|Sunday, 2 June 2002|
|Today's Top Stories||NEWS|
by S. Selvakumar
Kaduwela Vasantha, the notorious underworld figure who was gunned down
on Vesak Poya Day along with six other gangsters and Karate Dhammika and
his gang who were arrested over the killings earned around Rs. 60 million
a month through extortion money from legal and illegal business ventures,
Police investigations have revealed.
Ministry to provide relief to consumers
by Deepal Warnakulasuriya
The Commerce and Consumer Affairs Ministry has taken the necessary
measures to provide relief to the consumers who suffer with the recent
fuel hike. A senior official from the Ministry said that they had already
begun some relief programs with a price control of all consumer goods to
help the common people.
Repatriation of refugees : Minister to meet Jayalalitha
by P. Krishnasamy
Minister of Rehabilitation, Resettlement and Refugees, Dr.
Jayalath Jayawardene, will meet Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, Ms Jayalalitha
Jayaram, in Chennai this month for talks on repatriation of the large
number of Sri Lankan Tamil refugees in Tamil Nadu.
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