Akashi commends President forsafeguarding human rights
LTTE's covert activities in Japan taboo
The LTTE's covert activities such as collecting
funds and smuggling arms will not be tolerated in Japan and prompt
action will be taken by the Japanese Government to stop any form of
LTTE activities, the Japanese Special Envoy Yasushi Akashi said.
Ministry to appoint 3,076 teachers to remote schools
The Ministry of Education will appoint 3,076 new
teachers to remote schools in the Polonnaruwa and Anuradhapura
Districts, Minister of Education Susil Premajayantha told the Sunday
Power price hike imminent
The Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) will be
compelled to increase the price per unit of electricity within the
next few days due to the soaring oil prices and sharp drop in water
levels in reservoirs, Minister of Power and Energy W. D. J.
Seneviratne told the Sunday Observer.