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Daily News
Kalubowila Hospital doc on the matHealth and Indigenous Medicine Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne ordered a special
Kalubowila Hospital doc on the mat
Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
Health and Indigenous Medicine Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne ordered a special investigation into the alleged abuse of a female patient at the Colombo South Teaching Hospital. As of the minister’s direction, Health Services Director General Dr.... Read more
3d
Sunday Observer
PM agrees to accommodate JVP amendmentswhen the draft set of amendments to the Standing Orders would be adopted. Heal
PM agrees to accommodate JVP amendments
Sunday Observer / Posted 3 days ago
when the draft set of amendments to the Standing Orders would be adopted. Health and Indigenous Medicine Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne told the House about the decision of his Ministry to bring down the prices of pharmaceuticals in the next... Read more
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3d
Sunday Observer
Wigneswaran boycotts Jaffna international Investor Forumgovernment took measures to resolve the controversy surrounding the OMP Bill, a
Wigneswaran boycotts Jaffna international Investor Forum
Sunday Observer / Posted 3 days ago
government took measures to resolve the controversy surrounding the OMP Bill, a statement by co-Cabinet spokesman Minister Rajitha Senaratne on Mano Tittawella being recommended to the post of Secretary of the OMP created a confusion of sorts among... Read more
4d
Daily News
Drug prices to be reduced soonThe prices of pharmaceutical drugs will be reduced in two weeks time, Health an
Drug prices to be reduced soon
Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
The prices of pharmaceutical drugs will be reduced in two weeks time, Health and Indigenous Medicine Minister Rajitha Senaratne told Parliament yesterday. He was responding to a question by Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) MP Nalinda... Read more
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Daily News
[Parliament–but had not spoken during the condolence motion. President Sirisena walked int
[Parliament–
Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
but had not spoken during the condolence motion. President Sirisena walked into the Chamber around 2pm when Minister Dr Rajitha Senaratne was speaking on the condolence motion. After Senaratne, the President joined in the motion and spoke for... Read more
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Daily News
Mano Tittawella neither Secretary nor member of OMP: SCRMParliament of Sri Lanka. Tittawella is neither the Secretary nor a member of th
Mano Tittawella neither Secretary nor member of OMP: SCRM
Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
Parliament of Sri Lanka. Tittawella is neither the Secretary nor a member of the OMP.’ Cabinet Co-Spokesperson Minister Rajitha Senaratne, at the weekly Cabinet briefing yesterday, said Tittawella was recommended to the post of Secretary of the... Read more
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Daily News
Mano Tittawella as OMP Secretary?has been recommended to the post of Secretary of the Office of Missing Persons
Mano Tittawella as OMP Secretary?
Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
has been recommended to the post of Secretary of the Office of Missing Persons (OMP), Cabinet Co-Spokesperson, Minister Rajitha Senaratne said yesterday. The minister made the announcement at the weekly Cabinet briefing at the Government... Read more
7d
Daily News
[Parliament–works to eliminate the dengue fever from the country within three years, said H
[Parliament–
Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
works to eliminate the dengue fever from the country within three years, said Health and Indigenous Medicine Minister Rajitha Senaratne. He said the country has arrested the dengue menace. It increased recently due to floods. He made these... Read more
9d
Daily News
Exposing MIG deal resulted in Lasantha’s death: Rajitharevealed the corrupt deal involving the purchase of MIG jets during the previou
Exposing MIG deal resulted in Lasantha’s death: Rajitha
Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
revealed the corrupt deal involving the purchase of MIG jets during the previous regime, Health and Indigenous Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne said. “Although the value of each MIG jet purchased was mentioned as 14.6 million euros, almost 7/5... Read more
12d
Daily News
‘Appointment of additional Health Ministry DG, Govt. policy decision’General (Finance) to the Health Ministry was taken based on a policy decision m
