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In this environment, how did the Tamil vote pan out in Jaffna and Northern Province more generally? The Jaffna District where a majority of the population of the Northern Province resides, the TNA saw a considerable decline with only 35% of the vote share. On the other hand, the TNPF had made ...
The recently formed Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) led by former President Mahinda Rajapaksa seems to have swept a majority of the local ... In the districts of Kegalle and Ratnapura in the Sabaragamuwa Province, the SLPP was leading in all the councils while in the Monaragala district, too, the ...

The official documents confirmed that the Myliddy habour and 54 acres of land was handed over to District Secretary, Jaffna in July 2017. Due to the conflict ... Myliddy is the second most popular fishery habour in Sri Lanka and served as a historic economic landmark in the Northern Province. It was decided ...
CMEV has received more than 400 complaints and the highest number was from the Northern Province at 51 complaints, while the lowest was from Kurunegala District. Mr Gajanayake said there were no major violations. In the previous local government elections held in three stages in 2011, there were ...
The regional consular office is located at the District Secretariat in Jaffna. ... been held in Nallur, Jaffna from 28-31 August 2016, with staff of the Consular Division providing consular services with the Department of Immigration and Emigration, and participation of the Sri Lanka Foreign Employment Bureau.
Rokshini, a 30-year-old Sri Lankan Tamil refugee living in Thoppukollai camp of Pudukottai district with her two children, finds it difficult to express her ... Yet, at the end, I feel satisfied that our hard work has not gone waste,” says the mother, who is a native of Neduntivu in the Northern Province of Sri Lanka ...

Rokshini, a 30-year-old Sri Lankan Tamil refugee residing in the Thoppukollai camp in Pudukottai district with her two children, finds it difficult to ... Yet, in the end, I feel satisfied that our hard work has not gone waste,” says Rokshini, a native of Neduntivu in the northern province of Sri Lanka, who has been ...
Distribution of water for dried tanks in the Polonnaruwa district is continuously being carried out currently, the official said. ... which is a major component of Mahaweli Master Plan, the reservoir spans 29.5 square kilometers and will provide irrigation facilities to 81,422 hectares in the dry zone of Sri Lanka.
Many initiatives taken by the post-war Sri Lankan governments have not yielded any national reconciliation, in fact the divergent interests among various .... This was further worsened in 1990 when the L.T.T.E expelled nearly 75,000 Muslims from the districts of Northern Province, such as Mannar, Jaffna, ...
In this research study, two separate research instruments were used; a quantitative survey and qualitative interviews amongst the Tamil, Muslim, and Sinhala communities in five districts in Sri Lanka's Northern Province. A total of 4025 households were surveyed from January to August 2015, in Mannar, ...
We are charged for returning money back to the center without doing our projects even though we have fulfilled all our commitments and expect three hundred-odd million [Sri Lankan rupees] from the central government out of the budget for last year due to us by December 31, 2017. Our contractors await ...
In this research study, two separate research instruments were used for the quantitative and qualitative surveys amongst the Tamil, Muslim, and Sinhala communities in five districts of the Northern Province of Sri Lanka. Survey data was gathered from 4025 households in Mannar, Kilinochchi, Mullaitivu, ...
As on March 1, 2016, the Army was occupying 67,427 acres of land belonging to Tamil civilians in the Northern Province. ... 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$ ...
A paddy smallholder from Sri Lanka's northwestern Puttalam District, 2017 saw Gunathileka abandon his two acres of paddy for the first time in over three ... In the Northern Province where the war was at its worst, female unemployment rates are almost twice the national rate of 7 percent, at 13.8 percent.
Former MP Vinayagamurthi Muralitharan alias Karuna Amman in an interview with the Daily Mirror spoke about the current political situation and his aspirations. Muralitharan, LTTE's one-time Eastern Province military leader, said that he regrets past violence and looks to the future. He has now formed a ...
In this research study, two separate research instruments were used, including a quantitative survey and qualitative interviews amongst the Tamil, Muslim, and Sinhala communities in five districts of the Northern Province of Sri Lanka. Survey data was gathered from 4025 households, with 75% of the ...
A relevant factor in the political dynamic is the politics of the North and East, which though important and impactful on Sri Lankan national life is often not taken into consideration in the political discourse. In the Tamil majority Northern Province and in the Batticalo District in the Eastern Province, the TNA ...

