11th November 2001, Volume 8, Issue 17

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Cloak and dagger politics

By Suranimala

While the ruling People's Alliance continued to project the 'UNP-LTTE' bogey as its principal campaign theme, the United National Front last week released their manifesto and launched an offensive against corruption and state sponsored violence.

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Bribery probe on Mangala stalled

By Suranimala 

The Permanent Commission Investigating Allegations of Bribery and Corruption are stalling the institution of corruption proceedings against Urban Development Minister Mangala Samaraweera

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Sports

sportspic1.jpg (18351 bytes) Sharjah no tonic for West Indies series

By T.M.K. Samath

IT WOULD'VE been nice to approach the West Indies series in the afterglow of a third triumph in the Sharjah tri-nation. That success was a realistic proposition, especially after a rollicking three-win start. But in the end, it all went awry. The failure to get among Sharjah cricket's history books as the only nation, outside Pakistan, to achieve a hat-trick of triumphs, isn't the only disappointment..

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