Saturday, March 20, 2010
      Editorial:A fools' paradise

The Court of Appeal yesterday re-fixed for support the Habeas Corpus application filed by General Sarath Fonseka's wife Anoma Fonseka after Justice D. S. C. Lekamwasam refused to hear the case for personal reasons. Hence the hearing was put off for March 25, before another three-Judge Bench, without Justice Lekamwasam. The other two judges who were on the Bench yesterday were Justices Sathya Hettige (President of Court of Appeal) and Ranjit Silva.

Romesh de Silva P.C., who appeared for the petitioner, asked for an early date, claiming that the issue dealt with the liberty of General (retd) Fonseka. He requested the Court to permit the...

The City Police were kept busy yesterday removing posters, banners and cutouts of candidates in the parliamentary fray. Posters of a Colombo District candidate at Kotahena. (Photo-Saranapala Pamunuwa)

Fonseka is a fool says Mahinda
President Mahinda Rajapaksa described former Chief of Defence Staff General (Retd) Sarath Fonseka as a fool in a wide ranging interview with Ravi Velloor of the Singapore based Straits Times...

Aravinda to run for charity
Former cricket great Aravinda de Silva, will be part of a charity run conducted by...

Out of the shadows
"Come Mr Chandraprema" says the usher. I follow him into the smallish modestly...


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