India vows to block terror funds
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said his Government
was taking measures to stop terror groups from covertly raising
funds for their operations on India's sizzling stock markets.
To China with love
SRI LANKA will gift a Samadhi Buddha Statue and
a baby elephant to China to mark the Golden Jubilee of diplomatic
ties between the two countries. This presentation will be made
during President Mahinda Rajapaksa's forthcoming State visit to
China coinciding with the Golden Jubilee.
Pakistan-Lanka ties partnership for peace and prosperity -
PAKISTANI Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz yesterday
stressed that ties between Pakistan and Sri Lanka have developed to
a partnership for peace, progress and prosperity, when Foreign
Minister Rohitha Bogollagama called on him.
Army officers deplore Sripathi's comments
THE Security Forces yesterday questioned whether
they had unearthed the biggest weapons haul belonging to the LTTE
from a 'desert' as mentioned by former Minister Sripathi
Sooriyaarachchi, belittling their achievements in the East.