- LTTE to raise funds jointly
The LTTE and the Sri Lankan government will jointly carry
out an international campaign to raise funds for the redevelopment
of the war-ravaged north and eastern provinces.
no kitten, I'll take 500 with me - CBK
President Chandrika Kumaratunga said on Friday " Chandrika
is not a kitten," and vowed she would hit back hard and
take 500 with her if they tried to destroy her.
laws at right time
The government will continue its practice of presenting important
legislation in Parliament at auspicious times, Leader of the
House and Justice Minister W.J.M. Lokubandara vowed yesterday
after an inauspicious battle ranging from the sublime to the
ridiculous, the superstitious and the dead.
Commission tells bank to produce Ratwatte CDs
The sensational case of the Ratwatte CDs has run into a legal
dispute involving the Commission investigating Bribery and
Corruption and the Fort Magistrate's Court.
seeks clarification on CBK's remarks
The JVP is to take up with President Chandrika Kumaratunga
remarks reportedly made by her regarding the JVP at a meeting
star brawling affects hotel trade
A recent brawl at a nightclub of a five-star hotel in Colombo
is causing concern among City hotel managements, as they feel
incidents of this nature would affect the industry.
killing still a mystery
No clue has been found by the police team investigating the
killing of the doctor at Maharagama on Thursday night.
moves will split party, warns old guard
Senior members of the People's Alliance have expressed concern
about moves by President Chandrika Kumaratunga to take action
against SLFP members who plan to vote in favour of the 19th
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe is due to return to Sri
Lanka today after a high profile ten-day tour of New York.
Minister addressed the General Assembly of the United Nations,
held talks with UN Chief Kofi Annan and several other world
leaders, while meeting scores of top CEOs, to attract investments
to Sri Lanka.