Army trains mongoose to locate hidden explosives

By Lalith Perera The Army is training mongooses to locate hidden explosives, including mines. The training is being conducted at the Mattegoda Army camp and two animals have already completed their training. Major Supun Herath, who oversees the training, said that a mongoose, once trained properly, can detect hidden explosives more effectively[…]

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JVP seeks intervention of NASC over allocation of funds in WPC

The JVP has lodged a complaint with the National Audit Service Commission (NASC) on Monday (13) seeking the intervention of its Chairman Gamini Wijesinghe to stop the allocation of funds and privileges to the Opposition Leader, Leader of the House, Chief Government Whip and Chief Opposition Whip of the Western Provincial Council[…]

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