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Sunday, September 15, 2002

Presidential pardon for PA tax defaulter
In what is probably the first case of a presidential pardon for a tax defaulter, President Chandrika Kumaratunga has written off Rs. 950,000 from accumulated taxes that had to be paid by the former PA chairman of the Jaela Pradeshiya Sabha.

Action against Udugampola
The Attorney General's Department has directed Police Chief T. E. Anandarajah to take disciplinary action against ASP Kulasiri Udugampola for filing indictments against Army Commander Lionel Balagalle and other Army personnel in the Chief Magistrate's Courts in Kandy.

Bank won't let him go
The People's Bank will not give up its efforts to recover loans due from Yasodha tycoon Yasasiri Kasthuriarachchi, although he was on Friday acquitted of charges of misappropriation in a sugar deal involving about Rs. 598 million, bank's chairman Lal Nanayakkara said yesterday.

Four modern cities in Greater Colombo
All state land in and around Colombo will soon be developed as part of plans to turn Greater Colombo into four modern cities, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said in New York yesterday.

Pathirana confident twenty PA MPs will support amendment
Former Leader of the House and ex-minister Richard Pathirana has expressed confidence that at least 20 PA MPs will join him in voting for the 19th Constitutional Amendment to clip the powers of the President.

CBK in crucial talks with potential rebels
President Chandrika Kumaratunga is to personally talk to every PA MP in an apparent bid to prevent the government from getting a two-thirds majority for the 19th Amendment.

Observer status for CBK's rep


Political Column - Dialogue turns to duel

Situation Report -Powwow over pows

5th Column - Seeking peace while playing cricket

The Jungle Telegraph - Girl friend in military team ?

The Rajpal Abeynayake Column - One day, the Sahibs went to talk in Sattahip

HULFTSDORP HILL - The limited liability tout firms

The Sunday Times Economic Analysis - Peace a must: Yet not by peace alone

Thoughts from London - Bush, Blair and their crude morality play

Focus on Rights - Torture in the South

Lobby - Mini battle on day of condolences

inside the glass house - Bush gives ultimatum to the UN


Rags and riches

Plucked out! The traditional tender touch

My bit of Pettah
Sirasa changes face







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