Thursday, February 19,  2009
      Editorial:And then they came for UN staff

NEW DELHI, February 18: India today categorically rejected a demand by two pro-LTTE parties from Tamil Nadu for intervention in Sri Lanka to stop the ongoing military offensive against the beleaguered Tamil Tigers.
External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee declared in Parliament’s lower house Lok Sabha: "The Government of India has no instrumentality under which it can force a sovereign government to take a particular action. This is not simply possible."

Police find tunnel inside house
A man dug a seventy-foot-long tunnel to a blank wall when the Alawathugoda Police stopped him.

All Lankan govts sabotaged Indo-Lanka Accord – CBK
NEW DELHI, Feb. 18: Former Sri Lankan President Chandrika Kumaratunga has charged that successive governments in Colombo have sought to sabotage the 1987 India-Sri Lanka Agreement (ISLA) by spiking ...

JVP, UNP have missed the bus – Prelate
The UNP and the JVP have missed the bus. They have failed to read the minds of the people, the Venerable Udugama Sri Buddharakkitha ...


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