Legal action threatened against CPSTL over Muthurajawela oil spill

By Maheesha Mudugamuwa   Sri Lanka’s ageing and leaking pipelines are wasting tonnes of oil each year, causing widespread environmental damage that largely goes unreported and the Ceylon Petroleum Storage Terminals Ltd (CPSTL) is now being threatened with legal action demanding compensation for the environmental damages caused due to the[…]

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Despite disease threat, Govt. to import another 15,000 cows

By Maheesha Mudugamuwa   Despite the controversial medical report issued by the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) on imported heifers, farmers allege that the government had already paid a controversial Australian livestock exporter a sum of $11.3 million as an advance payment to bring down 15,000 heifers. The All[…]

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New Constitution first draft to be submitted to CA

By Maheesha Mudugamuwa Government Parliamentarian and a key proponent of a new Constitution Dr. Jayampathy Wickramaratne, PC said that the first draft of the new constitution would be submitted to the Constitutional Assembly (CA) within next two weeks. A member of the Steering Committee spearheading the project, UNP National List[…]

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