Rains wreak havoc
17 dead; 18000 families displaced in floods and
Floods and landslides killed 17 people and
displaced 18,000 families in six districts as the Government
mobilised the Tri-Forces and Police in rescue operations in those
inaccessible areas of Nuwara Eliya, Ampara, Monaragala, Badulla,
Kandy and Hambantota districts.
LTTE's No. 3 arms buyer before NY Court
Pradeepan Thavarajah, the number three man in
the procurement of arms in the terrorist group , Liberation Tigers
of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) who was brought before a US Federal Courts
judge in New York pleaded not guilty to the charges brought against
him of trying to send surface to air missiles to Sri Lanka.
SLMC ready to join Govt. - Baiz
The Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) met a
government delegation at Temple Trees on Friday to set the agenda
for talks on the SLMC-SLFP tie up.