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Daily News
[Cabinet Decisions]The Open University of Sri Lanka (OUSL) was established with the objective of p
[Cabinet Decisions]
Daily News / Posted an hour ago
The Open University of Sri Lanka (OUSL) was established with the objective of providing quality higher education to those who miss university entrance, as well as other higher educational opportunities, and it is planned to setup a Regional Centre in... Read more
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Sunday Observer
Independence Day celebrations and hopes for the futureYou must be knowing by now that this feline, though nursing streaks of cattines
Independence Day celebrations and hopes for the future
Sunday Observer / Posted an hour ago
You must be knowing by now that this feline, though nursing streaks of cattiness in her nature, is a softie at heart and optimistic, bordering on na�vety. She sees the glass always half or more full; she places trust in humanity and even has faith in... Read more
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Daily News
Steps to reduce drug pricesHealth Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne has instructed the relevant officials to
Steps to reduce drug prices
Daily News / Posted 10 days ago
Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne has instructed the relevant officials to submit a report on how drug prices in the local market could be reduced until the preparation of the regulations of the National Drugs Regulation Authority, Health... Read more
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asianage
Sri Lanka launches probe into kidney racketSri Lanka has launched an investigation into allegations that a group of surgeo
Sri Lanka launches probe into kidney racket
asianage / Posted 14 days ago
Sri Lanka has launched an investigation into allegations that a group of surgeons ran a racket trading human kidneys, the health ministry said on Saturday, two days after the authorities banned all kidney transplant surgery for foreigners. The... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Sri Lanka launches investigation into alleged human kidney racketCOLOMBO: Sri Lanka has launched an investigation into allegations that a group
Sri Lanka launches investigation into alleged human kidney racket
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 14 days ago
COLOMBO: Sri Lanka has launched an investigation into allegations that a group of surgeons ran a racket trading human kidneys, the health ministry said on Saturday, two days after the authorities banned all kidney transplant surgery for... Read more
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The Hindu
Sri Lanka forms panel to probe kidney racketinvolving patients and donors from India, two days after it banned kidney trans
Sri Lanka forms panel to probe kidney racket
The Hindu / Posted 14 days ago
involving patients and donors from India, two days after it banned kidney transplants for foreign nationals. Sri Lanka has formed a three-member panel to probe an organised organ harvesting racket involving patients and donors from India, two days... Read more
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Daily News
Three-member committee to probe Kidney racketThe Health Ministry yesterday appointed a three-member committee to conduct a f
Three-member committee to probe Kidney racket
Daily News / Posted 15 days ago
The Health Ministry yesterday appointed a three-member committee to conduct a full scale investigation into the kidney racket and this team will visit private hospitals within the next two days, where these kidney surgeries have reportedly been... Read more
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The Hindu
Colombo stops kidney transplants for foreignersFollows arrest of three persons in Nalgonda for having facilitated 60 kidney tr
Colombo stops kidney transplants for foreigners
The Hindu / Posted 16 days ago
Follows arrest of three persons in Nalgonda for having facilitated 60 kidney transplantations. Taking a dim view of reports emanating from Telangana on alleged involvement of Sri Lankan doctors and hospitals in a kidney racket, the Sri Lankan... Read more
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Daily News
We are with Civil Organisations: RajithaThe government stands with Civil Organisations in connection with opinion of ta
We are with Civil Organisations: Rajitha
Daily News / Posted 16 days ago
The government stands with Civil Organisations in connection with opinion of taking legal measures against politicians and officials engaged in corrupt activities during the previous regime, Cabinet Spokesman and Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne... Read more
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Daily News
No fertiliser shortage: GayanthaThere is no shortage of fertiliser and the subsidy granted to farmers will be c
No fertiliser shortage: Gayantha
Daily News / Posted 16 days ago
There is no shortage of fertiliser and the subsidy granted to farmers will be continued, Parliamentary Reforms and Mass Media Minister Gayantha Karunathilake said. "The President instructed to issue a special circular to Agriculture Ministry... Read more
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Daily News
USD 40 b 'Mega-City Structure Plan' to be unveiled on Jan 29The USD 40 billion 'Mega-City Structure Plan' will be unveiled on January 29 at
USD 40 b 'Mega-City Structure Plan' to be unveiled on Jan 29
Daily News / Posted 16 days ago
The USD 40 billion 'Mega-City Structure Plan' will be unveiled on January 29 at the Independence Square under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe,Megapolis and Western Development Minister Patali... Read more
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New Kerala
Sri Lanka suspends kidney transplants for foreignersColombo, Jan 21 : Sri Lankan authorities on Thursday temporarily suspended kidn
Sri Lanka suspends kidney transplants for foreigners
New Kerala / Posted 16 days ago
Colombo, Jan 21 : Sri Lankan authorities on Thursday temporarily suspended kidney transplants for foreigners at government and private hospitals after a racket in India was linked to six local doctors. Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne ordered a... Read more
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Daily News
Heal through politicsHe was trained to be a physician but he saw fit to heal society in a different
