Saturday, February 07, 2009
      Editorial:Food for votes and votes for food
Army’s 57 Division last afternoon captured a building complex in Viswamadu East from where the Radha Regiment, which provided LTTE leader Prabhakaran personal security, operated.

Power Ministry to go ahead with SLE Bill despite opposition
The Ministry of Power and Energy will take up the Sri Lanka Electricity Bill in Parliament shortly despite opposition from a majority of the Ceylon Electricity Board workers.

We don’t advocate talks between
govt. and LTTE – US and UK

The US and the UK have reiterated their position that they do not advocate that the Government of Sri Lanka........

Hundreds of people staged a one-day fast yesterday opposite the Ramanathan Hindu Ladies College, Bambalapitiya, calling upon the authorities to free the civilians trapped in the North by the LTTE. "Save the civilians from the war, "we want peace" and "ensure people’s freedom" were prominent among slogans they carried. The protest was organized by the Independent Student Front. (Photo Nishan S. Priyantha)


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