(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – A new bank account has been opened for Dr. Neville Fernando Hospital with the approval of the Health Ministry, Acting Director General of Health Services Dr. J.M.W. Jayasundara Bandara said in a statement."New bank account opened for Dr. Neville Fernando Hospital"
(MEXICO, LANKAPUVATH) –Rescuers are racing against the clock to reach survivors trapped under the rubble of a school in Mexico City which collapsed during Tuesday’s earthquake."Mexico earthquake: Race to find survivors under collapsed school"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – President Maithripala Sirisena called upon the international community to seriously consider the tremendous progress made by the government towards reconciliation, restoration of democratic freedoms, human rights and the rule of law and extend the fullest support to the slow, but the steady forward march of Sri Lanka to build a progressive, democratic, free and equal society with high morals and discipline."President urges world to support forward march of Sri Lanka towards reconciliation, restoration of democratic freedoms, human rights and rule of law"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Minister of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine Dr. Rajitha Senaratna said that patient safety has been ensured by the free health services of the country."Free health service ensures patient safety – Health Minister"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – There are no reports of Rohingya Muslims fleeing to Sri Lanka in the wake of a mass exodus taking place in Myanmar’s Rakhine state, Foreign Affairs State Minister Wasantha Senanayake said."‘No reports of Rohingya Muslims fleeing to Sri Lanka’"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – The working hours of offices in Battaramulla will be flexible starting from today as a solution to the traffic congestion in Colombo."Flexible office hours in Battaramulla from today"
(NEW ZEALAND, LANKAPUVATH) – Thousands of airline passengers were stranded in Auckland on Monday after a burst pipeline cut jet fuel supplies to New Zealand’s largest airport."New Zealand jet fuel shortage leaves passengers stranded"
(PAKISTAN, LANKAPUVATH) – The wife of Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Sharif who stepped down over a corruption inquiry has won a key seat in Lahore, unofficial results suggest."Pakistan by-election: Former PM’s wife ‘wins Lahore seat’"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – State Minister of Defence Ruwan Wijewardene took oaths as the Acting Minister of Defence before President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday (17th Sept.)."State Minister takes oaths as acting Defence Minister"