‘Appointment of additional Health Ministry DG, Govt. policy decision’
Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
General (Finance) to the Health Ministry was taken based on a policy decision made by the government, Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne said. According to Minister Senaratne, steps will be taken to appoint three more Director Generals for... Read more
12d
Daily News
Diabetes claim ten thousand deaths a year: Health MinisterAnnually around 10,000 Sri Lankans die from diabetes, Health Minister Dr. Rajit
Diabetes claim ten thousand deaths a year: Health Minister
Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
Annually around 10,000 Sri Lankans die from diabetes, Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne said. A further eight percent of the population receives treatment for diabetes, he added. Dr. Senaratne said that while diabetes was earlier more common... Read more
12d
The Hindu
‘104 LTTE cadres poisoned to death at Sri Lanka rehab centres’is being done,” he said, referring to claims by members of the Northern Provinc
‘104 LTTE cadres poisoned to death at Sri Lanka rehab centres’
The Hindu / Posted 12 days ago
is being done,” he said, referring to claims by members of the Northern Provincial Council. Government spokesman and Minister of Health Rajitha Senaratne also dismissed the claims on Wednesday and said local doctors could be asked to examine... Read more
13d
Daily News
‘Hambantota Hyatt funds to be transferred to Colombo Hyatt’will begin regarding the investment of public money in commercial ventures, Hea
‘Hambantota Hyatt funds to be transferred to Colombo Hyatt’
Daily News / Posted 13 days ago
will begin regarding the investment of public money in commercial ventures, Health Minister and Co-Cabinet Spokesman Rajitha Senaratne said. He made this statement referring to Rs 315 million that has been spent to construct a Hyatt Regency... Read more
13d
Daily News
CABINET DECISIONSthe health of migrants. Accordingly, the proposal made by Minister of Health, N
CABINET DECISIONS
Daily News / Posted 13 days ago
the health of migrants. Accordingly, the proposal made by Minister of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine Dr. Rajitha Senaratne, to hold the above event in Sri Lanka from October 25 to 28, 2016, with the participation of around 40... Read more
13d
Daily News
Organ transplant to be regulated: Health MinisterOrgan transplantation in Sri Lanka will be regulated, Health Minister Dr. Rajit
Organ transplant to be regulated: Health Minister
Daily News / Posted 13 days ago
Organ transplantation in Sri Lanka will be regulated, Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne said. Minister Dr. Senaratne said the recent kidney racket between India and Sri Lanka was the result of a lack of regulation. He said it was only the... Read more
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Daily News
Another spot tender to purchase coal to Lakvijaya power plantopinion on the matter and the report of the tri-member expert committee. Conta
Another spot tender to purchase coal to Lakvijaya power plant
Daily News / Posted 14 days ago
opinion on the matter and the report of the tri-member expert committee. Contacted by the Daily News, Cabinet Spokesman and Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne said the Cabinet paper was not taken up for discussion at the Cabinet meeting held yeste... Read more
14d
Daily News
SLCE efforts laudableSocieties to have a joint meeting this year is a commendable step forward," he
SLCE efforts laudable
Daily News / Posted 14 days ago
Societies to have a joint meeting this year is a commendable step forward," he added in his message. Health Minister Dr Rajitha Senaratne, Health Services Director General Dr. Palitha Mahipala, Endocrine Society of Sri Lanka Consultant Chairman... Read more
18d
Daily News
Impartial local investigation necessarythe provincial Health Minister Dr. Sathyalingam has promised to get the ex-cadr
Impartial local investigation necessary
Daily News / Posted 18 days ago
the provincial Health Minister Dr. Sathyalingam has promised to get the ex-cadres medically examined. Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne told the media that the Health Ministry is ready to conduct a health survey of the ex-cadres. NPC,... Read more
19d
Daily News
CSN case: Unclaimed Rs. 157.5 m to state coffersCo-Cabinet Spokesman, Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne said that Kaduwela Magistr
CSN case: Unclaimed Rs. 157.5 m to state coffers
Daily News / Posted 19 days ago
Co-Cabinet Spokesman, Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne said that Kaduwela Magistrate’s Courts had yesterday approved a request to transfer Rs. 157.5 million from a bank account of a private company to the Treasury. While investigating the alleged... Read more
