NEWS - September 2008

LTTE terrorists in Army uniforms commit violence in Jaffna - Sep30
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Air Force helicopter gunships attack terror bunkers - Kilinochchi - Sep30
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Wanni Liberation continues; 23 terrorists killed in yesterday's clashes - Sep30
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Supreme Court of Sri Lanka orders removal of all barricades in Galle Road - Sep30
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Annual General Meeting of the Chamber of Construction Industry - Sep30
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Train accident in Ganemulla, One dead - Sep30
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A Minor explosion in a public car park - Colombo - Sep30
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Kilinochchi a 'ghost town' - Sep29
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FM briefs counterparts in New York on Sri Lankan situation - Sep29
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Sri Lanka high commission in London strongly condemns acts of vandalism against Buddhist temple - Sep29
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Wanni liberation operation in progress; 21 terrorists killed, over 20 injured - Sep29
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LTTE suicide attack kills a civilian, injures 9 - Vavuniya - Sep29
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Air Strikes at female 'black tiger' training facility- Kilinochchi - Sep28
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6 LTTE terrorists killed, LTTE body recovered in Wanni fighting - Sep28
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Troops chase off LTTE infiltrators - Yala - Sep28
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INGO kingpin with Italian passport joins LTTE as fighter - Sep28
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"We will only rest after defeating LTTE" says Army Chief
launch of 'Wanni Satana', a book written by Defence Columnist, Tissa Ravindra Perera at the National Library. - Sep27
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LTTE associates attack a London temple after President visited it - Sep27
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Japan Funds Agro Well Project in Anuradhapura District - Sep27
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Six dead after consuming illicit liquor - Sep27
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Turkish President praises Sri Lankan fight against LTTE terrorism - Sep27
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37 Tamil civilians seek protection with security forces- Pulmoddai - Sep27
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Security forces on the doorstep of Kokkavil - Mullaittivu front - Sep27
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9 LTTE bunkers overrun: 13 terrorists killed, 11 wounded- Kilinochchi - Sep27
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LTTE RADAR point neutralized in air assault - Poonaryn - Sep26
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7 LTTE terrorists killed, 7 wounded at the Kilinochchi battlefront - Sep26
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Fighting continues: troops getting closer to A-9 road from West - Sep26
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LTTE area leader and 8 others killed in confrontation - Jaffna - Sep26
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Prabhakaran a 'caged animal' now: Lankan army chief - Sep26
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Sri Lanka urges Commonwealth to take practical steps to combat terrorism - Sep26
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Keheliya returns the British ruling party slap on the face asking who the Western corrupt politicians are in LTTE payroll - Sep26
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Sri Lanka Tourism gets global spotlight on World Tourism Day - Sep26
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Embilipitiya paper factory restarted in Sri Lanka - Sep26
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Construction Chamber promotes use of IT in Project Management - Sep26
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49 years after S.W.R.D. Bandaranaike - Sep25
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Wanni liberation operation continues; 16 terrorists killed - Sep25
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"We will not let the Tamil community be held hostage to terrorism" -- President tells - Sep25
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President Wijetunga’s funeral today under State patronage - Sep25
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President addresses UNGA in Tamil - Sep25
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Stop funding Tiger terror - TMVP leaders appeal to Tamil expats - Sep25
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Catholic Bishops of Sri Lanka ask the Tamil Tigers to release the displaced people - Sep25
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SLT launches a new TV channel - Sep 24
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LTTE used money meant for humanitarian aid to buy weapons - Karuna - Sep 24
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SLTB employees receives cash awards - Sep 24
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Channel relief to North through Government - Sri Lanka to Norway - Sep 24
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Government programme to defeat the LTTE is in progress successfully - Sep 24
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Government remains committed to create a better tomorrow for civilians displaced by terrorism - Sep 24
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Air Force Jets raid hideout of LTTE kingpins- Kilinochchi - Sep 24
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Liberation operations make further progress; terrorists suffer heavy losses - Sep 24
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LTTE receives heavy beating; 36 terrorists killed, 7 terror bodies uncovered - Kilinochchi - Sep 23
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State funeral for Ex-President D.B.Wijetunga - Sep 23
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Open letter from Benita Ferrero-Waldner - Sep 23
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We will liberate the people and children of the North from terror- President - Sep 23
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NGOs must force the LTTE to allow people in the north to arrive at government-controlled areas - Sep 23
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Sri Lanka President meets Norwegian peace facilitators in New York - Sep 23
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Production of the ex-paper mills begins - Sep 23
