4th May,  2003, Volume 9, Issue 42

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Putting the peace talks
back on track
 

By Suranimala

After a stormy week which led to panic reactions that the peace talks were heading for a breakdown with the prospect of war, backroom diplomacy and cool heads saw the government and the LTTE by week's end moving towards a compromise for the resumption of early negotiations.

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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and wife of late President Ranasinghe Premadasa, Hema Premadasa exchanging pleasantries at the offcial ceremony held to mark the 10th death anniversary of the late President which fell on May 1

Photo by Berty Mendis

Muslim Congress to be unified soon

 

By D. B. S. Jeyaraj

 

The politically fragmented Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) will be unified by the end of this month if current moves to forge unity succeed.

Informed Muslim sources told The Sunday Leader that efforts by concerned Muslim politicians and community leaders.....

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Spotlight

The  sorry  mess that is  the BCCSL

By Frederica Jansz

Run by an interim committee, Board of Control for Cricket in Sri Lanka (BCCSL) has reduced the glory of cricket and its superstars to a situation that is just that  — interim. 

Kontouri with promising fast bowler
Charitha Buddhika

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Today's Top Stories

The 'other' gender in nation-building

“Allegations of partiality baseless”

Cheating the sars detector

 

 

 

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