|Saturday, 7 August 2004|
|Today's Top Stories||NEWS|
Bodyguard policeman also missing:
Powerful UNP politico alleged to have raped daughter, kidnapped her father
There was high drama at the National Child Protection Authority (NCPA)
in Colombo when a father who was making a complaint of alleged statutory
rape against a well-known UNP Provincial Councillor suddenly received a
telephone call during the inquiry saying: "If you don't get out and
run, I will kill you and your family."
Rs.500 m allocated for first 1,000 tanks:
Govt to re-build 10,000 tanks
by Uditha Kumarasinghe
The first phase of the United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA)
Government's ambitious "Dahasak Maha Wev project' (Thousand Tanks)
for the renovation all derelict tanks throughout the country will commence
targeting 1,000 selected tanks with the ceremonial inauguration of the
work of the Havanpelessa weva in Yapahuwa on August 19.
Employment funds through supplementary estimate - Jeyaraj
by Our Parliament Correspondents
The previous Government had not made a financial allocation through
last year's budget to create employment opportunities during this year,
Minister of Trade, Commerce and Consumer Affairs Jeyaraj Fernandopulle
told Parliament yesterday.