Monday, March 01, 2010
      Editorial:Vows wow none

Resettlement of war displaced: Now focus on Vanni east

2,000 acres cultivated in HSZ
De-mining nearing completion
in Vanni west

Northern Province Governor, Maj. Gen. (retd) G. A. Chandrasiri, said that the one-time LTTE strongholds east of A9 road were now open for resettlement and reconstruction. The former Army Chief of Staff said that the work was going on apace, both east and west of the road, though they had failed to grab attention of both print and electronic media. He said that people had been given access to areas previously categorised as high...

Opposition and UNP Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe places the reliquary inside the casket atop the ceremonial tusker to commence the final Randoli procession of the annual Navam Maha Perahera of the Gangaramaya in Colombo last evening. Urban and Sacred Area Development Minister Dinesh Gunawardena and Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Bandula Gunawardena look on.
Pic by Dharmasena Welipitiya

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