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Sunday, February 2, 2003

LTTE pulls northern children out of Independence
School children from the North have been banned by Tiger guerrillas from taking part in the 55th national independence celebrations on Tuesday.

Ashly say, Moragoda do
Economic Reforms Minister Milinda Moragoda says that when the US Ambassador asks him to do things, he does not reason why, he just does it.

Nothing criminal: AG orders discharge of Long
The Attorney General this week directed the Inspector General of Police to withdraw the case filed by ASP Kulasiri Udugampola against the Army Commander...

CBK raises more questions on VoT
President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga has told Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe that in future both she and the Cabinet should be consulted on "sensitive matters" like allowing broadcasting equipment to the LTTE.

LTTE seeks waiver from driving licence rule
The LTTE has demanded that the government waives laws requiring that its cadres carry driving and vehicle licences when in government-controlled areas.

Harim eats humble pie
On the orders of President Chandrika Kumaratunga, her media spokesman Harim Peiris has apologized to the LSSP and retracted his statement about the traditional left parties losing their place to the JVP.

Fire at Werahera bus company
A fire broke out at the Werahera WESCO bus body-building company at Piliyandala last evening, Police said.

UNICEF executive director Carol Bellamy (R) and UNICEF Sri Lanka head Ted Chaiban look at an artificial limb at a White Pigeon rehabilitaion centre for landmine victims in the LTTE -held Kilinochchi on Friday. - Reuters


Political Column - Not exactly the campaign trail, but……

Situation Report -Ripples of the Nambiar report (Opposite Editorial)

5th Column - Sanath & Co, hope your fans will get their money’s worth

The Jungle Telegraph - Coughing out

The Rajpal Abeynayake Column - Throw tons of money and a conflict will solve itself

The Sunday Times Economic Analysis - At the edge of war: Threats to the economy

Thoughts from London - Join the peace process and see the world

Focus on Rights - Rendering the Rome Statute to no effect

Lobby - Oslo debate: War of words ends in walkout

inside the glass house - Warlords in the White House on the war path

POLITICAL SKETCHBOOK - Sending them off with sound and fury

How national is our National Flag? - By C. V. Vivekananthan

Coalition and voter politics in a flux - By Susantha Goonatilake










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