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::

* Sri Lankan Minister's walk for peace stopped by police
Sat, Aug 2, 2014, 09:28 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Aug 02, Colombo: A walk organized by the Ministry of National Languages and Social Integration was suspended by police today at Panadura.

Police stopped the walk for peace and ethnic harmony citing that mobs might attack the participants.

Minister of National Languages and Social Integration Vasudeva Nanayakkara also participated in the walk and addressed the people after the police stopped the walk.

He pointed out that the aim of the walk was to promote brotherhood among races.

The Minister said that this was the aim of the government and police were acting against it.

He said that although the police were there to suppress the "lunatics" against these motives, the police say they cannot control them.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
ADB signs co-advisory agreement with Sumitomo Mitsui Bank to expand East Container Terminal of Sri Lanka's Colombo Port
-- [1 hour and 22 minutes ago]
Former UPFA MP Sajin Vaas Gunawardena arrested again
-- [1 hour and 45 minutes ago]
SriLankan Airlines suspends flights to Paris and Frankfurt as it continues to re-structure and review its network
-- [2 hours ago]
Sacred Buddha relics returns to Pakistan after month long exposition in Sri Lanka
-- [2 hours ago]
U.S. government trains Sri Lankan officials on counterproliferation of weapons of mass destruction
-- [2 hours ago]
Sri Lanka International Gem and Jewellery show, FACETS 2016 in September
Deputy Minister Eran Wickramaratne speculated to be next Central Bank Governor
All lands in the North held by forces except the strategically important ones will be returned - Defense Secretary
Sri Lanka, India's AP governments to work together to promote tourism
Tamil Nadu police seize abandoned boat used to ferry Sri Lankan refugees

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.