ISSN: 1391 - 0531
Sunday May 4, 2008
Vol. 42 - No 49
Front Page
Financial Times
TV Times
Funday Times
Kandy Times

Interim council for north
A three-member Northern Province Interim Advisory body headed by Minister Douglas Devananda has been appointed by the government to oversee resettlement and development. Minister Abdul Rishad Bathiudeen and Senior Presidential Advisor and parliamentarian Basil Rajapaksa are the other members of the high-powered advisory body appointed by the cabinet on Wednesday.
Thousands of poll cards undelivered....
More than 170,000 poll cards of a total of 982,721 – around 20 per cent of the total voting strength in the Eastern Province -- still remain with the postal department undelivered despite the official period for distribution of poll cards ending on Friday.
Mihin grounded until further notice
The troubled budget carrier Mihin Lanka has been forced to suspend operations indefinitely, from the beginning of this month, for want of aircraft, as exclusively reported in The Sunday Times last week in a story titled “Mihin Air craftless?”.

Interim council for north
Thousands of poll cards undelivered - UNP fears rigging
Double degrees, dollars for docs
Inflation hits near 30% record
Low-quality seed adds to farmers’ woes
PMRP seeks public support for new drugs policy
‘Magic’ with cardboard and plastic
The silence of the lambs and a cry for justice
No hope in sight for sightless couple
Witness protection Bill coming soon
Please don’t eat mallung leaf lookalike
Health hazards ride on wave of flooding
Minister wants department to post profits
LRH tragedy: Police say mother threw baby out of despair
Poll cards postman killed
Fox hunt for Tigers
President Mahinda Rajapaksa and his Iranian counterpart Mahmoud Ahmedinejad

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