*Nagatheepa cannot be changed into Nainatheevu- Mahindha Rajapakse.
*President meets ‘investigated’ former Commanders, Air Chief Martial Jayalath Weerakody,General Shantha Kotegoda, and Admirals Thisara Samarasinghe and Vasantha Karanagoda.
* The coming of UN group is a move of International intervention – Thissa Vitharana.
*Japanese Naval ships JS Maginami and JS Susunami in Colombo harbour on goodwill visit.
* A day of mourning for Sobhitha Thero’s funeral today.
* Sri Lanka expresses dissatisfaction over Malaitheevu’s activities in Sri Lanka.
* No connection with abductions and murders – Gota.
* Several ministers and ruling party Tamil MPs boycott Ranil’s Deepawali celebrations.