Health Ministry cautions public on rat fever
The Health Care and Nutritional Ministry yesterday said nearly 200
Sri Lankans have died due to leptospirosis, commonly known as rat
fever during the past few months and warned the public especially
the farmer community who are affected by this fever to seek medical
treatment only from Government hospitals.
Ceasefire only if LTTE disarms itself completely - Keheliya
In the backdrop of the Security Forces inflicting heavy damage on
the LTTE in the Wanni, Minister Keheliya Rambukwella has reiterated
that there won’t be a ceasefire at this juncture with the LTTE,
until the outfit totally disarms itself and enters the political
Ethnic based enclaves not acceptable - Prof. Warnapala
Ethnic based enclaves which the minority political parties have
sought as units of devolution were not acceptable to the SLFP as a
matter of principle, said Prof. Wiswa Warnapala, commenting on
proposals submitted to the APRC by the UPF, CWC and the SLMC.
Second suspect remanded in boy abduction case
The second suspect involved in the abduction of a five-year-old boy
was taken in for questioning in the Madawela town near Wattegama on
a tip off received by the SIU of the Kandy police last week.
Angry CGR commuters cause Rs. 100,000 loss
Sri Lanka Railways incurred a loss of over Rs. 100,000 due to
damages caused to property by angry commuters after pandemonium
broke out at the Colombo Fort Railway Station on Friday evening.