Saturday, September 13, 2008
      Editorial:Diplomatic bad eggs
Though teacher trade unions had campaigned to stop teachers from evaluating the GCE Advanced Level Examination answer scripts, 7,854 teachers had applied for marking duties. The Chief Opposition Whip Joseph Michael Perera’s contention that only 442 teachers had applied was far from truth, Minister of Education Susil Premjayanth said in Parliament yesterday (12).
A book by Senior Police Superintendent, media spokesman Ranjith Gunasekera on a qualitative police service was yesterday presented by the author to IGP Jayantha Wickremaratne at a function held at the Police Finger Print Bureau. (Photo-Kamal Bogoda)

ICRC defies Govt’s quit danger zone directive
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is defying a government directive that all non Governmental organizations engaged in relief work in the uncleared areas to make way ..

SPDA in financial mess
The Southern Provincial Development Authority has discovered it is in dire financial straits when it attempted to implement approved projects for the current year.

Three prisoners in escape bid shot dead
Galle Prison authorities shot dead three prison escapees at different places in Galle yesterday. They had scaled the prison’s wall and run in different directions. Two bodies were found along the rail track at two different places and one inside the home of a notorious criminal.


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