Heavy rains have hit the LTTE stronghold of Kilinochchi as fierce fighting takes place in the outskirts of the town. An ambulance is seen pushed by medical workers and others while an LTTE ‘traffic policewoman’ looks on.
Prabha strikes a defiant note
Situation Report
By Iqbal Athas
Hours ahead of Tiger guerrilla leader Velupillai Prabhakaran's "Maveerar" ("Great Heroes") Day speech on Thursday, Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Air Chief Marshal Donald Perera sent out an urgent message
Tigers face multiple challenges - Political Column
Just ten days after Mahinda Rajapaksa was elected as Sri Lanka's fifth President, Tiger guerrilla leader, Velupillai Prabhakaran,
Lashkar, Pakistan and India’s dilemma - Exclusive
The Mumbai attack is the worst terrorist attack anywhere in the world, next only to 9/11. It has happened in a country which, like Sri Lanka, is one of the world's worst victims of terrorism. Nearly 200 people are dead and double that number, injured.
The new era of Internet, facebook
Hello readers! Today's article is not really about technology, but rather to look at some notable people who have achieved glory and success on the Internet and checking out how they've done it.
New look for Kosgoda Beach Resort
The fully refurbished Kosgoda Beach Resort is now being marketed and managed by Sanath Kumarasinghe. Mr Kumarasinghe who has over 30 years experience in the hotel trade
FASHION is not only about glamour, glitter
At the Academy of Design (AOD), Colombo's leading Fashion design School, Fashion is not considered a hobby but a serious education discipline".

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3 INGOs to be sent home
At least three International NGOs will be asked to cease their operations in the country for poor performance and failing to adhere to certain regulations, a senior government official disclosed yesterday.
CPC tried to transfer all accounts to foreign banks
The controversial oil hedging crisis has taken a new turn with reports of a possible multi-faceted complicity between foreign banks and Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC) officials
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After Mumbai, whither India?

After his fire and brimstone speeches of the past, the supreme commander of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), Velupillai Prabhakaran must surely have pondered long on what he was to tell his fighting cadres in the jungles of the Wanni and his financial sponsors in world capitals this time.

Fighting HIV: Lanka still has window of opportunity
Since the first case was detected in 1986, the total number reported by the end of the third quarter of 2008 was 1029 persons. As opposed to the reported numbers
SC acts against Minister Fowzie and De Mel
As the crisis over the controversial oil hedging grew, the Supreme Court on Friday asked that Minister of Petroleum Resources A.H.M. Fowzie be stripped of his portfolio
Kookaburra does not Grays the occasion
– Players up in arms
In the midst of the knotty situation in local cricket, another difference of view has erupted in cricket – this time it being between the players in the Premier League
Prince Sapumal who became Buwanekabahu
King Jayaweera Parakramabahu ruled only for a short period. There are two schools of thought about the last days of this king. One is expressed by the historian Kuto.
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