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LTTE gunmen assassinate head priest of Koneshwaram Hindu Temple - Trincomalee - Sep22
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President Rajapaksa Kept his Word to the UN: It Must Reciprocate - Sep22
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Political and military combination to crush terrorism hailed - Sep22
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Air Force launches multiple air raids at terror targets- Kilinochchi - Sep22
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9 terrorists killed, one body uncovered - west of Mankulam - Sep21
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LTTE gunned down a TMVP member - Batticaloa - Sep21
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Wanni liberation operation continues; 25 terrorists killed, over 25 injured in yesterday's clashes - Sep21
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10Kg land mine uncovered - Trincomalee - Sep21
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Former President D B Wijayatunga
passed away at Kandy General Hospital. Born on February 15, 1922 he was the President of Sri Lanka from May 1, 1993 to November 12, 1994. - Sep21
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Police started the registration of people who came to Colombo during last 5 year from five northern districts of Mannar, Vavunia, Jaffna, Killinochchi & Mullativu. It started by 8am today and it is going on smoothly. Sso far in Dehiwala alone 193 families registered, said SSP Ranjith Gunasekere. - Sep 21

Government firming relations with LTTE breakaways
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Top performers at the A/L 2007 leave for Singapore for educational tour - Sep21
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Driver and conductor of ill-fated bus rewarded - Sep 20
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Sri Lanka govt can't change plans according to United Nations, says defence secretary - Sep 20
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Hilton turns 21 this sunday amidst much pomp and pageantry - Sep 20
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42 LTTE terrorists killed, 38 wounded in yesterday's clashes - Sep 20
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MI-24 helicopter gun-ships launch air assaults at 2 LTTE strong-points- Kilinochchi - Sep 20
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Wanni operation continues; 48 terrorists killed, over 45 wounded - Sep19
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LTTE boats beaten off Nachchikudha; 10 boats destroyed, at least 25 terrorists killed - Sep19
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SLAF raids LTTE hideout and defensive positions - Mullaittivu - Sep19
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Twin air raids targeting LTTE strongholds - Kilinochchi - Sep19
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Troops capture Karambakulam tank bund - Kilinochchi - Sep19
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Army ready for any type of LTTE attack - Commander - Sep19
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Government implemented a systematic programme for the energy crisis - Sep19
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Government says humanitarian operations are being carried out successfully - Sep19
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President Rajapaksa to participate at the UN General Assembly - Sep19
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One year old baby Zaid Nazreen needs your support
Sep18
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USA provides one million rupees for the conservation and computerization of documentary films - Sep18
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"Sri Lanka will look after its own, to the best of our ability": Peace Chief - Sep18
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Government maintains 7 per cent higher economic growth - Sep18
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Jets raid high profile LTTE hideout in Kilinochchi - Sep18
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Troops steps up offensives in all fronts - Sep18
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Air Force conducts close air support missions - Kilinochchi - Sep18
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12 LTTE terrorists killed, 27 injured in Wanni fighting - Sep17
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Two successive air raids on high profile LTTE targets; LTTE high-tech facility destroyed - Sep17
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144th Birth Anniversary of Srimath Anagarika Dharmapala - Sep17
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SL President stresses there will be no negotiations or any form of ceasefire - Sep17
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LTTE explodes bus bomb targeting civilians: Public vigilance averts chaos - Sep 17
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Police commences extensive investigations on Tuesday bomb - Sep17
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Last United Nations vehicle leaves rebel-held area of Sri Lanka - Sep17
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Relocation of NGOs and INGOs will not stop relief activities - Minister Samarasinghe - Sep17
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GOCF and EU conduct Art Exhibition of disadvantaged children in Sri Lanka - Sep17
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SAARC opposition to terrorism, support and concern for citizens - Sep17
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Support Sri Lanka in its attempt to liberate Tamil Civilians from Tiger Captivity - Sep17
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Another loss to the Sri Lanka's Marxist party - Sep16
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UNP to demand the government to implement the 17th amendment - Sep16
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Crisis in Siyatha newspaper highlights the need for editorial independence - Sep16
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Samurdhi Banking Associations will online within this year - Sep16
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Fierce gun battle in Akkarayankulam, 18 terrorists killed, many injured - Sep16
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SLAF MI-24 helicopters raid LTTE strongholds - Akkarayankulam - Sep16
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Seven terrorists killed in clashes - Kilinochchi - Sep15
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UN says it temporarily halted moving out of Wanni - Sep15
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"BBC Sandeshya is making glaring mistakes favorable to the LTTE in their reports" - Sep15
