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e-Health card for all

The Minister of Healthcare, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine Dr. Rajitha Senaratne says an electronic health card containing all the health information of the patient will be introduced for all soon. The Minister addressing an event held to launch the Hospital Information Management System at the Castle Street Women’s Hospital in …

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Leopard killing to be investigated

The Government will conduct a special investigation in to the killing of a leopard in Kilinochchi on Thursday, Leader of the House and Minister Lakshman Kiriella said. He made this observation in response to a question by JVP MP Bimal Rathnayake who asked as to what steps the Government intends …

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Sri Lankan rupee extends recovery as exporters sell dollar

The Sri Lankan rupee ended firmer on Friday, further pulling away from a record-low, as exporters sold the U.S. dollar and foreign investors bought government securities a day after the island nation received more than half a billion dollars from a Chinese port operator, dealers said. After market hours on …

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“Kosgoda Tharaka’ and 2 others arrested

Three members of the criminal gang involved in today’s robbery at the jewellery shop in Matara, including underworld figure ‘Kosgoda Tharaka’, have been arrested after they were hospitalized with gunshot wounds. The suspects were arrested after being admitted to the Karapitiya Hospital. One of the suspects, Kosgoda Tharaka, is said …

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