Controlled price for infant milk powder
Cooperatives and Internal Trade Minister Johnston Fernando has
directed Consumer Affairs Authority (CAA) chairman Rumi Marzook to
specify a controlled price for all varieties of infant milk powder as
soon as possible.
A spokesman for the Cooperatives and Internal Trade Ministry
confirmed that the order was given to bring a controlled price for
infant milk powder as there are no specified prices. The gazette
notification in this regard will be released , he said.
Two wheelers for women
Twelve needy women were presented 12 two wheelers to mark
International Women's Day at Nallur Young Artistes Mantram by the Jaffna
Womens Organization. The presentation will help the young women in self
International Women of Courage Ceremony
The International Women of Courage Award Ceremony will be streamed
live today at 9:30pm at the U.S. embassy
Colombo website http://srilanka.usembassy.gov/streamvideo.html One of
the ten award winners this year will be Maldivian Aneesa Ahmed, a
gender-based violence activist and former Deputy Minister of Women’s
Youth knocked down
A youth, Samaravil Kumar ,24, was knocked down by a train and killed
on the Vavuniya-Anuradhapura rail track. He is a resident of Viral
Kurappu. His body is at the Anuradhapura hospital.