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Prabhakaran digs deep: 'Living dead of our time' - Sep15
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Hindus in Paris defy LTTE orders- France - Sep15
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LTTE uses children for fund raising propaganda- Geneva - Sep14
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INGOs in Wanni - sleeping with dogs - Sep14
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Civilians urge protection; Aid workers receive threats from LTTE- Wanni - Sep14
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Tigers halt INGOs from moving heavy vehicles in Wanni - Sep14
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LTTE triggers claymore mine, Policeman killed, 3 injured- Batticaloa - Sep14
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Terror complex destroyed in Air attack - Iranamadu - Sep14
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Two successive air raids on LTTE locations; LTTE storage facility destroyed - Muhamalai - Sep13
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Air Force ground troops found 185 mortar rounds - East of Muttur - Sep13
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Wanni operation continues; 34 terrorists killed, 30 wounded - Sep13
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Time has come for all to join hands disregarding petty political objectives – JHU - Sep13
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Ranil Wickremasinghe's leadership remains unchanged - Sep13
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Lalith Dissanayake succeeds Anuruddha Polgampola in parliament - Sep13
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Construction works of the Naval jetty of the Norochcholai will commence shortly - Sep13
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Government of Sri Lanka will issue Computerized National Identity Cards - Sep13
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Government will setup many Police stations in North - Sep13
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Security forces are advancing to reach the Kilinochchi area - Sep12
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UAV lands in Anuradhapura due to technical malfunction - Sep12
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Suspected LTTE terrorists kill seven farmers - Ampara - Sep12
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Kilaly LTTE terrorist leader Kaliardhan killed - Sep12
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Summary of cabinet decisions - 11.09.2008
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'A Sad Statement from the UN Secretary General' says SCOPP Chief - Sep12
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Blake on September 11 attack - Sep12
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Basil does not use money to buy UNP parliamentarians - Sep12
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Minor blast on railway track - Sedawatte - Sep12
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NAVY could cut off LTTE weapon supply says Gota - Sep12
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Sri Lanka win Spirit of Cricket Award
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Mendis named as ICC's Emerging Player - Sep11
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Minor explosion in Mt.Lavinia - Sep11
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Sri Lankans in Europe petitions to EU to stop LTTE funding - Sep11
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Sri Lanka: Blocking aid workers endangers trapped civilians - Amnesty International - Sep11
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China ensures continued support to Sri Lanka's territorial integrity - Sep11
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LTTE maintains links with internationally banned terrorist groups – Indian Intelligence - Sep11
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Troops success in Vavuniya; even Black Tigers ran for their lives - soldiers - Sep11
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Fighter jets target LTTE positions in twin air raids - Sep11
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Fighter jets raid LTTE armoury- Mullaittivu - Sep10
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SLAF strikes at LTTE strongpoint- Vavuniya - Sep10
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Government troops repulsed the LTTE attack and destroy one LTTE air craft - sep10
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Squadron Leader Sanjaya Adhikari describes how the LTTE airplane was shot down - Sep10
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President Mahinda Rajapaksa met with the students from the North at the Temple Trees. - Sep10
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No let up in the mission to eradicate terrorism - Sep10
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Australian High Commissioner pays a courtesy call to Secretary Defence - Sep10
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Air Force destroys LTTE aircraft
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Three Sri Lankan Ayurvedic treatment centers in Australia - Sep10
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Controversial Sri Lankan Minister's supporter remanded - Sep10
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Prabhakaran's family flee to South Africa? - Sep9
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Sri Lanka refutes exaggerated AI statement on IDPs - Sep9
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Blast at Gaspaha Junction - Sep9
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Triple air raids target LTTE gathering - Nachchikudha - Sep9
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Liberation operation continuous; 22 terrorists killed in clashes - Sep9
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LTTE gathering point hit in air strikes- Kilinochchi - Sep8
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Air Force jets strike at LTTE recruit training center- Mullaittivu - Sep8
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Sinhala and Tamil community holds a peaceful demonstration against the LTTE in Swisterland - Sep8
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United National Party plans to set-up political coalition-TISSA - Sep8
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Army Chief unveils 'War Heroes' memorial in Jaffna - Sep7
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Road is hard but victory is certain, says Gotabhaya - Sep7
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Sri Lanka refutes Amnesty’s simplistic analysis of IDP situation - Sep7
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Counter terrorist operations continue: 16 terrorists killed, 14 wounded - Sep7
