Schema-Root.org logo

 

  cross-referenced news and research resources about

 Vavuniya

Schema-Root.org logo
images:  google   yahoo YouTube
spacer

updated Sun. March 17, 2019

-
A two-day-old infant who was reported missing from the Vavuniya hospital was found at the Anuradhapura hospital. According to the Police, a woman, a resident of Kebathigollawa, was arrested over the charges of kidnapping the infant. The suspect will be produced before the Vavuniya Magistrates Court ...
Father Fernando, a Sinhalese, started a mission in Tamil areas with minimum facilities and great difficulties while living in Vavuniya in the north. He pleaded with church leaders and other leading figures to stand against war. His book contains letters and articles about the suffering of people during the civil ...

By December 31, 2017, more than 450 Army de-miners under the SLA-HDU team have succeeded in clearing 1,223.36 km2 in Jaffna, Kilinochchi, Mullaitivu, Vavuniya, Mannar, Trincomalee, Ampara, Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa and Puttalam districts. Batticaloa district had been declared completely ...
In the last 24 hours from 8.30 am on Tuesday, Batticaloa recorded three digit rainfall to the tune of 129.9 mm, Trincomalee 44.4 mm, Galle 38.2 mm, Vavuniya 17.5 mm. In the same time frame, Ratmalana, Anuradhapura, Kandy and Maha Illuppallama witnessed light showers. As per weathermen, the ...
366 days (as of 20th Feb) is a long time to be at a 24 hour roadside protest. That's how long Tamil families of disappeared in Kilinochchi have been there. In the coming days and weeks, protests by families of disappeared in Vavuniya, Mullaithivu, Maruthankerny (Jaffna district) and Trincomalee will also ...
Contesting with the UNP, ACMC won 93 seats in nine districts - Mannar, 34 (and secured three Pradeshiya Sabhas); Vavuniya, 17; Mullaitivu, 12; Jaffna, 1; Kilinochchi, 2; Colombo, 2; Anuradhapura, 4; Puttalam, 8; and Batticaloa, 13. In Batticaloa district, ACMC won one more seat contesting alone.

Mothers of the disappeared in Vavuniya condemn president's denial of secret detention camps. Mothers of the disappeared in Vavuniya on Friday condemned the Sri Lankan president's denial of the existence of secret detention camps.
A Tamil student was attacked by a group of Sinhala students at the University of Jaffna's Vavuniya campus this week, suffering injuries to his chest and face. The mob continued to taunt the victim as fellow Tamil students attempted to take him to hospital, saying, "you're LTTE aren't you? You should go to the ...
The Sri Lankan Army continues in its mission of Sinhalising the Tamil homeland, specifically through the installation of Buddhist shrines within the premises of or in close proximity to Hindu temples in the North-East. The trend is prominent in Vavuniya, with the A9 running through most of the district and ...
Defying repeated calls for demilitarisation of the North-East, dozens of uniformed Sri Lankan soldiers entered a Hindu temple in Vavuniya last month to take part in a religious ceremony. Sri Lankan security forces stationed in Vanni went to the Sri Kanda Swamy Kovil in Vauvniya, where they participated in ...
The Sunday Times learns that the decision of the Ministry of Industry and Commerce has been taken without a review of the ground situation where the paddy harvesting has begun in several districts including Ampara, Trincomalee, Hambantota, Kilinochchi and Vavuniya. Harvesting is due to begin in other ...
He revealed this to media after declare opening the new office complex of the Wanni Defence Force's 56th Contingent in Vavuniya. “As the Army commander of the country, I have a responsibility to ensure his safety. This is not possible when he is executing duties under the law of another country.
COLOMBO: Sri Lanka's Army Chief Lt Gen Mahesh Senanayake on Saturday said the country's defence attache in the UK was recalled for his own safety after he was filmed making "throat cutting gestures" to Tamil protesters outside the Sri Lankan High Commission in London earlier this month.
366 days (as of 20th Feb) is a long time to be at a 24 hour roadside protest. That's how long Tamil families of disappeared in Kilinochchi have been there. In the coming days and weeks, protests by families of disappeared in Vavuniya, Mullaithivu, Maruthankerny (Jaffna district) and Trincomalee will also ...
Contesting with the UNP, ACMC won 93 seats in nine districts - Mannar, 34 (and secured three Pradeshiya Sabhas); Vavuniya, 17; Mullaitivu, 12; Jaffna, 1; Kilinochchi, 2; Colombo, 2; Anuradhapura, 4; Puttalam, 8; and Batticaloa, 13. In Batticaloa district, ACMC won one more seat contesting alone.
Mothers of the disappeared in Vavuniya condemn president's denial of secret detention camps. Mothers of the disappeared in Vavuniya on Friday condemned the Sri Lankan president's denial of the existence of secret detention camps.
Court of Appeal ordered to re-transfer cases of the Tamil prisoners to Vavuniya High Court from Anuradhapura Special High Court. The petition of Tamil prisoners seeking to transfer their cases back to Vavuniya High Court from Anuradhapura High Court came up today, Senior State Counsel Azad Navavi ...

