|Sunday, 1 June 2003|
|Today's Top Stories||NEWS|
by Don Asoka Wijewardena
UNP Parliamentarians including top ministers, and provincial council
members may have to give up their retinue of bodyguards and make do with
police personnel on a "when necessary" basis in the future.
Residents to evacuate landslide-prone areas
by Shanika Sriyananda
The National Building Research Organisation (NBRO) has identified over
170 sites in Ratnapura, Hambantota, Matara and Galle districts, which may
pose imminent dangers of landslides, and, has urged immediate evacuation
Military AGAs co-ordinate flood relief
by Ramani Kangaraarachchi
Thirty-five military officers have been deployed in flood affected
areas to as AGAs to co-ordinate the smooth distribution of food items
provided by the World Food Organisation and to get the wells cleaned for
To net hardcore criminals: 'Most Wanted' pix on public display
by JAYAMPATHY JAYASINGHE
Following the spate of murders that have rocked Colombo recently, the
latest of which was the assassination of PA Provincial Minister M.K.
Ranjith, police are contemplating displaying pictures of hard core
criminals in public places.
US TV station apologises
KGO Television station, the local affiliate of ABC Network covering San
Francisco, San Jose and Oakland in the United States which showed the LTTE
emblem as the flag of Sri Lanka, during their coverage on the floods on
Sunday 18 has extended an apology to Sri Lanka.
PA, JVP undecided on alliance banner
The PA and the JVP scheduled to finalise their joint alliance are
looking for a common name and a symbol that will be acceptable to both
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