Eastern Provincial Council Polls:
Parties map out strategy for Eastern stake
With barely three weeks more for the Eastern
Province Election heightened activity was witnessed on the campaign
trail with the United People's Freedom Alliance already raising the
tempo with a vigourous house to house canvassing beginning yesterday
chiefly aimed at forging unity among the once divided Sinhala, Tamil
and Muslim communities in the East.
Hopes rise for cheaper gas
Sri Lankan households might get a chance to
breath a sigh of relief if the Iranian Government agrees to sell
Liquefied Petroleum Gas to Sri Lanka at a concessionary price.
Dengue cases rise
One hundred and forty five dengue cases have
been reported from Colombo this year, the Chief Medical Officer of
Health, Colombo, Dr. Pradeep Kariyawasam said.