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Thursday, January 15,  2009
      Editorial:Menon welcome

The army offensive on the Vanni front has reached a decisive stage with troops opening up escape routes for civilians trapped in the war zone, east of the A9.

The 58 and 55 Divisions had punched holes in the rapidly deteriorating LTTE defence on the eastern flank, thereby allowing civilians to reach the army, directing operations against the shrinking last enemy stronghold. Army Chief Lt. General Sarath Fonseka recently said that the...

Three LTTE cadres who surrendered (Pic issued by Defence.lk)

 

Mennon here today
Indian Foreign Secretary Shiv Shankar Menon will arrive in Colombo today to ascertain the present situation in the country.He is expected to hold talks with the President and Defence Secretary.

Foreign nation attempting save Prabhakaran’s skin - Army
Army intelligence has received reports of an attempt by an interested foreign country to spirit away LTTE leader Velupillai Prabhakaran now cornered in a jungle hideout somewhere in Mullaitivu, following successful...

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