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Wednesday, May 21, 2008
      Editorial:Not just the ticket!

All chief ministers of the eight provincial councils including the recently elected chief minister of the Eastern Province Sivanesathurai Chandrakanthan have decided to forward a resolution to the Government that they be vested with full powers in accordance with the 13th amendment.
These powers hitherto not enjoyed by the seven provincial councils include police, land and judiciary. Government was in favour of granting these powers to the PCs as recommended by the All Party Representative Committee (APRC) chaired by Minister Prof.Tissa Witharana

A number of events were organized in connection with the Vesak Festival at Dalugama yesterday (20) including a dansala. Thirty members of the Buddhist clergy took part in pindapatha, (alms begging). Pictured are some of the clergy who went from house to house begging for alms. The main events were organized by the businessmen of the Dasa Trade Centre. Pic by Nishan S.Priyantha.


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Should Jayawardene be axed as captain?

Should Sri Lanka's selectors split the captaincy and axe Mahela Jayawardene as ODI captain ?

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Red Star Relief Task Force ready to go to China
JVP leader Somawansa Amarasinghe has intimated to the Chinese Ambassador in Sri Lanka Mr. Ye Dabo that his party's "Red Star Relief Task Force" was prepared to dispatch a team of relief workers along with doctors to engage...

UNP to hold islandwide protests against unfair treatment
The UNP will hold a series of public protests countrywide against what it claims as unfair treatment to the party during the recent Provincial Council Elections in the East, UNP General Secretary Tissa Attanayake told...

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