Maoist rebels kill 17 in India

Sunday, 26 May 2013 - 8:24



At least 17 people, including a local leader of India's governing Congress party, have been killed in an attack by suspected Maoist rebels in the central state of Chhattisgarh.


A number of party members and supporters were injured in the attack south of Raipur, the state capital.


Reports say the attackers triggered a land mine blast before opening fire at a convoy.


The Maoists are active in more than a third of India's 600 districts.

Covid-19 cases rise to 2,084
Wednesday, 08 July 2020 - 15:30

With the finding of three more Covid-19 patients today (08), the total infected in Sri Lanka has risen to 2,084. Read More

Kelaniya University opens for fourth year students on 13 August
Wednesday, 08 July 2020 - 15:26

The University of Kelaniya opens on 13 July for academic activities of the fourth year students.This applies for students in the faculties of science,... Read More

12 PNB officers remanded
Wednesday, 08 July 2020 - 15:21

Twelve officers of the Police Narcotic Bureau have been remanded until 21 July over their alleged involvement in drug trafficking.They were produced before... Read More