13th January 2002, Volume 8, Issue 26

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Battle over battle to oust CBK

By Suranimala

While President Chandrika Kumaratunga flexed her political muscles last week, pressure was mounted on Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe by the United National Front to act speedily against the chief executive lest the ship of state is steered into stormy waters.

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News

Army clears fugitive's BMW

The three series luxury BMW of fugitive from law, Chanuka Ratwatte, which was under repairs at Precision Motors was cleared on Friday by the Army at the request of former Deputy Defence Minister Anuruddha Ratwatte.

Chanuka Ratwatte together with his brother Lohan wanted in connection with the massacre of 10 Muslim youth on election day, have been absconding arrest since the Teldeniya Magistrate issued a warrant for their arrest.



NO GO: A sign by the Colombo Muncipal Council afixed to the traffic lights at the Bauddhaloka Mawatha Torrington Junction proclaims loud and clear that the traffic lights cannot be repaired until compensation is received for the damage caused to it in a motor accident.

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Sports

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Lanka in quest of another whitewash

By Ranil Prematilake in Galle

Another series whitewash looms large for the Lankan cricketers here in Galle in the third and final Test now in progress. The sequence of events during the last couple of weeks in the administration seems to have little or no bearing on the performances of the national cricketers, who continue their dream run in the longer version of the game.

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