Monthly Archives: January 2014

Stage crash ends New Year bash

Stage crash ends New Year bash

     Dozens of party-goers have been taken to hospital in Sri Lanka after a stage collapsed at the five-star Colombo Hilton hotel during New Year celebrations. Organisers say at least 30 people were hospitalised with fractures, cuts and burns following the collapse of the …

Army Commander wants discipline

Army Commander wants discipline

   The Army Commander Lieutenant General Daya Ratnayake addressing troops at  Army Headquarters paid  tribute to the untiring contribution, being rendered by all ranks for development of the country in the aftermath of the critical humanitarian operations.  He stressed to troops the importance of  maintaining …

56 Tamil organisations call for investigation

56 Tamil organisations call for investigation

    56 Tamil organisations from across the world have rejected a domestic Sri Lankan inquiry into human rights abuses and called for an international investigation. The signatories to the statement, which span across 10 different countries, jointly noted there was an overwhelming mandate for …

Sri Lanka: Moving On

Sri Lanka: Moving On

   By S. Binodkumar Singh The peace that was established with the defeat of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) in May 2009 prevailed uninterrupted through 2013. As in 2012, not a single terrorism-related incident was reported from the Island Nation. The last such …

New Year Wishes to all our readers

New Year Wishes to all our readers

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