Stamp of the past

Sunday, November 10, 2002

President blocks new ministers
President Chandrika Kumaratunga has sent back the list of seven new non-Cabinet Ministers and one deputy minister to the Prime Minister seeking clarification on the functions.....

Conflicting claims on remittance tax
The government budget proposal to impose a 15% tax on foreign exchange remittances will have no bearing on Non Resident Foreign Currency (NRFC) account holders.....

LTTE returning gold to 40,000 families
In a different form of a golden hand shake with the people,the LTTE has decided to return the gold it had collected from about 40,000 families for the war effort six years ago.

Govt, LTTE discuss military matters today
The Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission (SLMM) will discuss its role regarding the High Security Zones (HSZ) toda....

Student dies, University in turmoil
The Sri Jayawardenepura University was plunged into deeper crisis yesterday with the death of a student who had been brutally attacked in a row over ragging.

Paul Harris hopes to return
The British High Commission in Colombo had opted to stay out of the controversy regarding the Daily Telegraph correspondent Paul Harris.

"Me Monawada Kele" - What did you go and do? A disturbed Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe asked his Finance Minister K. N. Choksy who seems somewhat taken aback on Budget Day on Wednesday. Speaker Joseph Michael Perera looks on. Pic by Ishara S. Kodikara

Political Column - LTTE's tongue-in-cheek talk

Situation Report -LTTE "law courts" in the East from Friday

5th Column - Many look at the 200 - year verdict in different ways

The Rajpal Abeynayake Column - Introducing the boys who fought the boys

HULFTSDORP HILL - Police bid to trap lady lawyer foiled

The Sunday Times Economic Analysis - Budget 2003: Waiting for things to happen

Thoughts from London - War crimes by any other name

Focus on Rights - The birth of the independent commissions

Lobby - Making mincemeat of budget with pathola and rotten fish

inside the glass house - Bound to be bullied at Security Council

Parliamentary Sketch - Why Choksy will never clap a coffee tax












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