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Tuesday, October  27,  2009
      Editorial:Political IDPs strike back

Sabaragamuwa Chief Minister Maheepala Herath yesterday (26) assured an impartial investigation after a UNP councillor brought to his notice several cases of sexual harassment by a principal of a government school in the Kolonna Educational Division.Herath said that allegations would be investigated and if the principal was found guilty, he would be dealt with appropriately. A spokesperson for Sabaragamuwa Provincial Council told The Island that Councillor...

The resettlement of Mannar IDPs commenced over the weekend at Katthamkulam. Some children, waiting for their turn to board buses to go back home, tuck into snacks given by the state authorities. (Pic by Sujatha Jayarathna)


Kotelawala, others refused bail
Fort Magistrate Gihan Pilapitiya yesterday refused bail to the ten suspects, including the Chairman of Ceylinco Consolidated Deshamanya Dr. Lalith Kotelawala now in remand in connection with the seven-billion-rupee...

Basil challenges Sri Lanka’s critics to do better
Senior Presidential advisor and MP Basil Rajapaksa said that he would challenge countries criticising the Govern-ment over delays in resettlement of the IDPs to prove anyone of them could match the Sri Lankan Government...

Sri Lanka to study war crimes allegations
Sri Lanka will inquire into a report prepared by the War Crimes Office of the US State Department, which lists 170 offences between May 2 and 18 this..
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