Court allows TID to grill Wellampitiya copper factory worker

The Terrorist Investigations Division (TID) has been granted approval by court to question a worker of a factory in Wellampitiya.Karupayya Rajendran Abdulla is currently in remand over the Easter Sunday attacks. The TID had sought court approval to record a statement from Rajendran Abdulla and approval was granted.Karupayya Rajendran Abdulla was among ten suspects arrested over the bombings but nine were later released on bail.

US wholesale stockpiles rise in August by most in 4 months as

by Christopher S. Rugaber, The Associated Press Posted Oct 9, 2014 8:07 am MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email US wholesale stockpiles rise in August by most in 4 months as sales fall sharply WASHINGTON – U.S. wholesale companies restocked their warehouses in August at the fastest pace since April, led by big increases in computers, lumber and furniture. Wholesale sales fell by the most since January.The Commerce Department says wholesale inventories rose 0.7 per cent after a 0.3 per cent increase in July. Sales fell 0.7 per cent, the biggest decline since a 1.8 per cent drop in January.The figures indicate that inventories rose partly because sales slowed more than wholesalers anticipated. That suggests they may cut back their orders in the coming months. Computer sales fell 1.7 per cent and lumber sales dropped 0.9 per cent. Wholesale auto sales also fell.Stockpiles rose in many of the same categories: computer inventories jumped 4.5 per cent, and lumber supplies rose 1.5 per cent. read more