10:17 PM

Vote Sinharaja Forest

The Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources has called upon all Sri Lankans to vote for the Sinharaja Forest to be included in the "New 7 Wonders of Nature".

How to vote...

  1. Click the link below LiNK
  2. Select the region (asia)
  3. Select Singharaja Forest from the nominee list
  4. click Vote Now...
  5. Fill in the essential info, you have seven votes so select asia from the drop-down box
  6. then Singharaja forest from the consequent drop-down box
  7. Finally submit...

4:14 PM

STF Killed LTTE terrorists in Ampara

Police Special Task Force (STF ) Commandoes engaged in mop up operations against LTTE in Ampara district clashed with a group of LTTE cadres last night (Mar 19). According to the defence sources in the area that clash had occurred in the Nilagala area in Lahugala around 11.45.p.m.

One Special Task Force personnel had suffered injuries in the incident and latter succumbed to the injuries at the Ampara hospital. Terrorists had fled the area with heavy casualties, said the sources.

3:16 PM

Wanni Operation Continue

Defence sources claimed 21 terrorists killed in yesterday's (March 19) fighting with LTTE in the Wanni and Northern battle theatres as troops continued counter terror offensives amidst adverse weather conditions.

In the Jaffna theatre of battle, reports indicated that 6 terrorists were killed in daytime clashes erupted ahead of Muhamalai and Nagarkovil enemy defences.

In the Mannar front, in general areas Adampan and Munakkathirichchi, 2 terrorists were killed in confrontations, said the reports.

Meanwhile, reports received from Welioya front indicated that 7 LTTE terrorists were killed during intermittent clashes with troops in general areas Kokkuthuduvai and Andankulama. A soldier was also reported wounded during a confrontation with LTTE in general area Thirukeswaran.

On the Vavuniya battlefront, Army engaged artillery and mortar fire at terror locations in general area Arachchivankulama. According the reports 6 terrorists were killed in this attack.

10:10 AM

19 LTTE killed, 3 wounded in clashes

At least 19 LTTE terrorists were killed and 3 wounded in clashes at the Wanni and Northern fronts on Tuesday (18), according to military reports received.

In Muhamalai, Jaffna a LTTE terrorist was reported killed in a SLA sniper attack yesterday at 3.30p.m.

Meanwhile, intermittent clashes erupted at the Vavuniya front as troops continued to move further into LTTE defences security sources said. According to reports received 3 terrorists were killed and 2 wounded when troops confronted an LTTE ground movement in general area Karampaikkulama, at 10.40a.m. A soldier was also reported injured during the confrontation.