agencies pay taxes to LTTE
Tiger guerrillas have begun collecting "taxes" from
Government organisations marketing goods in the Wanni and
the Jaffna peninsula.
statement angers Indians
Indian authorities in Colombo yesterday slammed the Norwegian-led
Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission for not double-checking facts
before making pronouncements.
Lanka loses Rs. 400m in Libyan tea deal
Sri Lanka has lost more than Rs. 400 million due to the latest
controversy over alleged undercutting by tea exporters in
a huge Libyan tender for Ceylon tea.
for weapons ends in suicide
The Tiger guerrilla trawler that figured in an 18-hour drama
off the Delft Island after the Navy seized it whilst being
towed by another boat was one of many that had headed to deep
seas some 150 nautical miles off Sri Lanka to unload military
hardware from a ship.
Good, CBK tells the 'Boys'
Promise to be good boys - and you will be released by the
Navy is what President Chandrika Kumaratunga has ordered
appoints electoral organisers
The SLFP is strengthening the party structure by naming new
organizers, including the former controversial PSD chief Nihal
Karunaratne to vital areas, in preparation for a possible
The SLFP while negotiating to link up with the JVP to form
a broader opposition alliance has stepped up its media campaign
by launching a newspaper focused totally on the SLFP JVP alliance
and will be re launching the official SLFP news paper Dinakara
assures coverage without no-balls
Uninterrupted coverage of all six balls of the over during
the world cup cricket matches was assured to viewers by the
Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation yesterday.