Navy sinks Tiger arms ship
A DESPERATE attempt by the LTTE to smuggle arms
to the embattled Wanni was foiled last morning, with the Navy
destroying the LTTE's 10th vessel 1,700 Km south off Dondra Head.
This is the second such crippling blow to the LTTE’s arms smuggling
capability within a span of one month,
US Congress amendment ‘unreasonable’ and could contribute to
providing a ‘lifeline’ to Tigers - FM
FOREIGN MINISTER Rohitha Bogollagma said the
recent amendment proposed to the Department of State Appropriation
Bill for the Financial Year 2008 that introduces restrictions on
defence cooperation with Sri Lanka on account of alleged human
rights related issues, was “unreasonable”.
We will develop country while eradicating terrorism -
PRESIDENT Mahinda Rajapaksa asserted that all
attempts to topple the Government by any party would be proved
absolutely futile and in vain, so long as the power and the trust of
the people remains with the Government.
Media Minister leads team to Geneva for IPU assembly
A PARLIAMENTARY delegation headed by Media and
Information Minister Anura Priyadarshana Yapa left for Geneva
yesterday to attend the 117th assembly of the Inter Parliamentary