The Army, with its proven capability to meet with any challenge, is to supplement its troops by imparting IT knowledge following a directive given by the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Jagath Jayasuriya. The Gemunu Watch (GW) Regiment Centre at Kuruwita with the sole intention of disseminating IT knowledge among GW troops and family members of GW soldiers, had its state of the art new ‘Ranaviru Information Technology Training Institute’ opened on Saturday (26), along with a new Medical Centre in the Regiment Complex.
THE Criminal Investigations Department (CID) conducting investigations into LTTE activities, yesterday (22) produced Tamil National Alliance (TNA) Vanni District MP Sathasivam Kanagaratnam before the Colombo Chief Magistrate and Additional District Judge Nisantha Hapuarachchi and said the MP is alleged to have violated the Emergency Regulations and assisted the LTTE. Kanagaratnam was arrested by the CID while he was with the people who came from the uncleared areas. He was trapped in Mullaitivu for several months. The CID has commenced an investigation against the MP who is alleged to have been involved with LTTE terrorist activities under the detention orders issued on May 21 by Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa.