|Monday, 16 August 2004|
|Today's Top Stories||NEWS|
CPC strike ends:
Distribution of fuel resumes
Petroleum distribution resumed to normal yesterday with the
normalisation of supplies to filling stations following the suspension of
a strike called by Trade Unions on Friday.
Large number of policemen have laid down life for country: President
During the period of 100 years a large number of police personnel laid
down their lives in the fight against the insurrections and terrorism.
Ironically the police force continued to be the hub of public criticism,
President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga said.
President orders urgent hire of private water bowsers for drought hit areas
by Chamikara Weerasinghe
The Human Disaster Management Council of the President's Office and the
Social Services Department last week directed Divisional Secretaries in
drought-hit areas of the North Central and Southern provinces, to urgently
hire private water bowsers, to ensure enough drinking water to the