The body of an elderly Tamil woman was found murdered in her home in Koppai this morning, reported Uthayan.
The body, found beaten with open wounds and lacerations, is that of 70-year-old Kumarasami Mangayakarasi. Her jewellery, including earrings and bangles, were missing.
Mrs Mangayakarasi lived alone in her home near Naasimar temple, Koppai Old Street. She is reported to have four children, who currently reside abroad.
The Sri Lankan government has expressed its regret at the “unconstitutional removal” of the President of Ukraine, Viktor Yanukovych.
In a statement,
The election manifesto of the Dravida Munettra Kazhagam (DMK) pledged to push the central government for a referendum, held amongst the Tamil of the North-East of Sri Lanka,
Brokers in Sri Lanka’s stock exchange have said that speculation around an impending UNHRC resolution is affecting investor confidence, despite an increase in foreign inflows.
A Sinhalese deportee, who said he was tortured on his return to Sri Lanka, was denied an interview with Australian police who were in Colombo, according to a cable released under a Freedom of Information law request by The Guardian.
The Green Party’s human rights spokesperson and Member of Parliament Jan Logie has called on the New Zealand government to support an international inquiry into war crimes in Sri Lanka,
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