The Police, as an arm of the government, are weak in containing abductions and threats-for-ransom while the role of permanent Secretaries must be re-defined by Parliament, an email poll by The Sunday Times FT shows.
The Richard Peiris group sold off Asia Capital Ltd, one of its subsidiaries, despite vehement denials earlier by Group Chairman Dr. Sena Yaddehige saying that ‘neither the company nor its Chairman has any intention of entertaining offers to sell RPC or dispose of any of its business.’
The Bandaranaike International Airport will continue with its night closure until August 10 when the authorities will consider recommendations from security officials and other connected state agencies on whether it should remain or be lifted, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) said.
An interesting email doing the rounds these days refers to the water crisis in the year 2070. It shows a man who has just turned 50 but looks more like 85 years. He says he suffers from serious kidney problems because he doesn’t drink water.