President calls for full empowerment of women
President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga
yesterday stressed the need for nations to ensure that their development
benefits impact in equal measure on men, women and children.
Deal firmly with LTTE, Anura urges India
In an exclusive interview with The Hindu, Foreign
Minister Anura Bandaranaike said his visit to India would strengthen
ties between the two countries. Bandaranaike urged India to be "very
hard on the LTTE for ceasefire violations and political killings".
"India must be very emphatic to the free world that the LTTE is a