|Thursday, 24 June 2004|
|Today's Top Stories||NEWS|
UNP MP Moulana tells all:
Ranil stands naked
Ranil Wickremesinghe's watergate National List MP Ali Zahir Moulana has
resigned his post as key player stirring a hornests nest in the UNP and
causing a massive split among its ranks with several MPs threatening to
quit the United National Party in disgust.
Ravi on the run
by Rohan Mathes
Senior UNP Parliamentarian Ravi Karunanayake averts police arrest with
the help of G. L. Peiris, S. B. Dissanayake and their supporters. Ravi
Karunanayake has been summoned by the Talangama Police Station to make a
statement yesterday morning, pertaining to an alleged misappropriation of
funds of the CWE.
US will continue LTTE ban :
The United States said Wednesday it would not remove the terrorist tag
from the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) even though it had
observed a ceasefire for more than two years and conducted informal peace
talks with the Government.