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Jaffna University Conflict: Non-Fictional Clash of Clans?

Jaffna University Conflict: Non-Fictional Clash of Clans?

(FEATURE) The violent argument that occurred in the University of Jaffna earlier this month has possibly left considerable doubt in the minds of Lankans: Are we falling prey to racism? Is peace an intricate luxury that we seemingly cannot afford? MORE.....

July 27, 2016  02:43 pm|

MP Chathura Senaratne issued notice

MP Chathura Senaratne issued notice

The Negombo Magistrates Court has issued notice on UNP Gampaha District MP Chathura Senaratne for allegedly threatening a group of individuals in custody at the Ragama Police Station. MORE..

September 16, 2015  01:39 pm|

Post-war systemic breakdown blamed for Jaffna violence

Post-war systemic breakdown blamed for Jaffna violence

Dr. Daya Somasundaram, Professor of Psychiatry at Jaffna University, blames the breakdown of traditional social and administrative structures for the gang rape and murder of 18 year old school girl, S. Vithya, at Pungudithivu on May 13, and the mayhem that engulfed Sri Lankas Northern Province subsequently. MORE..

May 23, 2015  09:51 am|

Court bans protests in Jaffna Town

Court bans protests in Jaffna Town

The Jaffna Magistrate Court has issued a stay order banning all types of protests in Jaffna Town, Police Spokesman ASP Ruwan Gunasekara said. MORE..

May 23, 2015  07:15 am|

130 arrested over Jaffna violence remanded

130 arrested over Jaffna violence remanded

The 130 persons arrested for unlawful protest, damaging public property and assaulting police officers near the Jaffna Magistrates Court have been ordered remanded. MORE..

May 21, 2015  04:07 pm|

Tense situation erupts near Jaffna Court

Tense situation erupts near Jaffna Court

Police today used tear gas to disperse protesters who were behaving violently near Jaffna Court over a rape and murder of a girl in Kayts, the police said. MORE..

May 20, 2015  01:32 pm|

Janaka Ranawaka remanded

 Janaka Ranawaka remanded

The Mayor of the Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte, Janaka Ranawaka, who was arrested this morning for allegedly assaulting the Opposition Leader of the Municipal Council, has been remanded until May 11 by the Hulftsdorp Magistrate court. MORE..

May 8, 2015  05:26 pm|

Kotte Opposition leader also arrested

Kotte Opposition leader also arrested

Opposition leader of the Kotte Municipal Council Sugath Appuhami has been arrested over the alleged assault on the Mayor of the Kotte MC, police said. Earlier today the Mayor of the Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte, Janaka Ranawaka, was arrested for allegedly assaulting the Opposition Leader of the Municipal Council, police said. MORE...

May 8, 2015  03:51 pm|

Kotte Mayor arrested over attack on Opposition Leader

Kotte Mayor arrested over attack on Opposition Leader

The Mayor of the Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte, Janaka Ranawaka, has been arrested for allegedly assaulting the Opposition Leader of the Municipal Council, police said. MORE..

May 8, 2015  12:41 pm|

Seven hospitalised after Jpura students clash

Seven hospitalised after Jpura students clash

Seven students were wounded and hospitalised follwing a clash between two student groups at the University of Sri Jayewardenepura this evening. MORE..

February 5, 2015  11:56 pm|

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