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Monday 31st

Efforts to repatriate Sri Lankans from Lebanon will continue – Foreign Ministry

Sluice gates opening delayed due to heavy mortar and small arms fire by LTTE

LTTE holding 5,000 children in combat camps

Friday 28th

Surgical bombings to gain access to anicut, no low intensity war, says Min. Rambukwella

Finnish monitors to leave SLMM by Sept. 1

BoC offers special credit card for media personnel  

Army counter attack, LTTE mortar attacks on Kallar village

Security Forces will always protect the nation - Army Commander

Limited air operation to prevent construction of unauthorized air strip – press statement by Defence Spokesman

Thursday 27th

Limited operation conducted purely on humanitarian grounds-Press Statement by Defence Spokesman July 26

The Commonwealth Finance Ministers' Meeting and Senior Finance Officials Meeting held in Colombo

Roadside bombs kill 1 civilian, wound 2 in northern Sri Lanka, military says

Govt. meets with reps of Nordic countries to discuss SLMM future; rejects rationale behind LTTE decision on SLMM

Wednesday 26th

Army Chief resumes duties

Conscription of children by Tigers major concern- Sri Lanka tells UN Security Council

Tuesday 25th

Awaiting response from LTTE – SLMM

Monday 24th

Mawilaru anicut closure by LTTE violates CFA and International Law - SCOPP

LTTE denies water to Seruwila farmers

Another Army vehicle attacked by LTTE claymore mine 

Douglas Devananda's PRO shot dead- Wellawatta 

BOI tax concessions and benefits for local investments below 30 million 

Friday 21st

300 to arrive in the island today from Damascus – Foreign Ministry  

SriLankan Airlines enhances passenger convenience with E-tickets through Travel Agents 

Thursday 20th

Jathika Saviya programme making progress in providing facilities to villages under threat 

Requests for essential items to be shipped to Jaffna 

Govt. takes steps to ensure safety of Lankans in Lebanon 

Swedish official visits Sri Lanka to settle SLMM crisis 

Wednesday 19th

Army bus hit by Claymore mine  

100 tsunami housing units funded by the Foreign Ministry handed over to recipients

Tuesday 18th

Japan provides 30 Freezer Trucks to tsunami damaged fishery harbours

IMF Mission gives positive report on Sri Lanka

Monday 17th   

No Sri Lankans reported affected in Lebanon – Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Sri Lanka, China to further strengthen bilateral ties

Paper exporters agree to supply raw materials to maintain production of paper factory in full capacity

Friday 14th

LTTE fire at Army troop clearing patrol at Vakaneri

Sri Lanka signs the UN Electronic Contracting

USAID marks 50 years of partnership with Sri Lanka

BOI softens import ban

$ US 10 million contributed to Government
tsunami housing effort by Sri Lanka Red Cross, IFRC

UK companies rate Sri Lanka as a top investment destination

Thursday 13th

President Rajapaksa pays his tribute to Amirthalingam, the Tamil leader

FM on official bilateral visits to China, Korea

LTTE’s Daya Master rushed to Colombo for treatment

President, FM condole with India

Wednesday 12th

Navy detects five suspicious boats

Tamil Tigers ready to attack Sri Lankan forces with toxic weapons

Tuesday 11th

President addresses first joint meeting of All Party Representative Committee and Panel of Experts

Friday 07th

“Muslims have integrated themselves most peacefully and harmoniously  – perfect example of coexistence of diversity” - President

Sri Lanka calls for global action to combat threat to maritime security by terrorist groups

ICRC to pledge $US 10 million to tsunami housing effort

USAID:  50 Years of partnership for development in Sri Lanka

Wednesday 05th

“Lived in constant fear of LTTE threat to our children,” say families who fled Tiger control

EDB Trade Fair in Dubai to promote market professional services

SriLankan Cargo starts 24 hour Customer Support Centre

Tuesday 04th

President issues directives to Armed Forces and Police to ensure fundamental rights of detainees are respected

India conveys continued support to peace process

Monday  03rd

Indian Foreign Secretary Saran in Sri Lanka for discussions 

Blast in Trinco kills six, injures 14 






















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Last Updated Date: August 25, 2006 .