|Saturday, 3 July 2004|
|Today's Top Stories||NEWS|
Series of measures to ensure security, discipline:
J'pura re-opening slated for July end
The Vice Chancellor and the Senate of the Sri Jayawardhanapura
University yesterday took a tentative decision to reopen the University
during the last week of July. This decision was made on a series of
discussions with the special committee consisting of student leaders,
council members and senior academics of the University chaired by Chandra
Embuldeniya, the Education Ministry said yesterday.
Government wraps up laws against 'sili-sili' bags
by Manjula Fernando
The use of harmful plastics including certain 'sili sili' type bags in
public places and for decorations will be officially banned shortly.
Environment and Natural Resources Minister A.H.M. Fowzie is to present a
Bill banning the use of plastic and 'sili sili' bags thinner than 12
Segudawood and Nijamudeen betrayed Muslim Congress - DUA
The Democratic Unity Alliance (DUA), referring to the issue of Sri
Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) President and its Constitutional Affairs
Director joining the UNP condemned it as an act of destruction brought
upon the SLMC.
Two dry ports for Colombo
by E. Weerapperuma
Two Dry Ports are to be set up at Ragama and Ratmalana to regulate
container operations.This step will avoid congestion and many other
obstacles on public roads. The authorities plan to move the containers by
train to the two dry ports.