NEWS - April 2007

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Statement by Minister of Mass Media and Information Anura Priyadharshana Yapa
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LTTE air strike successfully thwarted
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Tamil Nadu demands, political parties supporting LTTE to be banned in the state

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The suspected LTTE air craft has bombed four improvised bombs into the Kolonnawa and Muthurajawela areas.
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Another LTTE cadre surrenders; Sniper riffle found- Mannar
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LTTE terrorists Kill five Indian fishemen and abducted 12 others- Indian Police
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President
Mahinda Rajapakse met the Sri Lanka Cricket team team in Barbados.
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Captain Mahela Jayawardana told the media in Barbados that the Sri Lankan cricketers were very happy that President Mahinda Rajapaksa would be present to watch them in action during today's final.
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Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) General Secretary Ms. Jayalalitha Jayaram has alleged that the free supply of arms and military materials from Tamil Nadu as the root cause for the building of an Air force by the LTTE, news flowing from India reports.
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No aircraft detected; only the air defence system alerted Air Force Media spokesman
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LTTE on the run - The Hindu Editorial
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Sri Lanka Air Force fires at a suspicious air craft - Katunayake
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President Mahinda Rajapaksa arrived in Barbados on an invitation extended by the Prime Minister of Barbados. He willbe present at the Cricket world cup finals which will be held at the Kensington Oval ground, Bridgetown – Barbados on the 28th between Sri Lanka and Australia.
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FBI seizes LTTE key personnel in New York
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SLAF strikes east of Kilinochchi
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21 LTTE cadres killed, more than 28 injured - Mannar
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INTELSAT Satellites Switch off LTTE broadcasts - USA
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LTTE aircraft chased away in North
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Five civilians were killed and over 30 were believed injured when LTTE terrorists blew off a Colombo bound public transportation bus at Cheddikulama in Vavuniya, on Monday the 23rd of April, around 11.45p.m.
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Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) has launched an aerial attack on two major LTTE bases.
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Italy extends fullest support to Sri Lanka to curb terrorism
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Greece enters into the set of European nations to beat LTTE
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Signifying another historic event of the first ever meeting between the a Sri Lankan head of the State and His holiness Pope Benedict XVI, President Mahinda Rajapaksa had a audience with His Holiness Pope at the Vatican yesterday (20 Apr)
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LTTE mortar and anti-aircraft gun positions destroyed
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SLAF destroys two LTTE gun positions at Palai and Puthukkudiyiruppu
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Air Force bangs at LTTE's intelligence nerve centre and a Communication facility- Kilinochchi
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“SEWA” - The Sri Lankan Elders' Welfare Association in Victoria Australia functioning from the John Pandazopolous Public Hall Doveton - Victoria celebrated the traditional Sinhala/Hindu New Year on Monday 16 th April 2007
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Happy New Year

President Mahinda Rajapaksa left the Island for Italy for a three day official tour on 18thApril.
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SLAF fighters destroy an LTTE training facility- Mullattivu - Apr17
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Indian sleuths interrogate captured Sea Tigers
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AusLMAT  Aussie  Expertise  for  Sri Lanka
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Sri Lankan tennis players forced to withdraw due to terrorist threat - New Zealand 
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Suspected lorry transferring 7,900 Ltrs of fuel apprehended
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A-5 main road to be opened for the general public.

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Sri Lankan jet makes emergency landing

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Sri Lanka - Tamil Tigers using satellite illegally: Intelsat

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Army gains full control of A5 after 14 years. --------
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According to the defence sources an armed group of terrorists stormed the village around 04:30 p.m.(12thApril2007) and executed two families at two houses. -----
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LTTE handed over bodies of seven soldiers reported missing after the clash between the LTTE and Sri Lanka Army at Mullikulam in Vavuviya on the Tuesday the 10th of April 2007 -
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Five men with guns hijacked a minivan belongs to the Indian embassy in Sri Lanka.
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Around 6.30 am on 10th April - 23 killed in Kosgoda - Induruwa passenger bus & truck collission
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Karuna unveils LTTE air-craft smuggling during CFA

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Amadahara - Dancing concert, organized by Ama Siriwardene was held at Besen centre - Victoria on 1st of april 2007.
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Eight people including a soldier were killed and 25 people were injured when the LTTE triggered a claymore mine targeting a public transport bus at Piramanalankulam on 8th of April.
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Sri Lanka cricketer Russel Arnold's brother-in-law killed in train accident
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On it's twelfth trip to Sri Lanka after Tsunami 2004, the Australia Sri Lanka Medical Aid Team conducted a general medical clinic at Kushil Gunasekera's Foundation of Goodness at Seenigama. The picture shows Dr. Sian Hughes - paediatrician - assisted by Shiranee Sinnathamby.
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The Indian Prime Minister Dr.Manamohan Singh and Madam Manamohan Singh welcomed President Mahinda Rajapksa and Madam Shiranthi Rajapksa at the 14th SAAARC Summit in New Delhi on 03rd Morning.
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Varuni Wasana at the Hambantota Base Hospital. Report --->
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Sinhala-Tamil New year festival was celebrated at Yuroke temple, Melbourne - Victoria 0n 1st of April 2007.
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SPORTS


Read before cricket worldcup

Sri Lanka crushed New Zealand by 81 runs to enter the final of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2007
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Australia cruise into final with 7-wkt win
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Kanishka Alvitigala arrives in Melbourne
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ICC announces umpire and referee appointments for semi-finals
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ICC World Cup - SLk v Ire - Score card
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ICC World Cup - England v South Africa - Score card
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Sri Lanka Resting stars leave fans fuming
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ICC World Cup - 39th Match, Super Eights - New Zealand v Sri Lanka
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Sri Lanka tour itinerary confirmed
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Malinga scare for Sri Lanka
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Man of the Match and Man of the Tournament
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2007 latest  e news - April12
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2007 latest  e news - April6
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Australia can regain top spot from SA in 4LG ICC ODI Championship
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England and Sri Lanka thrill ICC CWC 2007 fans in Antigua
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Sri Lankas fearsome bowling quartet
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Fans entertained by Antiguan & Barbudan culture at ICC CWC 2007
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Man of the Match and Man of the Tournament
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Former SL cricket boss gets 2 years hard labour
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Jayasuriya crushes feeble West Indies
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