Jan 31, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said he will bring massive development projects to the North and East to rebuild the economy of the region. Speaking at a rally held at the Kalaimagal Stadium in Vavuniya today to ensure the victory of the UNP candidates contesting the ...
The proposed project is said to lower the chances of floods occurring in the Vavuniya District, but it is clear that the 'villus' in Wilpattu are fed by the excess water flowing from Malwatu Oya. When this excess water is reserved the Wilpattu National Park will not get adequate water. Therefore many paddy ...
A Tamil student was attacked by a group of Sinhala students at the University of Jaffna's Vavuniya campus this week, suffering injuries to his chest and face. The mob continued to taunt the victim as fellow Tamil students attempted to take him to hospital, saying, "you're LTTE aren't you? You should go to the ...
Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa said that the IGP was indirectly involving in propaganda work requesting to vote for the Yahapalana Government. Addressing an election meeting in Mahiyawa, Kandy, Mr. rajapaksa said the IGP was addressing Police Officers in Vavuniya asking whether the ...
Vavuniya Police say that 2 youths were killed and 2 others sustained critical injuries in a car accident in Kurumankady, Vavuniya, occurred early this morning ... car to attend Thai Pongal festival when their vehicle veered off the road hitting an electricity pole and toppled, on the Mannar - Vavuniya main road.
Twenty seven Indian nationals who were engaged in soothsaying and sorcery in the North by violating their visa regulations were nabbed by the Immigration and Emigration Department officials in a special operation last week. The immigration officials conducted a special operation in Jaffna and Vavuniya ...
Survey data was gathered from 4025 households, with 75% of the respondents being female heads of household, in Mannar, Kilinochchi, Mullaitivu, Jaffna, and Vavuniya districts during the period of January to August of 2015. Another 120 qualitative interviews were also conducted: 41 in Jaffna, 23 in ...
The strike action launched by the employees of the Sri Lanka Transport Board of the Northern Province continues for the second day today, January 2. Employees began the trade union action yesterday, January 1, based on an issue at the new bus depot in Vavuniya. A new bus depot in Vavuniya was ...
A stock of Heroin, weighing two kilogrammes and 266 grammes, was taken into custody by the Vavuniya Police, with the arrest of a suspect. According to the police, the raid was conducted by the Anti Vice Unit of the Vavuniya Police. The arrest was made when the suspect was attempting to board a bus to ...
The Vavuniya Division Anti-Vice Squad said 2.266 Kg of heroin worth more than Rs.30 million has been taken into custody on Thursday when it was on the verge of being transported to Colombo from Jaffna. A suspect from Jaffna who was about to board a bus to Colombo, was nabbed by officers of the ...
A clash was reported last night (Jan. 25) between two student factions of the Vavuniya Campus of the Jaffna University. The clash had taken place inside the hostel and police said one under-graduate was hospitalized with injuries. The first year students of the Faculty of Applied Science had assaulted a ...
... Maha Illuppallama 34 mm, Trincomalee 26 mm, Puttalam 22 mm, Kandy 21 mm, Anuradhapura 20 mm, Kurunegala 20 mm, Vavuniya 19 mm ...
In a span of 24 hours from 8:30 am on Sunday, Pottuvil saw 87.9 mm of rains, Trincomalee 69 mm, Batticaloa 65.8 mm, Vavuniya 29.9 mm, ...
By October 2017 the Council had approved a plan for introducing a Faculty of Humanities in Vavuniya, as part of the plan to make the campus a ...
A small school event held in the northern town of Vavuniya made national headlines in Sri Lanka this week, after a provincial Education ...
The Northern Provincial Council minister of education on reportedly refused to hoist the Sri Lankan flag at an event in Vavuniya. S Sarveswaran ...
A meeting of the TNA in Vavuniya was meant to discuss apparent discontent among its constituent parties and on the need to resolve internal ...
A stock of Heroin, weighing two kilogrammes and 266 grammes, was taken into custody by the Vavuniya Police, with the arrest of a suspect.
The Vavuniya Division Anti-Vice Squad said 2.266 Kg of heroin worth more than Rs.30 million has been taken into custody on Thursday when it ...
... demanding transfer of three Tamil prisoners again to Vavuniya prison, who were transferred to Anuradhapura prison from Vavuniya prison.
Reports reveal of Shiva Sena back on track in the North, as posters are seen all over Vavuniya town dissuading Tamils from purchasing goods ...
Sri Crafts is an inclusive enterprise of Community Based Rehabilitation in Sri Ramapuram, a relocated village in Vavuniya in the Northern ...
The Indian fishermen are now lodged in Sri Lanka's Vavuniya prison. Sri Lanka had released seventy-six Indian fishermen a "goodwill gesture" ...
The High Court in Vavuniya could have been allowed to continue with the cases against the Tamil Political Prisoners and in the event ...
Urging the government to continue with their case in the border district town of Vavuniya, Tamil Political Prisoners, up to yesterday continuously ...
Vavuniya Police arrested two suspects as they busted a racket involving the destruction of Kumbuk trees. A large stock of kumbuk timber from ...
It is in such a context it was reported that a group of Buddhist monks are engaging in excavation work in a remote village in Vavuniya, where ...
Evidence pointing to the existence of human settlements dating back 12, 000 years has been unearthed from the Kongramkulam Village in ...
The mosquito larvae have been detected in two wells in Vavuniya. Director of the Ant-Malaria Campaign in Sri Lanka, Dr. Hemantha Herath ...
The Sri Lankan Air Force held a military exhibition in Vavuniya earlier this month, showcasing aircraft and weapons used during the island's ...
Two kilogrammes and 165 grammes of Kerala Ganja were allegedly found in Vavuniya in the possession of a 29 year old suspect. He was to ...
It is in such a context it was reported that a group of Buddhist monks are engaging in excavation work in a remote village in Vavuniya, where ...
Landmine detected from school garden in Vavuniya ... landmine was detected from the garden of the Nedunkerni Maha Vidyalaya in Vavuniya.


 

news and opinion


 


 


 


 


schema-root.org

  asia
    sri lanka
     cities
       vavuniya

Sri Lankan towns:
       colombo
       jaffna
       kankesanthurai
       vavuniya