A major political victory for Government
The Government yesterday termed the approval of
six supplementary estimates with a majority in Parliament on Tuesday
as a “major political victory” and a successful defeat of a UNP
devised plan to topple the Government with the help of JVP and the
BIA night flights from July
Twenty four hour operations at the Bandaranaike
International Airport will resume next month.
40 Sea Tigers perish in clash
The Sri Lanka Navy yesterday confirmed that more
than 40 Sea Tiger cadres were killed and another 40 cadres injured
as the Navy destroyed six Tiger boats in the battle that continued
for more than five hours in the sea off Point Pedro on Tuesday.
Mangala says will continue to be a member of SLFP
Member of Parliament Mangala Samaraweera
yesterday said he will continue to be a member of the Sri Lanka
Freedom Party (SLFP) and act according to its policies despite
crossing over to the Opposition on Tuesday.