ISSN: 1391 - 0531
Sunday April 13, 2008
Vol. 42 - No 46
Front Page
Financial Times
TV Times
Funday Times
Kandy Times

Weerawansa moots new front
The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) dissident faction led by its parliamentary group chief, Wimal Weerawansa, has mooted the formation of a Deshapremi Peramuna (Patriotic Front) and pledged to work under that banner.
Price hikes after Avurudu

While prices of New Year items have risen to their highest levels and beyond the reach of thousands of people this year, further post-Avurudu shocks are likely with fuel, domestic gas and milk food prices going up.


Jail or fine if you neglect elders

Ill-treating or exploiting of elders is to be banned by law in a bid to curb the increase of abuse of senior citizens. Social Services Ministry Secretary V. Jegarasasingham, who is also chairperson of the National Council for Elders, said the amendments to the existing Protection of the Rights of Elders Act of 2000 would be introduced soon to offer further protection for people above the age of 65.

Jeyaraj in his last race
His morning’s schedule was known a week ahead
High prices herald low-key celebrations
Pause button pressed in Prabhakaran drama
Norochcholai: Displaced families complain of shocking deception
Special transport arrangements for the New Year season
Lanka gets plum role in Buddha biopic
Life in Jaffna: The seen and the unseen, the told and the untold
Where hope and fear live side-by-side
Saviour is the polluter
Dudley remembered today
Mangala to face disciplinary inquiry next month
Light crackers and fireworks with care: Accident Service head
Auspicious times for the National New Year
Former Air Force chief dead
Kelawalla kelawuna
Odds and Ends

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