HR agencies silent over LTTE’s human shield
Karuna calls for strong commitment from UN:
The former military commander of the LTTE and
Leader of the Tamil Makkal Viduthalai Pulikal (TMVP) Vinayagamoorthi
Muralitharan has called upon international human rights agencies and
the UN to urge the LTTE to free innocent civilians as the LTTE is
now rounding up civilians to make its human shield for its last
stage of the battle in Kilinochchi.
45 injured in Pettah bomb explosion
Forty-five people were injured following a bomb
explosion near the Pettah Bo tree yesterday afternoon creating
pandemonium among shopkeepers, vendors and shoppers in the area.
SITREP: Aborted LTTE air raid, a move to boost its image
Time for vigilance for southerners:
The LTTE is left with only a few more moves to
escape from in pending defeat at the hands of the Security Forces
with troops knocking on the doors of their strongest administrative
and military bases in Kilinochchi and Mullaittivu.
Blood, sweat and tears - Tigers’ sinister motives
Tarred roads, improved irrigation systems,
cultivations and new buildings or human settlements with decent
dwellings are some of the indicators to testify development in an
area. They are the factors which show that people enjoy freedom as
well as they are being looked after well.
Giant’s Tank to be rehabilitated after Mannar liberation
The World Bank has allocated Rs. 385 million to
rehabilitate the Giant’s Tank in the Mannar District under the
Re-awakening project launched by the Ministry of Nation Building and
Estate Infrastructure Development,