Heal through politics
Daily News / Posted 17 days ago
He was trained to be a physician but he saw fit to heal society in a different way - through his ideas - and ended up being a physician of politics and society. MP Chathura Senaratne, leader of the Democratic National Movement is a warm - hearted... Read more
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Daily News
Additional Rs. 2,500 m for fertilizer subsidyThe government is now spending an additional Rs 2,500 million on the fertilizer
Additional Rs. 2,500 m for fertilizer subsidy
Daily News / Posted 17 days ago
The government is now spending an additional Rs 2,500 million on the fertilizer subsidy to offer financial assistance for fertilizer purchase instead of a fertilizer quota to farmers. Fertilizer offered to farmers during the Rajapaksa regime was sub... Read more
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Daily News
SAITM students withdraw contempt of Court action against Health MinistryThe contempt of court action filed by five students attached to the South Asian
SAITM students withdraw contempt of Court action against Health Ministry
Daily News / Posted 19 days ago
The contempt of court action filed by five students attached to the South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine Ltd. (SAITM), Malabe against the Health Ministry for failing to comply with an undertaking given to facilitate the required clinical... Read more
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Daily News
GMOA up in arms over clinical trainingThe Government Medical Officers Association (GMOA), yesterday said that that it
GMOA up in arms over clinical training
Daily News / Posted 22 days ago
The Government Medical Officers Association (GMOA), yesterday said that that it would challenge Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne in court for permitting the Malabe Medical University to conduct clinical training in a government... Read more
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Daily News
[Cabinet Decisions]-Programme for Management of Hazardous Wastes and Chemicals emitted to the Envir
[Cabinet Decisions]-
Daily News / Posted 23 days ago
Programme for Management of Hazardous Wastes and Chemicals emitted to the Environment The proposal made by President Maithripala Sirisena, in his capacity as the Mahaweli Development and Environment Minister, to combine following four projects and... Read more
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Daily News
Giritale Army Camp not taken over - Army SpokesmanThe Giritale Army Camp has not been taken over, Army Spokesman Brigadier Jayant
Giritale Army Camp not taken over - Army Spokesman
Daily News / Posted 23 days ago
The Giritale Army Camp has not been taken over, Army Spokesman Brigadier Jayantha Jayaweera said. He said that the camp has not been taken over, but, two cupboards containing documents pertaining to an investigation have been sealed. He added that... Read more
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Daily News
No drug shortage in hospitals - RajithaThe government yesterday morning dispatched medicines to the Kandy Hospital to
No drug shortage in hospitals - Rajitha
Daily News / Posted 23 days ago
The government yesterday morning dispatched medicines to the Kandy Hospital to overcome the inconvenience caused by a shortage Cabinet Spokesman and Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne said. He made this observation yesterday at the cabinet briefing... Read more
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Daily News
Govt. confident of passing Constitutional Assembly resolution in Parliament - RajithaThe government is confident that the resolution for the appointment of the Cons
Govt. confident of passing Constitutional Assembly resolution in Parliament - Rajitha
Daily News / Posted 23 days ago
The government is confident that the resolution for the appointment of the Constitutional Assembly would pass in Parliament on January 26, said Cabinet Spokesman and Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne. He made this observation at yesterday's Cabinet... Read more
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Daily News
Govt regrets inconvenience faced by media personnel - GayanthaThe government regrets over the inconveniences faced by the media personnel who
Govt regrets inconvenience faced by media personnel - Gayantha
Daily News / Posted 23 days ago
The government regrets over the inconveniences faced by the media personnel who went to court to report the Embilipitiya incident, Mass Media and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Gayantha Karunathilake said. He said that he contacted Law and Order... Read more
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Daily News
Billions of dollars of the “Royal” family deposited in a Dubai BankAppropriate legal measures will be taken in connection with the massive amounts
Billions of dollars of the “Royal” family deposited in a Dubai Bank
Daily News / Posted 23 days ago
Appropriate legal measures will be taken in connection with the massive amounts of US dollars deposited in a Dubai Bank by a member of the“ Royal” family during the previous regime, as soon as details of the transactions of those accounts are... Read more
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New Kerala
UN chief praises Sri Lanka's reform agendaUnited Nations, Jan 8 : UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has said he was encour
UN chief praises Sri Lanka's reform agenda
New Kerala / Posted 29 days ago
United Nations, Jan 8 : UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has said he was encouraged by the Sri Lankan government's commitment to a broad reform agenda and its efforts to advance a nationwide dialogue. Ban on Thursday congratulated President... Read more
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Daily News
Noose hanging over Rajapaksa regime top notchers involved in murder - RajithaCertain top notchers of the former Rajapaksa regime are due to be arrested soon
Noose hanging over Rajapaksa regime top notchers involved in murder - Rajitha
Daily News / Posted 30 days ago
Certain top notchers of the former Rajapaksa regime are due to be arrested soon on charges of murder and other allegations including the disappearance of journalistEkneligoda. Those who are upset over this are trying to create unnecessary problems in... Read more

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