US President Donald Trump signs executive order to limit refugees into the country which, bans Syrian refugees until further notice and temporarily suspending immigration from several predominantly Muslim countries. Those countries are Iraq, Syria, Iran, Sudan, Libya, Somalia and Yemen. It also put a cap of 50,000 refugees entering the US in 2017 – less than half the previous upper limit. In a TV interview broadcast on Friday, Trump ordered that Christians and others from…"Trump signs executive order to limit refugees into the US"
President Maithripala Sirisena says Sri Lanka has been acknowledged as a country which has been freed from Malaria, elephantiasis and polio in its task to produce healthy people. He said the current government has plans to win future challenges in the health sector. The President was speaking at a ceremony to open the newly built cardiac and thoracic unit of the Cooperative Hospital of Galle yesterday (02ndJan). He stated that the government is aware of…"Government has plans to win future challenges in health sector – President"
The much touted COPE report that dealt with the alleged Central Bank bond scam involving primary dealer Perpetual Treasuries in Feb 2015 couldn’t be the basis for the Attorney General’s Department decision whether to proceed with a criminal or civil case, authoritative sources said. JVP National List MP Sunil Handunetti headed the COPE comprising members of all political parties represented in parliament. Of course the report could be perused and taken into consideration but a…"COPE report won’t be the basis for AG’s decision"