Wednesday Apr 9
On This Day in Aviation History
1942 - The Imperial Japanese Navy launches an air raid on Trincomalee in Ceylon ; Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Hermes and Royal Australian Navy destroyer HMAS Vampire are sunk off the island's east coast.
Sri Lanka's Eastern district of Trincomalee lifts ban on cattle slaughter
Apr 07, Colombo: The ban on cattle slaughter in Sri Lanka's Eastern Trincomalee District has been lifted with effect from April 1st, according to local media reports.
Sri Lanka Navy conducts training exercises in Eastern seas
Apr 03, Trincomalee: Sri Lanka Navy has commenced the TRINEX exercises in the Eastern seas off Trincomalee to provide maritime training to the junior officers.
Sri Lanka: SL military accelerates forced resettlement...
The houses are to be handed over in a military function scheduled to be attended by Gotabhaya Rajapaksa, the SL presidential sibling and defence secretary of the occupying State, who has also instructed its military Establishment to get rid of the complaints from uprooted people from Valikaamam North in Jaffna district by forcing them to accept ... (more)
Sri Lanka: Tamil university students attacked in their homeland by Sinhala students
More than 45 Sinhala students, armed with batons, penknives and iron-boxes, assaulted the Tamil students at the party causing serious injuries to 7 Tamil students.