31st March 2002, Volume 8, Issue 37

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Checkmating the President

By Suranimala

With the stage set for the commencement of talks about talks between the government and the LTTE early May, the prime minister last week put in motion the framework for constitutional amendments to ensure opposition support for the far reaching reforms, both on the political as well as economic and social spheres.

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Talks to hinge on Interim administration

By D. B. S. Jeyaraj

The preliminary round of discussions between the Sri Lankan government and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam is  expected to hinge around the proposal to set up an interim administrative council for the North -Eastern Province.

The first round of talks described as 'talks about talks' is tentatively scheduled to be held in the Thai capital of Bangkok in late May or early June this year.


Today is Easter Sunday when Christians the world over celebrate the triumph of goodness and love over the forces of evil and death. The Sunday Leader wishes its readers a Happy Easter

Photo by Asoka Fernando 

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Attempting to bribe a witness to a massacre

By Frederica Jansz

Malik has lost nearly thirty pounds in weight. Weighing 53 kilos at the time he was shot repeatedly at Udathalawinna, Malik now appears wizened and old beyond his youth of only 26 years. Shuffling on crutches with four horrifying gun shot wounds in his body, Malik is determined. 'My external wounds do not really matter,' he says bravely, asserting strongly that he is prepared to face even death once more if it will bring the perpetrators of this dastardly crime to justice. 

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Today's Top Stories

'I will deliver power by June'

Meeting Madam Conspiracy

Tragedy at the big match

How Bedi tampered with the wicket

 

 

 

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