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Vienna Airport employees caught smuggling Srilankans to US, UK

Vienna Airport employees caught smuggling Srilankans to US, UK

Austrian police have arrested several security employees at the Vienna Airport including a Sri Lankan for allegedly smuggling illegal immigrants from Sri Lanka to the UK and the US, The Telegraph reported yesterday. Two members of airport security staff are being held in custody on suspicion of allowing passengers without visas or proper travel documents […]

Colombo residence demands justice to Vidhya (Pictures)

Colombo residence demands justice to Vidhya (Pictures)

A protest was staged at the Borella Cemetery Roundabout condemning the rape and murder of Vidya Sivaloganadan, a schoolgirl in Jaffna. The protesters staged this demonstration demanding justice for Vidya Sivaloganadan. A list of 16 demands for women and children was also presented during this protest. The protest concluded following a candlelight vigil for the […]

President Maithripala Sirisena meets Vidhya’s family members (Pictures)

President Maithripala Sirisena meets Vidhya’s family members (Pictures)

Head of state president Maithripala Sirisena expressed his deepest condolence to mother and brother of Vidhya brutally raped and murdered in Kayts at Northern Governors office today. President Maithripala Sirisena paid sudden visit to Jaffna to investigate on death of Vidhya and the tense situation reported in the area. President hold discussions with Northern Governor […]

Srilankan president Sirisena promised to take strong action against Vidhya killers (Pictures)

Srilankan president Sirisena promised to take strong action against Vidhya killers (Pictures)

President Maithiripala Sirisena pays sudden visit to Jaffna to hold discussion on tense situation reported in Jaffna peninsula after death on schoolgirl at Kayts. Special discussion is currently underway at the Jaffna Vembhadi Women College as Journalists are not permitted to report news on this discussion. I strongly condemns the death of schoolgirl at Kayts, president […]

Vidhya Gang Rape: Sri Lanka police slammed over ex-war zone gang rape

Vidhya Gang Rape: Sri Lanka police slammed over ex-war zone gang rape

Sri Lankan police came under fire Saturday for their failure to act after the gang rape and murder of a teenage girl in the district of Jaffna, as tensions heightened in the former war zone following angry protests over the incident. Children’s Affairs Minister Rosy Senanayake slammed police for their response to a complaint after […]

Vidhya killers should be given death penalty – Kallaru people demand (Pictures)

Vidhya killers should be given death penalty – Kallaru people demand (Pictures)

Batticaloa Kallaru and divisional Kallaru people both together held a demonstration yesterday insisting death penalty given the culprits who have brutally murdered the Jaffna Punguditivu student Vithya. Such incident should not take place and for fear should be established among the culprits death sentence should be publicly granted to this culprits. Such rule should be […]

The pro-Mahinda groups planning for another Black July?

The pro-Mahinda groups planning for another Black July?

The month of July is chosen as it is a month which has roots deeply connected to the ethnic conflict of the country and any conflict sparked during that month would deeply hurt the sentiments of the global Tamil masses and enrage them, the newspaper adds, further quoting sources. ‘Randiva’ further reports : The initial step […]

Vidhya Gang Rape: Criminal Investigation Department detectives arrived  in Jaffna 

Vidhya Gang Rape: Criminal Investigation Department detectives arrived  in Jaffna 

A 15-strong group of Criminal Investigation Department (CID) detectives arrived in Jaffna last night to conduct an urgent probe into a string of incidents that culminated in Wednesday’s attack on the Magistrate’s Court. The probe will centre on the causes that led to the incidents and whether any ‘anti national’ groups were attempting to destabilise […]

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