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Sri Lanka Delegation at the BIMSTEC 2

Slur On Indian Army

By Allabaksh - Syndicate Features

The arrest of a serving Lieutenant Colonel in connection with a case of attack by ‘terrorists’ is a matter of double worry. It dents the image of the Indian Army, which has rightly prided itself on its discipline, professionalism and secularism. It indicates that the potentially very explosive and harmful mix of hate and revenge is percolating down to virtually all segments of a society including those who swear by secularism.

Ceasefire only after LTTE lays down its arms - President Mahinda told Indian Prime Minister

Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapakse set out his stance to the Indian Prime Minister on the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam and informed him that Tamil Tigers have to lay down their arms before talking about any ceasefire agreement with them. President of Sri Lanka and Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh met today at 2.30 PM this afternoon for a bilateral meeting. When the subject of the resolution adopted yesterday at the Tamil Nadu State Assembly was taken up for discussion, Sri Lanka President set out his stance on the Tamil Tigers.