Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Former LTTE Women's Political Wing leader to get membership in Sri Lanka Freedom Party
Tue, Jul 2, 2013, 11:01 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

July 02, Colombo: The former Women's Political Wing leader of the terrorist group Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) Subramaniam Shivathavi alias Thamalini is to get the membership in the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP), political sources say.

Sources also say that Thamalini will contest as a candidate of the SLFP to the upcoming Northern Provincial Council election.

President Mahinda Rajapaksa who is the leader of the SLFP is expected to approve Thamilini's membership after his return to country.

Thamalini was arrested by state military when she was with the civilians in a refugee camp following the defeat of the LTTE. She was detained for a long time and released recently after a rehabilitation programme in Poonthottam Rehabilitation Camp in Vavuniya.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister seeks immediate release of fishermen arrested by Sri Lanka Navy
-- [3 hours ago]
Pakistan Naval Ship to arrive in Sri Lanka on Monday
-- [3 hours ago]
EU acknowledges Sri Lanka's encouraging measures to get GSP+, requires to resolve fishery ban first
-- [4 hours ago]
Indian Army Chief arrives in Sri Lanka to review bilateral defense ties
-- [5 hours ago]
President invites IOM to host a global consultation in Sri Lanka on health of migrants
-- [6 hours ago]
Sri Lankan President to leave for Paris today to attend Climate Change summit
Government incurs losses of Rs. 147 billion in tax revenue due to concessionary vehicle permits
Extremists spreading rumors of threats to national security, Sri Lanka Defense Secretary says
Minister expects a revival in Sri Lanka's fisheries sector next year
Canada, Australia leaders commend President Sirisena on remarkable changes brought to governance in Sri Lanka

Copyright © 2000, 2012 by (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of, 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, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.