Wimal Weerawansa further remanded

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – National Freedom Front Leader (NFF), Parliamentarian Wimal Weerawansa was further remanded till April 3. He was remanded in connection to the misuse of Government vehicles.   Keeping up to date with breaking news while you are on the move is simple with the Lankapuvath SMS alert service. Type: REG (space) LP and send to 2299 *Please note this service is for Mobitel users only.

"Wimal Weerawansa further remanded"

Vaiko arrested for bid to besiege Lankan Embassy

(INDIA, LANKAPUVATH) – MDMK general secretary Vaiko and his followers along with traders union leader T.Vellaiyan were arrested on Saturday when they attempted to besiege the deputy high commission of Sri Lanka opposing a resolution in the UN Human Rights Council seeking more time for the island nation to probe the war crimes during the military offensive in 2009, Deccan Chronicle reported.

"Vaiko arrested for bid to besiege Lankan Embassy"

Case filed in Madras Court seeking extradition of Lankans

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – A public interest litigation petition (PIL) was filed in the Madras High Court Bench seeking a direction to the Centre as well as State Government to extradite the accused in a case registered in connection with the death of Rameswaram fisherman K.Britjo (21) who was allegedly shot dead by the Sri Lankan Navy on the high seas on March 6, The Hindu reported.

"Case filed in Madras Court seeking extradition of Lankans"

Vaiko tells Premier Modi to oppose UN resolution on Sri Lanka

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – India’s MDMK general secretary Vaiko urged the Indian Government to oppose the resolution in the United Nations that would give two more years to Sri Lanka to submit its report based on investigation into alleged war crimes against the Tamils, The Hindu reported.

"Vaiko tells Premier Modi to oppose UN resolution on Sri Lanka"