NEWS - May 2007

The Lions Club of Dandenong Supper held a fundraiser dinner Dance on the 26th of May 2007 at the Kingston City Hall-Victoria. The touring Sri Lankan Dance Band "Misty" gave a fabulous time to both Sri Lankan and Aussie revellers, that night.
Photographer - Oscar Perera
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Chairman of the Standard News paper company ltd Tiran Allas was arrested last evening (30) by the Terrorist Investigation Division while he was being treated at the Nawaloka hospital.

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Vesak Celebrations at Paramitha Buddhist temple-St Albans-Victoria.
Photos courtesy of Wijitha Kumara
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New equipment for Vakarai schools
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Omanthai, Uliyankulam entry/exit points reopened
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SLAF fighters destroy an LTTE logistic facility - Mullaittivu
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SLAF fighters destroy LTTE military base - Mullaittivu
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LTTE small arm attack kills a soldier - Vavuniya
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The Australia Sri Lanka Medical Aid Team had a successful fund raising evening at Oakleigh - Victoria on Saturday 26 th May.

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Six LTTE child soldiers surrender - Batticaloa
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Batticaloa resettlement expedited - 9,000 Families rehoused last week
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LTTE suicide boat uncovered- Batticaloa ----- more --->

LTTE suffers heavy loses in sporadic clashes; over 40 LTTE cadres killed
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Kingston's MBS visits a Primary School to inform students about Councils, Local Government and Building Profession.
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Devolution of Power should be done at provincial level UNP democratic group.
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Three LTTE terrorists killed Mannar and Thoppigala
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Omanthai roadblock again closed amid Terror attacks
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LTTE training complex destroyed; Blackout in Wanni
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kuwait Sri Lanka cultural association president Gamini Wijeratna presented a sovenier plaque to president mahinda rajapaksa at marriot hotel in kuwait. secretary Ali Mohamad Iqbal left and minister Mahinda Samaraweera also in the picture.
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'Cross border terrorism'; 16 years to the LTTE claimed 'Monumental Tragedy'
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LTTE claymore mine explosion triggers panic in Omanthai
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Unite to eliminate terrorism, President tells G-11 summit 
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Eleven Kanyakumari fishermen "kidnapped by the LTTE" released
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"LTTE stole 130,000 Norwegian Passports and sold some of them to Al Qaeda" - Bernard Goonetileke
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Terrorism is the same anywhere; no room for differentiation President Mahinda Rajapaksa tells G11 Summit --- more --->

Omanthai entry-exit point opened for few hours- Army
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The President was warmly welcomed by the Minister of Public Works and Housing Hosni Abu Gheida at the Queen Alia International Airport.
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Opposotion Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe visits to China
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LTTE launched Tharishanam TV channel in Europe
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LTTE Hijacked Indian Fishing trawler destroyed while arms smuggling
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Jaffna Bishop Totally Denies "Tamil Net" Story
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In the face of LTTE's air threat, India is all set to acquire EL/M-2083 Aerostat radars from Israel to detect and track hostile low-flying aircraft, helicopters, spy drones and missiles
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Maldivian Coastguard destroys an LTTE trawler
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ICRC withdraws amid terror mortar fire 14 terrorists killed - Vavuniya and Mannar
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LTTE continues to abduct children, - HRC
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LTTE extortionist banned for five years in London
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Army apprehends illegally transported medicine and vehicle spare parts at Omanthai
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LTTE sets fire on to a public bus- Jaffna
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US satellite provider continues to broadcast LTTE's radio and television channel
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Defence Ministry Campaign against terrorism wins Gold
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LTTE gunmen kill a Buddhist monk.
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Love your country and its people Anandasangaree tells Tamils.
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ROSHAN MAHANAMA has just commenced his current assignment as ICC Match Referee in Bangladesh for the India Vs. Bangladesh series. He is shown here with Bertram Ekenaike and Quintus de Zylva of the Sri Lanka Cricket Foundation of Victoria.
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No proof of Navy attacks on Indian fishermen - FM
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LTTE movement intercepted; Four terrorists killed- Mannar
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A toe print instead of a signature by the groom who had lost both hands sealed the love of an extraordinary couple when they got married amidst family and friends in Mihintale - Anuradhapura.
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Ready to server for the country says Janaka Perera

