The government has turned down a request by the Tamil
National Alliance to reopen the A 9 highway so that
the body of the slain parliamentarian Nadarajah Raviraj
could be taken to Chavakachcheri for the funeral on
Wednesday, The Sunday Times learns.
Today is War Memorial Day – the day
commemorating the end of World War I. Here
Air Force personnel are seen rehearsing the
last post for the ceremony to be held today
at the War Memorial in Viharamahadevi Park.
Pic by J. Weerasekera
Tsunami affected beneficiaries
in five divisional secretariat divisions-Kuchchaveli,
Trincomalee Town and Gravets, Muttur, Kinniya and Eachchilampathu
in Trincomalee district recently exhibited their products...
she does not celebrate Christmas, M. Gunawthi and her
fisher family of Batheegama would have never had the
faintest notion that on December 26 2004 they would
end up as homeless refugees as victims of their provider
– the sea.