President repeats call to LTTE End violence, enter democracy
‘Military action aimed only at Tigers’ :
INDIA: President Mahinda Rajapaksa has again
urged Velupillai Prabhakaran and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil
Eelam (LTTE) to give up violence in the interest of the Tamils of
the country and enter into negotiations with the Government.
PC polls for five provinces
COLOMBO: The Government will hold Provincial
Council elections in the five provinces possibly on one day, Media
Minister Lakshman Yapa Abeywardena said yesterday.
LTTE smuggling impeded on North-Western coast - FM
COLOMBO: The capture of Pooneryn has dealt a
severe blow to the LTTE arms smuggling capability across Palk
Strait, as the latest achievement by Forces have denied Tigers
access to the North Western Coastal belt, Foreign Minister Rohitha
Bogollagama said yesterday.
Troops advance in Kokavil area
Kokavil: Troops attach- ed to the 574 Brigade
advancing in the general area of Kokavil to the south of Kilinochchi
by yesterday afternoon closed in on the Kokavil town centre
perimeter where the famous Kokavil SLRC (Sri Lanka Rupavahini
Cooperation) transmission tower stands.