LTTE’s smuggling mastermind arrested
The mastermind behind smuggling operations for
the LTTE and a senior political activist of the organisation,
Krishnaneethan, was arrested yesterday at Uchapatti refugee camp in
Madurai district, police said.
Lankans’ life expectancy up by 10 years
The life expectancy of Sri Lankans has gone up
by 10 years, according to a latest report published by the WHO.
According to the report, the life expectancy of a male has gone up
to 69 years and a woman to 79 years.
Opposition hand in white van incidents probed
Police have arrested four suspects, including
two Ministerial Security Division (MSD) personnel, suspected to have
been involved in controversial ‘white van’ incidents.
Play more prominent role as SAARC observer
SL tells China:
President Mahinda Rajapaksa said he expected
China to play a more important role as a observer of SAARC. He made
the remarks when meeting with Wu Dawei, Deputy Foreign Minister of
China who was attending the 15th SAARC Summit here on Saturday.