Valikamam North land owners threaten to invade HSZ

The discussion focused on the families displaced from Valikamam North and plans to expand the Palaly airport. This message was conveyed to Minister Vijayakala Maheswaran and the Northern Province Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran at a meeting held in Jaffna. Valikamam North land owners have threatened to invade High Security Zones (HSZ) in the area if the land is not released before the April Sinhala and Tamil New Year.People who own land in the HSZ have said that they are prepared to take bullets from the military in the attempt to get back what is rightfully theirs. The owners of properly held by the military in Valikamam North said that they will go by sea and land and attempt to reclaim their land.They said that they will not be happy with an airport or port in the HSZ but only with the return of their land. (Colombo Gazette) read more

Woman gives birth outside Primark store in Birmingham

first_imgA YOUNG WOMAN gave birth to a baby daughter in front of stunned shoppers outside a UK branch of Primark yesterday afternoon.The woman was walking down a busy Birmingham street at around 2pm when she went into labour outside the store.According to ITV News, Primark staff held up sheets to give the woman privacy from passers-by – but that didn’t deter crowds building up as she delivered the baby on the footpath. Source: Raj/Twitter Source: Twitter/@Rajjohal7A doctor in the area helped her give birth, to cheers from the onlookers.One told the Birmingham Mail that people were recording the birth on their phones:People were saying ‘get back and let her breathe’. Loads of people were recording on their phones. When the baby popped out, everybody cheered.West Midlands Ambulance Service, who arrived on the scene to take mother and baby to hospital, tweeted that the baby is a girl and she’s doing just fine: Source: WMAS/TwitterWe hope she calls her Penney. Just because.The best news bloopers of June 2014>Woman sets her house on fire while trying to kill a spider>last_img read more