bolt hits Srimani
Former Cabinet Minister Srimani Athulathmudali was in for
a shock this week when a high-profile housing developer returned
the monies she had paid upfront for a luxury apartment in
Colombo's residential quarter.
avoiding Akashi meeting
LTTE chief negotiator Anton Balasingham has turned down a
meeting in London with Japan's special envoy Yakushi Akashi.
of confidence but implementation the key
political and economic processes got a vote of confidence
last week with donors pledging a sum of US$ 4.5 billion towards
development of the whole country including a massive rehabilitation
and reconstruction programme in the northeast.
action against school admission cheats
The Education Ministry has initiated take legal action against
more than 60 parents and officials involved in alleged forgery
of documents in seeking Grade 1 school admissions, a Ministry