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A Tamil man has been hospitalised after being beaten by police in Mullaitivu, causing tension between police and locals in the Keppapulavu-Kalliyadi area. 30-year-old Kamalathas Mariyanayagam was handcuffed and beaten by police on the street in Puthukudiyiruppu. He was reportedly kept in ...
A Tamil man has drowned after being chased by police in Mullaitivu. 29-year-old Maheswaran Ramakrishnan and two others were chased by police who had tried to apprehend the three for allegedly drinking alcohol next to a tank (kulam) in Udaiyarkattu. When the chase reached the water, one of the men ...

The families of the disappeared protest in Mullaitivu was attacked by a knife-wielding individual on Thursday on its 400th day. The attacker entered the protest's shelter on Thursday evening bearing a knife and shouting death threats at the protestors. The protestors in the makeshift avoided injury, ...
A section of coastal land in Mullaitivu rightfully belongs to Tamil fishermen, a Mullaitivu court has ruled, defeating a case brought against the Tamils by the Fisheries and Aquatics Department on behalf of Sinhalese fishermen who contested the land rights. The land in Kokkulai was granted to local Tamil ...
Apr 01, Mullaitivu: Minister of Finance and Mass Media Mangala Samaraweera today met with the mothers of the disappeared and missing in Mullaitivu, who are staging a roadside protest opposite Mullaitivu District Secretariat for the past 390 days demanding to know the whereabouts of their missing ...
On a three-day visit to the Northern Province, the Finance Minister made a stop in Puthukudiyirippu, where the civil war came to its brutal close in May 2009. Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera visited Puthukudiyirippu in the Mullaitivu District yesterday, where the LTTE and Government forces waged ...

The security forces have excavated Mullivaikkal in Mullaitivu to find gold and weapons hidden by the LTTE during the last stages of the conflict. The area was excavated last afternoon for about three hours and it will be continued during tomorrow (Mar. 22) as well. The excavation was carried out following a ...
A Tamil journalist was detained by the Sri Lankan army and subject to threatening and abusive language by an army official while reporting on the army's plans to appropriate land in Mullaitivu. The journalist who had been working in Alampil, were residents have reported that the Sri Lankan Army is ...
The families of the disappeared protest in Mullaitivu was attacked by a knife-wielding individual on Thursday on its 400th day. The attacker entered the protest's shelter on Thursday evening bearing a knife and shouting death threats at the protestors. The protestors in the makeshift avoided injury, running ...
Sinhalese fishermen are openly engaging in illegal and pollutive methods of fishing in Mullaitivu with no fear of legal censure. During a research trip to document the extent of Sinhalisation and land appropriation in Mullaitivu's border villages, members of the Northern Provincial Council came across ...
Members of the NPC members held a protest outside the Mullaitivu DS office, calling on the Sri Lankan President to intervene against Sinhalese settlements in the district. The NPC “unanimously decided to express the Council's deep concern over the settlements in the Mullaitivu and Vanni districts by ...
Apr 11, Colombo: Mullaitivu District Government Agent Rupawthi Ketheeswaran has said that the district has received Rs. 68 million as an initial step to initiate 156 development projects in the district. The officials said 65 percent of the projects are agricultural projects while 18 percent of the remaining are ...
A total of 4025 households were surveyed from January to August 2015, in Mannar, Kilinochchi, Mullaitivu, Jaffna, and Vavuniya districts. Of this number, 75% of respondents were female heads of households. Another 120 qualitative interviews were also conducted: 48 in Jaffna, 9 in Mullaitivu, 15 in ...
Parts of an LTTE submarine have been found in Mullivaikal in Mullaitivu, our reporter in the area said. Two parts of an LTTE submarine were recovered in the area by the security forces. The security forces believe that while the submarine had been manufactured by the LTTE before the end of the war, ...
In Nayaru in Mullaitivu [district] and other areas permanent living quarters are being built for these illegal immigrants into the Northern Province. Lots of our tourist resorts have been taken over by the armed forces. They run many such resorts and take the proceeds. Buddhist temples are being erected in or ...
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 ...
The Sri Lankan government acknowledged the planned acquisition of 671 acres of land in Mullaitivu is in order the establish a central navy base. In response to a Right To Information request made by the editor of Vikalpa, Sampath Samarakoon, the Additional Secretary to the Ministry of Lands and ...

