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DateLine Sunday, 23 September 2007


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Gamin Gamata - Presidential Community & Welfare Service
Ceylinco Banyan Villas

Today is the final day of the 2007 National Literary Festival, which was inaugurated by Prime Minister Ratnasiri Wickremenayake at Sri Palee College, Horana on Thursday. Veteran poets and artistes who rendered a yeomen service were presented with special awards on the opening day. Here Prof. Merlyn Peiris (extreme left) receives his award from the Prime Minister. Cultural Affairs Minister Mahinda Yapa Abeywardene and Secretary to the Ministry of Cultural Affairs, G. L. W. Samarasinghe look on. Pic: Chaminda Hittatiyage

LTTE cadres surrender in large numbers

Outfit in total disarray

The LTTE cadres in the North are now surrendering to the Armed Forces following dissatisfaction in the organisation. According to defence sources, the outfit is in total disarray with several senior cadres including the leader of the political wing of the LTTE S.P. Thamilselvan expressing dissatisfaction over the current stance taken by the LTTE leader Velupillai Prabhakaran to ignore the political approach and to concentrate more on the military build-up.

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President to address UN Summit

President Mahinda Rajapaksa will address the 62nd United Nations (UN) Summit in New York on September 25.

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Stand against LTTE threats

Northern Commander tells legal fraternity

The Commander of the Security Forces in Jaffna Major General G. A. Chandrasiri has called upon the legal fraternity in Jaffna to stand against the threats posed by the LTTE in implementing civil administration in the Peninsula.

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Luscious fruits in Nuwara Eliya

Luscious apples, grapes and mangoes are much sought after in salubrious Nuwara Eliya. Here some girls make their pick at a stall.

Pic by Sumanachandra  Ariyawansa



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