rejects monitors compromise
The LTTE has rejected outright a proposal by Scandinavian
Chief monitor Tryggve Tellefessen to hand over the controversial
Manirasakulam guerrilla camp near Trincomalee to the monitors.
postal officer hides from MP in toilet
More than 72 hours after UNF parliamentarian Justin Galappatti
allegedly forced a postal officer to remain in a toilet for
several hours, police are yet to even record a statement from
Thamil: Cultural or political?
The Government has been called to determine on the controversial
issue of public servants taking part in organising activities
connected with 'Pongu Thamil' celebrations conducted by pro-LTTE
groups in military- controlled areas in the north and east.
watch out for secret camera
One of the latest additions to the cellular phones - the Multi
Media Supporting System with an inbuilt secret camera is causing
concern after it was revealed that many young people were
misusing the facility at shopping malls, restaurants and clubs.
JVP to settle for loose alliance
The SLFP and the JVP in a bid to salvage nine months of talks
are to settle for a loose alliance minus any electoral arrangement
like a non contest pact,
non-academic staff call off strike
The 18 day-long strike of the University non-academic staff
was called off yesterday after a meeting between government
officials, chaired by Education Minister Karunasena Kodituwakku
and trade union representatives.
denies Jayalath met Tiger official
Rehabilitation and Reconstruction Minister Dr. Jayalath Jayawardena
met with the head of the LTTE administrative wing for the