LTTE courts: the truth

Sunday, December 08, 2002

New Voice of Tigers with govt. approval
The government last month granted approval to the LTTE to clear six tons of equipment to set up a modern Voice of Tigers (VoT) radio broadcasting station.

Who's paying for this splash?
While the CEB is planning another increase in rates due to rising costs, the extravagant decorative lights all over city highways are reported to be eating into the national grid though government leaders say private organisations had sponsored the festive floodlights.

Prime Minister confident of success in peace process
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has assured that any agreement between the government and the LTTE to solve the ethnic conflict would 'ensure the territorial integrity of Sri Lanka'.

400 convicts in LTTE prisons
Some 400 persons convicted by LTTE courts are being held in LTTE controlled prisons in Mullaitivu.

Another student killed by students
An Advanced Level student was killed and another injured in a bloody brawl between two student groups at a tuition class in Kohuwela yesterday afternoon, police said.

Nut prices high while ministries battle
The dispute over the price and sales of coconuts between the Plantation Industries Ministry and the Consumer Affairs Ministry continues leaving the consumers helpless.

PA to continue talks with India
As a follow up to the visit to New Delhi by a top-level PA delegation, a group of PA MPs are to visit Thamilnadu soon for talks with Chief Minister Jayalalithaa Jeyaram and others.

SL quality of life high comparably-UNFPA
Social and economic indicators for Sri Lanka have shown tremendous improvement compared to other countries in the region, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Resident Representative Dr. Som Pudasaini said last week.

Batticaloa policemen removing road blocks around the station following a decision by a government-LTTE sub-committee that road blocks around police stations in the district be removed. Pic by S.Jeyananthamoorthy.


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The Rajpal Abeynayake Column - Why Moragoda cheers for Uncle Sam

The Sunday Times Economic Analysis - Heading for another large trade deficit

Thoughts from London - Peace in Lanka, thanks to Bush and bin?

Focus on Rights - Internal self-determination: Citizen vs. ethnicity

Lobby - SLMC battle goes to House

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