Day: January 2, 2018

Polythene ban comes into effect

The ban imposed on polythene and household electric appliances that contain Hydrochloro-flurocarbon or HCFC by the Central Environment Authority (CEA) in the September 2017 Gazette Notification came into effect yesterday (1st Jan.).

President to make special statement on Bond report

President Maithripala Sirisena will make a special statement to the media on Wednesday in connection with the Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PCoI) report into the Bond Issuance of the Central Bank, the President’s Media Division said yesterday.

Bond scams fatal blow to UNP – Mahinda

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday said that the unmanageable rising cost of living and the bond scams would seriously affect the UNP’s campaign at the forthcoming local government elections.