Day: February 20, 2019

Issuing e-Health cards to public starting today

Ministry of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine has taken steps to issue an electronic health card which includes a personal health record with an individual identification number to each of the 21 million Sri Lankan citizens by the year 2020.

Kabir Hashim arrives at Presidential Commission

Minister Kabir Hashim arrived at the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) unit at the Presidential Commission appointed to investigate financial irregularities that had taken place at SriLankan airlines, SriLankan Catering (Pvt.) Limited and Mihin Lanka Airlines, to give a statement a short while ago.

How can you eradicate cocaine – Some politicos also using it: MR

Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa said yesterday that it was not possible to eradicate cocaine when some politicians were addicted it.

Chainsaws to be registered from today

All chainsaw machines that are currently in use must be registered from today (20) as per an order issued by the President.

Imported milk powder: Rajitha says he can ‘educate’ President

Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne told the media yesterday (Feb 19) at the Information Department that he could have explained the situation to President Maithripala Sirisena if the latter had raised the issue of contaminated milk powder products at the weekly Cabinet meeting.

Madush’s accomplice in Rs. 7 billion diamond heist held

An accomplice of drug lord Makandure Madush named Wedikande Kasun was taken into police custody in a raid conducted by the Mirihana Police Special Crime Investigation Unit yesterday.