20d
Daily News
Cabinet nod to purchase multirole fightersof maintaining the oceanic security and to face any unexpected threat. Health
Cabinet nod to purchase multirole fighters
Daily News / Posted 20 days ago
of maintaining the oceanic security and to face any unexpected threat. Health Minister and Cabinet Spokesman Dr. Rajitha Senaratne said between eight and 12 aircraft will be purchased. At the moment only one Kafir aircraft is air worthy... Read more
20d
Daily News
CSN case: Unclaimed Rs. 157.5 million transferred to Treasuryapproval from the Kaduwela Magistrate to have the unclaimed funds transferred t
CSN case: Unclaimed Rs. 157.5 million transferred to Treasury
Daily News / Posted 20 days ago
approval from the Kaduwela Magistrate to have the unclaimed funds transferred to the Treasury. Cabinet co-spokesman Dr. Rajitha Senaratne at the Cabinet press briefing today quipped this was probably the largest amount of ‘illegal’ or ‘stolen’... Read more
20d
Daily News
New fighter jets for Sri Lanka; to maintain territorial integritysecurity and territorial integrity and were prepared for unexpected threat. He
New fighter jets for Sri Lanka; to maintain territorial integrity
Daily News / Posted 20 days ago
security and territorial integrity and were prepared for unexpected threat. Health Minister and Cabinet Spokesman Dr. Rajitha Senaratne said that only between eight and twelve aircrafts would be purchased. “At the moment, only one Kafir... Read more
20d
Daily News
Financial City: Cabinet approves draft legislations for establishmentbroad opportunities for employment to Sri Lankans, Minister Karunathilaka said.
Financial City: Cabinet approves draft legislations for establishment
Daily News / Posted 20 days ago
broad opportunities for employment to Sri Lankans, Minister Karunathilaka said. Health Minister and Cabinet Spokesman Dr. Rajitha Senaratne meanwhile said that the main centre of the proposed Financial City will be established at the World Trade... Read more
23d
The Hindu
Would international community adopt "hands off" policy towards Sri Lanka?scheduled to present a comprehensive report before the U.N. Human Rights Counci
Would international community adopt "hands off" policy towards Sri Lanka?
The Hindu / Posted 23 days ago
scheduled to present a comprehensive report before the U.N. Human Rights Council (UNHRC)? Hinting that this could happen, Rajitha Senaratne, Cabinet spokesperson, told The Hindu on Sunday evening that the international community was aware that... Read more
28d
Daily News
Breakthrough in Port City stalematehave authority over it? These are questions that needed to be answered,” explai
Breakthrough in Port City stalemate
Daily News / Posted 28 days ago
have authority over it? These are questions that needed to be answered,” explained co-Cabinet spokesman, Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne. The Health Minister also explained that unlike in the old agreement, the new one will have maintenance... Read more
29d
Daily News
No change to ‘good governance’ government till 2020: RajithaNo matter how many `pada yatra' is conducted, the government will not change un
No change to ‘good governance’ government till 2020: Rajitha
Daily News / Posted 29 days ago
No matter how many `pada yatra' is conducted, the government will not change until 2020, Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne said. “Today the judiciary functions independently. The government does not need to block the ‘pada yatra’,” Minister... Read more
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Sunday Observer
President, Ministers lash out at Pada Yatra dubbed �political gimmick by bunch of crooks�orders against the government. Today, the magistrates have been given a free ha
President, Ministers lash out at Pada Yatra dubbed �political gimmick by bunch of crooks�
Sunday Observer / Posted a month ago
orders against the government. Today, the magistrates have been given a free hand to exercise their will,� Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne said on Friday, commenting on the matter, while addressing a public gathering. The most interesting remark... Read more
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Daily News
Dial 1990 for free ambulance service in Southern Provincetrained in India for two months. In addition 250 pilots and 50 call centre oper
Dial 1990 for free ambulance service in Southern Province
Daily News / Posted 1 months ago
trained in India for two months. In addition 250 pilots and 50 call centre operators have been trained. Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne said that various persons and groups opposed establishing the service but answers have been provided to... Read more

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