Saturday, March 15, 2008

Army recovers 3 LTTE bodies: Weli Oya

Soldiers of the 59th division confronted with a group of LTTE cadres north of Janakapura (Anandamkula) Thursday evening. An LTTE bunker was stormed by the soldiers during the fight, resulting in the death of 3 LTTE cadres. Two T-56 rifles, three hand grenades and a radio unit were found by the troops after a search operation in the area. Bodies of the 3 LTTE cadres killed were also recovered.

Clashes were also reported in Vavuniya in Karampaikulam and Vilayanikulam regions. 2 more LTTE bodies have been recovered by the troops following in the incidents. Two T-56 rifles were also recovered.

Meanwhile yet another valiant soldier of the army fell to an LTTE AP (Anti personnel) mine in the Mannar front on Tuesday (11th). SLA Captain Keerthi Ranawaka passed away at the hospital, due to the serious nature of his injuries caused by the mine. Majority of SLA casualties in Mannar front are caused by AP mines, which have also slowed down the advance into Wanni.

157 comments:

  1. [Majority of SLA casualties in Mannar front are caused by AP mines]

    Ain’t that the truth! Plant IEDs/"battas", send pregnant mothers, breast-feeding mothers, adolescent girls into the front and let the war take care of itself – appears to be the LTTE’s dying call these days.

    This is why it is important for the SLDF to not rush in unduly and get mauled by the LTTE’s APM/IED’s …despite that is exactly what the RanilW supporting incest-bred kooks are goading here…with criticism of “slow downs” re. SLDF’s advance to capture Vanni.

    No, I say the advance must be done judiciously, strategically, tactically, at our own choosing of time and place and NOT on LTTE mf’s (i.e. not falling into LTTE traps!)


    Scorpion aka OaO Asithri

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  2. TropicalS

    Saw an earlier post from you mate re. the “corruption” that is supposedly “plaguing” the MR GOSL and had a couple of questions/comments as follows:

    1) In the past GOSLs, military acquisitions were purchased via “middle-man” companies and it is an open secret that these companies made a fortune. This was the case during the times of JR, Premadasa, CBK, and Ranil (the pansy). In fairness to Ranil, this corruption (not all, like Casinos) took a nose dive during his time, on not account that he was morally more pure, but only because he was going to give the “thamileelam” (ISGA) to the LTTE and he could not justify large arms purchases. However, since MR GOSL came into being and recognizomg the earlier colossal corruption structure, it abolished the formula to do away with the “middle-man” companies and created an environment of “government to government” dealings and this is exactly where Lanka Logistics and Technologies Limited (the company created by the Sri Lankan Ministry of Defence in 2007 to procure equipment for the armed forces) comes in. Being a state controlled entity, LLT will be under scrutiny (in theory I agree, but it’s still better than the “middle-man” companies in the past that were always in the shadows) and I for one have a better feeling now than I did in the past.

    2) Jayantha Wickramasinghe, chief executive officer of Lanka Logistics and Technologies Limited, as you say being a close associate of the MR clan is not proof itself that corruption is fait accompli. After all, we do not expect MR GOSL to form such an arms procuring company and appoint individuals to lead it from the LTTE or the RanilW pansy clan (in my view, the two are no different). I say let’s wait for proof without jumping the gun unfairly, without evidence.

    3) As I keep saying, corruption is not the monopoly of any GOSL. Which GOSL in SL have we had that was without corruption? What we have to differentiate is that while corruption happens, which GOSL done/is doing to protect our sovereignty, independence, and national security that are being murderously challenged by the LTTE mfs? In this respect, this MR GOSL has done things that no other GOSL has had the balls to do – and that alone in my view deserves deep admiration and support (not blindly I admit).

    4) Given that the LTTE mf’s are losing in the battle field, it was quite expected that there will be those “5th columns” coming into defend the LTTE along the lines of “human rights” and even “MR GOSL corruption” to try and ease the SLDF sledge-hammering of the LTTE terrorist mfs. I sincerely hope you (to whom I hold a respect in this blog) have not swallowed a canard here.

    5) It has been established that what the LTT has agreed to pay Russia for these MiG29’s is even less than the going market rate for same. So, in that respect, it might indicate that this LTT inc. has done a good job of negotiating and as such, I think we need to keep and open mind and not immediately jump into conclusions based on outright political slander/false propaganda innuendo.

    6) If MR GOSL is corrupt and it plays out SL and makes this hugely sacrificial war (on the blood of our Sinhela village boys) a damn farce, then I can assure you that not “white-vans” but there will be a whole new contingent of “black vans” to pick up ever single such corrupted mf and send him/her to the twilight zone. At least that is what I stand for and will assure it happens as long as I live. So far, this is not the case and as such, I say we need to stand behind this GOSL to eradicate the LTTE terrorist, incestuous, MF for good.


    OaO Asithri

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  3. OK, Friday PM in my neck of the woods...time to go for R&R...and enjoy limitless joys! LMSSAO!

    Catch you patriots later...Keep up the good discourse I see.

    Cheers, OaO Asithri

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  4. Asithri,

    I for one, agree with your points.

    Good post.

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  5. Yeah.. Asithri
    that was pretty good.

    cant help but agree to the line of thinking.

    i am personally happy that we at least got over the petty exchange of power between the same old people who dont go after their opponents just incase they got into power and try to give them hell.

    this has to be a good turning point...if nothing else some step ahead....bearing losses is the tough part i guess we all have to be patient.

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  6. Asithri,

    I'm in total support of your post. If our diplomatic corps. had a fraction of your intelligence, linguistic skills, and capability of constructing cogent, logical arguments to defend Sri Lanka, we would not be dealing with the PR mess that Sri Lanka is currently in.

    Talking of round pegs and square holes, given the success of General Fonseka's performance based rating/promotion, I firmly believe that the President should do likewise with his Foreign Ministry and replace Bogollagama with Dayan Jayatilleka. In one word - brilliant; "extraordinary rendition of events in Sri Lanka". Fastest way of shutting up U.S. and U.K. diplomats on HR violations is to mention rendition.

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  7. The sole source of the UN, US and HRW are LTTE themselves or their associated bogus HR NGO shackles.

    What else would you expect?

    LTTE shouts loud saying GOSL is engaging in Tamil genocide, but it is Pragha himself doing it to his own men. If the GOSL is doing 'genocide', why East, or Wellawatta, or Grandpass is not bombed by GOSL.

    All the LTTE propaganda are aimed at hiding the truth and discrediting the government.

    But what I can not understand is, a country like US should have its own independent mechanisms to verify ground realities of countries.

    It proves both in Iraq and Iraq situations that the US has been relying on pretty loosy goosy intel.

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  8. Asithri,

    A nice and logical reply..

    I really do not know how corrupt Mahinda company is.. Even if he is corrupt, I like the corrupt Mahinda better than non-corrupt PWP Ranil, who gave the country to LTTE MFrs on a plate.

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  9. have uguys noticed


    Sri Lanka is in advanced talks with Russia over the procurement of five MiG-29 fighter aircraft. The Janes Defence weekly qouted Jayantha Wickramasinghe, chief executive officer of Lanka Logistics and Technologies Limited (the company created by the Sri Lankan Ministry of Defence in 2007 to procure equipment for the armed forces), as saying that the acquisition of four MiG-29SMs and one MiG-29UB was "well under way".

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  10. Asithri,
    Very well said.Fully agree with you bro.

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  11. I agree with Asithri on most points.

    Also another point. Corruption is a necessary evil of any governing system especially in LDCs. Although it is good to have no corruption, it is a nasty companian and there is very little that can be done about it unfortunately. For instance many Western countries and companies take it as given that most LDCs are very corrupt. This is the reality that cannot be changed.

    What cannot cure must be endured.

    The important thing is to achieve national goals regardless of all these bleedings. Giving up on national intersts just becuase of corruption (which is here to stay) is the stupidest thing. Replacing one corrupt poli with another JUST BECAUSE THE OTHER PROMISES TO END CORRUPTION is even more idiotic.

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  12. MiG-29 is a complete waste of money. We don't need it.

    We already have F-7s and there is absolutely no need to buy Fulcrums.

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  13. I'm sure defence guru's in Sri Lankan has the reasons for ordering MIG-29's.
    Let's see the positive sides of getting those towards SLAF.

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  14. At a point in future India will be tempted to re-supply or save the cornered ltte bigwigs to fight another day (as they have so done before).

    We need the deterent to enable military planers in the indian air force to show their political masters that it won't be a cake walk, if they try it.

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  15. I don’t agree that we should allow corruption of any kind if we believe in the correct concepts of life. We shouldn’t even say, even in our dreams that we expect our leaders to be corrupt to any extent. They are there to serve the people and country and the moment we allow them an inch they will take advantage of it and in no time Sri lanka will be a lawless and a failed country Somalia and Zimbabwe. When goons are allowed to attack the media like the SLBC perhaps next the judiciary and the other institutions of the nation then people must be concerned as to where SL is heading to. This MIG 29 is absurd, at least get the right armament if any corruption is involved, then the poor country won’t at a loss.

