A group of unidentified persons carried out an attack on a mosque in Jaffna in the early hours of Saturday morning, in a spate of attacks carried out on Muslims places of worship and businesses across the island.
The Uthayan reported that the attack left the windows of the Kamaal Mosque in Navanthurai shattered.
The attack comes as several other Muslim establishments came under attack, with the flagship No Limit store in Panadura set ablaze in an alleged arson attack.
India and Sri Lanka will have the next round of discussions on the Economic and Technological Cooperation Agreement (ETCA) starting August 9th, the minister of development strategies and international trade,
One of the front running candidates vying to become the next United Nations Secretary General accepted that there are “legitimate criticisms” of how the global body handled the final stages of the armed conflict that killed tens of thousands of Tamil civilians in Sri Lanka.
The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) leader, Anura Kumara Dissanayake told Sri Lanka's parliament that the recent student clashes at the University of Jaffna were due to racial hatred spread by groups in the North.
Norway, together with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on Thursday signed an agreement to extend the country's support to resettled families in North-East, including "improving access to justice".
The Government of Sri Lanka and the World Bank signed agreed a $55 million loan to Sri Lanka to improve urban services, preserve cultural and environment assets and improve liability in Jaffna said the World Bank in a press release yesterday.