17th March 2002, Volume 8, Issue 35

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Sowing the seeds of a national govt.

By Suranimala

While the prime minister upped the tempo on the peace process with a visit to Jaffna last week, the battle lines were drawn  in the southern political landscape as the United National Front (UNF) government and President Chandrika Kumaratunga prepared for confrontation.

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Balasingham back in April

By D. B. S. Jeyaraj

LTTE political adviser and chief negotiator Anton Stanislaus Balasingham told The Sunday Leader that he and his Australia born wife Adele Anne would be in Sri Lanka by April this year.

'If everything goes well we we should be leaving for the Island before the end of this month' he said.

The Balasinghams are currently resident in the British capital of London.  


Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe's visit to Jaffna gave not only an opportunity for the premier to interact with the armed forces in the north, but also for people of the south to interact with those in the north. Premier Wickremsinghe seated with a senior army officer in Jaffna (left) and students of the famous Central College, Jaffna seen before the dilapidated buildings of school.             Photos by Nishantha Weerasinghe

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When ;class’ and ‘pull’ govern justice

By Frederica Jansz

That the justice system in this country is nothing but an ass has never been portrayed so vividly as it has in this last week. It is to this nation's shame that esteemed

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‘We will settle for a united Sri Lanka’

A clear mandate for peace

 

 

 

 

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