Wednesday, February 27, 2019


1080 Internship Doctors Appointed Mainly To Hospitals In North And East

Internship appointments had been
 given to 1080 Medical Graduates by the Health Minister Dr.Rajitha Senaratne yesterday (26)during a function held at Temple Trees in Colombo .

Majority of these appointments had been given to Hospitals in North and East and the rest were given to other hospitals in the island accordsnce to service requirements it has been revealed.

  Court order issued by Supreme court last Tuesday (26) by halting giving internship appointments to Medical graduates until 27th of March on a court case filed by SAITM graduates will not affect these appointments according to Health Ministry .

However the court decision will affect the 278 Internship appointments scheduled to be offered shortly .

A Person Was Injured And Hospitalized Due To Three Wheeler-School Bus Collision

A Three Wheeler driver had been
criticaly injured and hospitalized after the high speed Three Wheeler he was driving in colliding with a School Bus transported school children on Hatton -Nuwara -Eliya main road at Kotagala-Commercial area this morning (27).

The injured had been transferred to Nuwara-Eliya hospital for treatment.

No one in School Bus  got injured due to the incident it has been revealed.

The incident occurred due to the high speed driving of Three wheeler according to Dimbula Police.


US Dollar 500 Fine For Foreigners Staying In The Country Without Visas

Cabinet has passed a proposal
submitted by Minister Of Internal ,Home affairs and Provincial councils Vajira Abeywardana to revise the Immigration Emigration Act of number 20 of 1948 including to impose US Dollars 500 fine for those who are staying in the country without visas .

The Cabinet paper approved by the Cabinet proposed to introduce unitary visa fsre fo all countries replacing the current visa fares apply in country basis it has been revealed.

It also proposed to extending  visa period and prepare a mechanism to introduce facilities encouraging investors  .

Sri Lankan Airlines Has Cancelled It's Flights To Karachchi And Lahore As The Airspace Of Pakistan Shut Down

Sri Lankan Airlines has cancelled all it's flights to Karachchi and Lahore in Pakistan from tomorrow (28) due to the temporary shut down of  Pakistani Airspace for flights by the Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority .

Pakistan Airspace had been temporary shut down as a result of the tense situation occured between india and Pakistan it has ben revealed.

Further details regarding the cancellation of Sri Lankan Airlines flights to Karachchi and lahore can be obtained through or through  tourist agents it has been revealed .

Sri Lankan Airlines has regretted the inconvenience faced  by the passangers due to the cancellation  of flights to Karachchi and Lahore .