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Wednesday, April 25, 2018
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2006  A woman suicide bomber of the LTTE attempted to assasinate Army Chief Lt. Gen. Sarath Fonseka inside Sri Lanka's well fortified military headquarters complex. The explosion killed several security officers and critically wounded Fonseka. The government conducted retaliatory air strikes on LTTE targets in Sampur, Trincomalee.
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2007  FBI arrested Karunakaran Kandasamy in Queens, New York, on charges of providing material support to LTTE, a foreign terrorist organization. Evidence found at his office revealed that he had raised millions of dollars for the World Tamil Coordinating Committee alleged to be a front for the LTTE.
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2008  After a prolonged campaign, the Sri Lankan army reached the sacred Madhu church off Mannar driving away the LTTE that was occupying the area.
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SLFP May Day rally in Batticaloa on 7th
Apr 25, Colombo: The Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) will hold its May Day rally this year in Batticaloa on 7th May, Minister of Ports and Aviation Mahinda Samarasinghe said. ...
Sri Lankan-born Canadian woman among victims of Toronto van attack
Apr 25, Colombo: It has been revealed that a Sri Lankan woman was among the dead in the Toronto van attack on Monday. ...
Pakistan Furniture Council Delegation to visit Sri Lanka this week to explore trade opportunities
Apr 25, Colombo: A high level delegation of Pakistan Furniture Council (PFC) is scheduled to visit Sri Lanka this week to explore new avenues for cooperation in various fields....
Sri Lanka utility regulator to address issues in lubricant industry
Apr 25, Colombo: The Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (PUCSL), shadow regulator of the lubricant industry is to prepare regulatory tools addressing the issues with regard to price and quality of lubricants in Sri Lanka. ...
Sri Lanka Central Bank clarifies Treasury Bond service payments
Apr 25, Colombo: The Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) has observed media reports erroneously highlighting lack of funds to pay-off Treasury bonds before their date of maturity. ...
Sri Lankan President intervenes to provide employment to late Vidya Sivaloganathan's sister
Apr 25, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena handed over a letter of appointment to Ms. Nishanthi Sivaloganathan, a Graduate of the University of Jaffna, and the elder sister of Vidya Sivaloganathan who was brutally murdered in Jaffna in January 2015. ...
President discusses problems of SriLankan Airline
Apr 25, Colombo: President Maithripala Sirisena said that the Presidential Commission appointed to look into the alleged frauds and malpractices in the national carrier, SriLankan Airlines will commence recording of evidence within the next two weeks. ...
Petroleum Minister says no increase in fuel prices
Apr 25, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Petroleum Resources Development Minister Arjuna Ranatunga said that there is no intention to raise fuel prices. ...
China's OBOR hub bullish on Sri Lanka FTA
Apr 25, Colombo: The South East Asian Gateway Province to mainland China's ambitious One Belt-One Road (OBOR) initiative voiced its impatience to witness the historic Sri Lanka - China FTA's take-off. ...
Election Commissioner says Provincial elections can be held in December if parliament resolves the problems swiftly
Apr 25, Colombo: Election Commission Chairman Mahinda Deshapriya says the Election Commission can hold the Provincial Council Election in early December once the legal and constitutional problems to the process are swiftly resolved....
Sri Lanka Navy's SLNS Sagara leaves for Indonesia to attend Multilateral Naval Exercise Komodo
Apr 25, Colombo: Sri Lanka Navy's Offshore Patrol Vessel SLNS Sagara has left for Indonesia from the port of Trincomalee on Tuesday to attend the Multilateral Naval Exercise Komodo and International Fleet Review (IFR) 2018. ...
Road to IELTS: British Council and ClarityEnglish deploy online test preparation tool in Sri Lanka
Apr 25, Colombo: British Council and ClarityEnglish have collaborated to develop an online preparation and practice resource for the IELTS. ...
Another discussion between the President and the Prime Minister today to discuss cabinet reshuffle
Apr 24, Colombo: President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe are expected to hold another meeting today to discuss the proposed cabinet reshuffle, Deputy General Secretary of the United National Party (UNP) Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam said....
EU Court rules tortured Sri Lankan rebel eligible for 'subsidiary protection'
Apr 24, Luxembourg: the Court of Justice of the European Union on Tuesday hearing a case involving a member of Sri Lanka's terrorist group decided that a person who has in the past been tortured in his country of origin is eligible for 'subsidiary protection' if he faces a real risk of being intentionally deprived, in that country, of appropriate physical and psychological health care. ...
Open warrant issued against Sri Lanka's former ambassador Jaliya Wickramasuriya
Apr 24, Colombo: A Sri Lankan court on Tuesday issued an open warrant for the arrest of the former Sri Lankan Ambassador to the United States, Jaliya Wickramasuriya. ...
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