Batticaloa, Sri Lanka Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. India and Sri Lanka sign MoU for a Women Empowerment Project in AmparaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | Colombo Page

    June 07, Colombo: India and Sri Lanka today signed a Memorandum of Understanding to set up a Women's Community Learning Center in Ampara, Sri Lanka. The MoU was signed at the High Commission of India by Y.K. Sinha, High Commissioner of India and Ms.


  2. Sri Lanka: Sinhala police twists investigation cases on ethnic violence at Eastern UniversityRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2016 | TamilNet Newswire

    With the backing of Sinhala policemen from Ea'raavoor, the Sinhala student was admitted on the following day to the hospital where a Sinhala doctor is employed. The Sinhala student was blaming that Sumeskanth had attacked him.


  3. Sri Lanka: Colombo beefs up naval installations along eastern coastRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2016 | TamilNet Newswire

    The SL Navy, which has been fortifying its coastal cantonments, mini-camps and detachments along the western coast facing towards the Gulf of Mannaar and the Palk Bay during the past 6 months, has in recent weeks stepped up its expansion programme along the eastern coast of Northern and Eastern provinces facing the Bay of Bengal. The SL Navy at the largest navy camp in Vanni, named 'SLNS Gotabhaya', has already seized more than 300 acres of private lands and 200 acres of public lands for the expansion into a full-fledged cantonment as the ones established during the Rajapaksa regime at Champoor in Trincomalee district.


  4. Sri Lanka, Singapore ink deal to develop port city of TrincomaleeRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2016 | Colombo Page

    June 03, Colombo: The government of Sri Lanka and the Singapore infrastructure consultancy Surbana Jurong have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to develop the Eastern port city of Trincomalee. The MOU will see Surbana Jurong detail a long-term development plan for the Trincomalee metropolitan area and surrounding cities in the island's Eastern Province, a Channel News Asia report said.


  5. Sri Lanka: SL military brutally assaults Tamil Village Officer in BatticaloaRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2016 | TamilNet Newswire

    The incident took place at Kudumpi-malai, 63 km northwest of Batticaloa city on Wednesday. The Sinhala soldiers were in civil clothes.


  6. Sri Lanka: Eastern University staff protest against impunity for ethnic violence by Sinhala studentsRead the original story

    May 31, 2016 | TamilNet Newswire

    The administration is under heavy pressure from Colombo's ministers and the intelligence officers of the occupying Sinhala military in the East, the protesters said. A one-day boycott was successfully staged at Vanthaa'ru-moolai, Trincomalee campus and at Swami Vipulananda Institute of Aesthetic Studies on Tuesday.


  7. Tourism Minister sees Sri Lanka's potential to grow MICE tourismRead the original story

    May 29, 2016 | Colombo Page

    May 30, Colombo: Minister of Tourism Development, Lands and Christian Religious Affairs, John Amaratunga says Sri Lanka has potential as a venue for holding Meetings, Incentive travel, conferences and events tourism. Addressing the 50th Anniversary celebrations of Sri Lanka Tourism at the BMICH on last Friday the Tourism Minister said Sri Lanka's MICE tourism too is growing along with the leisure tourism.


  8. Sri Lanka: Sinhala students assault Tamil student for posting Genocide Remembrance photo on FacebookRead the original story

    May 26, 2016 | TamilNet Newswire

    The Tamil student, severely assaulted by the group of senior Sinhala students was admitted to Chengkaladi hospital after the incident. The SL military intelligence and SL police have been alleged of inciting violence using a section of Sinhalese students.


  9. Sri Lanka: Rural societies in North-East will determine future leaders of Tamils: KurunathanRead the original story

    May 23, 2016 | TamilNet Newswire

    In a recent interview to TamilNet, Mr Kurunathan said the rural societies in the Tamil homeland would determine the future leaders of Eezham Tamils. Even in the elections, the rural participation was more than 80% while the urban population stood just above 40%.


  10. Sri Lanka: Colombo stages pompous ‘Vesak’ in North amidst...Read the original story

    May 21, 2016 | TamilNet Newswire

    The occupying Sinhala military and the genocidal State have transformed Vesak celebrations as Sinhala Buddhist victory' over Tamils after the genocidal onslaught in 2009. In its over-enthusiasm of suppressing the Tamils who marked Mu'l'livaaykkaal Genocide Day on 18 May, the SL military advertised 'very pompous celebrations' in Tamil newspapers, inviting the Tamils take part in their celebrations in Jaffna.


