2013 in Sri Lanka

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Events from the year 2013 in Sri Lanka.

Incumbents

Events

January to March

13 January: Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake removed from office

April to June

File:Uthayan Office Attacked.jpg
13 April: Uthayan office in Jaffna attacked
  • 3 April – The Uthayan newspaper's office in Kilinochchi were attacked by a group of six masked Sinhala speaking men, injuring five employees, two seriously, and damaging equipment and vehicles.[39][40][41][42][43]
  • 13 April – Three men came to the Uthayan newspaper's office in Jaffna and threatened security guards before damaging equipment and setting the printing press ablaze.[44][45][46]
  • 20 April – New electricity tariffs come into force which will see some consumers bills increasing by 127%.[47][48][49]
  • 24 April – The government forcibly acquire 2,578 hectares (6,370 acres; 9.95 sq mi) of land in northern Valikamam for a military cantonment, claiming none of owners could be traced.[50][51][52][53]
  • 5 May – President Mahinda Rajapaksa's son Rohitha Rajapaksa is alleged to have assaulted referee Dimitri Gunasekera during an Inter-Club Rugby Sevens Championship match at Havelock Park between Navy SC and Police SC A.[54][55][56]
  • 12 May – Cyclone Mahasen causes floods and landslides in northern Sri Lanka, killing seven and displacing 3,881.[57][58][59]
  • 22 May – Mohamed Shiyam murder: Footwear businessman Mohammed Muzamdeen Mohammed Shiyam goes missing after dining with friend Mohammed Fouzdeen in a suburb of Colombo.[60]
  • 24 May
  • 25 May – Buddhist monk Bowatte Indrasara dies in Colombo National Hospital.[65][66]
  • 4 June
  • 8 June – More than 40 fishermen are killed by monsoon storms off the south west coast of Sri Lanka.[71][72]
  • 10 June – Mohamed Shiyam murder: DIG Vaas Gunawardena arrested in connection with murder.[73][74]
  • 11 June – Mohamed Shiyam murder: Colombo Magistrate's Court allow the Criminal Investigation Department to detain DIG Vaas Gunawardena for 90 days under the Prevention of Terrorism Act.[75][76]

July to September

October to December

File:Uthayan quotidien sri-lankais Prix Reporters Sans Frontières catégorie médias Strasbourg 27 novembre 2013-2.jpg
27 November: Uthayan editor V. Kanamaylnathan receives the 2013 Reporters Without Borders Press Freedom Prize from TV5Monde news director Pascal Guimier at Strasbourg City Hall

Deaths

See also

References

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  83. "Estate Superintendent hacked to death". The Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka). 5 July 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
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  87. "President issues order to conduct Northern PC elections". Ceylon Today. 5 July 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  88. "NWP and CP Provincial Council to be dissolved". The Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka). 5 July 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  89. "Nine including 'Atha Kota' remanded over estate superintendent's murder". adaderana.lk. 9 July 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
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  107. "Sri Lanka Buddhist mob attacks Colombo mosque". BBC News. 11 August 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
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  109. Arthur Wamanan; Sandun Jayawardana; Chamara Sumanapala (10 August 2013). "Police curfew imposed in Grandpass; calm gradually being restored". The Nation (Sri Lanka).<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
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  113. "UN's Navi Pillay to visit Sri Lanka former war zone". BBC News. 25 August 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  114. "Pillay arrives". The Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka). 25 August 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  115. "Police Dept. brought under purview of newly-established Ministry". News First. 23 August 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  116. "New Ministry of Law and Order set up". Daily FT. 24 August 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  117. "PM updates House with statement on action taken to date". The Sunday Times (Sri Lanka). 8 December 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  118. Ladduwahetty, Ravi (4 December 2013). "PM in damage control mode". Ceylon Today.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  119. "250kg of heroin seized in Sri Lanka; largest haul in South Asia". The Straits Times. Associated Press. 31 August 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  120. Kamalendran, Chris (10 November 2013). "Biggest ever heroin haul: Sensational letter from PM's office". he Sunday Times (Sri Lanka).<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  121. Haviland, Charles (4 December 2013). "S Lanka heroin scam hits office of PM Jayaratne". BBC News.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  122. Aneez, Shihar (31 August 2013). "U.N. rights chief says Sri Lanka heading in 'authoritarian direction'". Reuters.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  123. "'Military presence in North-East worrying': Navi Pillay". TamilNet. 31 August 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  124. "Pillay says Sri Lanka turning authoritarian". Al Jazeera. 31 August 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  125. "Govt. caught in Hurricane Pillay as she ends whirlwind tour". The Sunday Times (Sri Lanka). 1 September 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  126. "Relative of LTTE senior commander found dead at Magazine prison". Lankasr Nnews. 3 September 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  127. "Ex-LTTE key man Balraj's brother dies". The Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka). 6 September 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  128. "Sri Lankan police question BBC Tamil reporter". BBC News. 3 September 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  129. "BBC concerned over questioning of BBC Tamil reporter". The Sunday Times (Sri Lanka). 4 September 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  130. Perera, M. S. (6 September 2013). "Lasantha killing: Second suspect discharged". The Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka).<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  131. "Lasantha killing suspect acquitted". The Island (Sri Lanka). 6 September 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  132. Weerasooriya, Ananda (7 September 2013). "Lasantha murder suspect exonerated". Ceylon Today.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  133. Moramudali, Umesh (13 September 2013). "Man killed by Kilinochchi's trial train". Ceylon Today.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  134. "'Yaazh Theavi' claims life of 78-year-old man in Ki'linochchi". TamilNet. 13 September 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
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