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Lanka: Peace To Help Govt Hit Deficit Target

By Anusha Attygalle - Of Dow Jones Newswires.

Yahoo News -Colombo, September 23 (Dow Jones): Sri Lanka is confident of meeting its 2002 budget deficit target as progess in its peace bid has curtailed defense spending and promises an increased revenue that will add momentum to an anticipated economic recovery, the finance minister said Monday.

House should get together to remove Presidential immunity- Lokubandara

By Kesara Abeywardena - The Island

The Island:Both sides of parliament should get together to remove the Presidential immunity immediately to prevent President Chandrika Kumaratunga from making "totally irresponsible" and "baseless" statements like that the government was planning to murder her, House Leader Minister W.J.M. Lokubandara said yesterday.

Hartley Principal Abducted, Assaulted and Ordered to Report either Tigers or Police

From our Jaffna Correspondent.

Shocking details were revealed on the abduction and assault of the Principal of Hartley College, Pont Pedro, last Saturday. This revelation came to light during yesterday’s investigation by the Police, Tigers, Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission and the Human Rights Commission.

Miss Universe fired, to be replaced by runner-up

Los Angeles September 23:Basically she was fired for not fulfilling her duties," the source said. "It's just like if you have a job to do. If you don't do your job you can get fired." Organisers of the pageant, which is co-owned by New York real estate mogul Donald Trump and was held this year on May 29 in Puerto Rico, scheduled a press conference for Tuesday in New York to announce the switch.

Bala - We will move for separate state option, if Chandrika disturbs the peace process.

T.Sabaratnam

Colombo September 23 LTTE’s chief negotiator Anton Balasingham told the Tamil channel of a private television that, if President Chandrika Kumaratunga and the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna spoil the peace process, then they would move to the separate state option.

As usual, those jerks deducted $95.00.

Compiled by: V.Rajeny

A little boy wanted $100.00 very badly and his mother told
him to pray to God for it. He prayed and prayed for weeks,
but nothing turned up. He decided to write a letter to God
requesting the $100.00.


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