ISSN: 1391 - 0531
Sunday June 08, 2008
Vol. 42 - No 54
Front Page
Financial Times
TV Times
Funday Times
Kandy Times

Travel clamp for people in north
Civilians in the north will be required to obtain Police passes to travel to Colombo or other areas in the south in terms of new measures introduced by the Government. This requirement will apply to those living in the districts of Vavuniya, Mannar, Kilinochchi and Mullaitivu. Those wishing to travel will be required to make a written application to the Police giving reasons for the visit, places where they would stay, the duration and intended date of return.
Fuel cut for public servants, not for.....
Top public officials have been asked by the government to cut fuel consumption but ministers and MPs will face no such austerity measures. Most ministers use super luxury vehicles which are known to be gas guzzlers.
Ranil’s Earl hired by Tourism Ministry
John Earl, whose services were acquired by Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe during the 1999 Presidential Election campaign, has now been hired as a consultant to the Ministry of Tourism to prepare a new tourism and communications strategy. This follows an invitation by Minister Milinda Moragoda.

Travel clamp for people in north
Fuel cut for public servants, not for ministers, MPs
Ranil’s Earl hired by Tourism Ministry
British visa: You must wait at least a month
Jetwing founder dies
Powerful Lankan team at Turkish trade show
UNP, SLMC undecided on attending EPC sittings
Plant pests plague Kalpitiya cultivators
Minor explosion, major panic
Health to be a fundamental right soon
Mihin Air’s controversial CEO removed
Senior journalist further detained
Odds and Ends
Picture Story
JVP to fight for rights of displaced Sampur people
The heartburn after the blasts
Railway bomb suspect was a quiet neighbour who kept odd hours
Flood relief not reaching worst affected areas
Threat of disease now looms

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