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Tuesday 31st

Govt. continues to provide humanitarian aid to people in the North

No one really surprised by lack of results from talks- Defence spokesman

Claymore mine attack on SLA truck injures 4, kills 1

Tamil Minister accuses Tigers of causing humanitarian disaster facing the Tamil people

Sri Lankans in Geneva protest against the LTTE

Monday 30th

Geneva talks end without LTTE agreeing to fresh dates for further talks

Statement by Norwegian Facilitator Minister of International Development Eric Solheim at the conclusion of the talks that took place in Geneva October 28.29, 2006

Sunday 29th

Opening Statement by Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva, Head of Delegation, GoSL - Geneva Talks October 28, 29, 2006

Friday 27th

LTTE fire directed at troops on duty in Mavil aru

SL has reason to be optimistic says FM on the eve of Geneva talks

New flying squad to combat corruption in Railway Department

Thursday 26th

Sri Lanka Festival in Tokyo attracts thousands

LTTE kills 3 from breakaway faction

Dialog Telekom to provide BPO services

Sri Lankan to operate additional flights to India

Wednesday 25th

President’s Office refutes RsF on Sunday Observer editor

Geneva 2: Window of opportunity for LTTE to enter mainstream politics – Defence spokesman

Monday 23rd

Memorandum of Understanding between the Sri Lanka Freedom Party and the United National Party to Cooperate on Key Issues Vital for the Nation's Well Being

SLFP, UNP sign historic MOU

Friday 20th

Sri Lanka to attract record foreign investment in 2006: Minister

LTTE hurl hand grenade at police post in Vavuniya

Thursday 19th

If committed to peace LTTE should not attack unarmed soldiers- Govt. Chief negotiator tells Norwegian envoy

Boucher arrives in the island

Claymore diffused in Kadawatha

Wednesday 18th

Mob attack stories “completely false” says Military spokesman

Navy repels  LTTE attack at Galle Harbour

Navy repels  LTTE attack at Galle Harbour

Tuesday 17th

Colombo Mayor and city fathers join SLFP

World leaders condemn suicide attack

Air Force conducts precision strikes on identified targets

Government condemns brutal attack by the LTTE

Assistant Secretary of State Richard Boucher to Visit Sri Lanka

Monday 16th

Suicide attack death toll rises to 92

Kfir jet crashed due to technical mishap

Suicide truck rams naval convoy; kills 67 unarmed Navy personnel and injures over 150

Akashi meets with President Rajapaksa

North, East merger illegal - Supreme Court

Navy destroys trawler believed to be carrying explosives and ammunition

Friday 13th

President meets with proposed Government Delegation for peace talks

Thursday 12th

National consensus – agreement between SLFP and UNP
President invites UNP to join Cabinet 

Intermittent clashes at Muhamalai FDL

Cabinet approval for Ministers to draw MiPs salaries

Wednesday 11th

Govt. agrees to Switzerland for peace talks

Akashi due in Sri Lanka to enhance preparations for peace talks

LTTE attacks on Muhamalai FDL intensifies; troops retaliate

Sri Lanka concerned over North Korea nuclear test

Tuesday 10th

Talks will be based on seven core issues- Govt. Defence spokesman

Schools in Jaffna report 60% attendance

Muhamalai FDL comes under continuous LTTE attack

'Sri Lanka must be in a constant quest for economic achievement'

Thursday 05th

Government reviews NGO visas

Senior DIG Victor Perera appointed as IGP

Wednesday 04th

President rescinds with immediate effect Gazette notification bringing a large number of essential services under Emergency Regulations

15 kg claymore mine found in Wellawatta

Govt. agrees to peace talks, while retaining right to retaliate

Tuesday 03rd

Heads of missions to meet in Colombo tomorrow

Govt. compensation for Muttur terrorist victims

Sri Lanka’s second coal power plant to be in Sampur  

Monday 02nd

Bauer meets with Minister de Silva before traveling to Kilinochchi tomorrow

Dhanapala withdraws from UN race

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Last Updated Date: December 18, 2006 .