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
Sri Lanka Railway union strike called off
-- [1 hour and 52 minutes ago]
EU team to visit Sri Lanka to assess the fishery ban on 5th - 9th October
-- [2 hours ago]
Northern Province CM to remain neutral at Sri Lanka election
-- [2 hours ago]
Sri Lankan PM asks the people to elect a stable government that could work with the President
-- [3 hours ago]
Top level New Zealand team to visit Sri Lanka in November to explore investment opportunities
-- [3 hours ago]
Sri Lankan government confirms three new diplomatic posts
-- [7 hours ago]
Sri Lankan government to investigate failures of Bribery Commission
-- [8 hours ago]
Sri Lankan government allocates additional Rs. 345 million to reconstruct damaged temples in Nepal
-- [9 hours ago]
Police arrest six for abducting UNF candidate's supporters
-- [9 hours ago]
Another deputy minister resigns from Sri Lankan government

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.