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 ...
Recently reported suspecious deaths in Jaffna and Mullaitivu districts have occurred due to natural cause, and there is no mystery surrounding them, according to an inquiry conducted by the Epidemiology Unit said yesterday. Health, Nutrition & Indigenous Medicine Minister Rajitha Senartne earlier ...
Dec 28, Colombo: Sri Lanka Army, in keeping with the new government's policy to release more security forces-held lands to the civilians, has released another 133 acres in Mullaitivu district used by armed forces for security requirements. The Army at a ceremony held today released a land area of 133.34 ...
Dec 28, Colombo: Sri Lanka Army will officially hand over 133 acres of land it had occupied in Keppapilavu area of the Mullaitivu district today, the Prison Reforms, Rehabilitation, Resettlement and Hindu Religious Affairs Ministry said. The official ceremony to return the land will be held at the Keppapilavu ...
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 ...
Ratnayake thanked Sarasavi Mithuro Organisation of University of Colombo, Zonal Education Director of Mullaitivu, Mullaitivu and Puthukudiyirippu ... G.L.A. Gunasiri of 591 Brigage, Mullaitivu SP Wasantha Kandewatte, Mullaitivu Zonal Education Director Umanidi Puwanarajah, Deputy Education Director ...
The Sri Lankan government is undertaking another large-scale project for Sinhalisation of Mullaitivu, an Northern Provincial Council member for the district has said. The billion rupee irrigation scheme titled 'Hipul Oya' on the Mullaitivu border is another front to settle more Sinhalese families on the ...
A Tamil civil society activist has been questioned by Mullaitivu police over the celebration of the birthday of LTTE leader Velupillai Prabhakaran. Local activist Peter Ilachcheliyan was summoned for questioning by police on Thursday. Mr Ilachcheliyan had reportedly cut a cake next to a photograph of ...
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.
Nov 19, Colombo: Sri Lanka Police have arrested a man transporting two packages of Kerala Cannabis (Ganja) in a public bus plying from Mullaitivu to Kalpitiya this morning. On the information received by the intelligence officers of the Puttalam Police, the officers inspected the SLTB bus coming from ...
Jaffna along with Kilinochchi, Mannar, Mullaitivu and Vavuniya are the five districts that constitute Sri Lanka's Northern Province, which was the main theatre of the Sri Lankan civil war. The island country has a population of 18.5 million of whom the majority are Sinhalese (74%). Other ethnic groups are ...
The ministry made available a copy of Minister Swaminathan's letter to Opposition Leader Sampanthan. It read: "With reference to your letter which is addressed to H E President dated 9th November 2017 regarding the land at Keppapilavu in Mullaitivu District belonging to the displaced Tamil civilians, ...
She was the first Tamil woman to be appointed as a Government Agent of Killinochchi and Mullaitivu. She served for more than eight years, and was the Mullaitivu GA when the LTTE was at its strongest and weakest. She explains that most of the LTTE leadership had only studied up to Grade 5 and none ...
High Commissioner Jawad said with regard to the Mullaitivu district of Sri Lanka, which is specifically referred to, the military has released a total of 20,784.16 acres of land as at 31 October 2017. A total of 6,704.87 acres of land is currently held by the military in Mullaitivu district, out of which 5,679 acres is ...
I was an active participant in these events, having commanded a brigade for two eventful years in the citadel of the Tamil Tigers in Mullaitivu ...
“I request to give urban council status to the towns such as Killinochchi, Mullaitivu, Manipay, Chunnakam, Chankanai and Nelliady. You are ...
A Tamil student has drowned, and another is also believed to have drowned, after swimming at a Mullaitivu beach on Wednesday. 18-year-old ...
... organized a walk by school children on peace and reconciliation in Mullaitivu District with over 6500 school children on 7th October 2017.
... as a report released earlier this month found as much as one Sri Lankan soldeir for every Tamil civilian in the Mullaitivu district in the North.
While in Mullaitivu, the UN team also visited protestors in Keppapulavu that have been protesting for five months for the release of their land ...
The commander of Sri Lanka's 591 Brigade oversaw a military ceremony to donate books to a children's school library in Mullaitivu last month.
Sri Lankan police have raided a house in Devipuram, Puthukudiyiruppu on Tuesday arresting a man who they claim was manufacturing arms, ...
There is at least one Sri Lankan soldier for every two civilians living in the Mullaitivu, finds a new report by the Adayaalam Centre for Policy ...
There is at least one Sri Lankan soldier for every two civilians living in the Mullaitivu, finds a new report by the Adayaalam Centre for Policy ...
The youth who sustained serious injuries was admitted to Mullaitivu Hospital and Police said he died at the hospital. The victim was a resident ...
Ford Motor Company and its local distribution partner, Future Automobiles (Pvt) Limited, in collaboration with Japan Emergency NGO (JEN) has ...
The Sri Lankan army declared open a new generator room for its military base in Mullaitivu last month. An official military website reported that ...
Villagers from Kaiveli in Mullaitivu have complained that they have still not been allowed to resettle in their homes, over eight years after the ...
24 Tamil civilians killed in a Sri Lankan Air Force strike on Mullaitivu in 1999 were remembered in Manthuvil, the location of the massacre, ...
The following day, Dec 1, the Army Chief visited Security Forces headquarters, Mullaitivu, where he was received by Maj. Gen. Dushyantha ... Three Divisions, namely 59, 64 and 68 headquartered at Nanthikadal, Oddusudan and Kombavil, respectively, are deployed in the Mullaitivu sector. In addition to ...
... had promised them that a suitable solution would be given when Mullaitivu District Development Committee convenes on 10th of next month.
Candidates who filed nomination papers to contest local polls in Mullaitivu six years ago are to be given back their deposits with interest as the ...
Ford Motor Company and its local distribution partner, Future Automobiles (Pvt) Limited, in collaboration with Japan Emergency NGO (JEN) has ...


 

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