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Hon. Mahinda Samarasinghe, Minister of Disaster Management and Human Rights and his delegation met the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Ms. Navanethem Pillay on Friday 5 September 2008, her fourth day in office, at the Palais Wilson in Geneva. - Sep6
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UNP vests Ranil with power to form alliances with other parties - Sep6
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HR group urges LTTE to allow civilians into cleared areas - Sep6
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Sri Lankan student to meet President of Cyprus - Sep6
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Sea Tiger leader’s relative launches TV channel in Europe - Sep6
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Wanni offensive continues causing heavy damages to LTTE - Sep6
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LTTE claymore kills a STF member - Batticaloa - Sep6
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Wanni liberation in progress despite heavy terror resistance - Sep5
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Troops enter Murikandi; 4 LTTE bodies found after confrontation - Sep5
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LTTE leader Neelawannan killed in Kilinochchi confrontations - Sep5
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Summary of cabinet decisions
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UN urges LTTE to release stranded civilians - Sep5
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Student Visas to Australia: assessment levels changed - Sep5
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Lankan mobile industry rejects Airtel accusations - Sep5
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Elected PC legislators sworn in Sri Lanka - Sep5
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Lalith Dissanayake to succeed Polgampola as Kegalle district representative - Sep5
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A Tragedy waiting to happen - Sep5
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SCATS deligation met Australian High Commissioner Her Excellency Cathy Klugman in Colombo.
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TULF President Anandasangari Meets Bob Rae - sep4
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JVP MP caught in human trafficking urged to resign - sep4
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Seminar on “Infrastructure Development – Need for Energy Sector Reforms” to be held in Colombo - sep4
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Hardcore Underworld member shot dead - sep4
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LTTE Asian propaganda channel terminated - sep4
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Magistrate escapes LTTE pressure mine explosion: Soldier killed, 2 wounded- Jaffna - sep4
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ICRC delivers nineteen mortal remains of heroic soldiers - sep4
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Fighting continues at Wanni: At least 27 LTTE terrorists killed, over 80 wounded - sep4
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19 LTTE terrorists killed, 23 wounded at Palamoddai- Vavuniya - sep4
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Wanni liberation operation continues; 35 terrorists killed, over 35 wounded - Sep3
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SLAF raids LTTE mortar gun-positions - Nachchikuda - Sep3
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LTTE's strategic bastion Mallavi falls to security forces
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SLBC slams BBC Tamil Osai programme - Sep3
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Twelve alleged LTTE operatives arrested in Papua New Guinea - Sep3
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UNP discusses party reorganizing proposals - Sep3
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Sri Lanka Forces Capture Mallavi – LTTE’s administrative centre - Sep2
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Surge in civilian unrest against LTTE: Tigers resort to 'Humanitarian Catastrophe' - Sep2
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Humanitarian Corridor" set up for civilians to escape LTTE terror - Sep2
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UNICEF completes fourth school in Ampara - Sep2
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Air Force pounds terror defences in Nachchikudha - Sep2
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LTTE’s Mallavi Nerve Center Nearly Cleared & Captured - Sep2
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Wanni liberation pick up the pace; 41 terrorists killed in yesterday's clashes - Sep2
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Tigers Barbed Wire 'Pyramids' Show Torture Meted Out to Dissenters - Sep2
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20 LTTE terrorists killed, 16 injured in yesterday's clashes - Sep1
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Troops in pursuit of LTTE: at least 10 LTTE bodies found scattered - Padawiya - Sep1
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Troops enter Mallavi area: Heavy fighting escalates - Sep1
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LP gas price increase - Sep1
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SLBC re-launches English Commercial Service - Sep1
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New comers may receive minister port polios - Sep1
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HR agencies silent over LTTE's human shield - Karuna Amman - Sep1
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SPORTS

Kaushal ton leads SL to series win - Sep29
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Sri Lanka Cricket has a new manager - Sep28
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Sri Lanka win high-scoring encounter - Sep27
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Tendulkar in doubt for Aussie series - Sep 24
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ICL gets extra boost after SLC lifts ban - Sep21
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Vaas and Silva omitted for Canada series - Sep19
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Baroda approach Dilhara as overseas option - Sep17
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Paralympics withdrawal is not political – Iran - Sep14
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ICC Awards 2008 - Sep11
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Mahela, Ajantha in line for cricket’s top awards - Sep10
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Marion Jones released from prison - Sep7
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Losing against India at home for the first time Tactical blunder or what? - Sep2
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