Dehiwala train blast kills eight
At least eight passengers, including four women,
were killed when a LTTE parcel bomb exploded in a crowded office
train near Dehiwala around 4.50 last afternoon.
Democracy in Jaffna Govt's aim - Devananda
The Government's aim is to bring democracy and
permanent peace to the people of Jaffna fed up with LTTE terrorism,
Social Services and Social Welfare Minister Douglas Devananda said.
Health Minister new WHO Chairman
Healthcare and Nutrition Minister Nimal Siripala
de Silva was appointed the new Chairman of the World Health
Organisation. Representatives from 123 countries voted for him.
Minister de Silva is the first South Asian to hold this post which
is a special honour for Sri Lanka, Ministry sources said.