All people who lived in Sri Lanka, irrespective of their ethnicity, religion, or any other difference, whether Sinhalese, Tamil, Muslim or Burgher made their fullest contribution to the achievement of independence.
It is almost 70 years since Sri-Lanka attained Independence from Colonial Rule.
Ethnic strife had plagued the Country from shortly after it attained Independence.
It was reported notice has been issued to the 5 individuals, who were arrested and later released, over the murder of former Tamil National Alliance Parliamentarian Nadarajah Raviraj, to appear before the Court of Appeal, following an appeal filed by Nadarajah Raviraj’s wife calling for the verdict issued by the Colombo High Court pertaining to the case to be overturned.
The five were summoned before the Appeals Court on the 28th of February.
Japan has decided to tighten its entrance requirements for overseas students from five countries including China and Vietnam from mid-March, as part of its efforts to prevent illegal immigration.
However, the move has been strongly criticized by local language schools as they claim the "standard" to select the counties is biased and unfair.