Archive for December, 2012

A student activist, Suranjith Bandara, has been admitted to hospital following an assault in the early hours of this morning (Dec. 30), said the IUSF. He is a member of the IUSF and former president of the Students Union of Kelaniya University. He had been on his was to his   [ மேலும் படிக்க ]

Enemy forces led by the US are trying to destabilize Sri Lanka’s judiciary, alleges the Sri Lankan minister Wimal Weerawansa. Speaking at a school textbook distribution in Padukka, he said the government does not want to see the judiciary divided. Two days ago, he told a function that chief justice   [ மேலும் படிக்க ]

The whereabouts of assassinated UNP Jaffna District  parliamentarian Thiagarajah Maheswaran’s brother, who was the victim of an acid  attack, remained a mystery as at yesterday. Maheswaran’s brother, Thiagarajah Thuwarakeswaran (47), was  attacked by Sri Lankan military with acid near the historic Nallur Kovil, where he went with his two  sons   [ மேலும் படிக்க ]

Dr.I.Sivashankar employed as a Medical Officer at Anuradhapura a native of Jaffna had been arrested yesterday and is detained at the Kokavil military camp is according to unconfirmed information, Tamil daily reported. A woman a native of Kilinochchi Uruthirapuram recruited to the military had come home to sit for the   [ மேலும் படிக்க ]

The Sri Lankan security service intelligence operatives are keeping a close watch on around 1,000 Tamils who have released from detention camp after the war and are currently engaged in family life in the North, Jaffna sources said. Jaffna area Sri Lankan army officer General Hathurusinghe said that the TID officers have   [ மேலும் படிக்க ]

A Tamil National Alliance (TNA) parliamentary delegation has tabled the post-war problems faced by the North and East Tamils at the Tamils Protection Conference that commenced in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Thursday. The TNA delegation which is led by Jaffna district Parliamentarian, Mavai Senadiraja, comprises Parliamentarians  M.A.Sumanthiran, C.Sritharan, P.Ariyanenthiran and   [ மேலும் படிக்க ]

The Sri Lankan Former Hindu Cultural Minister Thiyagaraja Maheswaran’s brother and leading businessman Thiyagaraja Thuwarakeswaran aged 41, faced an acid attack on Saturday at Nallur, Uthayan paper reports. He was severely wounded in the back and neck area was admitted to Jaffna Teaching hospital. However he had informed, due to   [ மேலும் படிக்க ]

The UN secretary general, Ban Ki-moon, has urged the Indian government to take action to protect women after a 23-year-old student died of injuries sustained during a gang rape in Delhi. “Every girl and woman has the right to be respected, valued and protected,” Ban said in a statement in   [ மேலும் படிக்க ]

The latest James Bond movie starring Daniel Craig has just entered the franchise’s history as the first Agent 007 movie to surpass the US$1 billion box-office barrier. Sam Mendes’ latest James Bond installment, featuring Daniel Craig as 007 for the third time, hit the milestone on Sunday, The Hollywood Reporter   [ மேலும் படிக்க ]

What Australia is doing is a violation of the UN Refugee Convention, the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, signed and ratified by Australia. It is also a violation of the Australian Migration Act and even the Australian Constitution 1901(Section 75(V)).   [ மேலும் படிக்க ]