Constitutional changes soon

President Mahinda Rajapaksa has initiated the process of formulating draft constitutional amendments to cover several aspects. Main among them, the Sunday Times learns, is the creation of a second chamber or a Senate. Details of how this body will be constituted are still not immediately clear.

Outrage in Mews St. as UDA demolishes houses

The Urban Development Authority (UDA), which is now under the Defence Ministry, yesterday, with assistance of Police and the Army, demolished what it called unauthorised constr uctions down Mews Street in Kompa nnaveediya.

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