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::

* Democratic Party candidate for upcoming provincial elections in Sri Lanka found assaulted
Mon, Mar 24, 2014, 07:55 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Mar 24, Colombo: Candidate of Sri Lanka's Democratic Party at the forthcoming Western Provincial Council (WPC) has been assaulted by unidentified assailants.

The police told the media today that Kalutara District candidate of the Democratic Party, K.A. Nishantha was found assaulted with his hand tied together inside his vehicle.

Nishantha, according to the police, was attacked by an unidentified group in Dikpitiya, Mathugama this morning.

The police media unit said that the candidate was found unconscious inside his vehicle and that he was admitted to the Nagoda Hospital for treatment.

Two election related incidents of violence were reported last week where one attack resulted in the death of a United National Party (UNP) supporter in the Gampaha District.

Elections for the Western and Southern Provincial Councils will be held this Saturday (29).

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lanka to establish a new Vessel Monitoring System (VMS) to monitor fishing boats
-- [9 minutes ago]
India pledges Rs.10 million as immediate relief for Sri Lanka landslide victims
-- [41 minutes ago]
Sri Lanka national carrier receives first of six new A330-300 on order
-- [1 hour and 45 minutes ago]
New mission chiefs to Sri Lanka express condolences on Koslanda landslide
-- [2 hours ago]
Catholic Church of Sri Lanka rejects reports of president influencing the church to stop papal visit
-- [2 hours ago]
Madhu Road - Thiruketheeswaram sector of Sri Lanka's Northern Railway line tested
-- [3 hours ago]
Pakistan offers assistance to the Sri Lankan landslide victims
-- [4 hours ago]
Coalition party of Sri Lanka's ruling alliance to abstain from voting for the budget
-- [5 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Opposition Leader visits landslide affected village
-- [5 hours ago]
United States offers Sri Lanka immediate assistance for disaster relief
-- [6 hours ago]

Copyright © 2000, 2014 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.