magnet bomb used by the LTTE was recovered from Mutwal
during a search operation. The Army demonstrated how the
magnet bomb could be fixed to the undercarriage of a
vehicle. Its is a timing device that explodes when the
vehicle is in motion.
A-follow-up meeting that was designed to review and
evaluate the progress of the ongoing population census
in the Jaffna peninsula took place last Saturday at
Jaffna Security Forces headquarters premises.
Sky is the limit
This is the bane of relations between India and Pakistan. The
bureaucracy in Pakistan believes that it serves its interest
if it is adamant. India, too, faces a similar problem. Yet
being a democracy, with political masters, the situation has
never reached a point where the rulers make up their mind to
implement a particular policy and fail to do so because of
you ever looked at the ingredients in your make up or lotions?
Does your moisturizer or lipstick carry the word squalene in
the ingredient list? If your answer is yes, then you are
partly responsible for destroying the oceans.
of Enterprise Development and Investment Promotions
Sarath Amunugama said that politicians can soon learn
to walk on thin ice when Ceylinco Consolidated
announced that it would invest US $3.3 million on an
18 floor shopping and apartment complex in Nawala
which will the home to Sri Lanka’s first ever ice
Standard Chartered PLC
today announced it has received all the required
approvals leading to the completion of its acquisition
of American Express Bank Ltd (AEB) from the American
Express Company (AXP). The total cash consideration
for the acquisition is US$ 823 million.
New Zealand (AP) - Alastair Cook and Paul
Collingwood pulled off superb catches to give England a
slight advantage over New Zealand on Wednesday after the
first day of the first cricket test.
Australia's Andrew Symonds,
foreground, puts down a pitch invader during the
second final of their tri-nations one-day series
against India at Brisbane, on March 4, 2008. The
streaker was fined for invading the pitch.