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  16. Londonistan

    ‘At a point in future India will be tempted to re-supply or save the cornered ltte bigwigs to fight another day (as they have so done before).’

    Ltte is now transformed in to a big money making international setup and so-called ‘big wigs in vanni’ are just part of their scheme,Prabarkaran is just a figurehead in their games and once he is gone, then they might use another way for their system of keeping their Diaspora and wealth together. They will hardly be spent in Vanni,except on weapons to keep the conflict going. This is why Karuna jumped the ship. We must not antagonise India, as we need her co operation to fight this menace.

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  17. I wonder why these guys living in the western hemisphere look at Sri Lanka in a defferent angle. Coruption is there even in US and UK. All the rebuilding contracts in Iraq were given to companies which have some connection to Bush family. Mega deal of Fighter jets to Saudi from UK were marred by huge underhand exchange of billions of Dollars. But they are suppressed sighting various excuses such security of the nation.
    Any mega deal involves comissions to various degrees.To minimise that, the GOSL introduced this new concept. We hav'nt seen any coruption yet in these particular deal. Shall we just let the SLDF do their job [which they are doing brilliantly] and keep quite please?

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  18. Defencenet,

    I hope that we can deploy 61st very soon to intensify the attacks? What is happening there?

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  19. sam perera,
    61st is still undergoing training. There is no hurry to deploy that as we dont have a drastic lack of manpower. There are about 10-15k troops fighting in each front under each division.
    What is delaying the advances are the factor we mentioned before.
    1. Main objective: Not land but lives of tigers.
    2. Mines, arty and IED.
    3. Less casualties for the armed forces.
    4. Let the tiger defences crack from within due to prolonged pressure.

    Btw LRRP after being demolished in 2001 has come a long way. There are now more than 250.

    And wait till the SBS units that are being trained with deep strike capabilities hit the scene....

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  20. asithri,
    I really like your article in Lanka web.
    Hope Blake has read this.
    Link
    http://www.lankaweb.com/news/items07/240907-3.html

    This is the kind of war we have to fight in the cyberwar against all these Ltte supporters and sympathisers.

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  21. Guys tell me where your brave SF went when LTTE's Unceasing wave 1,2&3.When they were confronting normal LTTE soldiers they just ran away.....shitting in their pants...

    If LTTE able to get their Arti ammo supply in large amount then the same thing is going to happen..All SLA will run away from their FDLs.

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  22. can somebody tell me what is 'LTTE's Unceasing wave 1,2&3'

    are they former missions by the LTTE ?

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  23. Due to effective patrol of SLN now LTTE doesn't have much firepower.If they have it then 3000LTTE is enough to face 30000 SLA.That's what happened in the past.Can u guys deny this?!

    Don't simply give bullshit friends.With superior firepower SLA could have crushed the LTTE long time before.

    It's not the SLA infantry getting victory.It's SLAF bombs $ ground MBRL & arti fire.

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  24. DN,

    You mean to say SLA got more sophiscated weapons like MIG 27 ,Kfirs & MBRLS,but with same soldiers.So they are winning the war.

    I have noticed that most of the bloggers use to say that this is the war against LTTE not against tamils.

    But can u tell me tamil people living in SLA controlle areas are living in peace.

    No...they can't.Bcoz at any time their family members may disappear in the hands of SLA.

    Have u read the story of Rape Case in Akkarapattu in Lanka Guardian.That's wt will happen even after LTTE vanishes.

    In this world there is no peace life for minorities.Anywhere u go minorities are getting crushed.you can't stop that.

    Today LTTE may be defeated,but tomorrow another organisation will come.This war is never going to end unless & until this trend changes.

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  25. lkdood,
    "'LTTE's Unceasing wave 1,2&3'

    are they former missions by the LTTE ?"

    Those were the operations the reversed the success of Operation Jayasikuru. Areas that took months to capture were lost in few days.

    It started with the siege on Mullaithiv SLA base. A series of bitter battles followed inflicting heavy losses to SLA. And during UC-3, SLA lost control of Iyakkachchi, EPS and areas up to Muhamalai. LTTE came dangerously close to recapturing Jaffna, but the MBRLs coupled with some great leadership prevented them from doing so.

    Many people still try to associate current SLA strategy and the strategy of Jayasikuru. The situation is different today. We no longer have a poor, weak military leadership and the LTTE has not launched a spectacular attack to topple a major military base since Karuna departure.

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  26. balaguru,
    "You mean to say SLA got more sophiscated weapons like MIG 27 ,Kfirs & MBRLS,but with same soldiers.So they are winning the war."

    No, SLA has got more sophiscated weapons like MIG 27 ,Kfirs & MBRLS, PLUS better leadership, better training and above all better morale. The last three are the most important and what we lacked most in Jayasikuru.

    "In this world there is no peace life for minorities.Anywhere u go minorities are getting crushed.you can't stop that."

    There is some truth (and exaggeration) to what you say here. But most of us ignore the fact that it is a very small percentage of the majority that have such a retarded mentality.

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  27. DefenceNet

    thanks for the quick reply

    i'm getting educated daily by coming here :)

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  28. defencenet, then how do you explain all the dissapearances of tamils in GOSL areas? the GOSL backed paramilitaries are conducting this and the GOSL just turns a blind eye.

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  29. balaguru,;

    Hey guys the people here never listen if a tamil made a comment ... this isn't new for people like us...if they listened to tamils 30yrs before there is no war at the movement ...

    Because of the DN activity and habit like this the forum is failing like the country ...you can compare the number of people who comments 2 weeks before and now....defence net is just failed thats what i can say .....

    For DN ignoring tamils made to ignore your site ah....?

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  30. Asithri

    I do appreciate your views expressed herein.

    However, I am from a deeply political family with connections to both sides. I have personally always been a committed UNPer, but have close friends from the MR's clan.

    We need to aspire beyond 'comparative analysis' in approaching the issues that continue to plague our country. THe reason being that unlike the expat tamils, the Sinhala expats are more judicious in their support for the country. They are more appreciative of what they've learnt abroad and aspire to see similar secular, democratic and transparent governance in SL. These are higher morals that will continue to make it more difficult to mobilize expat participation in SL's goals, unless the act is cleaned up. We should be proud of the fact that our people hail to a higher order, rather than acquiese as the tamils do to butchery and fear.

    I also do know the Wickramasinghes quite well. Well enough to even suspect that they may not even make money out of the arms deals. Human nature being what it is, no one would be totally incorruptible though, and thus I'm more inclined to believe otherwise. I'd hate to see these folks' names sullied in vein simply because they lacked the sense to see things thru.

    In any case, Sri Lanka needs to leave its chequered past behind and look upto a better form of governance where nepotism of this obvious kind gets buried.

    I stand firmly opposed to what I'm seeing in these deals; signs of family control and institutionalized corruption which are detrimental to our national image and disadvantageous to achieving a concensus with our expat patriotic Sri Lankans. Believe me, I know.

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  31. By the way, you would notice that I've supported the Mig27 deal based on chronic need, even though it looked tainted.

    There is always the 'need' factor. But that doesn't mean we need to be always dictated to by our needs.

    We needed the Mig27s when the timing was undeniably critical. That is when the sensible pay above market rates and look only for outcomes. We did the right thing there. To hell with the kickbacks. Bury those who don't like it with Tamilselvan.

    But the Mig29 deal is different. This is going to hurt is more than help us. We need to take a step back and apply the 'prudent man' principles on this issue.

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  32. why do you guys think the gosl is so keen on the MIG 29 deal? Because they wanna pocket some of the money involved in that deal! your government is corrupt, you guys think all the money they say is being spent is actually being spent, look at the tsunami relief, forget our areas in vanni just look at your own areas and how much of the international funds are missing? So ask yourselves once again why the GOSL is so keen on buying these MIG 29's to shoot down a bunch of tincans as you guys love to call them.

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  33. Londonistan

    Five fulcrums will not stop the IAF. They have the ability to shoot 'em down from India, without even being air borne. Let's stop kidding ourselves.

    As we raise our next generation, it is imperative that we inculcate accountability in them. It has to be at individual level, growing into a credible force at national level. The root of that process lies in being loyal to your society and nation at large, irrespective of party or political affiliation.

    We have crushed the ideologies behind the carnage, the 'war' won. It is only the battle that remains. That too will be over soon.

    What matters now is the future.

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  34. 22 SLA killed in Manalaaru and mannar areas and weapons captured, also 1 stf killed and 3 injured in ampaarai.

    pictures available at: http://www.tamilnet.com/art.html?catid=13&artid=24981

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  35. Shyam

    In all aspects of Life, "credibility" matters.

