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Fierce fighting as troops launch operation in..
Hard on the heels of their victory at Toppigala in the East, security forces yesterday launched a military offensive in the Wanni to re-capture guerilla held areas. At the crack of dawn, troops broke out of their defended localities towards Tampanai and Periya Tampanai, east of the Madhu area, to advance forward. Ahead of this advance, from midnight artillery, multi barrel rockets and mortars were fired at rebel positions.
Independence Day-like ceremonies to mark .....

People have been asked to express "patriotic joy" when the President receives the Sannas Paper (scroll) from the Service Commanders at an Independence Square ceremony on Thursday to celebrate the recapture of Toppigala and the East from the LTTE. This is among the guidelines set out by the Government to State Institutions and Schools for the Thursday ceremonies which will be similar to Independence Day celebrations with a 21-gun salute and military parade.


UNP in deal with Mangala to prune President’s powers

A major highlight of the Memorandum of Understanding between the United National Party (UNP) and the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (M) will be the convening of a Parliamentary Constituent Assembly after a general election to implement a series of amendments to the Constitution.
It was a cluster bomb, not Kfir
A cluster bomb dropped by an Air Force MiG-27 attack aircraft disintegrated upon impact on the ground in Tiger guerrilla dominated Wanni prompting them to claim they had shot down a bomber. The claim was made by LTTE Military spokesman Irasiah Ilanthiriyan to the Tamilnet website. A report said: “A Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) Kfir bomber.......

Dearth of doctors in Jaffna
Another explosives lorry detected
Appointed as Vidyodaya head
Upul for BASL top post
CBK’s security restored
Minister Bhaila's mercy mission to Saudi delayed
Parliament complex area to become new HSZ
Poachers nabbed in forest reserve
Nilaveli hospital gets new building with Italian aid
Excise men net two large illicit liquor hauls
Tyre factory crashes
Colombo Mayor, deputy sitting tight
Colombo varsity de-listing spurs need for upgrading
Recycling waste gets into gear
Britain cracking down on LTTE fund raising too
Govt. in firing line at UN sessions
BOI calls meeting for investment in East
Black July turns to gold in Toppigala
Ancient village renews its zest for life
Army unlocks LTTE lock-up at Toppigala
Expert: Electricity rates need revision
Rs. 1.4 m fraud case: Police record Jeevan’s statement
Members oppose CEB Union’s stance
Sripathi boycotts disciplinary committee hearing
How hygienic is the Pettah market food?

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