Expertise on pornsite crackdown
The Telecommunication Regulatory Commission of
Sri Lanka (TRCSL) at a meeting scheduled for next week will
determine on how individuals and institutions involved in uploading
pornographic pictures and videos to the internet could be tackled.
Dr Amunugama hints CoL revision in 2010 budget
Minister Dr. Sarath Amunugama hinted at the
possibility of revising the Cost of Living allowance of public
servants in the 2010 budget. Responding to a journalist at a press
conference at the Ministry, Dr. Amunugama said it is too early to
disclose details which may be implemented through the next budget.
Ministry help to tackle garbage crisis
The Environment and Natural Resources Ministry
will extend financial and technological assistance to the local
Government institutions to put up garbage recycling plants.
Restrict travel to India - Chief Epidemiologist
Restrict travel to India as much as possible to
prevent getting infected with Novel Influenza (A)H1N1. Persons who
cannot avoid trips to India should take all precautionary actions to
prevent getting infected, Chief Epidemiologist, the Epidemiology
Unit of the Healthcare and Nutrition Ministry, Dr. Paba Palihawadana
told the Daily News yesterday.
US Government urges investment in Lanka
Make Sri Lanka your next Business stop:
The US Government is encouraging US companies
and financiers to “Make Sri Lanka Your Next Business Stop.” The US
Trade Representative and US Commerce Department have announced an
October 13 and 14 conference in Colombo for U.S. investors
interested in Sri Lanka.
New technology to upgrade electricity distribution
Colombo City’s electricity distribution system will be upgraded with
the introduction of technology at a cost of Rs. 11,000 million to
provide an efficient service, a Power and Energy Ministry spokesman