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Monthly Archives: May 2017

Court of Appeal ‘dismisses’ petitions filed by Perpetual Treasuries on bond scam

CaptureThe Court of Appeal dismissed the request made by Perpetual Treasuries Limited, seeking the cancellation ofthe Monetary Board directive limiting the transactions carried out by the company and its two subsidiaries. On November 07 last year, the Central Bank of Sri Lanka imposed a directive restricting the transactions of Perpetual Treasuries Limited, which faces allegations […]

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Tense situation erupts at Baddegama Divisional Secretariat

CaptureA tense situation erupted on Wednesday when an UNP Parliamentarian,  Bandulal Bandarigoda arrived at the Baddegama Divisional Secretariat, apparently to donate relief to flood affected victims in the Nagoda Zone. The Baddegama Divisional Secretary in response, had said that the dry rations at the Divisional Secretariat are not sufficient enough to meet the parliamentarian’s needs. This […]

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Suwa Sahana Yathra soothes the ailing again – Sahana Yathra distributes aid in Galle

CaptureThe Suwa Sahana Yathra programme reached out to soothe many a brow again on Thursday. Bringing relief to those living in desperation, hunger and tears, the Suwa Sahana Yathra has become the greatest hope for those suffering from physical illnesses after the traumatic devastation caused by severe weather. The medical teams have brought urgently needed […]

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Devastation from floods, landslides: Questions asked about Early Warning System despite aid from Japan

CaptureThe recent floods and landslides caused devastating losses to life and property. Why was there no early warning system to prevent such massive losses? News1st digs deeper into the situation. Rs. 50 million was spent to establish a Doppler weather radar system which can scientifically provide early weather forecasts, on the Gongala mountain in 2011. […]

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President Sirisena points out that politicians should focus development-based work

Maithripala-Sirisena-13-July-15-Prz-media-A special Galle district Coordinating Committee meeting was convened under the auspices of the President on Thursday. Speaking at the meeting President Sirisena had stated that the general public is facing disaster situations as floods and landslides because politicians are only focussed on preferential votes and not on development-based activities. The President said the assistance of […]

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Things go wrong for Sri Lankan who threatened to “blow up” Malaysian Airlines flight...

malaysia-airlines-melbourneMalaysian Airlines flight MH 128 took off from Australia at 11.11 in the night on Wednesday (May 30) as scheduled. However, the place made an emergency landing in Melbourne just 30 mins after take-off. Why? – A Sri Lankan passenger attempted to forcibly enter the plane’s cockpit! How? – According to foreign media, the Sri […]

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THE APPRENTICE

BY Angelo Fernando Back in the day when Twitter was not a loudspeaker for angry old men, there were unwritten rules of engagement to which...

RENEWABLE ENERGY

In 2014, the International Energy Agency (IEA) projected that under its ‘high renewables’ scenario, solar photovoltaics (PV) and concentrated solar power would contribute to...

BACK FROM THE DEAD

France’s presidential candidate Jean-Luc Mélenchon spoke to some 35,000 people at seven different pre-election rallies across the country in April… all at the same...

Renovated Fulham Gardens house with a detached office/studio and a wine room

A RENOVATED house in Fulham Gardens includes a detached home office/studio and a wine room.

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