Sunday, August 23, 2009
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Ceylinco Chairman Lalith Kotelawala was taken to the Central Bank under heavy security escort to be shown the list of his assets identified and valued for disposal to repay depositors of the collapsed Golden Key Credit Card Company.He was led by prison officers to the Central Bank’s Golden Key Secretariat, where he spent time examining the list of assets earmarked to go under the hammer, sources said.He gave the go-ahead to sell his assets and settle depositors as soon as possible as "these poor people are going through agony", the sources asserted.

General Sarath Fonseka, Chief of Defence Services (CDS) takes a closer look at a lion, the mascot of The Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment (SLSR), during a visit to the Regimental Headquarters at Ambepussa yesterday. Fonseka was the first General from the Sinha Regiment to command the Sri Lanka Army and later take over the mantle of CDS.(Pic by Kamal Bogoda)

Karu has not taken an MP’s duty free car
Believe it or not, not all MPs have grabbed the duty free vehicle permits they were granted and made a tidy profit for themselves. There was at least one exception - UNP Deputy Leader Karu Jayasuriya.

UNP’s efforts to forge a broad coalition run into snags
UNP efforts to form a broad coalition against President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s government appears to have run into a storm with an influential section of the main Opposition party openly undermining Mangala Samaraweera...

Foreign aid major factor in feeding IDPs: JJ
The UNP yesterday said that the government was taking credit for a multi-million dollar UN operation spearheaded by the World Food Programme (WFP) to feed nearly 300,000 people accommodated in welfare camps in the...

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