Sri Lankas Prime Minister Ratnasiri Wickremanayake’s son Vidura Wickremanayake is contesting the general election from the UPFA for Kalutara District and is using a fleet of vehicles without number plates in his election campaign. He has no worry from the police of any other forces despite these vehicles could be seen in all parts of the district with Vidura Wickremanayake’s photograph and preference number displayed.
Rameswaram – Sri Lankan navy personals fired at 40 odd mechanized fishing boats in the sea near disputed Kachathivu area. One fisherman was killed and 100 injured in the Lankan Navy firing and killed fisherman identified as Murugan from Thataneri in Madurai. Sri Lankan navy personals also used iron rods, other sharp objects in addition […]
In November 2005, in recognition of her service to the country and the world, then-President of Sri Lanka Chandrika Kumaratunga conferred on Radhika Coomaraswamy the title of “Deshamanya” a prestigious national honour. Outside the TMVP office in Tirukkovil – White van with newspaper in place of number plate and Jeevendran and Inayapaarathi – Picture taken […]
Sri Lanka’s military is now two months into a full-on offensive against the Tamil Tiger rebels in their northern base. An end finally may be in sight to the war that has roiled the country for a quarter century. The government claims control of large areas in the region and could soon take the Tiger […]