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The Sri Lankan police have filed a case against 5 Tamils in Keppapulavu for holding a black flag protest on Independence Day. Families in the village have been protesting against the military's ongoing occupation of land for almost one year. Mulliyavalai police accused the 5 protesters of breaching the ...
There are 24 municipal councils, 41 urban councils and 275 pradeshiya sabhas, the legislative bodies that preside over the third-tier Municipalities in the ... won the Manthai east local council in the Mullaitivu district with Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe's United National Party (UNP) coming second.

S. K. Senthivel's Vaddukottaiyil Irunthu Mullaitivu Warai (From Vaddukottai to Mullaitivu) and N. Raveendran's Saathi Samuha Varalaattril Varkka ... last year amidst a major struggle by the oppressed caste communities in Jaffna demanding the removal of upper caste cemeteries adjoining their villages.
Residents of a Mullaitivu village observed Thai Pongal at the site of their almost year-long protest for the return of their lands from the Sri Lankan army. Keppapulavu residents set up the traditional pongal pot in front of a shed adjacent to the army camp, originally erected as a short-term shelter for the ...
Residents of a Mullaitivu village observed Thai Pongal at the site of their almost year-long protest for the return of their lands from the Sri Lankan army. Keppapulavu residents set up the traditional pongal pot in front of a shed adjacent to the army camp, originally erected as a short-term shelter for the ...
The LTTE appear to have burnt alive hundreds of Sri Lankan soldiers who had surrendered during the attack on the Mullaitivu army camp. ... 2 July - The Muslim village of Erakkandy in the Trincomalee district was stormed by a group of over 100 LTTE terrorists wielding sharp weapons, clubs and firearms ...

Tamils took the trains that came from Colombo and other cities and towns. Later they started coming to the north, where they found ... Finally, the Sri Lanka army called the remaining people to surrender in another place around Mullivaikkal in Mullaitivu. The militants and the civilians came under army ...
The army at a ceremony held today released a land area of 133.34 acres in Keppapilavu in the Mullaitivu Maritimepattu Divisional Secretariat, together ... 111.05 acres in Keppapilavu were released to 68 land owners and the remaining 21.84 acres were given to 17 land owners in Seeniyamottai village to ...
Therefore, when the army captured Kilinochchi, Mankulum etc. and all other LTTE towns, there were no civilians there to be affected. ... In newspaper reports we read, the Sri Lanka Army stated that when they entered Kilinochchi, it was a ghost town, since all the civilians have been made to move deep into ...
Myanmar denies report of mass graves in Rakhine. Saturday, 03 February 2018 - 16:01. Myanmar denies report of mass graves in Rakhine. Myanmar denied on Friday(Feb.02) that there were mass graves in a village in troubled... Read More · Add New Comment Share 463 Views ...
Residents of a Valikamam North village which was partly released by the Sri Lankan army on Thursday have said that the lands have not been returned in a ... Returning to the village after 27 years of military occupation, the Vasavilan residents found their homes destroyed and beyond recognition.
Tamils across Mullaitivu, the most heavily militarised district in the homeland, gathered at various LTTE cemeteries to mark Maaveerar Naal. Irattavaikkaal (Puthukudiyiruppu). This land had been marked for the construction of a new Thuyilum Illam by the LTTE during the de-facto state of Tamil Eelam.
A cameraman films some of the destruction caused by the tsunami of 26 December 2004 in Mullaitivu, a town in northeastern Sri Lanka. ... earthquake and Tsunami by introducing incremental improvements in the design of its coastal cities and their defences and greater protection for critical infrastructure.
They started their protest when a group officials arrived there to survey a land occupied by Sri Lanka navy, close to the bridge. The protestors were demanding that the original owners of the lands should be given their lands. Thereafter, police were called in to control the situation. The protestors moved out ...
"I request to give urban council status to the towns such as Killinochchi, Mullaitivu, Manipay, Chunnakam, Chankanai and Nelliady. You are aware that the Killinochchi town is a big urban area stretching nearly four kilometres from Paranthan to Murukandi on A9 and it is administered by the Karachchi ...
A 21-year-old died in a head-on collision between a motorcycle and a cab in the Pudukuduirippu area in Mullaithivu. The cab was belonging to Pudukuduirippu Pradeshiya Sabha. The youth who sustained serious injuries was admitted to Mullaitivu hospital and police said he died at the hospital.
Recently hundreds of dead fish were seen floating along the shoreline in the seas of Mullaitivu. Captured here are images taken by our correspondent. fishermen in the area were puzzled as to what caused hundreds of dead fish to congregate on its shores, investigations are still underway to ascertain the ...