No prize for guessing who has got it, be in Sirisena's native Polonnaruwa district (where the margin of vote-share loss was a relatively respectable 5,000 ... Already, the Ceylon Workers Congress (CWC), the parent-party of Upcountry Tamils, as different from the Sri Lankan Tamils' TNA, is joining hands with ...
Jan 14, Colombo: A election monitor in Sri Lanka, Campaign for Free and Fair Elections (CaFFE) says candidates of several political parties contesting for the local government institutions in the northern districts of Jaffna, Kilinochchi and Mullaitivu are using separatist songs popularized by the LTTE terrorist ...
Further, he discussed possible development of the Palaly airport into a regional airport, and the revival of ferry services between Dhanushkodi in Tamil Nadu's Ramanathapuram district and Talaimannar on Sri Lanka's north-western coast. “When Sri Lankan refugees return to India, they are unable to bring ...
In the Northern Province, the elections to two local authorities ... the polls is a unique situation in the contemporary political history of Sri Lanka.
Furthermore it has been proposed that the territory of Sri Lanka which is ... present Constitution as consisting of the 25 administrative districts named in ... number of seats be allocated to the northern province on the basis that those ... but to change the structure of the Sri Lankan state from unitary to federal.
Extensive devolution to the Northern Province would not benefit them directly. ... only way of reconciling the Tamil population to the Sri Lankan State? ... well as Districts and Pradeshiya Sabhas) to better manage their own affairs. ... West to help the reconciliation process in Sri Lanka than the manner they ...
Oct 03, 2017 (LBO) – Sri Lanka's Central Bank Governor Indrajit Coomaraswamy will ... the Northern Province to review the situation of rural level indebtedness with stakeholders in five districts of the province and to discuss ...
Of all the districts in Sri Lanka, only Jaffna, Killinochchi and Mannar's ... “Drug Related Arrests By District” show the Northern Province has the lowest ... A report by the Institute of Policy Studies, “State of the Sri Lankan Alcohol ...
... Ramapuram, a relocated village in Vavuniya in the Northern Province. ... to District Development Programme (EU-SDDP) implemented by the UNDP. ... to see the producer group attempting something unique in Sri Lanka.
Home, Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000 ... Oct 15, Colombo: Sri Lanka's President Maithripala Sirisena says a ... 100 small and medium tanks in Trincomalee District are being renovated ... He said a special program will be implemented to renovate such tanks in Northern Province too.
The business community in the Northern Province staged a hartal this ... Kilinochchi, Mullaitivu and Mannar Districts had joined the hartal by ...
Oct 14, Jaffna: The Northern Province program of the 'Let's get together and ... of Agriculture to develop the irrigation wells in the Jaffna district.
Sri Lanka is just recovering after a 3 decade-long terror conflict. ... Trust estimation) and they are languishing still in Puttalam district. The Sri Lankan forces rescued close to 300,000 Tamils (who cannot all be categorized ... after clearing the jungle and also in the Northern Province, are partly my voter base.
The proposed constitution of Sri Lanka should satisfactorily provide ... It is a practice of deception being adopted by the Sri Lankan ... That was today's Polonnaruwa district and a large part of present day Uva Province ... add two new districts to the Northern province, Mulativu in 1978 and Kilinochchi in 1984 ...
However, at no given time has the Northern Province spent the full ... Sri Lanka is an island nation. We are a small country. India is 48 times the size of Sri Lanka. ... our problems whether town/district/province-wise remain unsolved. .... 7 Reasons why Sri Lankan Citizens should reject the New Constitution ...
A study of Contemporary Buddhist-Muslim Relations in Sri Lanka Part 1 .... all Muslims (total number estimated at about 70,000) from the Northern Province. ... Thus, for example, in most of the Sinhalese-majority areas, Sri Lankan Tamils and ..... (Badulla District), and several rural localities in Jaffna District.
