Priority for skilled labour migration - President
President Mahinda Rajapaksa asserted that the
time has come to re-think our 'Foreign Employment' policy where
export of unskilled personnel will be minimised, to be replaced by
knowledge-based vocations that earn higher foreign exchange much
needed to the country.
Rs. 2160 m for Samurdhi assistance
The Government has allocated Rs. 2,160 million
to the Sri Lanka Samurdhi Authority (SLSA) to implement its proposed
programmes this year.
Two homeguards arrested for LTTE links
Two home guards were arrested for alleged links
with the LTTE in Katuvanwila, Welikanda on Wednesday night, SSP
Polonnaruwa Jayantha Wickramasinghe said.
Daily News shares birthday joy with elders
The Daily News, first published on January 3,
1918, turned 89 on Wednesday. Daily News staffers celebrated this
milestone yesterday with the senior citizens of the Gamini Matha
Elders Home in Slave Island, bringing a smile to their lips and
happiness to their hearts.