Opposition censure UN expert panel report on SL
The report of the United Nations Secretary Generalís
expert panel appointed to look into human rights abuses during the war
on terrorism in Sri Lanka, has now been submitted to the government.
Voice of President
Ideal New Year gift for leader who crushed terrorism:
President ranked sixth most influential personality
President Mahinda Rajapaksa, who proved that nothing
is impossible if there is a will and dedication, bridged the gap between
the once divided two communities Sinhala and Tamils - and received the
prestigious New Year gift the day after the Sinhala and Tamil New Year.
100,000 acres to be irrigated in next five years
Irrigation and Water Resources Management Minister
Nimal Siripala de Silva said that people have realised that the UNP and
the JVP have failed to perform their duties and are not capable enough
to compete with the UPFA in the political arena.
No civilians were killed - Dy. Minister Muralitharan
Former bodyguard of the late Vellupillai
Prabhakaran, the leader of the defunct LTTE, and the present Deputy
Minister of Resettlement Vinayagamoothi Muralitharan has vehemently
refuted allegations that the military had killed civilians during the
final stages of the victory, two years ago.