Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka Newswire

Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka Newswire

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  1. JKOA rewards top performers at annual Dealer ConventionRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Colombo Page

    July 28, Colombo: John Keells Office Automation Ltd felicitated their top dealers, to reward their efforts and celebrate their successes at a dealer convention recently with 180 members of the network including dealers and their supporting teams attending the event held at the Oak Room, Cinnamon Grand Colombo. JKOA is the market leader in office automation solutions, with a product portfolio that includes renowned global brands such as Samsung, Toshiba and Hitachi.

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  2. Court acquits former Sri Lankan army officers accused of Kumarapuram massacreRead the original story

    Wednesday | Colombo Page

    July 27, Colombo: A Sri Lankan court today acquitted six former Army officers who were accused of being involved in the 1996 massacre of 26 civilians of Kumarapuram in Trincomalee district. Anuradhapura Provincial High Court today acquitted the six former Army corporals as the seven member jury unanimously decided that the accused were not guilty.

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  3. India grants Sri Lanka US$ 318 million financial assistance to improve railways systemRead the original story

    Wednesday | Colombo Page

    July 27, Colombo: India has agreed to provide a US $318 million loan for Sri Lanka to upgrade its railways service and the cabinet of ministers has given approval for the government to enter into an agreement with the EXIM Bank of India to obtain the loan. The loan is expected to be utilized in improving the signal system from Maho to Anuradhapura and Anuradhapura to Omanthai in the North Central and Northern provinces.

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  4. Maga Engineering to rehabilitate 634 km of rural roads at a cost of Rs 13.2 billionRead the original story

    Monday Jul 25 | Colombo Page

    July 26, Colombo: Sri Lanka's leading construction firm, Maga Engineering Ltd was recently awarded the contract to rehabilitate and improve 634 kilometers of rural roads in four districts of Sri Lanka, including their performance based maintenance for three years. The project is formulated and financed by the Asian Development Bank and implemented by the Road Development Authority under the Integrated Road Investment Program .

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  5. Sri Lanka's largest multi-functional Irrigation Project is a personal ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Colombo Page

    July 25, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena said the implementation of the Moragahakanda-Kalu Ganga Irrigation Development Project is not only a fulfillment of a long awaited aspiration of the farmers but also a personal dream come true for him. He made these remarks during the national ceremony to enshrine treasures to build the main dam of the Moragahakanda-Kalu Ganga Irrigation Development Project.

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  6. Joint Opposition says the 'Pada Yathra' protest march will be successfulRead the original story

    Monday Jul 25 | Colombo Page

    July 25, Colombo: Sri Lanka's joint opposition, the group of parliamentarians loyal to former president Mahinda Rajapaksa, says the 'Jana Satana Pada Yathra' protest march from Kandy to Colombo will be held successfully against the government on July 28 as planned regardless of any obstacle. Joint Opposition MP Dullas Alahapperuma said the march with hundreds of thousands of people will reach Colombo on 1st of August.

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  7. President to deposit treasure items in Moragahakanda Kalu Ganga reservoir project tomorrowRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 24 | Colombo Page

    July 24, Colombo: All arrangements are in place for the President Maithripala Sirisena to deposit the treasure items in the main dam of the Moragahakanda - Kalu Ganga reservoir project tomorrow. The event, organized at the invitation of North Central Chief Minister Peshala Jayaratne Bandara, will take place on Monday under the patronage of the President and the Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe.

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  8. Young, Broke And Adventurous? Here Are 20 Destinations To Travel To In Your 20sRead the original story

    Friday Jul 22 | Lifehack.org

    When you are in your 20s the entire world is evolving around you. You are young, beautiful, strong and relatively carefree, which makes you the perfect traveler.

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  9. Book review: Ruins is a haunting debut about family secrets and Sri Lanka's civil warRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | South China Morning Post

    "This family is good. That's why I work for them. Aiya doesn't know because Aiya hasn't seen."

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  10. 57 hospitalised after wasp attack in Sri LankaRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 14 | Nerve News

    Colombo, July 14 - At least 57 people, most of them students, were hospitalised after a swarm of wasps attacked a school in Sri Lanka on Thursday, sources from the school and a health centre said. The attack occurred in the afternoon in the Padaviya locality, a remote area in Anuradhapura district, Efe news reported.

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  11. ADB reaffirms strong commitment to support Sri Lanka's continued developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | Colombo Page

    July 08, Colombo: The Asian Development Bank today reaffirmed its strong commitment to support Sri Lanka's continued development when ADB Vice-President Wencai Zhang met with President Maithripala Sirisena and Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake in Colombo. The group of representatives of the ADB including Mr. Zhang met President Sirisena Friday at the Official Residence of the President.

