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

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Health Ministry warns Sri Lankan public not to purchase drugs online
Wed, Apr 16, 2014, 11:35 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Apr 16, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Ministry of Health has warned the public to refrain from purchasing medicinal drugs online.

Director of the National Drugs Authority, Dr. Hemantha Benaragama has said that sale of drugs online is not regulated and many places sell low quality drugs which do not meet the standards.

The official has added that several incidents of fatalities have been reported due to consumption of such drugs sold online and advised the public no tot consume such drugs since they are dispensed without the assistance of experts.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister seeks immediate release of fishermen arrested by Sri Lanka Navy
-- [3 hours ago]
Pakistan Naval Ship to arrive in Sri Lanka on Monday
-- [3 hours ago]
EU acknowledges Sri Lanka's encouraging measures to get GSP+, requires to resolve fishery ban first
-- [4 hours ago]
Indian Army Chief arrives in Sri Lanka to review bilateral defense ties
-- [5 hours ago]
President invites IOM to host a global consultation in Sri Lanka on health of migrants
-- [6 hours ago]
Sri Lankan President to leave for Paris today to attend Climate Change summit
Government incurs losses of Rs. 147 billion in tax revenue due to concessionary vehicle permits
Extremists spreading rumors of threats to national security, Sri Lanka Defense Secretary says
Minister expects a revival in Sri Lanka's fisheries sector next year
Canada, Australia leaders commend President Sirisena on remarkable changes brought to governance in Sri Lanka

Copyright © 2000, 2014 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.