Tuesday, March 30,  2010
      Editorial:Guilty by suspicion

The Maharagama Cancer Institute has received cancer treating drugs in ampoules, which were banned ten years ago on the grounds that they posed a threat to patients, nurses and the environment.
Cancer drugs come in ampoules and phials. The consignment of ampoules has arrived without approval from the Health Ministry instead of phials which were ordered.The Auditor General’s Department has initiated an investigation.

A child participates in religious activities at the Kelaniya Raja Maha Viharaya. Devotees gathered in their thousands at the Viharaya yesterday to observe the Bak Full Moon Poya Day. Pic by Jude Denzil Pathiraja

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