|Thursday, 3 April 2003|
|Today's Top Stories||NEWS|
World Bank pledges US$ 800 m for 'Regaining Lanka'
The World Bank will channel US$ 800 million to meet development targets
in Sri Lanka over the next four years, the Bank announced yesterday in
President totally committed to peace process - Spokesman
by Bharatha Malawaraarachchi
President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga remains totally committed
to the process of finding a negotiated settlement to resolve the country's
ethnic conflict, Presidential Media spokesman Harim Peiris asserted
SLMM unable to hold anyone responsible for Lanka Muditha attack
by Ranga Jayasuriya
The Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission said it was unable to hold the LTTE
responsible for the abortive attack on the Lanka Muditha since no evidence
to back the charge had been found.
Appeal for political will to combat international criminality
by Panduka Senanayake
A former DIG and founder of the Police Narcotics Bureau R.
Sundaralingam Tuesday appealed for the political will and strength to
assist the drug enforcement agencies to combat international criminality
and the spread of hard drugs.
PNB celebrates 30 years
by Sarath Malalasekera
The Police Narcotics Bureau (PNB) celebrated its thirtieth anniversary
at the Central Bank Auditorium, Rajagiriya on Tuesday. Interior and
Christian Affairs Minister John Amaratunge was the chief guest and former
PNB Senior DIG S. Sundaralingam was guest of honour.