Civilians fleeing LTTE-held areas in the Wanni are seen crossing into Government-held areas while trucks transporting Indian food aid to the displaced people proceed towards the un-cleared areas. Pic by Priyantha Hewage

Troops make further gains in march to Kilinochchi
Situation Report By Iqbal Athas

One of the misfortunes of the intelligence community worldwide is how their reported failures reach the public domain in large measure than their successes.

"Karunanidhi continues with pressure tactics
- Political Column
Battered by the public agitation over Pakistan-based Lakshar-e-Tayyiba's devastating 26-11 attack on Mumbai, the dilemma for the Congress government in New Delhi seems to be growing from the proportions of a political storm to one that of a cyclone.
India’s waning power in B’desh
The first time when I went to Dhaka a few weeks after the liberation of Bangladesh in 1971, I could even taste pro-India feelings but with noticeable anti-Hindu sentiments.
Behind the scenes of Google
Google as we all know is one of several search engines that are available on the Internet. Over the years it has become so popular that the word "search engine"
Silver screen queen crowned with ‘Silver Peacock’
The Queen of the Sri Lankan silver screen, Malini Fonseka was once again honored internationally at the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) last week.
Sri Lankan student makes headlines in US
Bates College senior Sulochana Dissanayake of Pita Kotte, Sri Lanka, directs the Bates theater department production of A Lie of the Mind, Sam Shepard's realistic portrayal of two American families.

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Major battle in Foreign Service

The Sri Lanka Foreign Service Officers Association is up in arms against posting of what it says is the alarming number of political appointees to several diplomatic missions traditionally meant for career service officers.

Cyclone expected to hit North & East in next 24 hours

A tropical cyclone originating in the Bay of Bengal is expected to hit the North and East of the country over the next 24 hours, a Meteorology Department official said.

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Cyclone expected to hit North & East in next 24 hours
Case against Alles suspended, FR petition to be heard first
Mumbai terror: Enough is enough for Lanka too
Top priority by Bribery Com. to Waters Edge deal
Indian aid finally reaches the Wanni
London link in J’pura degree racket: Police
Let's CC soon
Once again, the Supreme Court has had to intervene in an act of good governance - this time, in giving an ultimatum to the Government to stop dragging its feet and get on with implementing the 17th Amendment to the Constitution, and with that act, to reactivate the Constitutional Council (CC).
Bangkok: No way out!
The crisis erupted on November 25. Political unrest in Thailand’s capital city of Bangkok forced the closure of the two airports - Suvarnabhumi and Don Muang as anti-government
Foreign trips funded by banks unethical - bankers
Senior bankers said foreign trips for Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC) officials related to the oil hedging contracts were unethical while business leaders feel the Supreme Court's
Zimbabwe lesson or Zimbabwe mess?
Notwithstanding the pokerfaced developments in the general governance of the game, Lankan cricket shone like a beacon in World cricket until the last fortnight.
A period of rebellion
The uprising against King Buwanekabahu VI is termed as the 'Revolt of the Sinhala People' in the Rajavaliya.
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