|Monday, 5 May 2003|
|Today's Top Stories||NEWS|
Norwegian, Japanese envoys to meet govt, LTTE leaders
Diplomats step up efforts to resume negotiations
by Ranil Wijayapala
Diplomats playing key roles in the peace negotiations between the
Government and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) are set to put
the temporarily suspended peace talks on track after crucial talks in
Colombo and Vanni this week.
Truce leads to economic recovery in Lanka
COLOMBO, Sunday (AFP) - Sri Lanka's Tamil Tigers have proved ferocious
in battle and have busted the national budget, but their truce with the
government has sparked a dramatic turnaround in the economy.
Christina Rocca to visit Sri Lanka
US Assistant Secretary of State Christina Rocca is
scheduled to visit Sri Lanka on May 12 and 13 at the invitation of Prime
Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe.
Remembering Dr. G. P. Malalasekera - an outstanding Lankan
by Stanley E. Abeynayake
Coming under the influence of Buddhist renaissance of Srimath Angarika
Dharmapala, he changed his foreign names of George and Pieris to those of
Gunapala Piyasena and henceforth came to be known as G. P. (Gunapala