crisis goes to Oslo: TNA split
As Tiger guerrillas stepped up their battle to oust rival
EPDP cadres from Delft, the Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission says
the matter should be resolved at the third round of peace
talks beginning tomorrow in Oslo.
system bugs parliament
The 55 million-rupee sound system installed in Parliament's
chamber still continues to cause problems both for those operating
it and MPs.
PA in race to woo New Delhi
India maintaining a low profile at Sri Lanka's Oslo peace
support meeting, both the government and the main opposition
were moving to woo the New Delhi leadership.
reporters want justice
The Paris-based international journalists organisation, Reporters
in poor state: minister
Minister Karunasena Kodituwakku painted a dismal picture of
the education system of the country and said it seemed to
suffer from many ills.
of tricky ads
The Health Ministry last week warned consumers to be cautious
about exaggerated health claims made in newspaper advertisements
and TV/radio commercials.
transport system needs foreign expertise: ministry
Even after semi-privatisation of the transport sector takes
place the government will be seeking foreign assistance to
improve the system, Transport Ministry sources said.
go one up on paramedics
The recommendations put forward by the committee appointed
to look into the demands of the nurses union have sparked
off a battle between the paramedical staff and nurses with
the former arguing that new salary proposals are unfair by
A Tamil weekend newspaper office was set ablaze by unidentified
persons yesterday damaging part of the building, furniture
and equipment, including computers.