13th July,  2003, Volume 9, Issue 52

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CBK's 'palace coup' that went bust

By Suranimala 

WHILE the government was last week busy finalising the interim administration proposal to revive the stalled peace talks, a political palace coup was in.......

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News

Much heat has been generated following the construction of a camp by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) at Kurangupanjan in Kinniya. The Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission (SLMM) has ruled that the establishment of the camp is in violation of the ceasefire agreement and has called upon the LTTE to withdraw the camp. 

The LTTE has declined to do so stating it is not within a government controlled area. The above picture shows part of the camp with fortified sentry posts on either side

Photo by Buddhika Weerasinghe


  •  Following rumpus in Parliament

IGP orders MPs to be body searched

By Wilson Gnanadass

Inspector General of Police (IGP) T.E. Anandarajah has instructed all Police officers on duty in Parliament to carry out strict body searches of all Parliamentarians without fear or favour.

The IGP's order comes in the wake of a request made by Speaker Joseph Michael Perera to the IGP to find ways and means of ensuring more and better security in and out of....  

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Multi-million $cam at Muthurajawela

By Frederica Jansz

A multi-million dollar scam is being perpetrated to illegally construct a petroleum refinery and 100 mw power plant at Muthurajawela by a foreign conglomerate represented by a local company, the latter of which, Prime Minister's Secretary, Bradman Weerakoon has been named as a director on the board.

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Today's Top Stories

> Pros and cons of the US Tropical Forest Conservation Act

> The price of peace

> Of martyr commemorations then and now

 

 

 

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