President to summon all-party conference on peace

Sunday, November 24, 2002

Delft Island under LTTE siege
Tiger guerrillas have laid siege to the Delft Island where some 5000 people live, demanding the withdrawal of their rival, Eelam People's Democratic Party (EPDP).

India keeps out of Oslo show, but pledges support for peace
India will not be represented at the Oslo meeting of donors starting tomorrow.

Ratwatte before bribery commission
Former PA minister Anuruddha Ratwatte has been summoned before the Bribery and Corruption commission for an inquiry on Wednesday.

Rethinking on defence reforms necessary
A roundtable discussion to review the first stage of recommendations presented by the Defence Reforms Committee has raised concern about possible implications of the proposals on the Constitution....

JVP on why it boycotted Ranil's briefing
The JVP which boycotted Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe's meeting with Opposition.....

Bail granted in Athas case
The two former Air Force officers convicted for lurking house trespass and criminal intimidation of The Sunday Times Consultant Editor Iqbal Athas were enlarged on bail by the Court of Appeal last Monday.

Local liquor in demand
A Cabinet minister's supporters had reportedly demanded tourist hotels in the district supply local liquor claiming they wanted to treat those who helped organise the recently concluded sports festival on the Kalutara Esplanade.

Demoted school head alleges political hand
The rights application filed by a Kandy school principal who stood surety for Lohan Ratwatte, alleging he had been demoted to vice principal due to political victimisation by a minister.....

LTTE opens first 'court' in east


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Situation Report -President to summon all-party conference on peace

5th Column - War 'called off' what of 'paan' and 'parippu'

The Jungle Telegraph - Tamed asses

The Rajpal Abeynayake Column - I beg your pardon - I never promised you a Rose Garden

HULFTSDORP HILL - A matter of pride: the lawyer asserts his rights

The Sunday Times Economic Analysis - Reconstruction aid from Oslo

Thoughts from London - Talking in Thailand but doing in Jaffna

Lobby - Battle of rights over who's right

inside the glass house - US targets Lanka in row over ICC

By Rajpal Abeynayaka - Tinker, tailor, soldier - parliamentarian

By J. C. Weliamuna- Fighting corruption: Lankan setback and global approach

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