pulls northern children out of Independence
School children from the North have been banned by Tiger guerrillas
from taking part in the 55th national independence celebrations
say, Moragoda do
Economic Reforms Minister Milinda Moragoda says that when
the US Ambassador asks him to do things, he does not reason
why, he just does it.
criminal: AG orders discharge of Long
The Attorney General this week directed the Inspector General
of Police to withdraw the case filed by ASP Kulasiri Udugampola
against the Army Commander...
raises more questions on VoT
Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga has told Prime Minister
Ranil Wickremesinghe that in future both she and the Cabinet
should be consulted on "sensitive matters" like
allowing broadcasting equipment to the LTTE.
seeks waiver from driving licence rule
The LTTE has demanded that the government waives laws requiring
that its cadres carry driving and vehicle licences when in
eats humble pie
On the orders of President Chandrika Kumaratunga, her media
spokesman Harim Peiris has apologized to the LSSP and retracted
his statement about the traditional left parties losing their
place to the JVP.
at Werahera bus company
A fire broke out at the Werahera WESCO bus body-building company
at Piliyandala last evening, Police said.