27th January 2002, Volume 8, Issue 28

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Birth pangs of UNF government

By Suranimala

While Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe pushed the peace process forward last week in the hope of restoring stability to the country, rumblings were heard both from the members of the United National Front as well as the People's Alliance on the overall political strategy adopted by their respective parties.

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PSD chief faces indictment

By Frederica Jansz

Chief of the Presidential Security Division (PSD) Nihal Karunaratne is expected to be indicted for having threatened the Officer-in-Charge of the Hanguranketa police station with death.

On November 20, 2001, at a meeting at Horamadulla in the Hanguranketa area where President Chandrika Kumaratunga was speaking, Karunaratne had threatened OIC Gunaratne Bandara with death saying he would kill him and hide his body.


A TASTE OF FREEDOM: Three of the 10 'prisoners of war' released by the LTTE last week as a goodwill gesture following the ceasefire, are seen at the press conference in Colombo organised by Ceylinco Chairman Lalith Kotelawala.
Photo by Gamini Wickramasinghe

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spotlightpic1.jpg (25436 bytes) Just not cricket, Ms. President

By Frederica Jansz

President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga has misused her position as former Minister for Finance and interfered with an investigation launched by the Sri Lanka Customs, ordering the Director General Customs to mitigate a forfeiture of a luxury vehicle illegally imported by Samadara Ranatunga, wife of Arjuna Ranatunga.

 

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