    Look it up in the dictionery.

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  38. shyam,
    our days are numbered :(
    We await the inevitable with gloomy faces..

    thiru,
    "defencenet, then how do you explain all the dissapearances of tamils in GOSL areas? "

    It is our belief that anyone who got themselves 'disappeared' were/are connected to the military conflict in some way. Kidnapping random Tamils will have no use to anyone, even if they (kidnappers) are extremely evil. Anyway we cannot prove this claim just like you cannot prove yours.

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  39. Anyone have a link to the Indian war games in Rajastan?

    Unfolding events seem to indicate the likelihood of a second Indian military intervention of at least limited scale in the future. Does anyone here have an idea of what some Indian commentators refer to as the "Laxman divide(?)" viz-a-viz an intervention in SL ? I did not quite understand the meaning..

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  40. Don,

    Welcome to the blog!

    ...and thanks for the news about the MIGs. Keep'em coming till victory and beyond.

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  41. I have noticed this several times on Tamilnet; could anyone in the blog please explain why Tamilnet's pictures of allegedly captured SLA weapons and ammunition are of the same set of hardware but rearranged in different ways? Ahhhh....boring no? Ennada...

    I hope this question will provoke some interesting responses

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  42. btw that '3 attempts' halted story is bull

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  43. defencenet, all tamils abducted are tigers? that's like saying all singhalese killed in moneragala are involved in the sri lanka military! this is is the attitude of sinhala chauvinists and exactly why this war exists, how do you explain 1000 tamils arrested in colombo a few months ago, so does that mean there are more than 1000 tigers in colombo?

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  44. 3 attempts thwarted are bull? is that why the SLA is stuck in mannar or is that considered one of your limited operations? whatever the case is we'll see when the real battles start.

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  45. thiru,
    Arresting and abducting are two different things. And the way LTTE treats civilians (Sinhalese+Tamils of course even though you are blind to the fact) is entirely different than how a government treats a minority.

    Ever wondered why LTTE is labeled as a terrorist organization in many countries?

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  46. "whatever the case is we'll see when the real battles start."

    You've been saying that many times. We got it the first time.

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  47. thiru
    why do you guys think the gosl is so keen on the MIG 29 deal? Because they wanna pocket some of the money involved in that deal! your government is corrupt, you guys think all the money they say is being spent is actually being spent, look at the tsunami relief, forget our areas in vanni just look at your own areas and how much of the international funds are missing?


    Every government in 3rd world countries are corrupted compared to other countries (sometimes world super powers either). How about money spending by LTTE? These money are generated by diaspora selling roses to foreigners in other countries. Do they spent only for war? What I have to say my Tamil friends here is you people are staying in a dream world. This is wast of money, skill and man power. I don't know when you people going to understand it.

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  48. defencenet, what my point was ( obviously you didn't get it) was the ill treatment of tamils by the GOSL either by abductions or mass arrests. The use of paramilataries by the GOSL to abduct tamil CIVILIANS(capital letters in case you don't get my point again) have been published by many reports and Human Rights groups around the world so therefore that is an undeniable point as there is evidence that suggests that.

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  49. Thiru -
    If Tamils are Troubled by Arrests and all the checking, I apologize as a Sinhala Citizen. But We have no other option right? LTTE is tamil so we must check all the tamils otherwise theres no other way of knowing which one is LTTE. Just Like muslims and America.

    About the kidnapings, dont you worry we only take the LTTE Inteli SOB only.

    Dont you ever speak about freedom, becaouse we are the ones without freedom, how ?
    tamils can move from Point Pedro to Dondra Point (anywhere in sri lanka) Can I go to Vanni ? Can I go to North?
    So dont you ever speak about Freedom.

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  50. suresh, i have every right to talk about freedom, did your people get burned, raped, and killed on the streets of colombo? did your people get branded with the SRI sign like a bunch of dogs? did your language get unrecognized in the constitution? Did your people get restricted from entering universities based on the are they come from? Do your people get abducted at random? did your people get evicted from your lands and do your people get bombed aerially on a regular basis? SO suresh think before you say i don't have a right to speak about freedom.

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  51. Now I can see Tamilnet is publishing many pictures of captured arms in different angle if any one saw the pictures they published few days a go one picture but 3 different sides. According to my guess I think they desperately need some more info from battle front to show the world specially Tamil diaspora. There are some pictures today as well. So that means tamilnet is desperate. That means something …LTTE gain very less from the war…SLF strategies are fitted with situation and they should not be hurry to go into Vanni with higher causalities.. but there is another problem on the way..can Sri Lankan People wait with the economical situation? (with UNP & IC crap)
    Now the situation is ‘GEDARA GIYOTH AMBDU NASI MAGA STIYOTH THO NASI’
    But I hope this time our people will understand the situation and they will be with our forces .

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  52. Thiru

    There are different forms of freedom within certain territories in Sri Lanka.

    There's the freedom to disagree with either political party or terrorist group in most parts of SL. You'll live to see another day. Ask those TNA natamis. Not the ones who disagree with the LTTE and step on tiger mines though.

    Then there's the freedom to disagree with the SLG and other misc tamil parties in some terror infested areas of Sri Lanka. Disagreeing with the Tamil tiger terrorists in most of those places may usually deny you the ability to live to see another day.

    Freedom has a price. Ordinary Sri Lankans are willing to pay that price. Soon, we'll provide you the RIGHT to disagree also with the tamil tigers in ANY part of Sri Lanka, and live to see another day.

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  53. thiru,

    Common man. Yes you have every right to speak about freedom. But you are only talking about TAMIL people's freedom. Isn't it? Freedom must be given to everybody my friend. I agree with you in some of your comments (but some are not at all). Those were mistakes carried out by politicians to protect their own power. Don't ever tell it is only due to Sinhalese politicians. There were some Tamil politicians too fair share of it.But we all together correct those mistakes in my view.

    See what is the solution proposed by you people to the problem. It is ethnically separated country. They never ever think about other people in this country. They only needs their own freedom. So does it solve all these problems? We will take this example from simple mathematics to illustrate how much you people think about others. What is the percentage of the Tamil's in Sri Lanka. According to the history it is around 20% whole population. How much proportion LTTE asks for their dream country? Is it 20% of the country? This is why we have to tell you people greedy on this issue. It is only TAMIL freedom.

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  54. thiru,

    "defencenet, all tamils abducted are tigers? that's like saying all singhalese killed in moneragala are involved in the sri lanka military! this is is the attitude of sinhala chauvinists and exactly why this war exists, how do you explain 1000 tamils arrested in colombo a few months ago, so does that mean there are more than 1000 tigers in colombo?"

    Are you implying that SLA blowup buses and shoot the people who escaped the blasts like LTTE did everywhere? A targeted arresting is one matter and blowing a bus of civilians and shooting the survivors is a totally different matter. Tell us how exactly you can draw parallels here. I am waiting to hear your reasoning.

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  55. thiru,

    "defencenet, all tamils abducted are tigers? that's like saying all singhalese killed in moneragala are involved in the sri lanka military! this is is the attitude of sinhala chauvinists and exactly why this war exists, how do you explain 1000 tamils arrested in colombo a few months ago, so does that mean there are more than 1000 tigers in colombo?"

    Are you implying that SLA blowup buses and shoot the people who escaped the blasts like LTTE did everywhere? A targeted arresting is one matter and blowing a bus of civilians and shooting the survivors is a totally different matter. Tell us how exactly you can draw parallels here. I am waiting to hear your reasoning.

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  56. http://www.lankanewspapers.com/news/2006/9/8415_220.html?CH11205601858812EN1

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  57. If AnuD is reading this, let me know about the "mole" about specialforce at LNP

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  58. thriu, antoher ltte supporter..hhaa keep supporting buddy, the more you do,t he more of innocent tamils will die. I just sit back and smile! :) A beautiful country where any ethnicity is allowed to live peacefully together...but because of dumb idiots like you, your own blood is going 6ft under. Good for the soil i guess.

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  59. http://www.lankanewspapers.com/news/2008/3/25727_space.html

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  60. The LTTE is responsible for killing more Tamils than the Sri Lankan Army has in combat operations. Before the Indo-Sri Lanka agreement, there were over 70 Tamil groups (a partial list is presented below). In fact in 1986the TELO was the biggest armed Tamil group. In 1986 the LTTE launched armed attacks on the TELO and liquidated their entire membership, including their leaders in the most brutal manner. The LTTE did the same thing to the EPRLF which at one time controled Jaffna city. In fact, except for EROS, the LTTE hunted down and systematically destroyed all the other groups. In their quest to be the self appointed sole representative of all Tamil people, the LTTE not only eliminated the armed groups but also the leaders of Tamil political parties. After committing these heinous acts against their own kind, the LTTE in the same breath talks about human rights, democracy, self-determination. Unfortunately, many in the Tamil diaspora seem to have amnesia when it comes acknowledging that the LTTE has more Tamil blood on their hand than any other party in this conflict.


