*Commends government’s approach
The army has not entered the no fire zone in Mullaitivu, due to international pressure, SLMC leader Rauff Hakeem said yesterday. He said at a news conference that the obvious interpretation of Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa’s comment to a foreign news agency that the "army was not in a hurry to enter the no fire zone", was due to the...
President Mahinda Rajapaksa and Finance and State
Revenue Minister Ranjith Siyambalapitiya listen to Governor of the
Central Bank Ajith Nivard Cabraal during the release of Central Bank
Report for the year 2008 at the Central Bank Auditorium yesterday.
Pic by Kamal Wanniarachchi
Tamil diaspora urge Prabha
to release civilians
One of the members of "Tamil Diaspora for Dialogue" Mrs Rajeswari Balasubramaniam yesterday appealed to LTTE leader Prabhakaran for the release of innocent civilians trapped in the "No Fire Zone".
Traders warned to sell at
The Consumer Affairs Authority (CAA) has warned all traders to sell consumer items at controlled prices during the festive season. Traders found guilty of violations will be prosecuted under the Consumer Affairs Authority Act.