One of the sisters of a Sri Lankan woman who died in March following mistreatment at a Japanese detention facility has called on the immigration agency to accept responsibility for her sibling’s death as she left Japan.
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa yesterday attended the special commemorative event near the Manhattan Memorial in the United States to mark the 20th anniversary of terrorist attacks in Washington and New York.
The JVP yesterday alleged that the government was engaged in subterfuge to get its cronies to arouse communal disharmony to cover up its failure to bring to justice those responsible for the Easter Sunday carnage.
Foreign Minister Prof. Peiris briefed his Indian counterpart on the situation with regard to the COVID-19 pandemic and the successful measures being implemented by the Government of Sri Lanka to control the spread of the virus.
Tamil National People’s Front (TNFP) Jaffna District MP Selvarasa Gajendran and two others were arrested in Jaffna for violating quarantine regulations by holding a memorial observation for LTTE member Tileepan in Jaffna.
Justice Minister Ali Sabry told Parliament yesterday that appropriate action would be taken, based on the investigation reports against State Minister Lohan Ratwatte, who was allegedly involved in a couple of incidents in Anuradhapura and Welikada prisons.
Professor Neelika Malavige of the Faculty of Medical Sciences of the Sri Jayawardanapura Hospital said although numerous COVID-19 related variants are reported, people should not be scared and panic over them as long as they have received the vaccines…