The Under (U)-15 Inter-District Cricket Tournament 2017 organised and conducted by Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) is under way. ... The best players from these Districts will be selected for the 12 Provincial teams, for the Provincial Championship. It is noteworthy that 5 teams from the Northern Province will ...
Showers or thundershowers may occur in the Northern Province during the ... in the Uva Province and in Ampara and Batticaloa Districts.
Sri Lanka's Moneragala district, Kurunegala and former war-torn areas in ... In the former war torn Northern Province, where finances of many ...
Ltd of Japan, on September 21 inaugurated a solenoid factory in Dong Van 2 Industrial Park in Duy Tien district of northern Ha Nam province.
Ideally, devolution is unnecessary in a small nation like Sri Lanka where ... Instead of the northern province, we will have all districts in the north, Batticaloa, .... In the end thanks to traitor anti Buddhist, anti Sri Lankan, anti ...
This obnoxious CFA drafted by Norway in collaboration with LTTE was signed by Prabhakaran and Ranil on 22nd February 2002 and the terms and conditions of the CFA were extremely unfavourable and harmful to Sri Lanka. ... duly elected President of the country at that time she did not take any action whatsoever to prevent the signing of the CFA and she covertly welcomed the agreement since she had already proposed to unconditionally handover the Northern Province to Prabhakaran for a period of 10 years.
The Nagadeepa Temple, in the Jaffna District, as part of the Solosmasthana, is one of the holiest Buddhist shrines in Sri Lanka. Lord Buddha, after five years ... 1981 census shows that 19,334 Sinhalese in Northern Province that comprises the ...
Sri Lanka's apex entrepreneurship developer operated by the state, the National Enterprise Development Agency (NEDA), is now on a major youth entrepreneur drive-and the latest node in Sri Lanka's grassroots market linkage network to start operations ...
In defiance of the Court of Appeal's judgment ordering the Sri Lanka Medical Council to register SAITM medical graduates and thus enable them to practice medicine, the Government Medical Officers Association, the GMOA, began their battle last month in ...
... in Geneva not to provide any more 'time and space' for the genocidal SL State and its military to escape accountability on international crimes committed in the land of Eezham Tamils, the elected council of Northern Province passed a resolution ...
Sri Lanka's apex State operated entrepreneurship developer, the National Enterprise Development Agency (NEDA), is now on a major youth entrepreneur drive-and the latest node in Sri Lanka's grassroots market linkage network to start operations will be ...
India's flagship project of assistance to Sri Lanka - the Housing Project for construction of 50,000 houses in the North, East and Central Provinces, had an overall commitment of over Rs 13.72 billion in grants.
In post-independent Ceylon and later Sri Lanka, they stand convinced; it was the Sinhala leaders who prepared the ground for an unwanted, unnecessary war when the Tamils wanted a "shared future".
... youth entrepreneur drive-and the latest node in Sri Lanka's grassroots market linkage network to start operations will be serving the small time young farmers and fisher-folk in Northern Province's Mannar District, Minister of Industry and Commerce ...
Sumanthiran, who represents the Northern district of Jaffna, had introduced the bill in April 2015 as he found that Sri Lanka could not morally and legitimately stop bottom trawling by Indian fishermen in Sri Lankan waters citing environmental damage ...
Like the first letter sent to the Bishop, the Trustees have copied their response dated February 26, to 19 others including the Chief Minister and Minister of Education of the Northern Province and selected alumni of the two schools all over the world ...


 

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