Trincomalee, Sri Lanka Newswire

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  1. Four elephants killed, train derailed in North Central Sri LankaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Colombo Page

    Sept 18, Colombo: Four elephants were killed when they were hit by a fuel tanker train plying from Orugodawatta, Colombo to Batticaloa on Tuesday in north central Sri Lanka. The tanker train has collided with a herd of elephants crossing the Colombo-Gal Oya railway line near the 127 mile post in Puwakpitiya, Habarana at around 4:30 this morning.


  2. India firm's interest in Sri Lankan port upgrade advancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | The Journal of Commerce Online

    SKIL Infrastructure Ltd. has been interacting with Sri Lankan authorities and officials in New Delhi regarding a strategic collaboration between the two nations for the construction of a multipurpose harbor-cum-industrial zone at Trincomalee.


  3. India firm's interest in Sri Lanka port upgrade advancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | The Journal of Commerce Online

    SKIL Infrastructure Ltd., has been interacting with Sri Lankan authorities and officials in New Delhi regarding a strategic collaboration between the two nations for the construction of a multi-purpose harbor-cum-industrial zone at Trincomalee.


  4. Over 700,000 affected by drought in Sri LankaRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 16 | Colombo Page

    Sept 16, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Disaster Management Center says that more than 700,000 people have been affected by the dry weather that has prevailed in 16 districts of the island and the government has taken many measures to provide relief to them. In the East, Ampara, Batticaloa and Trincomalee districts were also affected by dry weather.


  5. Indian High Commissioner in Sri Lanka monitors projects in the Eastern provinceRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 15 | Colombo Page

    Sept 15, Colombo: In a special ceremony held on September 14, 2018, at Batticaloa District, High Commissioner of India Taranjit Singh Sandhu dedicated houses built under the Indian Housing Project in Batticaloa for possession by beneficiaries. Government of India has committed a total of 4000 houses in the Eastern Province.


  6. Sri Lanka-India joint naval exercise ends on successful note in TrincomaleeRead the original story

    Friday Sep 14 | Colombo Page

    Sept 15, Colombo: Sri Lanka Navy - Indian Navy Joint exercise, SLINEX-2018 held at Trincomalee from 07 -13 September 2018 concluded on a successful note in Trincomalee on Thursday, the Navy said. Around 1,000 naval personnel from both countries took part in the seven day exercise which comprised two phases, the Harbor and Sea Phases.


  7. Sri Lanka Central Bank releases 'Economic and Social Statistics of Sri Lanka - 2018'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | Colombo Page

    Sept 11, Colombo: The Central Bank of Sri Lanka today announced the release of the 2018 publication of "Economic and Social Statistics of Sri Lanka" for public access. This publication contains economic and social indicators of Sri Lanka in the areas of national accounts, agriculture, industry, external trade and finance, government finance, banking and financial institutions, money and capital markets, prices and wages, population and labor force, transportation, education, health, telecommunication services, climate and selected information on economic and social indicators of other countries, according to the Central Bank.


  8. Sri Lanka: US oil firm surveys seas off North-East using Chinese vesselRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 9 | TamilNet Newswire

    BGP Pioneer, the vessel deployed to conduct the study belongs to the Chinese state oil company, the China National Petroleum Corporation, and it is sailing under the flag of Panama. The deal of the USD 50-million project, run at free of cost to the occupying Colombo, is set for ten years.


  9. Sri Lanka: Maritime partnerships in eastern coast need perusal at...Read the original story

    Saturday Sep 8 | TamilNet Newswire

    His visits focused on the ports in Colombo, Hambantota and in particular Trincomalee, the capital of the occupied country of Eezham Tamils. The following Week, Japan's State Minister for Foreign Affairs Kazuyuki Nakane visited Colombo, amongst others to inaugurate the commissioning ceremony of two state-of-the-art patrol-ships worth around 11 million dollars donated by Japan to the SL Coast Guard.


  10. Indian Navy ships reach Lanka for joint exerciseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 8 |

    New Delhi , Sept 07 : Indian Naval Ships Kirch, Sumitra and Cora Divh entered Trincomalee, Sri Lanka, on Friday to participate in the sixth edition of SLINEX 2018, a bilateral Naval Exercise between India and Sri Lanka. The exercise will be held from September 7 to 13, according to information from Ministry of Defence.


  11. Navies of India, Sri Lanka begin joint exerciseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 7 | The Times of India

    The 'harbour phase' will be followed by the 'sea phase' from September 11 to 13 in the Bay of Bengal off Trincomalle and will include gun firings, communication procedures, seamanship as well as navigation evolutions and helicopter operations. The SLINEX series of bilateral maritime exercises were initiated in 2005 and since then five successful engagements have been conducted.


