Saturday, May 31, 2008
      Editorial:Vibishana, Mugalan, Ranil, Mahinda and GSP+
‘Mihin’ to fly again
* Plan to work with SriLankan
The Government’s Budget Carrier Mihin Lanka (Pvt. Ltd.), grounded for nearly two months for want of an aircraft, will commence operations in July with an A-320 aircraft obtained on a dry lease from a French Company. The monthly rent would be US $ 347,000, according to the company’s former CEO Sajin de Vas Gunwardena.
Gunwardena resigned as CEO of Mihin Lanka on Thursday but told a news conference at the BMICH that he would continue to serve as a Director.

Beauty queens and King coconuts

Two Indian beauties, Miss India for Miss World, Parvathy Omanakuttan and Miss India for Miss Earth, Tnav Vyaz, who are in Colombo for the Vogue Lifestyle Fashion Weekend to be held at the Galadari Hotel, organized by the Tourist Board, tomorrow and Monday, refresh themselves with King coconut water. (Photo-Kamal Bogoda)

Fare hike not enough to save railways, stop corruption - Workers
…say a staggering 25 per cent travel ticket-less daily

All Ceylon Railway Employees' Union has reluctantly acknowledged the urgent need to increase train fares to offset massive operating costs caused...

Only liquor outlets supporting Mervyn safe from closure
All liquor outlets in the Kelaniya electorate, which did not support him, would be closed, Non Cabinet Labour Minister Dr. Mervin Silva said yesterday (30).He was addressing a function held to declare open the new bridge...


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