EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY

Written by Staff Writer

08 Apr, 2019 | 9:23 am

COLOMBO (News 1st) –

Your Monday Morning Brief

 

  1. The dairy farmers who purchased the imported dairy heifers are facing a dire crisis as they are now on the brink of losing their property to survive.
  2. Despite the slight rain reported in Kandy, Kotmale and several areas, the majority of people in various districts still suffer due to water shortage.
  3. Wimal Weerawansa notes that Prime Minister had pushed the Land Grants (Special Provisions) Act in order to hasten the agreement with the American based Millenium Challenge Corporation.
  4. The reports suggest that the controversial oil refinery project in Hambantota is attempting to pave the way for money laundering in Sri Lanka.
  5. SLFP MPs abstention from the budget vote has led the SLFP and SLPP alliance discussions to a crisis.
  6. Ten youth and women between 18 and 25 were arrested by the police for the possession of narcotics at a party organized via Facebook which was held in a hotel in Tangalle.
  7. The Sunday Times claims that there was no debt to equity swap with regard to the Hambantota port.
  8. The Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption has decided to recruit two hundred new officers.
  9. The Health Ministry states the prices of 20 pharmaceutical drugs including anti-cancer drugs will be reduced in the coming weeks.
  10. The Police are to deploy a team to Dubai in order to interrogate drug kingpin “Makandure Madush” in the event he is not deported to Sri Lanka.

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