She needs help for corrective surgery
Monika Liyanjali Illangasinghe (24) of Wawinna Road, Walala,
Menikhinna, Kandy is suffering from Idiopathic Thoracic Scoliosis, a
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. H.T. Suraweera of Teaching
Hospital, Peradeniya has recommended Positive Deformity Correction
surgery at the Apollo Hospitals, Chennai, India at a cost of around Rs.
She appeals for public contributions which could be remitted to
A/C No. 1184 5468 7265, Sampath Bank, Menikhinna.
Entries for photo contest close in Feb 23
Exhibits are now being accepted for the Annual Photography
Competition and Exhibition, 'Digesiya Netha Rendi Roo' organised by the
Lanka Prabha Lekika Sansadaya, affiliated to the National Photographic
Art Society of Sri Lanka, to be held on March 6 and 7.
Women photographers of any age group could submit pictures which will
be adjudicated by a selection committee of veteran photographers.
Entries could be sent on or before February 23 and they could call on
0718 183669 or 0714 452322 for further details.
Appeal for public donations
Mohamed Musthaffa (30) is suffering from a rare disease called
Hemangioma of the tongue.
He needs to undergo surgical excision of the Hemangioma and jaw
correction surgery at the Balaji Dental and Craniofacial Hospital,
The total expenditure estimated to be incurred by the patient for
surgery would be Indian Rupees 550,00 approximately.
Anatomy Professor passed away
Senior Professor of Anatomy, University of Peradeniya, Prof.
Malkanthi Chandrasekera passed away. A member of the University Grants
Commission, she was a past pupil of Visakha Vidyalaya, Colombo. She
leaves behind her son Dr. Deepthika and daughter-in-law Kalpani.
Cortege leaves residence, 17/7 University Square, Dangolla, Kandy
tomorrow, February 2 at 3.00 pm for public viewing at the Faculty of
Medicine and burial on the same day at 6.30 pm at the Mahaiyawa