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Rs. 1,136 m worth development in 2017

All development work planned in Ampara district in 2017 were completed at a cost of Rs. 1,136 million, said district secretary Thusitha P. Wanigasinghe. He was speaking at the district coordinating committee meeting at the district secretariat. Chairman of the committee minister Daya Gamage, deputy minister Dr. Anoma Gamage and …

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CJ appoints five-judge bench to decide on President’s term

On reference made by President Maithripala Sirisena, Chief Justice  Priyasath Dep appointed a five-judge bench to decide whether the President’s  term is five or six years. President Maithripala Sirisena sought the Supreme Court’s opinion if he could be the president for six years. The request was made while contradicting the …

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Cabinet nods approval to use Wolbachia bacteria to control dengue

Cabinet approval has been granted for the pilot project funded by Australian government to use the ‘Wolbachia’ bacteria to control dengue infection. The Monash University of Australia will provide technical assistance to carry out a field study in selected areas in Sri Lanka. Australia, Vietnam, Indonesia, Brazil and Colombia have …

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