29th September 2002, Volume 9, Issue 11

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Battle for supremacy

By Suranimala

With the stage set for the introduction of the 19th Amendment to the constitution, the battle lines are clearly drawn between the People's Alliance and the United National Front (UNF) government where no quarter is asked and none given.

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Govt., LTTE in prisoner swap

By Amantha Perera

The historic detainee swap between the government and the LTTE took place yesterday in no-manís land at Omanthai, with both parties hailing the exchange as a watershed in peace negotiations.

The LTTE released seven armed forces personnel in its custody while the government released 13 LTTE suspects. Two of the LTTE suspects were handed over to relatives in Colombo. 


Despite the increasing number of road accidents, students do not seem to take notice of road regulations. It is a pity that even teachers and parents do not teach them how to cross roads as this photograph captured by The Sunday Leader photographer Asoka Fernando opposite a leading school in Colombo shows

 

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spotlightpic1.jpg (25534 bytes)Doctor JJ rides again

By Frederica Jansz

Rehabilitation, Resettlement and Refugees Minister, Dr. Jayalath Jayawardena is privy to the decision making of questionable multi million rupee transactions involving the renovation of the market complex at Chavakachcheri; secretly negotiating an MoU with the LTTE backed TRO; and illegally opening a RRAN office in Negombo, despite the fact that RRAN as an authority on the orders of the prime minister and cabinet has been dissolved.

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