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  12. New aquaculture center in Polonnaruwa aims to fulfill protein requirement of people in for dry zoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | Colombo Page

    July 04, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Ministry of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development jointly with National Aquaculture Development Authority has taken measures to establish a new aquaculture center in Sewanapitiya, Polonnaruwa to uplift the fresh water fisheries industry in the dry zone. The new aquaculture center would be built under a cost of Rs.

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  13. Sri Lanka: Ko’ndachchi becomes hub of Maithiripala regime’s Sinhala colonization in MannaarRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 28 | TamilNet Newswire

    The so-called Sinhala home guards, which is uniformed and paid paramilitary force named Civil Security Force and the SL Navy are controlling the entire farm, situated in Mannaar district bordering Anurathapura and Puththa'lam districts. The Cashew Corporation was earlier under the Ministry of Plantation Industries.

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  14. Sri Lanka focuses on generating power from renewable sourcesRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2016 | Colombo Page

    June 25, Colombo: Sri Lanka will focus on generating power from renewable sources and will construct environmentally friendly power plants in future, Minister of Power and Renewable Energy Ranjith Siyambalapitiya says. Speaking at an event in Anuradhapura today, the Minister said it is the government's responsibility to generate power while preserving the environment.

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  15. Sri Lanka: Structural genocide targets Kudumpimalai despite Tamil protests, media focusRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2016 | TamilNet Newswire

    The demograhic genocide is being spearheaded by Colombo's Forest Department that comes under the direct supervision of SL President Maithiripala Sirisena, Divisional Secretariat officials in Kiraan told TamilNet. The SL Forest Department is planning to create a Sinhala colony for agricultural farmers from the bordering Anuradhapura district and elsewhere in the South, they said.

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  16. Most Sacred Buddhist Relics from Taxila, Pakistan in Anuradhapura on Poson Poya DayRead the original story

    Jun 19, 2016 | Colombo Page

    June 19, Colombo: The Most Sacred Relics of Lord Buddha from Taxila Pakistan are currently being exhibited for general public in Thanthirimalaya Raja Maha Viharaya, Thanthirimalaya, Anuradhapura for two days on the occasion of Poson Full Moon Poya Day, today. The sacred relics include two holy bone relics of Lord Buddha, a golden casket containing the relics and a stone reliquary in stupa shape.

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  17. Sri Lanka received an extraordinary spiritual stimulant and cultural...Read the original story

    Jun 18, 2016 | Colombo Page

    June 19, Colombo: Sri Lanka received an extraordinary spiritual stimulant and cultural pride through Buddhism and Buddhist philosophy from the establishment of Buddha Sasana in the country with the arrival of Arahath Mahinda on Poson Poya Day 2,323 years ago, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena said. In a message to mark the Poson Poya Day, which falls on today, President Sirisena said the establishment of Buddha Sasana is the most significant milestone of the Sinhala culture and nonviolence, tranquility, humanity, equality, frugal lifestyle, and national pride became a part of our proud cultural features as a result of the arrival of Arahath Mahinda.

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  18. French government supports Sri Lanka's reconciliation efforts - envoyRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2016 | Colombo Page

    June 16, Colombo: France strongly backs the Sri Lankan government's approach in the areas of reconciliation, good governance and human rights, French Ambassador to Sri Lanka and Maldives Jean-Marin Schuh has said. In an interview with The Hindu, Mr. Schuh has said that his government is in favor of current government's program and has decided to upgrade ties with the island nation.

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  19. Sri Lanka: Tamil prison guard students subjected to genocidal assault in Colombo, stripped nakedRead the original story

    Jun 14, 2016 | TamilNet Newswire

    The genocidal attack has taken place inside the hostel situated in front of Colombo prison and all the Tamil students are all still being held stripped naked and are subjected to torture and abuse inside the premises, one of the victims managed to inform TamilNet Tuesday evening over the phone. Eight Tamil students have sustained serious injuries, he said.

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  20. Sri Lanka: Colombo's ‘Mahaweli Authority’ chases away...Read the original story

    Jun 12, 2016 | TamilNet Newswire

    On 02 June, SL Forest Department personnel, accompanied by 'Mahaweli Development' officials forcibly removed the temporary huts of some of the resettled Tamil families at 15th Mile Post. After the end of genocidal onslaught on Vanni in May 2009, the project of Sinhalicisation has been intensified through the Sinhala colony of Padaviya in Anuradhapura and Vavuniyaa districts and the entire Ma'nalaa'ru area has been fully Sinhalicised and emerged as the 'Sinhala Only' administrative division in Mullaiththeevu.

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