Report by UNP committee on Ranjans claims handed over

The report by the committee appointed by the United National Party (UNP) to investigate claims made by State Minister Ranjan Ramanayake that some Parliamentarians use cocaine, was handed over to Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe today.The committee headed by Leader of House Minister Lakshman Kiriella conducted inquiries last week and submitted a report on its findings today. (Colombo Gazette)

Most actively traded companies on the TSX TSX Venture Exchange markets

AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email by The Canadian Press Posted Dec 20, 2012 5:08 pm MDT Most actively traded companies on the TSX, TSX Venture Exchange markets TORONTO – Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the TSX Venture Exchange:Toronto Stock Exchange (12,388.71 down 14.92 points):Aura Minerals Inc. (TSX:ORA). Miner. Down 3.5 cents, or 10.45 per cent, at 30 cents on 14,261,219 shares.Uranium One Inc. (TSX:UUU). Miner. Up four cents, or 1.77 per cent, at $2.30 on 10,829,759 shares.Patheon Inc. (TSX:PTI.RT). Drug manufacturer. Unchanged at half a cent on 8,299,075 shares.Southern Pacific Resource Corp. (TSX:STP). Oil and gas. Down three cents, or 2.59 per cent, at $1.13 on 6,427,225 shares.Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Transportation. Up 11 cents, or 3.08 per cent, at $3.68 on 6,343,616 shares. It ended a five-month sales drought for its CSeries passenger jet with two deals in as many days for the new aircraft. The company announced Thursday a firm order for 10 CS300 aircraft from airBaltic, plus an option to buy an additional 10 planes.Research in Motion (TSX:RIM). Wireless technology. Up 46 cents, or 3.41 per cent, at $13.95 on 5,930,738 shares. The company beat expectations in its latest financial results, released after markets closed, as it prepared for the make-or-break launch next year of the BlackBerry 10 smartphones and operating system. The company reported a profit of $9 million or two cents per share for the three months ended Dec. 1, compared with a profit of $265 million or 51 cents per share a year ago. Revenue totalled $2.73 billion, down from $5.17 billion.TSX Venture Exchange (1,180.50 up 3.98 points):ArPetrol Ltd. (TSXV:RPT): Oil and gas. Unchanged at half a cent on 4,780,500 shares.Charger Energy Corp. (TSXV:CHX). Oil and gas. Up 13.5 cents, or 39.71 per cent, at $47.5 cents on 4,413,756 shares.Companies reporting major news:Yellow Media Ltd. (TSX:Y). Print and digital media. Unchanged at $6.86 on 192,889 shares. It says it has reduced debt by about $1.5 billion under a recapitalization plan now in place to help it transform into a digital media company. The company says the plan aligns its balance sheet with its strategy to meet the digital marketing needs of businesses.Rogers Communications Inc. (TSX:RCI.B). Telecom. Up 46 cents, or 1.03 per cent, at $45.10 on 755,922 shares. The federal broadcast regulator has approved an application by Rogers Communications Inc. to convert Montreal’s CJNT, an ethnic television station, into a Citytv station. The CRTC says CJNT will increase the number of Citytv stations, which will enable Rogers to broaden its national coverage. read more