17th February 2002, Volume 8, Issue 31

Home

News

Politics

Issues

Editorial

Spotlight

Sports

Business

Review

Nutshell

Interviews

Fashion

Archives

HOME

Politics

politicspic1.jpg (17848 bytes)

Reforms: IMF's criteria to release funds

 By Amantha Perera

The real test for the new UNF government will come on March 20 when Finance Minister K. N. Choksy presents the budget. It would most certainly be the last chance for the government to go ahead with painful yet necessary economic reforms.

............ more

News

No decision on IMF package

By Amantha Perera

The status of the IMF-funded Stand-by-Facility remains undecided despite extensive talks between the government and an IMF delegation led by Deputy Director Anup Singh.

We have had discussions with the government and it has shown willingness to continue with the package, Singh said last week but 


A bare-bodied Minister of Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Dr. Jayalath Jayawardene receives the blessings of a high-priest of a Hindu kovil in Jaffna during his trip to the North last week.

............ more

Spotlight

spotlightpic1.jpg (25534 bytes)

Ponnambalam killers caught on tape

By Frederica Jansz

 The Sunday Leader  today exposes stunning details of a taped conversation between two policemen which reveals the murder of Kumar Ponnambalam.

............ more

Today's Top Stories

Murder suspect is CJ's crony

CBKs hand in Mathurata conspiracy

 

 

 

 

Leader Publication (Pvt) Ltd.
410/27, Bauddhaloka Mawatha, Colombo 07
Tel : +94-75-365891,2 Fax : +94-75-365891
email : leader@sri.lanka.net