breakaway LTTE faction has been cautioned against causing a rift
between ‘Colonel’ Karuna and Sivanesathurai Chandrakanthan, Chief
Minister of the newly elected Eastern Provincial Council.
The warning came soon after intelligence services found evidence of an imminent threat to the SLFP-led coalition government’s efforts to stabilize the Eastern Province.
Authoritative sources said the government recently summoned Karuna, Chandrakanthan and several senior members of the Tamil Makkal Viduthalai Pullikal (TMVP) to emphasise the ...
Army bags big base,
recovers 120 mm mortar
The army in a daring operation on the Vavuniya front yesterday seized one 120mm field gun, two 81 mm mortars, forty-eight 120 mm rounds, seventy-four 81 mm rounds, four communication sets, two motor cycles, ...
implementation of 13th Amendment
The government yesterday gave an assurance that the 13th Amendment to the Constitution would be fully implemented.
Minister Rajitha Senaratne told the media that the government would ...