|Thursday, 26 August 2004|
|Today's Top Stories||NEWS|
by Asanga Warnakulasuriya
Minister of Public Security, Law and Order and Acting Defence Minister
Ratnasiri Wickremanayake yesterday warned the LTTE to stop killings in the
North-East or else, the Government will be compelled to make a hard
Bonanza for Tourist Board employees
by Anjana Gamage
Employees of the Sri Lanka Tourist Board (SLTB) have received a big
bonanza in the form of a 70 per cent salary increment following the
upgrading of the SLTB to A category by the Public Enterprises division of
the General Treasury.
Rs. 600 m for drought relief
The Treasury has released Rs. 600 million in the course of one week, Rs.
200 mn on August 18 and Rs. 400 mn on August 24, to provide relief to
people in drought affected areas.
Spinners strangle Proteas for 191
Sa'adi Thawfeeq reporting from Dambulla
Sri Lanka spinners strangled the South African batting dismissing them
for 191 in 50 overs on a slow two-paced pitch at the Rangiri Dambulla
Stadium here today - venue of the third one-day international played under
Decisions arrived at discussion with FUTA, OUTAA
The following decisions were arrived at the discussion the secretary,
Ministry of Education had with the Federation of University Teachers
Association (FUTA) and the Open University Teaching Assistants Association
(OUTAA) yesterday at the Ministry.