The final rites of the late singer and musician Pandith W.D Amaradeva who passed away this morning  is due to be held this Saturday(05) at 3 p.m in Independence Square ,Colombo with full state honors government has announced.

The remains of the later singer who considered as a national treasure will lie at Independence Square,Colombo from 10 a.m tomorrow (04) to 3 p.m on Saturday for public to pay their last respect .The cremation will take place at 6 p.m on Saturday .

Earlier it has been reported that the body of  Late Pandith Amaradeva is due to handover to the Ayrveda Collage .Now the remains lie at Jayaratne Funeral Parlor.

A Disabled Soldier Had Launched A Fast Unto Death In Front Of Fort Railway Station

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Former Central Bank Governor Arrived In Sri Lanka

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AS A TRIBUTE TO LATE PANDITH AMARADEVA

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(Source Wikipedia)
Wannakuwatta Waduge Don Albert Perera (Sinhalese: වන්නකුවත්ත වඩුගේ දොන් ඇල්බට් පෙරෙරා; 25 December 1927 – 03 November 2016) better known by his adopted name Amaradeva, was a Sri Lankan vocalist, violinist and composer. Primarily using traditional instruments like sitars, tablas and harmoniums, Amaradeva incorporates Sinhala folk music with Indian ragas in his work. Many consider Pandit Amaradeva’s contribution to the development of Sinhala music as unmatched.[2][


Pandit Amaradeva had been the recipient of numerous awards including the Philippine Ramon Magsaysay Award (2001), Indian Padma Sri Award (2002)[7] and Sri Lankan "President's Award of Kala Keerthi" (1986) and Deshamanya Award (1998). In 2003 the French government awarded him the prestigious honour; Officier (officer). Notably he still remains the most popular artist as confirmed by Nielsen Media Research findings[5][8] He has also represented Sri Lanka in many forums including the UNESCO 1…