asks for police, land, finance
The LTTE will include proposals on recognising its Police
force, distribution of land and powers to take over finance
control in its counter proposals to be submitted to the government
later this month.
naval base is vulnerable”, US military warns Lanka
A high powered United States military team has declared that
land areas south of Trincomalee must be secured by the security
forces from the Tiger guerrillas if this strategic port is
to be protected.
Commission also rocked by resignation
With the independent bribery commission crippled for months
over a dispute in appointing a member, a similar fate is looming
over another important body-the Independent Police Commission.
The Presidential guards were on what appeared to be an undercover
mission last evening at the Hantana Hills in Kandy. Puzzled
visitors watched on and were told they were cleaning the undergrowth
as an opposition MP of cricketing fame had purchased the land.
winning race to New York
By Shelani Perera
After weeks of crossfire between President Chandrika Kumaratunga
and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe as to who should address
the UN General Assembly, it now seems likely the Prime Minister
will do so but the President's office is not giving up the
Complaints Commission to be launched next month
The newly formed Press Complaints Commission of Sri Lanka
will hold a public seminar next Wednesday (September 17) on
the new revolutionary concept of self-regulation that is to
be introduced within the newspaper industry here shortly.