Month: April 2012
Onlanka News – By Walter Jayawardhana When Dhanapala Sinham and Sreedasan from Jaffna arrived in the beautiful Kerala city of Kollam , police think, they had some reason to be silent and not talk much: They were there illegally and suspected to be smuggled into the country by human trafficking racketeers….
Onlanka News – By Walter Jayawardhana In Britain, an old bastion of Christian heritage there had been a widely accepted practice of starting public meetings by saying prayers until secularist campaigners protested sometimes even by challenging the authorities in courts of law. Eventually some local government bodies dropped the practice altogether….
Onlanka News – By Walter Jayawardhana There had been many reported incidents where the majestic tiger had been killed by animals of lesser stature especially when it comes to the saving of off springs. In addition to the motherly instinct in the incident reported last Saturday the ferocious tiger was already injured in an earlier…
Minister Wimal Weerawansa said though bread prices would go up by 5 or 6 rupees after the imposition of a Rs. 15 tax on a kilogramme of wheat flour, the most unfortunate family that eats bread for all three meals would have to additionally spend only a sum equivalent to the price of two quids…
The Sri Lanka Army today denied reports that security forces had used cluster bombs during the war and requested to provide any evidence so that an investigate can be launched, the Press Trust Of India reported. “I wish to reiterate that Sri Lanka Army, Navy or Air Force never used cluster bombs,” military spokesperson Brigadier…
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