24th  August,  2003, Volume 10, Issue 6

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CBK's spanner in the
peace process
and Hakeem's dilemma

By Suranimala

While the government planned in the upcoming budget to pass on the economic benefits of stringent fiscal discipline practised by the UNF since assuming office in December 2001 to the people and resume peace talks for greater stability, President Chandrika Kumaratunga threw a well calculated spanner in the works last week to derail the entire process.

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In the wake of the increasing crime rate in the country, Interior Minister John Amaratunga and Inspector General of Police T.E.Anandarajah were put on the spot by local and foreign journalists  during a press conference held in Colombo last week. In the picture the Minister seems to be sharing a secret with the IGP. What's up is the question in everyone's mind

Photo by Asoka Fernando


  •  In a letter to PM

Remove Wan Ela camp orders CBK

President Chandrika Kumaratunga has requested the government to exercise its authority immediately and have the LTTE camp in Manirasakulam  ......

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Spotlight

Questions over billion rupee deal 

By Frederica Jansz

A 1.2 billion rupee project to equip a children's hospital at Peradeniya has been approved by the cabinet of ministers despite a cabinet appointed committee of inquiry having in a 10 page report pointed out massive discrepancies and malpractices involved in the allocation .....

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Today's Top Stories

> PM orders re-evaluation of cannon deal

> Of strong-arm tactics then and now

> AG forwards redrafted MoU with Emirates to govt.

 

 

 

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