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Shops, offices and schools were closed and public transport was halted in Sri Lanka's former civil war region on Thursday in support of families who are demanding information from the government about loved ones listed as having disappeared during the ...
Poonakary is a small village, located in the Kilinochchi District in the Northern Province of Sri Lanka. It comprises of a population of 20,000 people.
Colombo: Major towns in Sri Lanka's war-ravaged northern and eastern provinces today observed a complete shutdown after the Tamil and Muslim political parties staged a protest demanding the military-occupied land be released to the owners.
The event was co-held by the Hanoi Union of Friendship Organisations (HAUFO) and the embassies of India, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Sri Lanka in Vietnam. It drew about 200 participants .... At the launching ceremony held in Da ...
Had there been real environmentalism, we wouldn't have experienced Rathupaswala, Meethotamulla, the Colombo port city, rice-based breweries undermining food security, the list of environmental failures is growing.
Poonakary is a small village, located in the Kilinochchi District in the Northern Province of Sri Lanka. It comprises of a population of 20,000 people.
Northern Province chief Minister Canagasabapathy Visuvalingam Wigneswaran, who possesses a remarkable flair for getting embroiled in controversial issues, is in the eye of a storm again.
Amid the uncertainty of Brexit and the slowing real estate sector in Singapore, emerging markets like Cambodia, Sri Lanka and Vietnam are catching the attention of investors looking for more promising investment opportunities in South Asia and ...
Amid the uncertainty of Brexit and the slowing real estate sector in Singapore, emerging markets like Cambodia, Sri Lanka and Vietnam are catching the attention of investors looking for more promising investment opportunities in South Asia and ...
"The countries that promoted SL State with giving more time and space at Geneva are complicit in the structural genocide against Eezham Tamils.
"The countries that promoted SL State with giving more time and space at Geneva are complicit in the structural genocide against Eezham Tamils.
Colombo's Port City Project too is steaming ahead. And through the docking of its nuclear submarines, China has already made it clear that it has larger, strategic interests in Sri Lanka and the Indian Ocean region. Is it too late to revert this ...
Colombo's Port City Project too is steaming ahead. ... Padma Rao Sundarji: A report in The Hindu suggests that you and your brother, former defence secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa have fallen out and that Ram Madhav, Indian PM Narendra Modi's special man ...
Mahinda Rajapaksa was president of Sri Lanka from 2005 to 2015. He is a human ... Colombo's Port City Project too is steaming ahead.
Mahinda Rajapaksa was president of Sri Lanka from 2005 to 2015. He is a human ... Colombo's Port City Project too is steaming ahead.
I took the opportunity to read your narrative commentary in Toronto Star on your short trip to the Northern Province, which is domiciled by all communities, Tamils, Sinhalese, assimilated Malabar, Muslims, Burghers, and assimilated Burghers.
Death toll risesSri Lanka 4:57 am - 1,502 views .... The United Nations is not overseeing the transfer deal, which involves residents of the pro-government villages of Foua and Kfarya and the opposition-held towns of Madaya and Zabadani. ... In eastern ...
"There is no memorial or monument for the Tamil community in the Northern Province to remember their loved ones who were lost during the war" you said.
Subsequently, Rajanikanth cancelled his visit to Sri Lanka following agitation by a Tamil Nadu politician opposing his visit to the Island.
Since migrating to Canada, I have visited Sri Lanka several times and in turn have made multiple trips to Jaffna, amongst other cities in the Northern Province. Having said that, I was surprised to read your commentary about the hostile military ...
Subsequently, Rajanikanth cancelled his visit to Sri Lanka following agitation by a Tamil Nadu politician opposing his visit to the Island.
Northern Province Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran responded to Dr. Sooriya Gunasekara, Chairman of a registered political party called Sinhaladipa Jathika Peramuna, who called the CM for a debate, based on the CM's interview that appeared in Ceylon ...
That is one conclusion Kumari Thoradeniya draws from her thesis study, in which she has compared three different psychosocial rehabilitation programs for war-affected children in war-torn Sri Lanka. ... The Muditha program, operated in a Sinhala ...
For the study, Thoradeniya compared three different psychosocial rehabilitation programs for war-affected children in war-torn Sri Lanka: the Muditha program, operated in a Sinhala village in Vavuniya district; the Karuna program in the Batticaloa ...
Do not fail to understand that all these returning IDPs are paddy farmers or Chena cultivators who had legitimate rights to use these lands before the controversial political declaration of forest reserves in the Northern Province in 2012. This ...
