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DEMOCRATIC SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF SRI LANKA 56TH INDEPENDENCE ANNIVERSARY

This little lad has his thirst quenched by his mother while his brother looks on during yesterday's Independence Day rehearsals. The family had travelled all the way from Kalakiriyagama, a remote hamlet in Dambulla, to see their soldier father and uncles take part in the parade at Independence Square. 

State tea bombshell

by Prasad Gunawardena

All government controlled tea institutions are to be privatised shortly, well informed sources told the Daily News yesterday.
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"Prime Minister's insistence on control of Defence Ministry major obstacle to agreement"

It is the President's view that inspite of her goodwill, sincerity and flexibility to resolve this issue and arrive at a consensus and Memorandum of Understanding with the Government and recommence the Peace Negotiations which have been stalled since April, 2003, the Prime Minister's insistence in the 'control of the Defence Ministry and its key institutions and functions to carry out the Peace Process is the major obstacle in concluding an agreement and recommencing the peace negotiations ",the Presidential Secretariat said in a press release.
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General strike call

The All Ceylon Trade Union Federation (ACTUF)is seeking the support of public and private sector trade unions for a general strike.
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Lasting peace possible through united effort - President

I believe that lasting peace, peace with dignity could only be achieved through the united efforts of all credible political forces and social groups, President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga said in her Independence Day message.
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Important milestone in quest for peace - Prime Minister

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, in his Independence Day message, appealed to the people to work towards peace and help create a future filled with peace and prosperity.
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