The Mullaitivu fishing community went through tremendous devastation during the last phase of the war, the tsunami before that and decades of .... In the North, it is the vibrant fisher co-operatives in each village that have controlled fishing practices and ensured sustainable fishing to last future generations.
Home to nearly 1.3 lakh people, mostly Tamils, the town located on Sri Lanka's north-eastern coast paid heavily during the three-decade-long civil war that ravaged the Tamil-dominated ... The impact was most intensely felt in Mullivaikkal village here, where thousands of displaced people took refuge.
I witnessed a rather unusual scene at the Sriyanandjothi Vivekasensanya Viharaya in the outskirts of Anuradhapura town area. ... In the outskirts of the Anuradhapura city limits women Affairs Minister Chandrani Bandara who represents the same district was addressing a pocket meeting in support of a ...
The writer says that at the time of his writing the army was advancing toward the northern Tiger-held town of Kilinochchi and fighting has left over 200 people dead and forced out some .... Kilinochchi, Mullaitivu, Pallai ans Paranthan etc and the euphoria surrounding it proved to be ephemeral, ultimately.
In keeping with the government's policy to release more security forces-held lands to the civilians, the Sri Lanka army released another 133.34 acres on December 28, 2017, in the Keppapilavu area of Mullaitivu District to the civilian Tamil owners. As of December 1, 2017, the Army had released a total of ...
Earlier, Sri Lanka had transformed the Menik farm Displacement Camp in Mullaitivu District into Menik Farm village, an apparel village with garment factories, as part of a new US$ 1.8 million national apparel initiative at village levels. The Displacement Camp was at one time considered the world's largest ...
The residents of a Mullaitivu village are still unable to return to their homes despite announcements by the Sri Lankan army that their lands have been released. Landowners from Keppapulavu, who protested for months this year, and Seeniyamottai attended a land-release ceremony, held in army camp ...
Therefore, when the army captured Kilinochchi, Mankulum etc. and all other LTTE towns, there were no civilians there to be affected. ... In newspaper reports we read, the Sri Lanka Army stated that when they entered Kilinochchi, it was a ghost town, since all the civilians have been made to move deep into ...
Last month a rumor of a tsunami hitting Mullaitivu district has prompted the businessmen in the area to close their businesses, BBC Sinhala service reported. ... The authorities will inform the public through tsunami warning towers, media, tri-forces and police and communication networks, village level ...
In the Mullaitivu district, the three Pradeshiya Sabahas, including Karai Thurai Pattu for the ITAK and they were prepared to part with the leadership of the ... ITAK demanded to have the leadership of four local bodies, including the municipality and prepared to allocate balance three councils to PLOTE and ...
Residents in Othiyamalai, Mullaitivu came together on Saturday to remember the massacre of 32 Tamils by the Sri Lankan military in 1984. ... On the 2nd December 1984, men in the village were rounded up by the Sri Lankan army, dragged to the village community centre where they were stripped naked ...
In places like Mullaitivu, children who endured the trauma of the war's final bloody months and spent months in IDP camps in 2009, have begun ... Northerners are also increasingly embracing Sri Lanka's cricketers as their own, welcoming players into their towns and cities more ferociously than fans do ...
Local community groups in Mullaitivu, Kilinochchi and other districts have been engaged in clearing the Thuyilum Illams in their villages.
The coastal district of Mullaitivu, which witnessed the gore of the final ... initiating a programme that focusses on the country's villages, and ...
They are a part and parcel of the village life blending well with the other ... 105 km north of Colombo and 16 km from the coastal town of Chilaw. ... they go to Northern fishing villages, such as, Mullaitivu, Nayaru, Pesalai and ...
... of 26 December 2004 in Mullaitivu, a town in northeastern Sri Lanka. ... incremental improvements in the design of its coastal cities and their ...
mudslide destroys Chilean village. Sunday, 17 December 2017 - 12:35. Mudslide destroys Chilean village. A mudslide tore through a small village in southern Chile near a popular national park,... Read More · Add New Comment Share 523 Views ...
You are aware that the Killinochchi town is a big urban area ... Mullaitivu town is also the main administrative centre for the whole district and ...
6,500 over children participated from 71 villages covering Martimepattu, ... World Concerns, Mrs.R.Ketheeswaran, District Secretary, Mullaitivu, ...
Off the road from Jaffna to Karainagar, in the sleepy village of Moolai, stands a ... bank, petrol shed, bakery, gingelly oil press, co-op city and textile shop among others. It also has 17 co-operative shops in neighbouring villages. ... The Mullaitivu district alone has around 200 smaller co-operative societies in ...
Then I moved to Mullaitivu during the war where my next step was to work ... Then I entered the villages Redd Barna was already working in.
A 38-year-old Sri Lankan Tamil refugee, Subramanian Haran, from Ward No: 6, Puthukudiyiruppu, Mullaitivu, Sri Lanka was shot and killed by ...
A 21-year-old died in a head-on collision between a motorcycle and a cab in the Pudukuduirippu area in Mullaithivu. The cab was belonging to ...
Mullaitivu residents have demanded the removal of an army camp that surround schools in the district, citing concerns about the negative ...
On Thursday, scores of Tamils were expected to converge at Mullivaikkal village in Mullaitivu, along the northeastern coast of the island, to pay ...
The Mullaitivu fishing community went through tremendous devastation during ... Mullaitivu has a long history of migrant fishers from the South who fish between ... In the North, it is the vibrant fisher co-operatives in each village that have controlled ... When we visited the SOS children's Villages Sri Lanka.
He was however shocked to find that Gandhi's statue in Mullaitivu town, which he had put up recently, had been pulled down. "Miscreants ...
News · National · International · States · Cities ... "Mullaitivu has nearly 6,000 women who are the sole breadwinners in their families. ... Home to nearly 1.3 lakh people, mostly Tamils, the town located on Sri Lanka's ... The impact was most intensely felt in Mullivaikkal village here, where thousands of ...
The lawyers of five Tamil farmers from the Thennamaravady village on the Trinco-Mullaitivu border in the Kuchchaveli division have written to ...
Even 11-year old Rajan, whose family has come from their village in the ... in a strip of beach in Mullaitivu dismantled, even if only deceptively, ...
The nearest towns of Sri Lanka over which the sun is almost overhead tomorrow (04th) are Kollupitiya, Manning Town, Hanwella, Getahetta, ...
For over six months, war-affected Tamil women have lined the streets in the northern and eastern cities of Kilinochchi, Mullaitivu, Trincomalee ...
Alongside countless others, they had been repeatedly displaced and finally penned into Vadduvakal in Mullaitivu. The town overlooks ...


 

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