2nd December  2001, Volume 8, Issue 20

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PA's losing battle and corruption

By Suranimala

With just 72 hours to go for the crucial December 5 poll, the People's Alliance has all but thrown in the towel while the United National Front moved towards evolving a strategy to counter violence and rigging on election day.

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Ratwatte's CPC buys T-56 weapons

The Ceylon Petroleum Corporation coming under the purview of Minister Anuruddha Ratwatte has purchased a large quantity of T-56 weapons and ammunition in November at a cost of over Rs.4,000,000 for use during the December 5, general election.

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spotlightpic1.jpg (12116 bytes) Land grab of the Bandit Queen

By Frederica Jansz

As Sri Lankans watch aghast the disgusting antics of local politicians contesting the general election on December 5, President Chandrika Kumaratunga has taken the lead once more. As Executive President she has proved to the nation that she is above the laws of this land - and capable of antics that nullify those perpetrated by her subordinates.

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Today's Top Stories
Election related violence on the rise

Making political stooges of an army

 

 

 

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