Bribery case filed against former Minister Kumar Welgama

Posted On Oct 8 2019 by

The commission to investigate allegations of bribery or corruption filed a case against former Transport Minister Kumar Welgama today.The former Minister has been accused of making an illegal payment of over Rs. 3 million to an official of the Transport Board when he was the Minister of Transport. (Colombo Gazette)


Economist says Alberta could have long road to recovery

Posted On Oct 4 2019 by

Economist says Alberta could have long road to recovery Alberta is sitting at its highest unemployment rate since 2011, according to new February numbers from Statistics Canada.ATB Chief Economist Todd Hirsch says he’s been waiting for a jobs report like this one for the past few months.“It probably was about where I expected. It was a loss of about 14,000 jobs and the unemployment rate jumped from 4.5 per cent to 5.3 per cent.”He says you can expect things to get worse, before they get better.“I’m expecting that the unemployment rate could rise to 6.5, maybe 7 per cent by the summertime. That is too high, but again it’s important to remember it was higher in fact, in 2010, and we recovered from that pretty quickly,” he said.Hirsch believes employment numbers will improve later this year as oil prices start to rebound. by News Staff Posted Mar 13, 2015 8:28 am MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email read more


Drone swarms led by F35 jets will overwhelm Britains enemies Defence Secretary

Posted On Sep 25 2019 by

The Defence Secretary has announced groups of unmanned aircraft will seek to penetrate enemy air defences, all controlled by a pilot in one of the RAF’s new F-35 stealth jets. Air defence radars and surface to air missile sites will be the most likely targets, as the drones seek either to spot the enemy positions using cameras or force adversaries to ‘light up’ their equipment by switching on their radars to attack the drones. Britain’s new F-35 jets will be able to deploy “drone swarms” to “confuse and overwhelm” enemy forces by the end of the year, Gavin Williamson has said. Any position emitting radar energy or seen by drone cameras could then be attacked by missiles from the F-35 or other…