    1. Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE)
    2. People's Liberation Organisation of Tamil Eelam (PLOTE)
    3. Tamil Eelam Liberation Organisation (TELO)
    4. Eelam People's Revolutionary Liberation Front (EPRLF)
    5. Tamil Revolutionary Organisation of Students (EROS)
    6. Tamil Eelam Army (TEA)
    7. Tamil Eelam Liberation Army (TELA)
    8. Tamil Eelam Liberation Extremists (TELE)
    9. Tamil Eelam Revolutionary Organisation (TERO)
    10. Tamil Eelam Revolutionary People's Liberation Army (TERPLA)
    11. Red Front of Tamil Eelamists (RFTE)
    12. Tamil Eelam Liberation Guerrillas (TELG)
    13. National Liberation Front of Tamil Eelam (NLFTE)
    14. Ilankai Freedom Tamil Army (IFTA)
    15. Tamil Eelam Defence Front (TEDF)
    16. Tamil Eelam National Army (TENA)
    17. Tamil People's Security Organisation (TPSO)
    18. Tamil People's Security Front (TPSF)
    19. Tamil Eelam Commando (TEC)
    20. Tamil Eelam Liberation Front (TELF)
    21. Tamil Eelam Eagles Front (TEEF)
    22. Revolutionary Warriors (RW)
    23. Guerrilla Army of Tamil Eelam (GATE)
    24. Red Crescent Guerrillas (RCG)
    25. Eagle Movement (EM)
    26. Socialist Revolutionary Social Liberation (SRSL)
    27. Tamil Eelam Blood Movement (TEBM)
    28. Tamil People's Command Unit (TPCU)
    29. Eelam Liberation Tigers (ELT)
    30. Eelam Liberation Defence Front (ELDF)
    31. Revolutionary Eelam Liberation Organisation (RELO)
    32. Tamil Eelam Security Service (TESS)
    33. People's Liberation Party (PLP)
    34. Tamil People's Democratic Front (TPDF)
    35. Tamil Eelam Liberation Cobras (TELC)
    36. Three Stars (TS)
    37. Eelam National Democratic Liberation Front (ENDLF)

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  61. hey balla aka balaguru,
    keep spreading false info like "But can u tell me tamil people living in SLA controlle areas are living in peace.

    No...they can't.Bcoz at any time their family members may disappear in the hands of SLA.
    "

    because the more you do, the more of your own ppl geets killed. SLA doesnt abduct innocent people. Go to Colombo, full of tamil ppl living aside with the lions. No problem, but look at north, bc of ppl like you, tamil kids are holding guns...haahahhhhhaaha idiots!

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  62. thiru,

    "suresh, i have every right to talk about freedom, did your people get burned, raped, and killed on the streets of colombo? did your people get branded with the SRI sign like a bunch of dogs? did your language get unrecognized in the constitution? Did your people get restricted from entering universities based on the are they come from? Do your people get abducted at random? did your people get evicted from your lands and do your people get bombed aerially on a regular basis? SO suresh think before you say i don't have a right to speak about freedom."

    I can most certainly understand the situation in 1950s. However, Tamil is a national language of Sri Lanka. What exactly is your point about university selection schemes. The hybrid merit-district system introduced by GOSL, though not perfect, opened up opportunities to Sri Lankans in under-previlaged areas. That included Mannar, Kilinochchi, Mulativu, Trinco, Battocola, and Ampara. Are you suggesting that all people got elected from those districts are not Tamils. In addition, it was disadvantages to districts like Colombo, Galle, Gamapaha, Kandy, Kaluthara, and Jaffna. Are you saying that it was all Tamil students who got disadvantaged in these districts? Please try to understand what these education reforms were how they affected the social-economic structure in Sri Lanka, little more before you put your two cents. Lets carry forward this discussion if you like.

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  63. Sorry for the out of topic post,
    There are some high profile human rights violation cases where the government is in a bad situation..Until the government resolves these and punish the culprits , there won't be any let up of presure on the Human Rights front from IC and UN.

    One of the cases in point is this one...

    http://www.dailymirror.lk/DM_BLOG/Sections/frmNewsDetailView.aspx?ARTID=9304

    The other one is aid worker killings...

    GOSL need to find the culprits and punish them no matter what...

    International community will press for a UN intervention if these are not properly investigated.

    JVP or anyone won't be able to stop a UN force, if they come and land in Killi, just like Kosovo..That is what LTTE is preying for.

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  64. sam perera, you did not live in tamil areas, you only see what comes out in public press releases, i do not blame you as an individual as if i were in your shoes i would probably react the same way however the suffering of our people in our areas are only felt by us and 75% of the stories don't even come out. For example do you know about an incident in 1993 when a group of tamils were massacred while being transported from trinco by the military in this particular incident 8 infants were thrown into a propeller engine, this was never reported whether you believe me or not this did occur as i lived there at the time and those massacred people were from my village. As for the education system, in the late 70's my uncle got 4A's and one B in his A levels and didn't receive admission into any universities for any programs, this is how this bloody war has continued on.

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  65. http://www.dailymirror.lk/DM_BLOG/Sections/frmNewsDetailView.aspx?ARTID=9303

    I think GOSL should offer the chief minister post for the TMVP and see what happens...

    Give them a chance to proove that they can do a better job.Other communities must support the TMVP, after all we being living with these people for centuries, are n't we?

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  67. Another tiger leader killed

    Vinothan, a senior tiger leader was killed in clashes that occurred at Kallikulam in Vavuniya today. This has been revealed by listening to tiger communications say security sources.
    Meanwhile, tiger terrorists who are being defeated in Mannar area are fleeing leaving their weapons and other equipments say reports. In search operations carried out after the clashes Security Forces have been able to find a large number of weapons and other equipments the terrorist had abandoned.

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  68. The reality about 'abductions'.

    1. arrests are not equal to abductions
    2. law enforcement authorities have the right to arrest ANYONE
    3. abductions directly affect only a minute percentage of the population and abductions are committed by an even smaller percentage of the population. Therefore blaming the govt., etc. as if abductions are the biggest problem facing SL is bullshit
    4. there are many ransom, extortion oriented adbuctions
    5. the biggest abductor in the island is the LTTE and strangely many keep quite about them
    6. if tamils in GOSL areas are SO AT RISK, they will simply go and live in LTTE controlled areas! This again brings us to the reality of point 3 above and THE FULL APPRECIATION OF THIS BY TAMILS.
    7. what stops putting someone's name in to a abductee list (there are many such lists maintained by many groups)? after all these are not fact checked.
    8. LTTE supporters and terrorists must be punished as per the law and that includes DEATH, reasonable amount of "TORTURE", COERSION, etc.
    9. it is a sad fact that AS LONG AS THE TAMIL LIBERATION STRUGGLE CONTINUES DISAPPERENCES WILL CONTINUE.

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  69. This tamilnet picture is future dated, that means it will be used again in the future...lol..

    On the other hand, it never happens..

    http://www.tamilnet.com/pic.html?path=/img/publish/2008/03/Manalaru0315_01.jpg&width=900&height=675&caption=Weapons%20recovered%20from%20SLA%20in%20Manalaa'ru

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  70. Thiru,

    Take a look at East..Two years ago , there were daily killings of TAmils in Batticalo due to the Karuna and LTTE..Now it is totally different..LTTE lost East, peace is prevailing..

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  71. thiru,

    In 70s your uncle got 4A and 1B? Do you exactly know what you are talking about. I am sorry to say that I can't believe what you say for:

    1) In 70s people took only 4 subjects in GCE/AL
    2) There were not that many 4A in that time. It is only a recent trend that lots of people get 4As.
    3)There was merit admission those at which 360/400 (A=75) is more than enough to be there. Let me tell you this, in 70s thru 80s, people who had marks above 260 were in the merit list regardless of their mother tounge.

    At this point, if you need to bring this argument forward, I would like to ask the exact year your uncle completed GCE A/L and his total score, what specialization he did in A/L, and from what district he took A/L.

    I am waiting..

    I have to admit that July-1983 is not the proudest day in my life. I should further say that my parents safeguarded their friends from college days. My uncle's house was burnt down in Rathmalana because he provided safe haven to some of his Tamil neighbours. I don't ever try to justify what happened those days. However, I am vehemently against what LTTE do to my country.

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  72. Sorry for the multiple posts,

    Here is another one.

    http://www.dailymirror.lk/DM_BLOG/Sections/frmNewsDetailView.aspx?ARTID=9298

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  73. As regards corruption...something everybody can agree.

