The Children of the Holy Family are also known by the name of "Supala". They have promised to avoid the consumption of food and drink harmful to the body. In 2020 the 200th anniversary of the Catholic association will be celebrated. Colombo (AsiaNews) - "I promise to love every creature...
COLOMBO (News 1st) – The Government Medical Officers’ Association has commended the bill which was passed yesterday (June 20) to solve the SAITM issue. President of the GMOA Dr. Anuruddha Padeniya stated that the government has enforced the decision that they took regarding SAITM and that they put forward those...
Colombo (News1st) – The School of  Agriculture in Kundasale, Kandy has been temporarily closed down due to an outbreak of viral flu. Amal Arunapriya, Director of the school noted that the school was temporarily closed down to prevent the spread of the disease among the students. Around 250 students engage in studies at the School...
Colombo (News1st) – The operation to relocate the 2 elephants in the Sinharaja forest reserve has been called off. The Asst. Director of Wildlife in the Southern and Uva provinces, Prashantha Wimaladasa speaking to News1st noted that he had been notified to call off the operation by the Director General...
Colombo (News 1st) – The Central Environmental Authority has found that illegal polythene and plastic products are being manufactured and distributed in large scale during the night and weekends. Ajith Weerasundara, Director of Waste Management at the Central Environmental Authority said that he has received confirmation that polythene products that have...
Colombo (New 1st) – Minister of Sustainable Development, Wildlife and Provincial Development, Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka states that the mission to capture the two elephants of the Sinharaja forest reserve will continue. Upon an inquiry done by News 1st, the Minister further stated that neither he nor the officials have...
COLOMBO (News 1st) – President Maithripala Sirisena instructed officials to suspend the transfer of two rare wild elephants from the Sinharaja Forest Reserve which is a world heritage site. Ajith Mannapperuma the new Deputy Minister of Environment assumed duties in his new position this morning (June 14), at the ministry under...
Colombo (News 1st ) – Several environmental organizations have opposed the orders issued by the Environment Minister to release the two elephants of the Sinharaja forest reserve to the Horowpothana wildlife sanctuary. Executive Director of the Centre of Environmental Justice Hemantha Withanage stated that a letter of appeal has already been...
Colombo (News 1st) – The Ministry of Health stated that almost 200 patients are still being treated for influenza in hospitals located in the Southern Province. Director Health Services of the Southern province, Dr G. Wijesuriya stated that there has been a significant drop in the number of influenza cases reported...
COLOMBO (News 1st) – Specialist doctors have decided to refrain from carrying out any medical services at private hospitals, from next week. The Association of Medical Specialists claim, that unnecessary taxes have been imposed on Specialist doctors through the new Inland Revenue Act. Quoting the Chairman of the Association, the...
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