Troops in final push
Forces capture Farah III and Vaduvakkal bridge:
Troops poised to completely seal off entire
Ground troops engaged in their final push against
LTTE are poised to completely seal off the Eastern coast within the
next 24 hours as 58 Division troops advancing towards Mullaitivu
from the Northern direction reached closer to Mullaitivu front after
capturing the grounded Jordanian ship Farah III in the Mullaitivu
seas by yesterday evening, Military officials told the Daily News.
Warm welcome for President in Jordan
President Mahinda Rajapaksa was received by
Jordan’s Industry and Trade Minister Amer Hadidi on arrival at the
Royal Pavilion of the Queen Alia International Airport, our
correspondent from Amman said.
Leader Publications gives undertaking to Court:
Nothing defamatory of Defence Secretary will be published
Counsel for late Senior Journalist Lasantha
Wickrematunga and The Leader Publications yesterday gave an
undertaking before Mount Lavinia Additional District Judge Macki
Mohamed that they will not publish any articles or any statements
defamatory of Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa in the future.