Saturday, 19th April 2014

Letters

Was Malaysian flight hijacked for another 9/11 incident? Having been associated in the aviation sector for over 16 years, I am surprised that the investigations into the missing Malaysian flight MH370 appear to have not been properly conducted in accordance with airline safety stipulations in the due manner, to establish the causes and reasons for the plane to have gone missing. This plane had vanished shortly after take-off with 239 passengers aboard on March 8, 2014. There can be numerous ways in which an aircraft can crash, go missing, or cause an incident harming passengers, crew and the...
Why this callousness at a private nursing home? The media recently reported cases of medical misadventure in private hospitals, but they were really cases of callousness. My husband was admitted to a Surgical Hospital in Colombo, with a renal condition. He was operated to remove a kidney after which he seemed hail and hearty. That night he was transferred to the ICU due to mounting pressure. Disregarding our requests that he be kept there for a few more days at whatever cost, he was carted in and out of the ICU several times outlining the fact that the drugs administered, perhaps on trail...
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