Govt rejects Holmes’ allegations
Intemperate comments could question UN’s
impartiality, says PM:
The Government regrets very much the implication
of the statement attributed to the UN Under Secretary General for
Humanitarian Affairs Sir John Holmes in an interview given to
Reuters, Prime Minister Ratnasiri Wickremanayake said yesterday.
Escapee family says Wanni people yearn to flee to South
A family of five who fled the oppression of the
LTTE in the Wanni wants the Government to clear the North as it did
in the East if they were to enjoy lasting peace.
Sri Lankan scouts among 13 reported missing in Britain
Thirteen scouts including several Sri Lankans
who came to Britain for the 100th anniversary of the international
youth movement have disappeared, police said.
Select Committees to probe COPE allegations
The Government yesterday agreed to appoint
Parliamentary Select Committees to probe each of the allegations and
issues contained in the Committee on Public Enterprises report.