The United Nations Friday called on the LTTE to allow civilians to be able to move freely to areas where they feel most secure and for the Government to receive newly displaced people according to internationally agreed principles.This appeal was made by Mr. John Holmes, the UN’s Under-Secetary-General for Humanitairian Affairs who is also UN Emergency Relief Coordinator. A statement issued by Holmes said the UN is increasingly concerned for the well-being..
Mahinda – Menon talks
"couldn’t be better’’
Yesterday’s meeting between President Mahinda Rajapakse and Indian Foreign Secretary Shivashankar Menon was described as excellent with well informed sources remarking "it couldn’t have been better."
SLAF has flown 1,345
missions in Eelam War IV
The SLAF has conducted a staggering 1,345 missions since the LTTE triggered the Eelam War IV in June 2006. Of them, 1,256 targets had been taken by jets and the rest by helicopter gunships.