  11. Waikato woman takes Kiwi teaching techniques to Sri LankaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2016 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    ... olved. ChildFund New Zealand aims to raise at least $96,000 to train 115 teachers across 23 schools in Batticaloa, Sri Lanka.


  12. Sri Lanka: Sinhala, Muslim participation in Tamil genocide remembrance answers IC detractorsRead the original story

    May 14, 2016 | TamilNet Newswire

    At Mannaar, Muslim representatives were present at the memorial event organised by ITAK Youth Wing leader V.S. Sivakaran. The Sinhala and Muslim participation sends message to International Community and UN actors refusing to accept genocide in the island.


  13. Sri Lanka: Genocide Day marked in 3 districts of Eastern ProvinceRead the original story

    May 18, 2016 | TamilNet Newswire

    The Tamil National People's Front organised a memorial event at Vaakaarai, one of the most war-affected areas subjected to structural genocide under heavy militarisation in the Batticaloa district. In the meantime, the Tamil Peoples Council organised memorial events at the historic Hindu temple and in a church in Batticaloa.


  14. Kiwis taking NZ teaching methods to the world's childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | Scoop

    Teaching methods from New Zealand classrooms will soon be helping children in war-torn and tsunami-battered Sri Lanka pursue a brighter future through education. Spearheaded by former Kiwi teacher come aid worker Sally Angelson and ChildFund New Zealand, the child-centred education programme 'ATLAS'* draws on New Zealand's own active learning techniques and is fast changing the prospects of children in developing communities around the globe.


  15. Heavy rains in Sri Lanka cause havoc with floods, landslidesRead the original story

    May 15, 2016 | Colombo Page

    May 15, Colombo: Heavy rains lashing for a second day on Sunday with over 100 mm rainfalls and gusting winds have flooded streets in the Sri Lankan capital Colombo creating major traffic jams while the Department of Meteorology predicted more thundershowers over most parts of the island. The Meteorology Department said the low pressure area in the vicinity of Sri Lanka, now located over Batticaloa coast is likely to intensify further in to a depression and likely to continue affecting the weather over the country and surrounding sea areas.


  16. Sri Lanka: SL Police refuses to vacate from lands belonging to uprooted Tamils in BatticaloaRead the original story

    May 12, 2016 | TamilNet Newswire

    The uprooted people are unable to resettle in 90% of Paalamunai village, civil sources in Batticaloa said. The area is located 40 km south of Batticaloa city near the border of Ampaa'rai district.


  17. Sri Lanka to hold an international conference on tourism sector...Read the original story

    May 8, 2016 | Colombo Page

    May 08, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Ministry of Tourism Development and Christian Religious Affairs and Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau have taken steps to organize an international conference that will provide an opportunity to showcase the national reconciliation process the priority concern of the government. The conference on "Tourism: A Catalyst for Development Peace and Reconciliation" will be held at Pasikudah in Batticaloa from 11th to 14th July 2016 with the technical assistance of the UN World Trade Organization .


  18. Sri Lanka: Protest by dairy farmers brings EPC Minister, GA to...Read the original story

    May 6, 2016 | TamilNet Newswire

    The area was under LTTE administration during the times of war and peace until 2007. The occupying 'Sri Lanka' Army is having a artillery base near the new Buddhist temple, which has been put up after January 2016.


  19. Government to develop Eastern port city of Trincomalee as an agriculture and energy hubRead the original story

    May 5, 2016 | Colombo Page

    May 06, Colombo: Sri Lanka's cabinet of ministers has approved a planning review to be done to develop Trincomalee and surrounding cities in the island's East. According to the Sri Lankan government, Trincomalee area in the East can be developed as an agriculture and an energy hub under the government's development program.


  20. Sri Lanka Navy arrests 14 local fishermen engaged in illegal fishingRead the original story

    May 4, 2016 | Colombo Page

    May 04, Colombo: The Sri Lanka Navy Tuesday has arrested 14 local fishermen in four separate incidents for allegedly engaged in illegal fishing practices. Naval personnel attached to SLNS Buwaneka apprehended five fishermen engaged in illegal fishing activities in the seas of Vedithalathive and Maddalampiddi, Mannar along with five canoes yesterday morning .