Day: April 17, 2018

e-Health cards for all by 2020

e-Health cards will be provided for all Sri Lankans by 2020, Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne said.



Sri Lanka needs to create over 120,000 new jobs every year – WB report

The World Bank’s latest edition of South Asia Economic Focus titled “Jobless Growth?” alerted that massive job creation is needed in the South Asian countries in the next decade to catch-up with other countries with similar income levels.



Sri Lankan wins lawsuit against UK health service

A Sri Lankan refugee who could not speak English has won a legal battle against the National Health Service (NHS) in England after her child was brain damaged after hospital staff did not explain the importance of feeding a newborn.



Aluthgamage remanded till today

Former Minister of Sports Mahindananda Aluthgamage was yesterday (16) remanded until today (17) the Colombo Fort Magistrate, Lanka Jayaratne, due to his failure to fulfil bail conditions. Aluthgamage was arrested by the FCID on a charge of financial fraud to the tune of Rs 39 million in the purchase of sports equipment.