    1. although it is highly desirable that the corruption does not take place; it does and there is nothing that can be done to stop it.
    2. however, corruption can be reduced
    3. corruption is ab evil campanion in most third world countries and even in some parts of the first world!!
    4. blaming corruption and not achieving or supporting national goals is insane.
    5. some highly corrupt leaders who did a lot of work are regarded as greats by the people while those who did not do mch but were much less corrupt were mostly disregarded.
    6. 'corruption' is as much as an allegation as it is an offence.
    7. 'corruption' allegations/charges are also a political tool
    8. most corruption allegations do not have any legally admissible evidence and MOST ASTRONOMICAL CORRUPTION allegations do not reach the Commission.
    9. the Commission is functional only during the rule of a certain political party. when the other party rules, corruption commission disappears.
    10. corruption has a ripple effect on the economy.
    11. our plan should be to achieve national goals, reduce corruption as much as possible.

    If we put the cart before the horse, we will be running behind a IDEAL as idealists and at the end of the day nothing gets done and eventually corruption wins!!!

    (The purchase of MiG-29s in my view is a highly corrupt as it cannot give us any conceivable benefit (considering the possible price) and i'm wondering what can WE do to stop this)

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  74. More politics from Tangara..lol...


    The amount of People rescued , the assests and the Real Estate won by the GOSL in the EAST, led by MR is priceless...

    The talk about Family corruption among the MR clan is exagerated...Specially Def. Secy is trying his best to make all the deals transparent as possible when aquiring weapons..If there are kick backs from these deals, they are at a minimum or not at all..
    The best thing about GR is, he is directly talking to the Russian government and there won't be any huge kick backs.But things like free trips to Russia and elsewhere offered after these successful deals cannot be considers as kick backs..That is how the Russians do deals..They might offer World tours to these people who deal with them..I doubt the Russian govenment will give money just like that to any negotiators or to the Def. Secy. for that matter for these deals..Russians got enough money from Selling oil in the International market..Cash is flooding Russia these days due to high oil prices..If I got this correct, a price of the whole mig deal is around 75 million dollars..The Russian government is selling 5 million barrels of oil a day and get 500 million dollars a day.In other words, They don't need to sell these MIG 29C to survive and for the controversies.
    The talk of Kick backs came in to these deals, because of the CBK government.The problem was, the then GOSL deal with some third party companies for Russian, Ukrainian weapons..The deals were always with Kick backs.


    Talking about MEGA cabinet...MR cannot survive without the UNP (I) support(JVP prooved that in the last budget that they are the most untrustworthy lot in the parliment.).That is why he is creating these extra portfolios.The problem is the spending done by these extra ministers..Now in Sri Lanka people don't care much about a politician who goes around if that person is not driving an expensive luxury vehicle..The Sri Lankan themseleves makes these politicos what they really are today..Now they are blaming these politicos for their lavish lifestyles driving PRADO'S , PAJERO's etc..

    I know this for a fact..
    People in villages come and talk to these politicos , only when they drive an expensive vehicles.Otherwise they are NO BODY.


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  75. can we really rely on the casualty figures gleaned from LTTE radio intercepts?

    I mean they know that the SLDFs are listening and they continue to broadcast their accurate casualty figures?

    Its just very hard to believe that's all.

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  77. This is what I think SLA
    should do..
    I called it the "DETTERENT".

    In case if LTTE mounts a surprise an Unceasing Ways like operation in the future on any of the active SLA divisions(57,58,59 divisions) in Wanni, there must be a plan in place to counter the LTTE operations if any of these divisions failed to stop it.
    I think SLA should raise the 60 or 61 division as a detterent to any large offensives by the LTTE. Keep them armed to the teeth and battle ready and ready to deploy and engage the enemy within hours of a large offensive.

    My immediate concern is Jaffna. Even though everything seems to be quite on the Jaffna front, it might be precusor to an impending storm of the LTTE. I read somewhere that LTTE is building up its forces in Jaffna front.

    Can the Defencenet elaborate where possible or assure us such that a plan is in place to LTTE unceasing ways type operations in the future?

    Recent appearance of Velu in Wanni is good in a way..GOSL knows that , they have to work hard to defeat LTTE and the treat from it is still alive.

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  78. SLN needs to create multi role vessels with the know how we already possess. Here's a suggestion;

    http://srilankan-news.blogspot.com/2008/03/military-photos-scan-eagle-launch.html

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  79. Moshe Dyan,

    (The purchase of MiG-29s in my view is a highly corrupt as it cannot give us any conceivable benefit (considering the possible price) and i'm wondering what can WE do to stop this)

    March 16, 2008 4:47 AM


    Moshe Dyan,

    There is an old post on Lanka newspapers that discusses the merits of the Mig 27Ms vs the KafirC.2 and C.7s. It seems that the Mig 27Ms were clearly far superior in terms of payload capability.

    http://www.lankanewspapers.com/news/2006/9/8415_14.html

    I am not sure what factors went it to the decision making with regard to the Mig 29. Going for additional Kafirs may be problematic at this point since these planes have an American GE engine, which may or may not be available to Sri Lanka given the US arms embargo.

    Given the age of the Kafirs, which I belive are ex-Israeli Air force reserve, and the Migs 27s, which are ex-soviet planes, and the number of hours remaning remaining on the airfrmes, it may be a good choice.

    Also, the purchases are being made under the US $500 million credit line made available by bthe Russina Federation, so I assume it does not have an immediate impact on the Exchequer.

    Perhaps there is someone on this forum who knows something about the technical aspects of these planes.

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  80. What we need at this point is to invest more into the ground campaign and especially into things that support decapitation strikes by special forces.

    This could be achieved at cheaper cost by putting a price on some of these gook's heads with the promise of a new life elsewhere for those who collaborate.

    Imagine the pressure that would put on some of the tiger honchos who'd now have to monitor their own underlings and not know which one would opt for the lottery at which point.

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  81. LTTE logistics network seems to be collapsing. These are photos of captured LTTE food rations.

    http://www.army.lk/morenews.php?id=11631

    The food looks like dehydrated Idiappa and dates. With the shipping routes blocked to a large extent, the LTTE does not have the supply chain to sustain their people.

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  82. TropicalStorm said...
    This could be achieved at cheaper cost by putting a price on some of these gook's heads with the promise of a new life elsewhere for those who collaborate

    TropicalStorm,
    very good strategy. I travel to the NE part of India frequently. There has been a insurgency in this part of India for the last thity years. 15 years ago many areas were no-go areas. Many of the companies paid big amounts in protection money to some of the groups. Over the course of the years, the Indian Govt has brokenb the back of this insurgency by
    basically buying off the leaders and cadres. Leaders are given luxurious houses in the most expensive part of the city. I went to one such house as a visitor once. It looked like something out of Hollywood tranplanted in India. Cadres are given secure full-time employment and other financial benefits. The Burmese Govt has followed the same strategy with some of the armed ethnic groups on their side of the border with similar success.

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  83. //Guys tell me where your brave SF went when LTTE's Unceasing wave 1,2&3.When they were confronting normal LTTE soldiers they just ran away.....shitting in their pants...//

    Balaguru (as I remember) said he is from tamilnadu and wanted to know details about SL conflict, few months ago. It seems he has leraned rapidly-a crash course from Nadesan.
    _________________________________________________

    //..Because of the DN activity and habit like this the forum is failing like the country ...you can compare the number of people who comments 2 weeks before and now....defence net is just failed thats what i can say .....For DN ignoring tamils made to ignore your site ah....?//

    DN may be you can consider taking shyam also to your team-he will work on increasing the popularity of blog.
    ________________________________________________

    In the USA a black guy is on the race to become the president. He doesn't talk about things happened decades ago; slavary, discrimination etc. Mistakes were admitted and corrected. He talks as a real american not as a black.

    Tamils in SL still talk about some thing happenned in 56, 83 etc. They live in past, no future. Mistakes were admitted and corretced, mostly, may not be 100%. Tamil di-ass-pora now getting readu for thier e-elamless future. Only things they can celebrate past; 56 langauge issue, 83 riots, unceasing waves, KAB,AAB attacks, killing 1000s of civilians etc. And they are doing it now, in the blog.

    VP's eelaam struggle killed 50000 humans and nothing acheived. It is so funny tigers spend time on blogging now, for an elaam.
    _______________________________________________

    There is absolutely no meaning with argueing tigers. Hope this helps saving majority's time.

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  84. casc,

    Thanks for the link.

    There is some truths in what you say.
    Kfirs - too outdated and US engine
    Mig-27 - too outdated and many are phasing out and no interceptro capability

    F-16 - out of reach
    Western European fighters - won't be sold to SL
    Latin american/other - not worth buying

    F-7 - mainly interceptor with little air-to-surface bombs

    Other chinese - not superior than the MiG-29

    There's hardly any other viable alternative when you look at it!!!

    Mig-29 is an active plane and there is a credit line also and SL is in dire exchange problems.

    May be i'm conditioned by what i knew about the fulcrum which is still among the best in the world and little SL and the best weapons in the world seems ......incomprehensible! And i'm clueless about their price. So i may be wrong. But again i don't feel right with the idea SL going for fulcrums.

