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Mahendran has till Mar. 8 to report to CID-Court

Fort Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne yesterday observed that the issuance of a special Court order on Central Bank’s former governor Arjuna Lakshman Mahendran was not required because he has till March 8 to report to the CID. She said such move would be considered if he fails to report to the …

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Non-academic staff now threaten to cripple universities

University non-academic staff members who have been on a strike since Feb 28 now threaten to withdraw from the the voluntary services too unless the government redress their grievances urgently. Chairman of the University Trade Union Joint Committee Edward Malwattage told said that in spite of their trade union action …

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Cause of 35 per cent of perinatal deaths not identified

President, Perinatal Society of Sri Lanka, Consultant Community Physician, Dr Kapiala Jayaratne, yesterday said that annually 48,000 miscarriages and an average of 3,250 perinatal deaths occurred in Sri Lanka.   Addressing the media, at a seminar conducted in view of ‘World Birth Defects Day,’ at the Health Promotion Bureau, Dr …

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