Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 14 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Police operations against dengue mosquito breeders in Sri Lanka start on June 08
Thu, Jun 6, 2013, 09:49 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jun 06, Colombo: The Police official in charge of Sri Lanka's Western Province, Senior Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) Anura Senanayake says that the operations to arrest and punish the people who contribute to dengue mosquito breeding will begin on June 08 from Western Province.

The operations will later be carried out at national level, the officials said.

The police and three armed forces personnel and the officials of the Health Department will join in the operations.

A special discussion will take place today under the patronage of the Defense Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa at the Ministry of Defense regarding the police operations against dengue.

A student of the Law Faculty of Colombo University died yesterday from dengue contracted from the university premises.

According to the Epidemiology Unit of the Health Department, 13,762 dengue patients have been diagnosed in the first five months of 2013 and 40 deaths have been reported.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Former Minister T.B. Ekanayake at FCID for questioning
-- [3 hours ago]
Weather destroyed Estate houses will be reconstructed promptly - Deputy Minister Range Bandara
-- [3 hours ago]
Two Indian nationals smuggling gold worth Rs. 4 million arrested at Sri Lanka's Colombo airport
-- [3 hours ago]
PM tours North today to review progress of development projects
-- [4 hours ago]
All schools closed today in Gampaha Education Zone due to flooding, will reopen Wednesday
-- [5 hours ago]
Ceylinco Insurance announces 'record' 315 percent dividend
-- [5 hours ago]
Leader of the Mahason Balakaya attackd in prison
-- [6 hours ago]
Firaz Makar to head STAX digital practice
-- [7 hours ago]
Relief continues for over 38,000 people displaced by adverse weather in Puttalam District
SriLankan plane carrying 228 passengers hits runway light at Cochin airport during rain

Copyright © 2000, 2012 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, 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 LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.