Tamil political parties pledge support to EPC
The Tamil political parties which contested the
Eastern Provincial polls have hailed President Mahinda Rajapaksa for
appointing a Chief Minister for the Eastern Province and called upon
the new Chief Minister, Sivanesathurai Chandrakanthan alias Pillayan
to work for the unity and integrity of all communities in the East
and work hard towards expediting development in the region.
Did Friday’s bomb target Pillayan? - Police
Colombo Crime Division sleuths have taken in for
questioning a man on suspicion in connection with the bomb explosion
opposite the Sambodhi Viharaya at Lotus Road in Fort that killed 10
persons and injured 95 persons, Police media spokesman, told the
Biggest trade fair in Jaffna after seven years
The improved security situation after seven
years in the Jaffna peninsula has set the stage for the Armed Forces
to hold the first ever, biggest trade fair and carnival in Jaffna.