Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Nurses of government hospitals in Sri Lanka to strike tomorrow
Wed, Nov 14, 2012, 12:57 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Nov 14, Colombo: Sri Lanka Government Nursing Officers' Association has called a 24-hour token strike tomorrow. The strike will begin at 7 a.m. on November 15 and ends at 7 a.m. November 16.

The Chairman of the Government Nursing Officers' Association Saman Rathnapriya says that the strike is to demand the authorities to suspend the recruitment of nurses by the Provincial Councils, grant a five-day work week, increase overtime and other allowances, and implement the promotions of years 2011 and 2012.

The nurses' union also protests the Ministry of Health for not recruiting the graduate nurses to the service for around one and half years.

The union has exempted the Lady Ridgeway Childrens' Hospital, the Castle Street Maternity Hospital, Eye Hospital and the Cancer Hospital of Maharagama from the strike.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Government Analyst to examine the Dambulla food processing factory after toxic fumes killed two workers
-- [3 hours ago]
Lanka IOC raise fuel prices
-- [4 hours ago]
Pakistan pledges to strengthen economic and trade relations with Sri Lanka
-- [5 hours ago]
Sri Lanka to assume SAARC Chamber of Commerce and Industry presidency for next two years
-- [7 hours ago]
State revenue has increased during the past 18 months due to streamlining tax collection - Finance Minister
Sri Lanka Development Bonds issue for US$ 125 mn oversubscribed nearly 3 times
Sri Lanka Foreign Ministry introduces new system to submit documentation relating to Sri Lankans deceased abroad
Pakistan, Sri Lanka sign three MoUs to enhance bilateral cooperation
Sri Lanka Navy takes delivery of the second advanced warship made in India
Female Principal sentenced to 5 years rigorous imprisonment for taking bribe to admit student to first grade

Copyright © 2000, 2012 by (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.