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Wednesday  31st

SriLankan Airlines offers Skyward members 50% discount on miles


Troops, SLMM recover bodies of slain civilians

US Assistant Secretary of State to visit Sri Lanka  

Tuesday  30th

Reverse deteriorating situation say Co-Chairs 

Government condemns violence against innocent civilians- President

EU ban: LTTE brought it upon themselves – Rambukwella

Monday 29th


Health Minister elected to WHO executive council

Landmine kills seven at National park

President condoles with earthquake victims

Sri Lanka one of the few countries in the Asian region that is party to all seven core international human rights instruments- Minister Samaraweera

FM participates at ACD Ministerial meeting

Friday  26th


LTTE metes out brutal punishments to those who do not toe the line

President Bush nominates new ambassador to Sri Lanka, Maldives

Thursday  25th

Four more officers killed in claymore mine ambush

U.S. launches anti-corruption training program

Japan helps to develop rural roads

Wednesday  24th

Hanssen-Bauer, Solheim in Colombo


No evidence of collusion says Kohona

'Civilians left Kayts due to LTTE threats'

Tuesday  23rd

Govt. and U.S. condemn attacks on NGO offices    

Monday  22nd

Currency notes with new Finance Minister’s signature issued


Friday  19th

Local government elections tomorrow

EU: LTTE not sole representatives of the Tamil people. Calls for immediate stop to LTTE illegal fund raising

Human Rights Commissioners named

Thursday 18th

President appoints commission to probe weapons purchases

Wednesday 17th

No proxy votes for those not contesting Colombo – Elections Commissioner in an interview with PRIU

US say LTTE deserving of terrorist label

SLMM denies LTTE accusations

Tuesday 16th

US$ 1 billion metro system for Colombo

Boost for Sri Lanka tourism industry

Government response to the LTTE claims of rights to the sea

Monday 15th

EU condemns LTTE attack on naval vessels

Thursday 11th


Norochcholai: a new chapter in our culture -President Rajapaksa


Claims of state terror and genocide by LTTE attempts at justifying terrorism

Wednesday 10th

Sri Lanka to offer oil exploration block to ONGC

Akashi expresses disapproval of LTTE violence

Akashi impressed by Government statement on fighting violence


International community should ban LTTE fund raising


Tuesday 09th

Sri Lankan Missions abroad to brief foreign buyers and tour operators

CCC business delegation to Myanmar and Thailand


Monday  08th


Akashi meets President; travels to Kilinochchi tomorrow

Friday  05th

Jaffna Varsity Vice Chancellor flees Sri Lanka with family

Thursday  04th

Udayan attack: an attempt to destroy values and principles that are both sacred and dear to all freedom loving societies and peoples – President

Buddha Jayanthi brings mercy for dogs

Government condemns senseless attack on the “Udayan” newspaper









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Last Updated Date: June 21, 2006 .