Estate crisis: If TUs, employers fail to agree:
Govt to intervene
Plantation Industries Minister D.M. Jayaratne told Parliament
yesterday the Government will intervene to sort out the crisis in
the estate sector, if Trade Unions and plantation companies fail to
reach an agreement on the pay hike issue of plantation workers.
Channel 4 video:
Local elements will be exposed soon
Transport Minister Dullas Allahapperuma yesterday said the local
elements who were involved in the production of the video footage
that was telecast on Channel 4 television will be divulged soon.
Textbooks in firewood shed:
Ministry to conduct own investigation
The Education Ministry in addition to police investigations, has
launched its own investigations into the alleged misconduct of a
distributor of school textbooks, Education Publications
Commissioner, W.M.N.J. Pushpa Kumara told the Daily News.