Eastern Province Chief Minister Sivanesathurai
Chandrakanthan’s (Pillaiyan)Private Secretary, Kumarasamy Nandagopan alias
Ragu and the driver of the Volvo in which he was travelling were shot dead
at Oruwala in Athurugiriya yesterday.A group of armed men who followed the Volvo had overtaken
it at Oruwala, blocked the road and fired several shots at the occupants.
Police suspect that the LTTE was responsible for the killings. According to Thamil Makkal Viduthalia Puligal (TMVP) sources Ragu was an unsuccessful...
Rs.40 billion annual profit
on petrol sales - Ravi
The government is in a position to make an annual profit of Rs.40 billion on petrol sales, but is stubbornly refusing to pass on the benefit to the consumer, UNP MP, Ravi Karunanayake said yesterday.
pressing concern for Vanni IDPs - ICRC
The ICRC yesterday said security and stability were a pressing concern for displaced people in the Vanni since the escalation of hostilities in July.Many of the IDPs have had to flee several times due to hostilities, head of ICRC...