Monday, March 30, 2015

THOUGHT OF THE DAY



Government To Recommence All The Suspended Road Development Projects With Chinese Asssistance

Sri Lankan Government has decided to recommence all the suspended main and provincial road development projects with the assistance of China.The Ministry Of Highways,Higher Education And Investment Promotions has said to be already paid around One Billion Rupees for  relevant Chinese Contractors for the projects.

Some Chinese Companies had earlier decided to suspend some of the projects due to non payment of money .The extension of Southern Express Highway is one of the suspended projects due to be recommenced it's work soon.

Police Have Recorded A Statement From Former Central Bank Governor Over The Hedging Deal

Ajith Cabraal
The Financial Crime Investigations Division of the Police has today(30) recorded a statement from the former Central Bank Governor Ajith Nivard Cabraal on the controversial Hedging Deal signed by the previous government.The government had lost over US Dollars 200 million due to the said deal.

Earlier Crime Investigations Division had recorded a statement from the director general of Divi Naguma Project which  linking
to the hedging deal.

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Former Cricketer Sidath Wettamuni Has Been Appointed As The New Chairman Of Cricket Interim Committee

Sidath Wettimuni
Former Sri Lankan Star Cricketer and the Chief Selector Sidath Wettimuni has been appointed today(30) as the new Chairman of the Interim Committee Of The Sri Lanka Cricket.Patrick Schafter has been appointed as the new Secretary  to the Interim Committee. Wettimuni and Schafter have replaced the former President Jayantha Dharmadasa and Secretary Nishantha Rantunge.

There are 9 former cricketers and officials  appointed as  new members of the Interim Committee it has been reported.

Free WI FI Internet Zones Have Been Set Up In 26 Locations Island Wide From Today(30)

Free WI FI Internet Zones where public can access to internet free of charge will be set up today(30) in 26 selected locations Island wide  the Prime Minister's Office has been announced.Under this the first free WI FI Internet Zone scheduled to be launched at Colombo Fort Railway Station this evening by the Prime Minister Ranil Wikramasinha and Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera.

According to the Government Information Department the 26 selected Free WI FI Internet Zones are - Fort Railway Station,Pettah Public and Private Bus Stands,Floating Market In Pettah,Colombo Public Library,Dehiwala Zoo,Colombo Law College,Fort Dutch Hospital ,Galle Face,Colombo Museum,Colombo Race Course ,Karapitriya Hospital,Battaramulla Foreign Employment Bureau, Ratnapura Museum, Polonnaruwa Base Hospital, Matara Bus Stand, Polonnaruwa Railway Station, Matara Railway Station, Mirijjawila Botanical Garden, Jaffna Public Library, Kandy Railway Station and Peradeniya Railway Station,Temple of the Tooth Kandy, Colombo Police Head Quarters, Galle Railway Station, Jaffna Railway Station.





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JAPAN DEPLOYS MILITARY AS DEATH TOLL DUE TO TYPHOON RISES

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-50032170