Three persons belonging to an unidentified group of persons who had reportedly attacked those engaged in the Sathyagraha protest that took place near the Elphinstone Theatre in Mardana last night (03 Feb.) have been remanded.
Protests were staged in Batticaloa and Jaffna today against the Independence Day celebrations held in Colombo. A ‘Black Independence Day’ event organised by the Ilanakai Tamil Arasu Katchi (ITAK) was held in Batticaloa today. ITAK MPs M.A Sumanthiran and Shanakiyan Rasamanickam led the protest march in Batticaloa. A large number of people attended the ‘Black […]
The ‘Sri Lankabhimanya’ Award, the highest national award given by the Government of Sri Lanka to a Sri Lankan citizen or non-Sri Lankan individual was conferred on Parliamentarian Deshabandu Karu Jayasuriya by President Ranil Wickremesinghe on Friday (February 03).The post Karu Jayasuriya bestowed with the country’s highest civil honour – ‘Sri Lankabhimanya’ Award appeared...
Sri Lanka has decided to erase the name “Slave Island” from road signs, postal usage and voter registers nearly two centuries after slavery was abolished in the country.The post Sri Lanka replaces the “Slave Island” title with “Kompagngna Veediya” appeared first on Sri Lanka News - Latest Breaking News in Sri Lanka - ONLANKA News.