AT KARAPITIYA HOSPITAL THE HEART SURGERY WAITLIST EXTENDS UPTO YEAR 2028

Heart surgery waitlist at Karapitya Hospital extends to 2028 Patients awaiting heart surgeries at the Cardiothoracic Unit of Karapitya Teaching Hospital face a waiting list extending to 2028, according to Mawbima newspaper. Cardiac patients have reported that the earliest available…

IN SINGAPORE INTERNATIONAL JEWELRY EXPO SRI LANKAN SAPPHIRE DISPLAYED

Sri Lankan sapphire displayed at Singapore International Jewlery Expo A Sri Lankan-origin natural royal blue sapphire of over 100 carats, cut in Bangkok, was exhibited by a Singaporean jeweler at the Singapore International Jewlery Expo (S According to the High…

AT THE CENTRE AISLE OF THE ROUNDABOUT NEAR THE OLD SECRETARIAT A HUMAN SKELETAN FOUND

Skeletan remains found in Colombo-Fort Human skeletan remains have been found at the centre aisle of the roundabout near the old Secretariat in Colombo -Fort. According to reports, the skeletal remains were found during excavation activities by a private firm…

INMATE IN GALLE PRISON DIES FROM MENINGITIS WHILE THREE MORE HOSPITALIZED

Galle Prison inmate dies from meningitis, 3 more hospitalized An inmate of the Galle Prison has reportedly died of Meningitis, the Prisons Director of Health said. Meanwhile, three more inmates who are suspected to be infected with Meningitis, have been…

COMPLICATIONS AFTER INJECTION LEADS TO HOSPITALIZATION OF ELEVEN STUDENTS BETWEEN 06 TO 13 YEARS

11 school children hospitalized over complications after injection 11 school children from the Mihintale area have been admitted to the Anuradhapura Teaching Hospital after developing complications after being administered an injection. According to reports, the children, aged between 06 –…

TARIFFS ON ELECTRICITY REDUCED

Electricity tariffs reduced The Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (PUCSL) has approved a reduction of electricity tariffs by 22.5 per cent overall, PUCSL chairman Prof. Manjula Fernando said today (July 15). The tariff revision, which will be effective from…

USD 100MN TO SUPPORT POWER SECTOR REFORMS BY ADB

ADB approves USD 100mn support for Power Sector Reforms in Sri Lanka The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $100 million policy-based loan to support and facilitate reforms aimed at enhancing the financial sustainability of the power sector in…

IN WESTERN PROVINCE THREE WHEELER FARES ANNOUNCED FIRST KM RS 100 THEREAFTER RS 90 FOR EACH KM

Three-Wheel fares in Western Province reduced: Rates announced The All Ceylon Three-Wheel Drivers’ Association announces that starting tomorrow (15), three-wheeler fares in the Western Province will be reduced. According to the association’s chairman, Lalith Dharmawickrama, the fare for the second…

TRUMP SHOOTER FALSELY IDENTIFIED AS ITALIAN SPORTS JOURNALIST

Italian sports journalist falsely identified as Trump shooter, plans legal action An Italian sports journalist said on Sunday he would take legal action after being falsely identified on social media as the suspected shooter in an assassination attempt against U.S.…

OPENING UP IN NEW ERA Xi LEADS CHINA’S REFORM

Xi leads China’s reform, opening up in new era In December 2012, Xi Jinping, then newly elected general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, chose Guangdong, a frontier of China’s reform and opening up, as the destination…