Friday, February 17, 2017

New Price Control Mechanism Introduced For Three Varieties Of Local Rice

Government has introduced a new price control mechanism for three
 local Rice varieties with effect from yesterday (17).

Accordingly the maximum control price of a Kilo of local Nadu Rice will be RS.80 .A kilo of Samba RS.90 and a Kilo of red raw Rice RS.78.

Due to the price control mechanism a shortage of rice has been reported   in many parts of the Country .




A Female Was Killed And Four Others Injured Due To A Road Accident

A female was killed and four
others were injured and hospitalized after the three wheeler they were travelling in lost it's control and toppled over on Embilipitiya Main Road at Bisokotuwa Junction ,Rathnapura today(17).

Five persons in the Three Wheeler admitted to the Embilipitiya Hospital for treatment and the critically injured female among them who was a resident in kandana area had succumbed to her injuries after admission to thr Hospital it has been revealed.

Five Pharmacy Owners Had Been Arrested In Matale Over Selling Antibiotics Without A Medical Prescription

The food and drug inspectors attached to the
Independent Drug Regulatory Authority had taken into custody five pharmacy owners in Matale District (Central Province)who were responsible for issuing  Antibiotic Drugs without a medical prescription ,during a raid carried out  yesterday (16).

The suspects were later released on cash bail of Rs.100,000 each after being produced before the Matale Provincial Court .

The suspected Pharmacy Owners are due to be produced before the court again on 03rd of March over the offence of selling Antibiotics without a prescription according to the chief food and drug inspector of Drug Regulatory Authority Amith Perera.

Sri Lanka Medical Council To Challange The Appeal Court's Decision On SAITM Before The Supreme Court

Members of the Sri Lanka Medical council had today
(17)decided to appeal agInst the Court Of Appeals verdict on registering  medical graduates of Malabe Private Medical Collage (SAITM) in the Medical Council before the Supreme Court.

The decision on appealing against the Court Of Appeals verdict has been taken after the lengthy discussions held with members of the Sri Lanka Medical Council (SLMC) .

The Court Of Appeal has ordered the Sri Lanka Medical Council to register all medical graduates passing out from SAITM on 31st of January after taking  into consideration a case filed by a female student of SAITM.


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A 19 Year Old Youth Was Killed Due To A Motor Cycle Accident In Batticaloa

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A 19 year old youth was killed as the Motor Cycle he was riding in toppled over  the road in Batticaloa (Eastern Province) last night(16).

The accident was occurred after the Motor Cyclist not able to control the speed of the vehicle it has been revealed.

The deceased has been identified as a resident of Batticaloa .

A Person Was Arrested Over Disposing Contaminated Milk To Dikoya Canal

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Police have arrested a person in Milk Collecting Center at Hatton-Dikoya over disposing 10,000 Liters of contaminated Milk to the Dikoya Canal .

A strange smell appears as the contaminated Milk mixed with water flows towards the reservoir it has been reported.

The Milk Collection Center disposed the stock of contaminated Milk to the Canal after a Milk Powder Manufacturing Company has returned the Milk to the Center over contamination problem  it has been revealed.

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Galle Road Was Temporarily Closed Due To A Vehicle Protest Organized By University Students

Image result for vehicle protest clipartThe Galle road was closed down temporarily at Gall Face Junction in Colombo this noon (17)due to a Vehicle Protest parade organized by Inter University Students Federation (IUSF)against the Malabe Private Medical Collage(SAITM) underway at the moment.

The Vehicle Protest Parade which began on 15th of February from five cities in the island namely Anuradhapura ,Rathnapura ,Karapitiya,Kuliyapitiya and Kandy has now reached Colombo it has been reported .

Police have earlier stated that a heavy traffic will be experienced from 12 noon to 3 p.m today on Galle Road/Kandy Road,Highlevel Road and Negambo roads due to the Protest .After 3 p.m public is warned that traffic may prevails in Colombo Fort,Hulftsdorf,Lotus Road ,Olcott Mawatha and Maradana Road as the protestors due to gather in front of the Colombo Fort Railway station.

Two Tourists Were Injured And Hospitalized After A Coconut Tree Fallen On Them

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Two British Nationals were injured and hospitalized last afternoon(16) after a Coconut Tree had fallen towards them outside a Tourist Hotel in Kammala Area,Wennappuwa.

A Coconut Tree located near the Swimming Pool of the Tourist Hotel fallen towards the two tourists it has been reported.

Prices Of 38 Varities Of Cataract Eye Lenses To Be Reduced With Effect From Midnight Tonight(17)

Displaying DSC_5111.JPGThe prices of 38 varieties of Cataract Eye Lenses in the local market use for Cataract Surgeries have reduced by Rs.10,000 to Rs.29,000 with effect from midnight tonight(17) according to the Minister Of Health,Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine Dr.Rajitha Senaratne.

Addressing a press conference held in Health Ministry Auditorium this morning(17) Health Minister has stressed that the special Gazette Notification on reducing prices of Cataract Eye Lenses will be issued midnight tonight.

Minister has last week instructed the Health Ministry Secretary Anura Jayawikrama to print the Gazette Notification regarding this.

Prices of Cataract Eye Lenses are being reduced to benefit the government and private hospital patients undergoing Cataract surgeries Minister has stated.

Addressing the conference Dr.Manjula Batuwatte of Ophthalmologists(Eye Surgeons) Association has said that minister's decision to reduce the prices of Cataract Lenses is a good move the Association hopes other equipment using  for eye surgeries in government hospitals too provided free of charge in near future.

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