|Wednesday, 14 January 2004|
|Today's Top Stories||NEWS|
President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga declared yesterday that
she was Constitutionally empowered to continue her present term as
President until 2006 whatever arguments are advanced to the contrary.
CID hunt for ministers' sons draws blank
by Jayantha Sri Nissanka
Although the CID hunt for the sons of two Ministers reportedly involved
in a night club brawl had drawn a blank, one of the young men is said to
be in the safe custody of his parents, informed sources said.
Case against Thilanga Sumathipala : Magistrate transfers case on personal grounds
by Sarath Malalasekera
The Colombo Chief Magistrate and Additional District Judge E.M.Y.T.B.
Boyagoda yesterday made no order in respect of the application by the
Senior State Counsel Vijitha Malalgoda, to issue a warrant against Sri
Lanka Telecom Chairman and Sri Lanka Cricket President Thilanga
Sumathipala on personal grounds.