A large banner with the picture of Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has been torched in Mullaithivu.
Clashes have been reported between Sinhala students at Jaffna University.
The Sri Lankan government has launched a major hunt for LTTE gold, said to have been buried in Mullivaikal, the last stronghold of the LTTE.
The Canadian Prime Minister joined Tamils celebrating Thai Pongal in Toronto last Sunday, wearing traditional Tamil veddi and salvai.
A female Tamil political prisoner has been sentenced to two years imprisonment, suspended for fifteen years, by Colombo High Court.
Two people have been injured in two separate machete attacks in Jaffna.
A Tamil teenager has been stabbed to death in Oshawa, Canada, the Canadian daily, The Toronto Star, has reported.
The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) has urged Sri Lanka Elections Commission to ban its splinter group, the Tamil National Liberation Alliance (TNLA).
Namal Rajapaksa has challenged the Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena to confirm whether he officially supports ‘a separate Eelam state’.
The Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) has inaugurated its election campaign in Jaffna by playing a popular LTTE song.