Troops regain Mannar Rice Bowl
120 Sq Km of fertile territory falls to the Army:
The 58 Division of the Sri Lanka Army operating
on the Mannar front yesterday successfully completed operation ‘Rice
Bowl’ after capturing over 120 square kilometres including 105
square kilometres of the most fertile land in the country.
UPFA nominations ready by July 1
UPFA General Secretary and Education Minister
Susil Premajayantha yesterday said their nomination lists for the
Sabaragamuwa and North Central Provincial Councils election will be
finalised by July 1.
NFF’s maiden rally today
The National Freedom Front led by dissident JVP
heavyweight and MP Wimal Weerawansa will hold their maiden rally
Ammunition found in HRC vehicle
Police yesterday recovered twenty rounds of T-56
ammunition and a hand grenade from a vehicle belonging to the Jaffna
branch of the Human Rights Commission.
High-tech bridge for Arugam Bay
The Government will open the new Arugam Bay
bridge connecting Pottuvil, Arugam Bay and Panama in the Eastern
province, to the public from tomorrow.