Government' talks again
UNP Chairman Malik Samarawickrema during a meeting with President
Chandrika Kumaratunga this week discussed the formation of
a Joint Committee mainly aimed at coming up with a National
Government style common position on the settling of the northern
insurgency with the LTTE.
Wanni: The Sunday Times exclusive
Sunday Times today begins an exclusive series on "INSIDE
WANNI - SITUATION REPORT" giving detailed accounts
of life in the LTTE-held areas.
gets tough with Tigers
The British Government has issued one of the toughest warnings
to the LTTE, even surpassing in tone Washington's statement
last March in which it spoke of credible evidence of LTTE
violations of the ceasefire agreement.
wait three hours for CBK
Continuing the tradition of being punctually late, President
Chandrika Kumaratunga showed up nearly three hours late for
the oath-taking ceremony of the new President of the Court
of Appeal, a new Supreme Court judge and other judges of the
Court of Appeal on Wednesday.
authority will oversee relaxed fishing ban
The government will shortly appoint a competent authority
to oversee the implementation of the fishing restrictions
which were relaxed in the North-East province last week.
Gen. Rohan de S. Daluwatte, Chief of Defence Staff at the Joint
Operations Headquarters, has gone on retirement with effect
from June 1.
to shortly assume office as Sri Lanka's Ambassador to Brazil.
No successor has been officially named so far.