Photo - Chathura S Kodikara
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A lorry apprehended with 479 I-com sets - Vavuniya
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UN action against LTTE for child recruitment
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A Sri Lankan national pleaded guilty in a Maryland court Thursday to charges he tried to smuggle US weapons to the LTTE, the US Justice Department announced
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Parliament Speaker W.J.M. Lokubandara evicted Tamil National Alliance (TNA) MP S. Gajendran from the sessions yesterday (10) for his remarks made violating the terms of the constitution.
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When Thoppigala liberated- East will be free from terrorists
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Greece foils LTTE fundraising strategies
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President Mahinda Rajapksa host welcome Ceramony for SL Crickerters at Temple Trees on 8th of May.
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Vesak celebrations at Yuroke temple - Melbourne

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President highlights the importance of vigilance in National Security
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U.S Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs, Richard Boucher arrives at the Palali military air base today (09) Jaffna Area Commander Maj General G.A Chandrasiri greeted the U.S diplomats.
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Vesak celebrations at Dandenong temple - Victoria   
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Protest against alleged British interference in Sri Lanka's internal affairs
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Three LTTE cadres killed; a suicide belt recovered Vavuniya, Batticaloa
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LTTE terrorists clash with Army; Civilians assist to find terror arms -Trincomalee, Jaffna
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Alleged Tamil Tiger supporters denied bail
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Massive Air Strike destroys LTTE Base - Iranamadu
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SLMM cannot talk about sea or air security - Defence spokesman
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Lord Mayor John So was host to a Presentation and Cocktail Reception at the Melbourne City Council Chambers on Thursday 3rd May when he highlighted the post Tsunami work the Melbourne City Council had done in Sri Lanka.
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City of Melbourne held a Presentation and a Cocktail Reception to acknowledge contributions by organisations in relation to the City of Melbourne Tsunami Rebuilding Program in Sri Lanka at Council Chambers on Thursday, 3 May 2007.
Melbourne City Lord Mayor John So in the picture.
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SL Naval troops successfully repulse LTTE ground movement- Thiriyaya
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LTTE attack to civilian settlements thwarted 05 terrorists killed- Mannar
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LTTE triggers a claymore mine-Batticaloa
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10 sea tigers killed; 8 sea tiger boats destroyed - Mullaittivu
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INTELSAT continue broadcasting LTTE programs to South Asia.
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Ten Sri Lankan Police Officers contemporarily serving in the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) as Peace Keeping Officers have been honourly decorated with United Nation's (UN) Peace Keeping Medal.
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Sri Lanka has been announced as one of the Laureates for the 2007 Martin Ennals Award for Human Rights Defenders (MEA).
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Torrential pre monsoon rains, wrecked havoc in the Western, Southern and Sabragamuwa provinces killing five people and leaving many hundreds displaced.
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AusLMAT  AT  SEENIGAMA 400 plus
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Arrested terrorist suspect unravels LTTE links- Gampaha
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Tigers procured aircraft, weapons from Australia says terrorism expert
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LTTE provides innovative terror tactics to other terrorist groups - The USA
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Body of an LTTE cadre found- Kokkothuduwai
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LTTE's illegal TV Transmissions terminated
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Tamil Nadu will not allowed to be used as a base by the LTTE Indian defense minister Antony
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Two LTTE terror suspects arrested- Australia
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The Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) has reissued its travel advisory, which remained at the second-highest level, warning Australians to reconsider the need to travel to Sri Lanka amid the conflict between government and LTTE.
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The Sri Lanka Cricket Team might have lost to the all conquering Aussie super stars but there is a lot we can all take comfort and pride in
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Cricket Worldcup watche at Knox Tavern - Melbourne
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Foreign Minister denounces LTTE attacks and welcomes international support
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Naval troops Gun down LTTE leader in Charge of Jaffna Islands- Kaytes
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SL Air Force denied speculations spread by the pro LTTE media that an Israeli built Kafir (Lion Cub) fighter has been shot down by the LTTE terrorists. According to the Air Force sources, not even a technical problem has been reported by any of its aircraft during the day.
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SPORTS


McGrath hints at playing in Indian Cricket League
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SLC bids adieu to Moody today
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Ireland defends ICC Intercontinental Cup inside two days at Leicester
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Series win against Lanka a turning point for Pakistan : Talat Ali
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Not murdered – Woolmer widow told
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Flintoff released for Lancashire
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Sri Lankan trio prosper

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Adam Gilchrist and Squash Ball
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We will miss Tom Cricketers
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ICC confirms make-up of revised ICC Cricket Committee
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Test cricket comes to Galle again
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Racing rider dies after practice day crash

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