Security Forces to be strengthened by 50,000
Another 50,000 personnel will be recruited to the
Security Forces to maintain the administrative areas liberated from
Inflation drops below one percent
Climate healthy for investment:
According to Department of Census and Statistics
the rate of inflation as measured by the point-to-point change in
Colombo Consumers’ Price Index (CCPI) (2002=100), dropped to 0.9
percent in June 2009.
Gang disrupts garbage dumping
CMC in a quandary:
Heaps of garbage were piling up again in
different places in the city of Colombo as the Colombo Municipal
Council had not collected garbage for the last few days because of
an organized gang’s work at the Kollonnawa dumping site, Director
Solid Waste CMC Thangamyl told the Daily News yesterday (29).
No STD's, Malaria among IDPs
The Healthcare and Nutrition Ministry discovered
this after conducting a series of health camps in welfare villages
with the assistance of 'Tharunyata Hetak' organisation, a Healthcare
and Nutrition Ministry spokesman said.