Day: August 14, 2018

Indian clinical waste reaches Puttalam

The mounting clinical waste in coastal areas off Puttalam has washed ashore from India, the Maritime Environment Protection Authority (MEPA) confirmed yesterday.



Fifty-five MPs given transport allowance of Rs 200,000

The Joint Opposition says that it deplores the monthly transport allowance of Rs 200,000 given to 55 selected MPs.



I will stop illegal activities in prisons: Thalatha

Justice and Prison Reforms Minister Thalatha Atukorale yesterday said she will arrest illegal activities in prisons.



China printing currencies for countries like Nepal, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh

Chinais printing currencies for the governments of several countries, including Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Malaysia and Brazil, the Chinese media reported, quoting a top official of the state-owned banknote printer.



Sri Lanka gets $39 million military funding from US

In a move to counter China’s increasing influence on Sri Lanka, the United States has announced that it would grant the Indian ocean island a $39 million to boost its maritime security.