Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 14 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Students assualted in Sri Lanka universities, faculties closed
Thu, Jan 17, 2013, 10:20 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 17, Colombo: Sri Lanka Socialist Students' Union suspects the government involvement behind the assaults against the students in several universities of the country.

Ruhunu University Students' Union President Harsha Gunawardena was assaulted by an unidentified group last night in Medawatta area on Matara - Tangalle road.

The student was admitted to the Matara General Hospital and is currently receiving treatment.

The students of Ruhunu University held a protest march today against the assault against the President of the Students' Union of the university.

Around thousand students marched from the university to Matara bus stand and held a protest demonstration there.

Meanwhile the Moratuwa University closed down two faculties today due to a clash broke out last night between the B.Sc. Engineering students and National Diploma in Technology (NDT) students.

Six engineering students were injured in the clash and two were admitted to the hospital.



ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lanka is keen to attract foreign investment to stimulate growth - Finance Minister
-- [2 minutes ago]
Senior Sri Lankan lawyer says it's unethical to impose conditions to support reforms
Sri Lanka Securities and Exchange Commission commences probe into closed files
Sri Lankan government pledges to work to implement 27 international conventions to regain GSP Plus
Sri Lankan motorcyclists protest against ban on full face helmets
Sri Lanka police raid house in Colombo and arrest persons accused of producing defamatory documentary
Sri Lanka's Marxist party wants the next general election under proportional system
Free Wi-Fi from tomorrow at 26 public locations in Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka extends terms of local government bodies
UN Special Rapporteur arrives in Sri Lanka today on a six-day visit

Copyright © 2000, 2012 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.