Wednesday, March 11, 2015

THOUGHT OF THE DAY


Nurse-PSM'S And Paramedics Have Suspended Their Token Strike

The Joint Confederation Of Nurses-Professions Supplementary To Medicine And Para Medicals have today(11) decided to suspend their Island Wide Token Strike scheduled for tomorrow (12) by demanding the Disturbance,Availability And Transport (DAT) Allowance.

As the Health Ministry has decided to send a proposal to the Finance Ministry withing one week  by requesting to pay the proposed DAT Allowance to the Nurses,PSM'S And Paramedicals the Joint Federation has decided to suspend the strike action for a week period the joint convener of the Confederation Saman Jayasekera has said.

Around 45,000 professionals representing 17 professions have planned to launch a strike tomorrow by demanding to pay them DAT Allowance he has stressed.

Former Minister Lodged A Complaint Against The Central Bank Governor

The Parliamentarian attach to the United Peoples Freedom Alliance and former Minister Mahinda Amaraweera had today(12) lodged a complaint to the Bribery Commission against the Central Bank Governor Arjun Mahendren over the irregularities occurred during selling of Central Bank Bonds.

MP Amaraweera is on the view that the Central Bank Governor should have resigned to ensure the transparency of the investigations carried out by the government regarding the bond issue.Yesterday the leftist Janatha Wimukthi Peramuna(JVP) MP Sunil Handuneththi too requested the Central Bank Governor to step down from his post temporarily to ensure a fair investigation
on the issue.

Belgian F-16 crash pilot ejects on to power line

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-49751536