moves to control north-east
The LTTE has demanded the relocation of the Jaffna University
Agricultural Faculty, to Kilinochchi in the LTTE controlled
Wanni region in one of the first steps towards taking control
of administrative activities in the north.
clears safe house
Arms and ammunition found in the Athurugiriya Safe House,
run by the Army's Directorate of Military Intelligence (DMI),
had been procured by the team of officers concerned by following
the correct procedures in the Army.
enlisted for war on dengue
All MPs have been directed personally to take charge of anti
dengue campaigns in their areas as the government launched
a counter attack against the worst dengue epidemic, Health
Minister P.Dayaratne said.
The Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission Chief ,Trond Furuhovde is
to request Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe to set up a
commission to investigate alleged harassment of LTTE cadres
in the Jaffna islands on Thursday night.
take railway for a ride
Railway guards and train crew are earning thousands
of rupees on overtime payments each year, while the Department
is reportedly losing millions.
TULF meeting today
The decision making working committee of the
TULF will hold a crucial meeting in Colombo today amidst disputes
over the party leadership and the nomination of a national
list MP to succeed party leader M. Sivasithamparam who died
and garbage a threat to the Negombo lagoon
The dumping of garbage, waste from factories and prawn hatcheries
is causing a serious threat to the aquatic life of the Negombo
lagoon and in turn the livelihoods of thousands of fishermen.