prevent exodus after blast kills 26
LTTE shoots survivors
Children among victims
Fleeing LTTE kill 5 farmers
Mine injures 3 soldiers
The government managed to
prevent an exodus of people from some parts of the
Monaragala district after the LTTE targeted an SLTB bus
carrying over 100 passengers. The blast which was
followed by shooting claimed the lives of 26 civilians.
67 persons including 10 school children were injured and
The Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission, leaving today after
six years in the war affected North and East, said
yesterday (16) their task had been a very difficult
one but they had acted without bias though both
parties to the Ceasefire Agreement, the Government and
the LTTE, had accused them of bias.
is only one document to which the Ceasefire Agreement
could be likened, and that is a document certifying a
marriage between two ‘gays’ – for there, there would
be a marriage certificate but no marriage; so also
with the Ceasefire Agreement there was an Agreement
but no ceasefire.
Many of you look for dogs as pets. Unfortunately, most people
go in for pedigreed pups - not because they know anything about
them but because they think that their own status will be
enhanced! This must be the only country in the world where the
owner of a pomeranian or alsatian thinks that he is a superior
being - instead of through his own achievements !.
Sri Lanka at Partnership Summit 2008 The Ceylon Chamber of
Commerce, along with the Board of Investment and Sri Lanka
Tourism leads a delegation to the Partnership Summit 2008,
the flagship international event of the Confederation of
Indian Industry (CII).
Colombo stock market tumbled sharply yesterday with the All
Share Price Index losing 50.56 points (2.08%) while Milanka
lost 47.43 points (1.53%) on a turnover of Rs.157.2 million,
up from Monday’s Rs.101.4 million.
It was a revival of an old
tournament. The only domestic competition where top
Sri Lanka cricketers who have earned a big name as
international cricket ‘stars’ mingle with the lesser
important ‘rustic’ club cricketers on the playing