Extreme Left-Right combination:
There is a very grave situation in the country
with the most dangerous conspiracy afoot since independence. It was
a Washington consensus nomination putting together the unholy
JVP-UNP extreme Left extreme Right combination, Minister D.E.W.
Gunasekera said yesterday.
Opposition candidate hankering after power
Though the JVP-UNP combine was talking about
freedom and democracy Opposition candidate Fonseka is hankering
after power as he had already said he does not want to be a
ceremonial President like William Gopallawa, Minister Maithripala
Artistes pledge support to President
Several renowned artistes pledging their support
to President Mahinda Rajapaksa at the forthcoming presidential
elections, called for all to support the President for an era of
peace and prosperity.
Special budget pack for festive season
The Government will provide a special budget
pack for consumers during the festive season on President Mahinda
LTTE child soldiers sit O/Ls
Among a group of former LTTE child soldiers who
had surrendered to the armed forces, 446 were given the opportunity
of sitting the GCE Ordinary Level from yesterday at four special
examination centres set up by the Examinations Department.