The Sri Lanka Army (SLA) yesterday warned that a small group of LTTE terrorists remained active in the South though their fighting formations had been totally destroyed.
Major General Mano Perera, the Overall Operations Commander, in charge of the Western Province, said that that terrorist group that was being hunted included suicide cadres and their handlers.
Addressing the press at the SLA headquarters, he said that terrorists could be operating in the city and its suburbs.
Laughing under watchful eye
UNP and Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe
shares a light moment with his party strongman S.B. Dissanayake
during a ceremony held at the BMICH yesterday to launch ten books
written by Dissanayake while serving a term at the Welikada prison.
MP Mano Ganeshan looks on.
Pic by Kamal Wanniarachchi
Lanka’s story better than reported
internationally – Pascoe
At least 70% of IDPs will be resettled in 180 days – PresidentThe President’s Office yesterday quoted United Nations Under Secretary General for Political Affairs B. Lynn Pascoe as having said at a meeting with President Mahinda..
Bottled water pirate
Medawachchiya Police arrested a man who was running a roaring business of collecting water from wells and springs in the Isinbessagama area and selling it as purified bottled water. A large quantity of empty plastic bottles.