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