Saturday, May 9, 2009

Buddhists Around The World Celebrates The Birth Of Lord Buddha

Millions of Buddhists around the world Celebrated the Vesak Full Moon Poya Day yesterday which mark the Birth,Enlightenment and the Demise of the Lord Buddha the Founder of Buddhism.Thousands of devotees yesterday gathered at the Temples throughout Sri Lanka to conduct religious activities to mark this occasion.

Besides Religious Activities Pandals and Lanterns which shown the Various Buddhist Stories related to the Previous Births of Lord Buddha were built throughout the country and Alms giving centers known as "Dansala's" provide the people who are visiting to see these Vesak Pandals Meals including Rice,Coffee,Soft Drinks and Sweet Meets.Buddhist families decorated their gardens with paper buckets lighten with candles and various shapes of lanterns and colored bulbs to mark the Vesak.

Even in the former rebel held areas in the North Army Personnale have been conducting Dansala's provide the visitors with Soft Drinks.

LTTE Shot At A Group Of Civilians Tried To Escape From The Area

LTTE shown their cruelty again by shooting a group of trapped Civilians who tried to escape from the rebel held territory last night.One Body and Twelve other injured were rushed to the Anuradhapura General Hospital.

Meanwhile another 499 Trapped Civilians were returned to the Government held area today.

No War Zone Restricted To Two Kilo Meter Area

The No War Zone of the Northern Sri Lanka has been redemarcated and the new area is now 2 Kilo Meters by 1.5 Kilo Meters Sri Lankan Military Announced.Remaining LTTE Cadres including their Leaders are restricted to this small area along with the trapped civilians.

Meanwhile LTTE Political Wing Chief B.Nadesan today denied that the LTTE is forcingly keeping Civilians with them and said these people are staying with them and wants live with them..

Navy Destroyed Two LTTE Boats And Captured Two

Sri Lankan Navy today destroyed Two LTTE Suicide Boats, Seized Another Two and captured Two Rebels in the Seas of Mulativue in Northern Sri Lanka.

Several Sea Tigers believed to be killed during the confrontation with the Navy.

CID Have Arrested Two Persons Over Addresing A Press Briefing On White Abductions

Criminal Investigations Department (CID) officials have last night(13)arrested two persons at a cafe in Mahara area over  participating ...