Lanka-India to ink CEPA
India is set to sign the long-awaited
Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) with Sri Lanka
on the sidelines of the SAARC summit in Colombo early next month, it
was announced last night.
CTTU, TNA extend support for strike - TamilNet
The Ceylon Tamil Teachers Union in an official
communiqué issued Tuesday called upon all its members to take part
in the islandwide general strike scheduled for today in a show of
support for the one-day token strike organised by the Marxist JVP
with the blessings of main opposition UNP., the pro-LTTE TamilNet
wesbite reported yesterday.
Tigers desperately seeking help - Strategy Page
Recent losses have resulted in the LTTE openly
appealing to the government of Tamil Nadu for help in their war.
Despite the popularity of the LTTE cause in Tamil Nadu, the LTTE
terror tactics have backfired.
More TUs keep away from strike: Essential services to run
COLOMBO: The Government has ensured the smooth
functioning of all essential services today, Transport Minister
Dullas Alahapperuma said yesterday. He said all SLTB bus and train
services will run on schedule. Private bus operators earlier said
they would not be joining today’s UNP-JVP led strike.