ISSN: 1391 - 0531
Sunday March 23, 2008
Vol. 42 - No 43
Front Page
Financial Times
TV Times
Funday Times
Kandy Times

Power deal with India on fast track
Amidst soaring electricity rates, the Government is giving priority to the proposed multi-million dollar mega undersea power transmission line with India.
LTTE attack destroys navy craft: ten missing

Ten Navy personnel were reported missing yesterday morning after one of the Navy’s Fast Attack Craft (FAC) was caught in what is believed to be an LTTE sea mine explosion off Nayaru, Mullaitivu, a Navy spokesman said.


8 die, 350,000 displaced in floods

At least eight people were killed and more than 350,00 affected in two weeks of heavy rain leading to floods and landslides in the Mannar, Batticaloa, Jaffna, Ampara, Badulla, Trincomalee, Gampaha, Ratnapura and Moneragala districts, officials said yesterday.
UPFA-TMVP alliance to pick CM after polls — if elected
The conduct of provincial council elections to the East has become a high priority matter for the Government. Whilst political parties are busy talking of alliances and candidates, the defence establishment is busy planning security and deployment of troops.

Who will it be? Parliament SG appointment still in the air
Anura a viceroy in the wilderness
To be or not to be – it was not to be
“Lakjaya Foundation” beyond race and caste
Rice bowl flooded
Customs playing censor, say academics
Another Maga Neguma dispute: DS complains of death threats
Maga Neguma big shots in head-on collision
Contradiction, confusion over tsunami child
ADB warns of cost increases in breakwater contract
Statue of NU coming up
We want Harry, say unions
Lanka faces loss of seat at UNHRC
Odds and Ends
Sir Arthur laid to rest without frills
Khema Samaraweera’s funeral tomorrow

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