State policy imperative for safer roads
The traffic environment in Sri Lanka revolves
between two equally compelling a needs, the necessity of mobility
and necessity of safety in mobility. Mobility is a basic human need.
The right to safety in mobility should be considered by the State as
a fundamental human right, as a logical extension of Article 3 of
the Universal Declaration of Human Rights which declares “Everyone
has the right to life, Liberty and Security of person”.
Tigers’ Delft plan goes awry as Security Forces enhance
Claymore exploded in Colombo to divert Forces’
attention from North-East
According to the Navy only one guard point was
destroyed in the Tiger attack. The Navy, through the intercepted
radio transmissions of the LTTE confirmed that 18 Tiger cadres had
perished in the Sea battle off the coast of Delft island.