Wednesday, August 06, 2008
      Editorial:Ringing changes on policing
*That SAARC security lapse
Menon left BMICH without Narayanan
A row over neglecting Indian National Security Advisor M. K. Narayanan’s security on the opening-day of SAARC leaders’ summit at the BMICH, initially blamed on the host, has taken a new turn with the revelation that the official had arrived at the venue earlier in the company of Indian Foreign Secretary Shiv Shankar Menon and was expected to return the same way.
The Indian delegation had been staying at the Hotel Taj Samudra under a heavy security blanket. India brought nearly 300 bodyguards to reinforce Sri Lankan...
British High Commissioner Dr. Peter Hayes yesterday met religious leaders at Maha Bodhi Viharaya, Maligakanda to discuss the current situation in the country. Ven. Banagala Upathissa, the chief incumbent of the temple and Archbishop Rev. Oswald Gomis with the British diplomat.
Pic by Saranapala Pamunuwa

GMOA urges Ministry to speed up ‘bloody’ probe
The Government Medical Officer’s Association (GMOA) urged the Health Ministry to complete investigations into allegations that the National Blood Centre had used outdated plasmapheresis kits.

Biyagama factories cry foul over new entrant’s tactics
Several manufacturing companies in the Biyagama Export Processing Zone are up in arms over a range of inducements offered by a large UK group to attract their experienced staff.


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