No Govt permits for casino operators
The Government has not issued a single licence to
casino operators. All licences were given during the UNP regime and
casino operators use these licenses run their business and gambling,
Deputy Investment Promotion Minister Faizer Mustapha said. The
Government has increased the casino tax from one million rupees to Rs.
University of Politics;
Sacked from Premadasa Commemoration Committee:
Karuís dirty games come to light
UNPís Leadership Council chairman Karu Jayasuriya has
been removed from the R. Premadasa Commemoration Committee and the
organisers have decided not to invite Karu for any of its functions in
future. Karu served in the committee since the LTTE assassinated
President R. Premadasa on May 1, 1993.
Tamil vote a decisive factor in Canada and UK :
Playing second fiddle to Tamil diaspora - Minister S.B.
Higher Education Minister S.B. Dissanayake said the
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay and the UN should
realise that it is the Tamil people in the North who have gained the
biggest advantage after the end of the 30- year war on terrorism.
Fifteenth World Conference on Youth at Magampura
BMICH is gearing to hold the World Conference on
Youth 2014. The inaugural ceremony will be held at Magampura Mahinda
Rajapaksa International Convention Centre. President Mahinda Rajapaksa
will be the Chief Guest, Youth Affairs and Skills Development Minister
Dullas Alahapperuma said in an interview with the Sunday Observer.