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Sunday November 18, 2007
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Behave or be banned, LTTE to be told
A move to proscribe the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam is on the cards but there is no unanimity within the ruling alliance with the SLFP giving conditional approval and left and minority parties opposing it. The SLFP Parliamentary group on Wednesday approved a proposal to proscribe the LTTE if the movement continued its terrorist activities.
Prices of 1000 imported items going up

The government has announced an increase in excise duty and cess on more than one thousand imported items following last week’s budget proposals. The increase means that consumers, reeling under the spiralling cost of living, have to pay more for these items.


JVP avoids meeting President ahead of Budget vote

The JVP yesterday ruled out any meeting with President Mahinda Rajapaksa ahead of Monday’s crucial parliamentary vote on the budget, but did not completely shut the door on the possibility of extending its support if some of its main conditions were met.

Rajapaksa meets Rajapakshe but no breakthrough

Parliamentarian Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe who crossed over to the opposition on Wednesday and put forward seven demands to support the government at the vote on the Budget met President Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday, but no settlement has been reached.The Sunday Times learns Mr. Rajapakshe who also heads the Parliamentary Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE),

She served the nation in her own quiet way - Tribute
Pressure mounts on Britain over Karuna
Postal Dept. mismanaged but none named
Tantirimale incident: Heroes praised for thwarting attack
Eminent physician dies
Workshop to save the children from misery
SC stays passport handover order
Rip-off at SriLankan?
Case against CBK: More respondents added
UNICEF unnerved by Wimal’s comments
Elina Jayewardene passes away
Rajapaksa: Reeling or roaring? - THE PRESIDENCY
Healing touch turns violent?
Yala Park: No green light from military yet
Lanka ready to rock climate conference - Interview
No end in sight to S’gamuwa campus crisis
Presents credentials - Picture Story
Pakistani ships on goodwill visit - Picture Story
Have you had that polio shot?
Crackdown on sound
Further delay for disciplinary inquiry at Cultural Dept.
A-340 controversy at SriLankan?
Political punch up at dinner dance
Airport dy. chief resigns

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