  12. Sri Lanka: Sinhala colonists storm into lands south of...Read the original story

    Wednesday Sep 5 | TamilNet Newswire

    They have hurriedly put up several huts overnight at Maalanoor. The intruders have plan to put up 30 shelters.


  13. Indian navy ships and aircraft arrive in Sri Lanka for joint exercise SLINEX-2018Read the original story

    Thursday Sep 6 | Colombo Page

    Sept 06, Colombo: Indian navy ships and aircraft have arrived in Sri Lanka to take part in the Sri Lanka Navy - Indian Navy Joint exercise SLINEX-2018 that will be held at Trincomalee from 07 -13 September 2018. The exercise which was previously held once in two years has been converted to an annual event this year onwards signifying the desire of both countries to enhance cooperation in the maritime domain and to further strengthen mutual trust and interoperability between the two navies.


  14. Oil exploration in Eastern seas of Sri Lanka begins todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 2 | Colombo Page

    Sept 02, Colombo: Petroleum exploration activities in the eastern seas, covering Trincomalee and Batticaloa, have commenced today with the arrival of a vessel of the BGP Marine seismic fleet . Accordingly, the research vessel BGP-Pioneer sailing under the flag of Panama to commence will acquire two-dimensional seismic data in the selected offshore areas of the island.


  15. USS Anchorage conducts exercise at sea with Sri Lankan NavyRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 30 | Colombo Page

    Aug 30, Colombo: The USS Anchorage, which arrived at Sri Lanka's Trincomalee Port on August 24, joined the Sri Lankan naval ship Suranimila to conduct an exercise at sea. The exercise conducted on August 28 allowed the ships to improve each crews' knowledge and strengthen a wide variety of seamanship skills critical to operating throughout a free and open Indo-Pacific region.


  16. Sri Lanka: Families of enforced disappeared mark international day in Mannaar, Ampaa'raiRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 30 | TamilNet Newswire

    The coordinators of the five districts in North said they decided to hold the protest in Mannaar this time to draw international attention towards the mass grave excavations and said the global community should bring international investigations to establish what had happened to their kith subjected to enforced disappearances during the war and in the final days of the onslaught in Vanni in 2009. The protesters from the three districts in the East, led by Ms Selvarany Thambirasa, asked how the unitary state of genocidal Sri Lanka, which is the offender, investigate itself and urged the international human rights community to realise the realities on the ground before it is too late.


  17. Sri Lanka: SL military incites gang-violence, hate-campaigns in East to divide Tamils and MuslimsRead the original story

    Monday Aug 27 | TamilNet Newswire

    The SL military wants to divert public awareness away from Colombo's massive-scale land-grab of residential and agricultural lands, which is carried out through various departments and authorities operated by the ministries of the occupying unitary State, informed ex-paramilitary sources in Trincomalee said, confirming the involvement of the military-aspect behind the latest trends of violence in the district. The move also aims to cause disunity between Tamils and Muslims to weaken the call for a merged North-East.


  18. U.S. naval partnership with genocidal Sri Lanka escalates with New Delhi's blessingsRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 26 | TamilNet Newswire

    The 'ships visits help demonstrate the value of the growing U.S.-Sri Lanka partnership,' said Capt. Dennis Jacko, commanding officer of Anchorage, according to a news release from the Public Affairs of the naval ship.


  19. Sri Lanka: Sajith Premadasa's ministry revives Sinhala...Read the original story

    Saturday Aug 25 | TamilNet Newswire

    Similar to the controversial projects in Trincomalee district, the SL Minister, the son of the late SL President R. Premadasa, is creating conflicts by scheming one of the four 'model villages' in Batticaloa district at Kevu'liyaa-madu. The 'model village' projects have become places of ethnic tensions as Tamil-speaking Muslim beneficiaries were brought into traditional Tamil villages and Sinhala settlers into predominant Muslim and Tamil areas, civil sources in Batticaloa said.


  20. Wildlife presenter Chris Packham recalls his holidays of a lifetimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 27 | Daily Mail

    From a new cheap but chic hotel coming to Brooklyn to a great value option with views of the Empire State Building: The 10 best budget New York hotels Best pubs in England and Wales for 2018 named by prestigious travel guide - and the overall winner is a Pembrokeshire beauty From a ride that sees you fly through the air like Superman for big kids to driving like an Formula 1 driver for little kids and even meeting Peter Rabbit: There is something for everyone at Flamingo Land La Fortuna in Costa Rica is the best destination in the world for 'travel experiences', according to TripAdvisor, with Kauai in Hawaii No2 and Scotland the fifth-best country overall A ruined eighth-century abbey, a beautiful Serbian Orthodox church and a castle which inspired Beatrix Potter are among England's most stunning pieces of history which will throw open their doors for free on two heritage weekends next ... (more)