take SLMM chief's advice
President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga has told the
armed forces commanders they need not take instructions or
advice from the Head of the Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission (SLMM),
retired Norwegian Major General Tryggve Tellefsen whom she
to meet Ranil again
US President George W. Bush will meet Prime Minister Ranil
Wickremesinghe for a 30-minute summit meeting on November
4 - double the time allocated when they met July last year.
gives glimpse of long-awaited proposal
A guerrilla leader has given Tamil parliamentarians a glimpse
of the proposals they are due to make to the Government next
week. LTTE Political Wing leader S.P. Thamilselvan told nine
MPs of the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) that the proposed
interim administrative ...
Lankans get life terms for murder
Sri Lankans have been sentenced to life terms for murder,
kidnapping and torture that rocked the town of Wembley and
its environs, already shocked by violence in the Tamil community.
gets dose of its crossover medicine
SLFP General Secretary Maithripala Sirisena is taking urgent
measures to prevent a group of five MPs from crossing over
to the UNF, party sources said yesterday.
unions say 'no' to collective pact
The CEB trade unions have decided not to sign the collective
agreement prepared by the Board to finalise the restructuring
of the CEB expected to commence by December.