Kumari Thoradeniya, a researcher at the University of Gothenburg for her thesis study, has compared three different psychosocial rehabilitation programs for war-affected children in war-torn Sri Lanka. Field studies for the ... One of the three ...
Northern Province Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran responded to Dr. Sooriya Gunasekara, Chairman of a registered political party called Sinhaladipa Jathika Peramuna, who called the CM for a debate, based on the CM's interview that appeared in Ceylon ...
That is one conclusion Kumari Thoradeniya draws from her thesis study, in which she has compared three different psychosocial rehabilitation programs for war-affected children in war-torn Sri Lanka. ... The Muditha program, operated in a Sinhala ...
"I can be in different cities or different states each week. In addition, I have to constantly update myself with new knowledge, as this position requires both profound professional insight and a proficient command of English comparable to that of a ...
The entire village of Mu'l'lik-ku'lam with its fertile lands, at least 7 irrigation tanks and a thriving fishing infrastructure has been under SL military occupation for 10 years since 2007.
It was within that context that I recently visited Sri Lanka along with Councillors Michael Thompson and Neethan Shan, the first Tamil Canadian elected to Toronto City Council. I had been in Sri Lanka 10 years ago but was basically prohibited from ...
The Ministry of National Integration and reconciliation under the direction of President Mithiripala Sirisena has taken initiative to provide livelihood support for war affected widows as a first phase initiative in the conflict affected Northern ...
The Ministry of National Integration and reconciliation has taken initiative to provide livelihood support for war affected widows in the conflict affected Northern Province under the project titled "healing mind for dignified life" covering Jaffna ...
But the Sri Lankan government on Tuesday said that an initial probe report has ruled out its navy's involvement in the shooting of an Indian fisherman, an issue raised by India with Sri Lanka's prime minister. .... (US $ 220 million), South City ...
The President's office said that some interested parties with personal or political agendas had carried out a disinformation campaign and falsely states that the Muslim religious places, villages and houses would be acceded to the government and the ...
Minister of Industry and commerce and Vanni District MP Rishad Bathiudeen said he will present a Cabinet Paper to remove the gazettes affecting resettlement of Northern Muslim IDPs forcibly evicted from the Northern Province by the LTTE in 1990 ...
To the people of Sri Lanka, he had spoken how he yearned to "breathe the air on the land where lakhs had fought for their land and rights and died" and meet the Lankan Prime Minister with regard to a solution for problems faced by Indian fishermen.
LTTE Thileepan fasted unto death because he wanted the Indian army which had occupied the Northern Province to leave since it posed a major threat to the LTTE which was fighting for a separate state.
The actor was invited to be the chief guest at a programme in the Northern Province's Vavuniya town on April 9. A foundation, part of Lyca Productions that is funding the actor's sci-fi entertainer "2.0", had built the houses for the displaced Lankan ...
Actor Rajinikanth will hand over to Tamils, the keys to 150 homes built for them by Gnanam Foundation on April 9 in Jaffna, Sri Lanka. While the rehabilitation of displaced Tamils is still a contentious issue, Rajinikanth's visit to Jaffna is likely to ...
The latter called for politicians in Sri Lanka Freedom Party and United National Party in government to protect our country from dangerous amendments to the Constitution.
Over 10,000 acres of private land in the Northern Province were held by the military, citing continued security concerns after the war ended in May 2009 when government forces defeated Tamil separatists.
Despite victory over the LTTE and eliminating its total leadership including Velupillai Prabhakaran, despite the supremacist Sinhala rhetoric that stormed Colombo and city streets almost eight years ago promising a conflict free Sri Lanka, the same ...
Speaking with CP24 about his experience so far, Tory said that business leaders in India have a relatively positive view of Toronto but he said that it falls to him to make them aware of the city's story and the advantages it offers to business intent ...
New highways had been built, and carpeted and concrete roads extending to villages had come up every where in Sri Lanka. That was a much ... The Chinese work sites like the Colombo port city were temporarily suspended which caused the laying off of ...
The construction work of this jetty commenced on 04th November 2016 according to a request made by the Governor of the Northern Province. The financial assistance for the construction was provided by the Ministry of prison Reforms, Rehabilitation, ...
The venue of annual gathering can rotate between Colombo and provincial cities. That would be a very belated .... Sri Lanka can be a unitary state for ever, but it cannot be run like a City-state like Singapore, ever. "Twenty Two Years of Devolution ...
"Tamil women working in tea factory near Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka ( Ceylon ). Sri Lanka is the ... The carpeted roads and infrastructure overhaul were crucial to restoring connectivity between the country's south and the north, which was cut off through ...


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