Tuesday, November 27, 2012

A Large Scale Fraudulent Deal Occured During Purchasing Of 100 Fogging Machines

A large scale fraudulent deal had occurred when purchasing of 100 fogging machines for National  Dengue Control programme Health Ministry sources had revealed.Rs.3 million was received by the higher official who was handled this tender deal as the commissions sources added.

The fraudulent tender deal which was entirely handled by a higher official of the National Dengue Control Programme occurred when the authorities handed over the tender of purchasing  said fogging machines to the highest bidder without considering the lowest bidder.

Around 13 bidders were applied for the tender as the lowest bidder has produced a sum of Rs.87,426 per machine.however the tender was offered to the highest bidder for  Rs.148,000 per machine.

Meanwhile few  of  the lowest bidders have  lodged a complaint to the health ministry secretary on this fraudulent tender deal. .

Sri Lanka's First Ever Communication Satellite "Supreme Sat-1" Was Launched Successfully

The first ever Sri Lankan Communication Satellite "Supreme Sat-1" was successfully launched today (27)at 3.43 p.m local time from the Xi-Chang satellite launching center in China according to Supreme Satellite Company - Sri Lanka.the launching of the satellite was earlier scheduled on last Thursday (22) which was later postponed due to the bad weather prevails in China.

The USD 320 million worth satellite co owned by Sri Lankan Company the Supreme Satellite Company is carrying China's long march 3B/E launch vehicle is scheduled to be positioned above Sri Lanka in the Geo Stationary orbit at 87.5 degrees east approximately 36,000 km above the earth surface.

With the launching of this satellite Sri Lanka becomes the 45th country to owned a communication satellite and third South Asian country to launch a satellite after  India and Pakistan.


All Island Curfew Schedule To Be Changed From Tomorrow(06)

Government has amended  the current curfew schedule implemented in the country daily from tomorrow (06)according to the President's ...