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  85. i think you guys better read this guys (Eksath) posts. he clearly point out the facts, "why we need 'em"
    http://www.lankanewspapers.com/news/2006/9/8415_221.html?CH11205638986687EN1

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  86. I think this ws not just regarding LTTE air threat.

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  87. Now this is an eye opener for all if not most power nations..
    Aluth Nayyo enawaa wagee Aluth Awurudata... Wonder could give a nice parcel to end the LTTE!!

    Source: Lanatruth.com

    "President of Iran to visit Sri Lanka
    Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is scheduled to visit Sri Lanka in April. Aim of his visit is to observe development work being carried out with Iran’s assistance and strengthen bilateral relations between the two countries.
    As western countries have denounced Iran on a nuclear issue Iranian President’s Asian tour would attract a lot of attention from the international community believe analysts."

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  88. Very good reading is available about LRRP .
    Source: SpecialForce (LNP)

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  89. Srilankan-
    Bro, now you and me have to find a different media to advertise the Bata Slippers .....

    Italian Police put the lid on LTTE Tamil television channel – Euro Television

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  90. http://www.sundayobserver.lk/2008/03/16/sec01.asp

    Progress in the battle fronts

    It is true that the 57 Division which was formed as the first offensive Division to launch a major thrust on the Vavuniya front in February 2007, took more than nine months to advance 10 kilometres towards Tiger territory.

    At the initial stages there had been many setbacks and many of the captured territories were fallen to the hands of the LTTE compelling them to withdraw from their positions towards the original Forward Defence Line.

    There was a higher casualty rate among the troops in the Vavuniya Front as they had to brave heavy minefields and booby traps to advance into the Tiger territory.

    But the 57 Division which is operating under the Command of Brigadier Jagath Jayasuriya has advanced more than seven kilometres within the first two months of this year. That means they have achieved more than what they had achieved within the first nine months of their operations during the past two months.

    The 57 Division which is operating as three brigades is now further advancing towards the North with troops reaching closer to Palampiddi in one direction and passing Vilattikulam from another direction.

    Simply they have cleared the path to Wanni very effectively to speed up their process of liberating Wanni with the formation of two other offensive Divisions in Mannar and Weli Oya.

    The Mannar front which was initially started its operation as Task Force -I in the last quarter of 2007 under the Command of Brigadier Chargi Gallage and later handed over to Brigadier Shavindra Silva after forming it as 58 Division has also achieved remarkable progress during past two months.

    From the capture of Silavatura in the South of Mannar the 58 Division had advanced further into the Tiger territory in the North of Mannar. There were few decisive battles in the Mannar front within a week with troops advancing in many fronts towards the Tiger territory capturing their heavily fortified bunker lines.

    The adverse whether conditions now prevailing in Mannar had not become a hindrance to these operations as troops are committed to achieve their task disregarding any barriers before them.

    So far there have not been any reverses for them despite heavy resistance they had to face from the LTTE with the barrages of artillery and mortar directed at the troops advancing towards the North.

    They are now in full control of the West of Giant tank area towards Manthai in the North of Mannar on Mannar Sangupiddi road. The only exception in this territory is the Adampan town.

    The 59 Division which is operating in Weli Oya since mid of January this year under the command of Brigadier Nandana Udawatta has also made speedy advance towards Northward direction by advancing four Kilometres into Tiger territory from Janakapura, Karuvalagaswewa front and one and half kilometres from the beach front from Kokkuthuduvai.

    The 59 Division confirms the fact that 245 terrorists have been killed in the Weli Oya front against the 45 soldiers killed during this period.

    The Jaffna front is also operating successfully though they had not made any advances towards the Tiger territory from Muhamalai and Nagar Kovil fronts.

    But time to time the troops are taking control over the Tiger defences temporarily at least for few hours but withdraw towards their original defences without holding the defences permanently as the LTTE has already registered their artillery guns towards their own defences to thwart any advance by troops into their territory.

    On Tuesday the troops held their positions in the Tiger defences in the West of A-9 road for nearly five hours but later withdrew to its original defences.

    The field commanders and also the Army Commander in fact, accepts the fact the casualty rate among the troops is comparatively high due to booby traps and minefields they have to cross in their advance towards Tiger territory. But the encouraging factor is that 50 per cent of these troops are reporting back to their duties after treatment.

    Army recruitment
    The other positive factor is that there is greater enthusiasm from the youth of this country to join the Army. Within the first two months of this year 10,000 youth have joined the Army adding to the 32,000 youth joined the Army in the year 2007.

    The Army is in need of another 15,000 to fulfil its required strength for this year. Once it completes the recruitment drive the full strength of the Army will shoot up to 160,000 enabling the troops to achieve the target of liberating the Wanni soon.

    This achievement will enable the Army to deploy well trained troops to the battlefront and deploy troops to hold the ground once they capture Tiger territory. The provision of arms and ammunition and the welfare measures will enable the troops to keep their morale high in the battle grounds.

    The civilian factor
    The LTTE too continued its recruitment drive despite losing the control of a huge population in the East and also in Jaffna and Wanni. They are depending on the 250,000 population entrapped in Wanni to increase their strength. As long as the civilian population continue to live in the LTTE held areas the task before the Security Forces will be a difficult one.

    But the battle in the Wanni is expected to turn into decisive phase in the coming weeks as troops are about to enter civilian populated areas in Vavuniya and Mannar. Early signals on an exodus of civilians to Government held areas emerged this week with more than 20 civilians arriving in Government held areas in Mannar from Vedithalthivu area.

    This is a situation similar to the Vakarai and South of Batticaloa as only few families who managed to escape from the LTTE arrived in Government held areas.

    Later almost all the civilians entrapped in these areas arrived in Government held areas ahead of the confrontations between the Security Forces and the LTTE. If such a situation developed in the Mannar and Vavuniya fronts the troops will be able to continue its thrust on the LTTE without any hindrance.

    Therefore, the troops are now poised to enter the most decisive phase in the Wanni battle to decide on the future of the Wanni liberation.

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  91. Here is the latest MIG fighter...

    MIG31-Foxhound

    http://picasaweb.google.com/kobus.nl/FixedWingAircraft/photo#5078038860020728498

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  93. @Ninja

    Yes bro I learned a lot,but not from Nadesan.But from DN,DW & Tamilnet.

    This is the first time I seeing in this threat that nobody used filthy language against anybosy.

    This is very good to see.As DN said once this blog is to discuss only defence related things and not Jumping on each others.

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  94. http://www.asiantribune.com/?q=node/10054

    We need someone capable like Hon. Kadir to counter US allegations...

    Current FM is hopeless in that regard.

    Not even closer to 10% of what Kadir did for us.

    What a loss?

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  95. Thiru said

    ...in the late 70's my uncle got 4A's and one B in his A levels and didn't receive admission into any universities for any programs, this is how this bloody war has continued on.

    This is where you got caught lying. In the late 70s, for ALs, you sat only for four subjects. It was impossible for someone to have four As and one B in late 70s. In any case, with four As, there was NO WAY that he would not be offered a place in the university. There are lot of people like you who spread blatant lies to gain sympathy from the ignorant IC.

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  96. Thiru was caught pants down again..
    What a disaster?

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  97. Tangara,

    MIG 31 is kinda old aircraft. MIG 35 is latest Variant of MIG 29 Family.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mig_31

    MIG 35
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mig_35

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  98. sam,
    This fellow thiru or whatever is clueless about the past..probably has been going to school overseas since a kid..no idea what so ever..seems like all this crap has been fed to him by parents.Hmm wonder if he has been to colombo recently..to see how the tamils are being butchered on a regular basis.

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  99. Perein,
    I know bro i know..my right to advertise bata slippers on any media channel has been violated mate!!.Now i am going to start a "liberation movement" to win back my rights and the rights of all other singhalese.Do you think we should immigrate to Canada first.If we dont get canadian passports we can take our clothes off at canadian airports or if that does not work go on a hunger strike!!..Bro are you with me..?

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  100. Anura Bandaranayake passed away.?.Thankgod that idiotic buffoon is out of the way

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  101. tangara said...

    [Now in Sri Lanka people don't care much about a politician who goes around if that person is not driving an expensive luxury ]

    We are enslaved to money. Piling up dollars by hook or crook has become the standard practice. Most probably, this trend was rubbed into us during the 17 years of mad rule by the idiot JRJ.

    If people who are really rich and prosperous show the way by simple living, culture and erudition, things can change for the better.

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  102. wondeful news
    Anura Bandaranaike is dead Rest in pieces fat motherfucker

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  103. Srilankan/Senkadagala
    What ever people say about Anura,he was a honest man pushed into politics and he would have been better or worse off running a big food joint. May he rest in peace, perhaps an end of a dynasty that others are now benefitting.

