Reduced bus fares from November 11
Train fares too to be revised:
CTB and private bus fares will be revised from
November 11 to pass on the benefit of the fuel price reduction as
announced by the Government through the 2009 budget proposals on a
directive of Transport Minister Dullas Alahapperuma.
Country moving on higher growth path - FM
The country has achieved a growth rate of seven
per cent which demonstrates that the country has now moved on to a
higher growth path, Foreign Minister Rohitha Bogollagama told
D.A. Rajapaksa commemorated
Commemorative ceremonies to mark the 41st death
anniversary of D.A. Rajapaksa, man of an epoch and icon of the
peasants of Giruwapattu, was held on a simple but proud note in
Tangalle with the participation of President Mahinda Rajapaksa and
First Lady Shiranthi Rajapaksa yesterday.
Achievements of MDGs:
Special UN team to find out secret behind Lanka’s success
A special team from the United Nations is
scheduled to visit Sri Lanka next month to find out the secret
behind the success of achieving three Millennium Development Goals (MDG’s)
seven years before the targeted year of 2015.
Four held for smuggling goods to Lanka
Four Sri Lankan nationals, including a suspected
LTTE activist, have been arrested when they attempted to smuggle
materials, including tyres and batteries to Sri Lanka.