Madhu Church regained
No Army deployment; Forces to hand over sacred
precincts to Church authorities:
Security Forces who regained the sacred Madhu
Church on Thursday without firing a single shot, asserted yesterday
that they have no intention to deploy Armed troops to provide
security for the Church premises.
Piliyandala bus blast kills 24
Twenty four persons returning home after a hard
day’s work were killed and another 40 including schoolchildren were
injured when a fully packed bus bound to Kahapola was caught in an
explosion at 6.45 p.m. at the Piliyandala bus terminal.
Iranian President to arrive on Monday
President of the Islamic Republic of Iran
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and President Mahinda Rajapaksa will
ceremonially inaugurate the construction of the multi-purpose Uma
Oya project at Alikota Aara in Wellawaya on Tuesday.
Eastern PC poll incident free - PAFFREL report
The main election watch dog PAFFREL releasing
its first supplementary report on the Eastern PC poll yesterday
called it largely incident free while noting that violence might
raise its head due to heightened competition after the Avurudu