17th  August,  2003, Volume 10, Issue 5

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Government looks for Indian
help as President prepares to strike

By Suranimala

While the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) will this week meet in Paris to formulate its response to the north east provisional administration.....

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History being recorded: Visiting Thai Premier Dr. Thaksin Shinawatra signs the Visitor's Book in parliament flanked by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapakse. A portrait of Sri Lanka's first Premier, D. S. Senanayake stands in the backdrop as a silent witness of the momentous occasion

Photo by Ashoka Fernando


SriLankan goes for two more A340s

By Frederica Jansz

Sri Lankan Airlines is to purchase two new A340 aircraft in order to boost existing frequencies serviced by the national carrier.  The cost of the planes is expected to be over USD 200 million.  SriLankan Airlines at present has a fleet of three A330s, four A340s and .......

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Bizzare UNICEF-TRO pact to 'rehabilitate' children

By Frederica Jansz

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has in a bizarre twist made a Rs. 1.2 billion pact with the LTTE for the Tigers to rehabilitate children, including those abducted by the armed....

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Today's Top Stories

> A banquet for the media chappies

> Rajitha rings alarm bells

> Black death meets Nana of Galle Face Green

 

 

 

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