|Sunday, 4 August 2002|
|Today's Top Stories||NEWS|
by P. Krishnaswamy
The country passed its one hundred and sixtieth day of the ceasefire
last week amid optimism within the Government and in the Tamil political
leadership, together with the Monitoring Mission, that the peace process
has remained on track and could now move further.
Anti-VAT campaign : 'Do not be misled' - Choksy
Finance Minister K.N. Choksy warns the general public not be misled by
the sinister campaign to belittle the efforts of the government to reduce
the rising cost of living with the two-tier Value Added Tax system which
came into operation on August 1.
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