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Govt. - LTTE Ceasefire Agreement

Government - Gazette

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Ending months of uncertainty and tension Constable Gunasekera and Corporal Nihal Kumara were finally released yesterday from LTTE custody. The duo is seen here shortly after the helicopter ferrying them landed at the Army grounds at Galle Face. 

Tigers release soldier and policeman

by Ranil Wijayapala and Ranga Jayasuriya

The LTTE yesterday released the two servicemen held in its custody, ending a nearly three-month standoff with the Government.LTTE leader Velupillai Prabhakaran ordered the release of private Nimal Kumara and Reserve Constable Gunasekara complying with the request of the Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission (SLMM).
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Committees to strengthen Parliament

The Government yesterday submitted proposals for sweeping changes in Parliament with view to strengthening the legislature.The proposals submitted to all party leaders envisage changes to the Standing Orders and for a greater role to the various committees in the affairs of public business.
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