Most IDPs go home by December 31:
Resettlement of IDPs; Two-thirds complete
A total of 169,938 Internally Displaced Persons
have been resettled in their native places within a short period
providing them along with the provision of health, shelter,
sanitary, education co-operative, water, electricity and other
facilities in their villages, Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe said.
President warns of impact of western culture
The impact of western culture to our society is
enormous and the younger generation should understand the ill
effects of western culture and the open economic system, said
President Mahinda Rajapaksa.
UNP must field candidate - Johnston
The UNP Leader should forthwith propose to field
a candidate from the party since no election in the party’s history
were there elections without a candidate from the UNP, UNP MP
Johnston Fernando said.
Foreign reserves exceed US $ 5.2 b
Includes gold too:
Central Bank Governor Ajith Nivard Cabraal told
the Daily News that Sri Lanka has exceeded US$ 5.2 billion as
foreign reserves for the first time. The country in addition also
has a reasonable amount of gold reserves.
Opponent no challenge to President - Nandimitra
Former UNPer Parliamentarian Nandimithra
Ekanayake who has been appointed the SLFP District organizer for
Matale said he joined the Government after being impressed by its