Voice of Tigers with govt. approval
The government last month granted approval to the LTTE to
clear six tons of equipment to set up a modern Voice of Tigers
(VoT) radio broadcasting station.
paying for this splash?
While the CEB is planning another increase in rates
due to rising costs, the extravagant decorative lights all
over city highways are reported to be eating into the national
grid though government leaders say private organisations had
sponsored the festive floodlights.
Minister confident of success in peace process
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has assured that any agreement
between the government and the LTTE to solve the ethnic conflict
would 'ensure the territorial integrity of Sri Lanka'.
convicts in LTTE prisons
Some 400 persons convicted by LTTE courts are being held in
LTTE controlled prisons in Mullaitivu.
student killed by students
An Advanced Level student was killed and another injured in
a bloody brawl between two student groups at a tuition class
in Kohuwela yesterday afternoon, police said.
prices high while ministries battle
dispute over the price and sales of coconuts between the Plantation
Industries Ministry and the Consumer Affairs Ministry continues
leaving the consumers helpless.
to continue talks with India
As a follow up to the visit to New Delhi by a top-level PA
delegation, a group of PA MPs are to visit Thamilnadu soon
for talks with Chief Minister Jayalalithaa Jeyaram and others.
quality of life high comparably-UNFPA
Social and economic indicators for Sri Lanka have shown tremendous
improvement compared to other countries in the region, the
United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Resident Representative
Dr. Som Pudasaini said last week.