‘Our position has been strong and unequivocal’:
Canadian PM reiterates strong opposition to Tigers
Canadian Prime Minister and Conservative Party
leader Stephen Harper was on the defensive yesterday after the media
reported that one of his party candidates for Parliament had hosted
a televised tribute to the LTTE, an organisation banned in Canada as
a terrorist group.
Attempted extortion bid:
Three suspects who posed as TMVP members held
Three suspects from Trincomalee who posed as
members of the Tamil Makkal Viduthalai Pulikal (TMVP) party were
taken in for questioning by Security Forces personnel in Jaffna on
Friday. According to Army sources, the suspects had told A.
Atputharaja R. Sutharsan and J. Vasantharoopan of Jaffna that they
were the members of the TMVP and could help them seek political
Mystery shrouds slaying of brothel keeper
It all began at the weekly “Police Mahajana
-Sahanadinaya at the police headquarters in Colombo where the public
meets the Inspector General of Police and his senior police officers
to discuss grievances not resolved by local police stations. It was
at one of these meetings that a woman from Kantale complained to IGP
Mahinda Balasuriya that her husband had gone missing for about a
week in Colombo.