News in brief
Death of former Daily News staffer
RANDOLPH Savundaranayagam former Night Editor of the Daily News for a
long period passed away on Wednesday night. He was seventy years.
He served Lake House for more than twenty five years.
He is survived by his wife Bernadette and three children.
The funeral takes place on Saturday June 25 at 4 p.m. His cortege
will leave the residence at Old Road, Panadura for burial at St. Anne's
Help little Danushkanth
8-month-old S. Danushkanth is suffering from congenital heart
disease. He has been recommended to undergo a surgery at Sri
Jayawardenapura General Hospital by Cardio Thoracic Surgeon Dr. Aruna
This surgery is estimated to cost Rs. 350,000. The President's Fund
has agreed to give Rs. 115,000 towards the surgery.
Danushkanth's father R. Srikantha says, being a labourer he is unable
to raise the balance money to facilitate the surgery due on July 20.
He requests philanthropists and the general public to assist his
child's cause by sending whatever contribution possible to help expedite
All contributions should be remitted to Account No. 0180144908 at the
Hatton National Bank, Kandy branch.