Police barricaded the high security zone around Temple Trees yesterday to prevent health workers from entering the area. Protesters

dispersed peacefully, though at one point they seemed to be ready to forcefully remove the barricades (Pic. by Saman Abesiriwardena)

Docs in shocking brawl

By Don Asoka Wijewardena 

A simmering dispute between two factions of doctors came to a boil with some of them exchanging blows and heaping abuse on one another at the National Hospital of Sri Lanka (NHSL), Colombo yesterday.

The doctors engaged in the violent free-for-all were from the powerful Government Medical Officers’ Association (GMOA) and its rebel faction.

Witnesses to the doctors’  ....
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What’s Sri Lanka’s best overseas Test win?
1995 Napier
1995 Faisalabad
1998 London Oval
2011 Durban
2006 Trent Bridge.
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