|Friday, 19 April 2002|
|Today's Top Stories||NEWS|
Doctors suspend strike : NH resumes normal services
by Bharatha Malawaraarachchi
The Government Medical Officers Association last evening decided to suspend their trade
union action following an assurance given by the Secretary of the Interior Ministry that
all suspects involved in the assault on the National Hospital doctor will be arrested and
brought to book.
Peace process on track : Talks in June
Norway said on Thursday that peace talks between the Sri Lankan government and the
Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) to end nearly two decades of ethnic war were on
track to start in Thailand in June.
Two more PSD men in custody
by Sarath Malalasekera
The CID yesterday arrested two officers attached to the Presidential Security Division,
one in connection with the attack on the last UNP General election rally held at Maradana
where Mr. Ranil Wickremesinghe presided over and another on the attack on the journalists
at the Kollupitiya junction.
by Ranjith Padmasiri
The Government is contemplating to establish District Councils with wider powers for
each of the Administrative Districts to replace the present system of Provincial Council