People behind Delft politics

Sunday, December 1, 2002

Delft crisis goes to Oslo: TNA split
As Tiger guerrillas stepped up their battle to oust rival EPDP cadres from Delft, the Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission says the matter should be resolved at the third round of peace talks beginning tomorrow in Oslo.

Electronic system bugs parliament
The 55 million-rupee sound system installed in Parliament's chamber still continues to cause problems both for those operating it and MPs.

Government, PA in race to woo New Delhi
With India maintaining a low profile at Sri Lanka's Oslo peace support meeting, both the government and the main opposition were moving to woo the New Delhi leadership.

World reporters want justice
The Paris-based international journalists organisation, Reporters Without Borders....

Education in poor state: minister
Education Minister Karunasena Kodituwakku painted a dismal picture of the education system of the country and said it seemed to suffer from many ills.

Beware of tricky ads
The Health Ministry last week warned consumers to be cautious about exaggerated health claims made in newspaper advertisements and TV/radio commercials.

Bus transport system needs foreign expertise: ministry
Even after semi-privatisation of the transport sector takes place the government will be seeking foreign assistance to improve the system, Transport Ministry sources said.

Nurses go one up on paramedics
The recommendations put forward by the committee appointed to look into the demands of the nurses union have sparked off a battle between the paramedical staff and nurses with the former arguing that new salary proposals are unfair by them.

Pro-SLMC Nawamani attacked
A Tamil weekend newspaper office was set ablaze by unidentified persons yesterday damaging part of the building, furniture and equipment, including computers.

Riding for peace

Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission officials on their vigilance rounds in Delft Island to ensure peace amidst a tense situation between the LTTE and the EPDP. Pic by J .Weerasekera.


Political Column - US urges LTTE to come clean

Situation Report -The Sunday Times regrets Situation Report by Iqbal Athas will not appear this week.

5th Column - Many things are being ignored for sake of peace

The Rajpal Abeynayake Column - What's rotten, inside, outside, or both?

HULFTSDORP HILL - Shaping the future lawyer

The Sunday Times Economic Analysis - A pittance from Oslo aid conference

Thoughts from London - Justice yes but justice for all

Focus on Rights - How not to wage war against terror

Lobby - Budget debate turns to poster war

inside the glass house - Princess and US 'terror' charge on Saudis

POLITICAL SKETCHBOOK - Further greening of Mr. DD and Mr. T?

OPPOSITE EDITORIAL - LTTE's affirmation significant: Ranil

K. M. de Silva - Politics of East and the rise of SLMC

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