Sunday, November 3, 2002

Navy seizes Tiger bomb boat
A Sri Lanka Navy patrol intercepted a Tiger guerrilla boat in the seas off Trincomalee with communications equipment and an outboard motor but a subsequent search by the Harbour Police ...

Peace talks move to committee stage
The government and the LTTE yesterday moved a significant step ahead in the peace process with a decision to begin discussions on a political settlement to the two decade-old ethnic conflict.

PA paid mercenary
The man hired by the previous government to carry out a security audit on the Bandaranaike International Airport and major sea ports after Lloyds Underwriters in UK clamped down a crippling war.....

LTTE seeks war crimes amnesty
Tamil rebels want war crimes pardoned on the grounds that they were committed during a war situation in the country.

Courageous verdict: says Kadirgamar
Well founded suspicions that Tiger guerrilla leader Velupillai Prabhakaran directed assassinations and mass murders of innocents have transformed beyond reasonable doubt over one incident....

Job freeze alarms public servants
Government's decision to stop recruitment and abolish posts in the government sector has drawn much opposition from public servants who claim it would result in a major collapse of the public service.

No comment on court decision: Lokubandara
Responding to charges that he was silent over the sentencing of LTTE leader Prabhakaran for the Central Bank bombing Justice Minister W.J.M Lokubandara told...

LTTE's political wing leader S. P. Thamilchelvan on board a Sri Lanka Air Force VIP helicopter that flew him from Mullaitivu to Colombo last Tuesday together with other members of the delegation. An SLAF pilot readies to shut the door before take off.


Political Column - Clashes, verdict herald talks

Situation Report -Cohabitation clash hits Army

5th Column - Satellite, ensure your house is in order

The Jungle Telegraph - Mr. Sri Lanka

The Rajpal Abeynayake Column - 200 year old vintage - it is good for peacemaking

HULFTSDORP HILL - Conspiracy against the legal profession?

The Sunday Times Economic Analysis - Can the budget control expenditure?

Thoughts from London - Living round the clock

Focus on Rights - Suicide bombings: a crime against humanity

inside the glass house - Developing countries caught in Mid East trap

Political Sketchbook - Moragoda the magnificent - he means it

By Susantha Goonatilake - A confidence trick neatly punctured

Dr. H. M. Mauroof - The Muslim factor and the JTF

By Batty Weerakoon - IImaging of cops and lawyers











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