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  104. Mathamatica
    I strongly live by the last paragraph of what you wrote above. Great thought!

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  105. thiru:

    Your uncle (or youself) is a one big fat liar. SL univ entrance has three categories. Merit 40%, District basis 55%, and Rural areas additional 5%. Merit cutoff is usually around 270/400 (4 subjects). 4 A's will give you minimum 300 points and you will be selected by merit irrespective of your race, caste, or hometown.

    Just like jaffna got hurt by the new entrance scheme, Colombo, Galle, Matara, Kandy, and Gampaha also affected. But, Vavunia, Batti, Trinco, Vanni, and many other districts gained. FIY, now even Jaffna enjoys that extra 5% as a rural district.

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  106. Everyone who couldnt get into univ blamed Univ entrance system at that time. It happened in Jaffna, Colombo, Galle and many other districts. But, terrorist used that tool to recruit more kids into their ranks.

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  107. Asithri,

    Can you please confirm whether this article was actually done by you or an impostor taking your name?

    http://www.lankaweb.com/news/items07/240907-3.html

    Looks like they have edited it before publishing....

    Just curious...

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  108. Ahmadinejad to visit Sri Lanka

    LINK



    Groups of LTTE sympathisers exist in TN, Kerala

    LINK

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  109. Wow

    Asithri on lanka web

    congrats :)

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  110. Sri Lanka Military: Fighting Kills 30

    LINK

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  111. Thank you very much Onecountry brother.

    I didn't know this information before though passed out from a SL university (feel very bad about my self too). Actually this argument published in one of those books too. I thought it is a valid argument until now. So thank you very much for clarifying this.

    So yet another myth bustered. Where is our thiru now?

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  112. One of my confidantes points the finger to Ravi Karunanayake led Serpentine road (Borella) gang for series of attack on Rupavahini people.

    These are the rival drug dealers of Mervyn Silva's drug dealer gang.

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  113. "I mean they know that the SLDFs are listening and they continue to broadcast their accurate casualty figures?"

    They must be true I think...at least to some extent. It's unlikely that they will give false casualty details knowing full well that such large casualty rates will be a huge morale booster for the army.

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  114. Defencenet/guys,

    divaina defence

    Read the last few paragraphs about the arms dealer. Is this true? Those aircraft are huge compared to the kurumbettis..... if they managed to enter the country and land in enemy territory without being detected this is a major problem. LTTE wouldn't need ships any more.....

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  115. The hyenas are howling for mercy. Their asses red from the screwing by the SL forces, they still howl MeBigPussyNotAfraidOfBigDickArmy...while begging for mercy in different words.

    SL must demand the following as preconditions for any peace talks or even a ceasefire.

    Surrender of the criminals wanted for the killings they are convicted of. Velu, Pottu..and others who've been indicted must be surrendered.

    Complete disarmament of the entire ortganization. We retain the ability to disarm those who refuse.

    Complete return to political process, with the entire north and east being open to democratic political processing.

    No special recognition for any part of Sri Lanka.

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  116. perein

    By getting involved with the Iranians, we are asking for trouble for the extremist Shia kind. These guys are already making their presence felt in the eastern sector, attacking the peaceful Sufi Muslims.
    Trust our MI is gathering enough information to be able cull the brains when the time comes, in order to take this potential source of future trouble out.

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  117. thanks chamal for posting the link

    Island story is just Amazing

    big planes coming to SL ?

    can the SL radar see them ?

    can any air plane enter Sri lankan air space without getting permission from Colombo ?

    can SL shoot down air planes that don't obey orders ?

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  118. Um TropicalStorm,

    Almost all Muslims in Sri Lanka are Sunni Muslims. It's certain groups among the Sunni Muslims who are attacking the minute Sufi community in Eastern Sri Lanka. There are very few if any Shia Muslims in Sri Lanka.

    It is Saudi Arabia and NOT Iran that is funding extremism not only in Sri Lanka but around the world by promoting Wahabism which is the strictest interpretation of Islam and to which school many of the terrorists belong to.

    Please learn the true facts before spreading misinformation.

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  119. Um TropicalStorm,

    Almost all Muslims in Sri Lanka are Sunni Muslims. It's certain groups among the Sunni Muslims who are attacking the minute Sufi community in Eastern Sri Lanka. There are very few if any Shia Muslims in Sri Lanka.

    It is Saudi Arabia and NOT Iran that is funding extremism not only in Sri Lanka but around the world by promoting Wahabism which is the strictest interpretation of Islam and to which school many of the terrorists belong to.

    Please learn the true facts before spreading misinformation.

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  120. Also thiru, this Tamil claim about "discrimination" with standardisation is a load of crap mate. It was done on a district basis and race was not a factor. Jaffna and Colombo students had to get higher marks than those in other districts. So both Tamils and Sinhalese from these areas "lost out" but people from rural areas gained - including Tamils from rural areas such as the east and the vanni. Previously everything was dominated by Jaffna Tamils.

    That is why the Jaffna Tamils started screaming "discrimination" with regards to standardisation. Tamils from other parts of the country were gaining on the Jaffna Tamils but the Jaffna Tamil politicians wanted their community to dominate and started this whole hoo haa

    Please note that today students from Jaffna can get into university with lower marks than those from Colombo. I hope you will complain about that too?

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  121. chamal/lkdood,
    During the time of tsunami it would have been possible to smuggle in undetected. But now with recently acquired radars and renewed interest in air defence it will not be easy for such large aircraft to enter SL airspace without detection.

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  122. We hear the security forces have requested the church authorities to remove arsenal of weapons stacked up near Madhu church. If they don’t remove it would be perfectly alright to bomb the area as any church, temple any other places of ‘worship’ is made out of bricks, could be rebuild even better, just as the Coventry cathedral. It is wrong for the terrorists to use a church ground to kill others, then that place can’t be a consecrated ground.

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  123. TropicalStorm-
    What we need is not full scale involvement with Iran or any other country apart from India.
    Only way we can get India to have some intrest towards solving this issue is, getting big businesses from India to do investments in Sri Lanka.

    ie: We need more partenerships like upcoming Mahindra and Mahindra IT Park.
    Those kind of events will indirectly force India Gov to end the SL War.

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  125. Madu Church - It was the former Pattini Temple that was worshiped by both the Buddhists and Hindus for over 20 centuries.

    Catholics came and hi-jacked the place and replaced the Pattini Amma's statue with theirs. That's how it became Madu Shrine for Catholics.

    Now, it has been made a Center of War by pro-LTTE Catholic priests.


    Googled using term Madu and Pattini. Here is a link

    http://www.lankaweb.com/news/items02/190802-2.html

    Some more enlightenment
    http://www.gopetition.com/msg.php?msgid=131692&isearch=

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  126. Madu Church - It was the former Pattini Temple that was worshiped by both the Buddhists and Hindus for over 20 centuries.

    Catholics came and hi-jacked the place and replaced the Pattini Amma's statue with theirs. That's how it became Madu Shrine for Catholics.

    Now, it has been made a Center of War by pro-LTTE Catholic priest.

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  127. The Rupavahini incident is spiralling out of control. Sometimes small incidents can lead to unpredictable things. President Musharaff tried to remove the Chief Justice of Pakistan, and now he is close to loosing his throne.
    The fundamental problem is that the police are far too close to the politicians to put a stop to these kind of things, so no action will be taken. One cannot blame the police either. The Consitutional Council (CC) would be the long-term solution to the politicization of the police force. If its constituted, the CC would have the power to approve the members of the National Police Commission and the Public service Commission. However, in a time of war, it would not be unwise to have the police subject to this type of oversight and control. Hopefully the President will do something. Otherwise he will pay a very high political cost, and will antagonize many hard working and loyal government servants.


    Posted on 16 Mar 2008 12:54 pm by Lanka Truth

    Remove Mervin or strike on Monday! Rupavahin employees tell President
    The employees of the Sri Lanka Rupavahini (SLRC) Corporation have asked President Mahinda Rajapakse to take immediate action to arrest those responsible for brutal attacks on Rupavahini employees and take legal action against them. They have demanded that Minister of Labour Mervin Silva should be removed from his ministerial post and all those who have been victimized should be compensated.

    They have warned that if their demands are not met they would resort to strike action from Monday (tomorrow). Five employees of Rupavahini Corporation have been attacked by thugs since Minister Mervin Silva broke into the corporation with his team of thugs to intimidate a news director and were detained and treated to an ink bath by the employees of the corporation.



    The latest attack was on Anurasiri Hettige, a SLRC trade union leader, who was beaten by an unidentified gang using iron rods. Mr. Hettige is undergoing treatment in Intensive Care Unit of the Colombo National Hospital.

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  128. Former president Chandrika Kumaratunga and her sister Sunethra in tears beside the body of their brother Anura, at his Visumpaya residence Today.

    Pix by Pradeep Dilrukshana

    pictures

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  129. Lkdood
    Thank you for the pictures and may he rest in peace and my condolences to the Bandaranayke family.

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  130. 4000 US soldiers dead in Iraq within around 4 years.

    http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080316/ap_on_re_mi_ea/iraq4000_dead

    Thus around 1000 per year. It's almost same in SL too. Given he ground conditions, technology, resources, finance etc SLA is too good so far.

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  131. SLA offensive divisions rewarded. LTTE wants peace talks and stop fighting. However, now SLA should expect massive (counter) attack from LTTE as their strtaergy is now clear. - Use the maximam strength, get upper hand for few days, open a chanel for next CFA, few years break again...

    http://www.navhindtimes.com/articles.php?Story_ID=031764

    //...The LTTE is prepared to commence negotiations with the Sri Lankan government if the government security forces are ordered to halt their military operations....//

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  132. R*fard&C*ble

    completley agree with about about Madhu

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  133. sam correction its saudi arabia, America and the UK that's funding terrorirsim around the world to keep there economy going with a atmosphere of fear

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  134. Charles Taylor, a former rebel leader in Liberia, is bring tried for crimes against humanity by an international tribunal in the Hague. Like Prabhakaran, Taylor is a brutal and sadistic man. One day the same fate will await Prabhakaran thats if he remains alive. Several years ago, I worked in a company where one of the co-owner's claimed that he was the brother-in-law of Taylor. This gentleman was a very dignified person with a Harvard Phd. I believe his claim since Taylor once lived in the USA. Strangely, Taylor at one time was supported by a very prominent Christian tele-evangelist in the USA, Pat Robertson.


    http://english.aljazeera.net/NR/exeres/0A28CA1E-3421-410F-9825-ED37CF2405B9.htm

    http://atheism.about.com/library/FAQs/rr/blrr_rob_taylor.htm

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  136. Asiantribune:

    One Third of Sri Lanka will go under Water once India completes Sethusamudram Ship Canal Project

    LINK

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  137. Maritime defence expo gets under way today in Doha-Sri lankans are going

    LINK

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  138. Ninja;]

    "Tamils in SL still talk about some thing happenned in 56, 83 etc. They live in past, no future. Mistakes were admitted and corretced, mostly, may not be 100%. Tamil di-ass-pora now getting readu for thier e-elamless future. Only things they can celebrate past; 56 langauge issue, 83 riots,"

    Hey dude we says this just as an example ....but the srilankan's are careful enough about the history they avoid such kind of large scale massacre but they still doing it...lets consider the SEMMANI, the killing spree during 1999-2000 , and these days they killed more than 5000 tamils and nearly 1000 still missing and its a bigtotal than the 83 or any other ..ok ...

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  139. "and these days they killed more than 5000 and nearly 1000 still missing"

    Shyam,
    Are you referring LTTE casualties??
    My GOD!.. :)

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  140. hi nice to read all the posts

    Anybody pls tel me
    Who created the war/terrorist

    and
    how terrorism born in to SL

    Is Prabha Born With A Weapon. what and where went wrong? need a clear reply from experts. DN can u?

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  142. Some very interesting facts have been presented in this article, about division.

    http://www.asiantribune.com/?q=node/10061

    The fact remains. Division is not the most desired for any nation. But the Unity.

    Unity brings prosperity to any country!

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  143. This another great writing!

    None other than Dr. Thrishantha

    http://www.asiantribune.com/?q=node/10054

    Great stuff Thrishantha.. thanks for sharing your views.

    Katubedda produced many great sons to our nation.

    Dr. Thrishantha works very hard to save lives through his land-mine detection initiatives. He has been helped by many Tamil students too.

    A much enlightened crowd, working towards the benefit of mankind.

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  144. Fhiru,
    Please learn the history before you write.

    First of all You should know who started this idea of division of our motherland. It was started by Tamil politicians
    IMPORTANT REFERENCES
    Between 1879 and the 1920s,”Politically the Tamils were rudderless. They hoped that Britain would stay in the country to protect their interest.” In1918 Ponnambalam Arunachalam even advocated making Ceylon an Indian province.
    Ref Wilson A.J., Sri lankan tamil Nationalism.58

    In 1931 the Jaffna youth congress, calling for self-rule for the tamils, boycotted the state council elections.
    The first request for a separate state was made in 1936 by some members of the tamil community in the form of petition to the British government.
    Ref Laduwahetty,Neville S., Devolution as a solution to the Ethnic conflict?
    http://members.aol.com/mahnel/lbima8.htm

    Please read following articles written by a true Sri Lankan living in Canada.
    http://mawbima.blogspot.com
    Tamils must ask for what is reasonable and accept their role in the conflict-
    By S.Rasalingam
    http://www.lankaweb.com/news/items08/280208-3.html
    The Real Facts about Plantation Tamils of Sri lanka
    By S. Rasalingam
    Idea of Tamil Homeland was created by tamil politicians for them to come to power. As a result of this ultra nationalism erupted among Sinhalese people and S.W.R.D took the advantage to grab the power using this. What happened after that we all know.

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  146. crimewatch,

    Terrorism was born out of its root cause which is "terrorists".

    First demand for "Tamil Elam" came in 1924 by ponnambalam at the state legilative Council long long before 1956, 1983, etc.

    Velu is just a megalomanic who exploited the situ. for a livelihood, importance, power, blood, corpses, sex, fun, etc. Exactly the same case with Hitler.

    Imagine i killed your sister. Can you kill my brother and justify it on the crime i committed?

    come on "crimewatch" you should know that CRIME NEVER PAYS.

    If Velu started his crap liberation after seeing 1956, 1983, etc. why TEN TIMES MORE TAMILS HAVE DIED from 1983-2008+++ than in 1956, 83, etc.??

    Stop blaming others for Velu's mania. Just accept it.

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  147. Noltte=Heaven (lol)

    Bro, yes that was my (the true OaO Asithri) that submitted that article to Lankaweb sometime back...although I see it has attracted some attention once again given what US Amb. Blake has said re. the so called human rights report on SL. No, Lankaweb did not edit it except to highlight some paras which I thought was very befitting.

    Basically, yes, I did have to make it a rather strong rebuttal (now as many of you know, OaO Asithri has to try hard to do that! LMSSAO!!!) of his cockeyed/inconsistent statements.

    Nandimitra: thanks for the kind words bro...

    OK, let's hope the LTTE (and not Lord Jesus) worshiping rascal Rayappu Joseph will get the LTTE mf's to remove the heavy arty/mortars around the Madhu church...as it would be a pity to see that shrine getting hits from our own MBRLs/152mm's! There will be a special hell for this bastard, I am sure!

    In haste...catch you guys later.

    OaO Asithri

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  148. Asithri,

    Thanks for letting us know..

    Hope you would get time to read both the articles in Asian Tribune..

    http://www.asiantribune.com/?q=node/10054

    http://www.asiantribune.com/?q=node/10061

    Interesting Ying-Yang!

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  150. Senkadagala sinhaya ,

    I strongly oppose your statement regarding Hon. Minister Anura Bandarnaike who passed away...
    (To me he is no one..But he is not a thug nor anyone who stole peoles money..)

    Don't insult people using the images of Sri Lankan heroes...

    Be a real Sinhaya not a DOG..

    Defencenet,

    if possible please remove the post by Senkadagala..

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  151. It is better we use proper language even against the enemy, no matter what..
    Asithri is the biggest culprit..Sorry to say that..

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  152. Let me speculate further on this..

    Media reported last week that , when TNA MP's visited Wanni for the funeral of the slain MP, Velu and other LTTE's leaders too appeared at the same time..After that Velu had secret talks with one of the MP's for two hours..No we know who that MP is..Further we also know what Velu and MP sivajilingam discussed too..
    It looks to me , Velu is in panic mode...






    'India should intervene and end war in Lanka'
    16 Mar 2008




    NEW DELHI: Appealing to India to "intervene immediately and put an end to the war", a senior Sri Lankan Tamil MP has alleged that the island nation's army plans to capture the LTTE-held Vanni area, which could result in a huge loss of lives.

    "Sri Lankan military is planning a major attack to capture Vanni from the Tamil Tigers. Their plan is to bring the Tamil area from Mohamalai forward defence line up to Paranthan close to Kilinochchi (the LTTE headquarters) under their control," M K Sivajilingam of the Tamil National Alliance, a pro-LTTE party, said.

    "Surely, thousands of innocent Tamils will be killed," he said.

    He also said the Tamils in Lanka, who have "not been able to live a peaceful life in their own country", are looking for help from India, especially people from Tamil Nadu.


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  153. Sam,

    You are right on the track regarding Wahabism spread by the Saudis in the East..

    It is Saudi Arabia doing these things..

    Recently Australian government banned an attempt by Australian Muslims to setup a
    Seperate private school for Muslims in Australia.. Funds were suppose to come from Saudi Arabia.

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