Anuradhapura (Sri Lanka)

Type: City
Name: Anuradhapura (Sri Lanka)
Country: Sri Lanka
Latitude: 8.32
Longitude: 80.410004
population: 60,954
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Latest survey reveals interesting facts about country’s rich & poor

By Dilina KulathungaIn an interesting revelation, the latest Household Income and Expenditure Survey (HIES) showed Sri Lanka’s poorest 20 percent households live on a monthly income of Rs.10, 245 while the richest 20 percent receive a monthly income of ... [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - 5 hours ago]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Country Roads Concert for Children

The Country Music Foundation (CMF), together with Mount Lavinia Hotel, presents the 2014 Country Roads concert for children, to be held at the hotel’s historic Main Ballroom on Sunday, October 5, 2014, from 6.30 p.m. onwards. This concert marks the 21st ... [Published The Nation.lk - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Sri Lanka: Magical mystical tour

Mock Tudor melds with leopards and Buddhas in incomparable Sri Lanka, writes .It's our first day on the road and already I've filled half my notebook with interesting bits of information. I've discovered the national flower of Sri Lanka is the blue water ... [Published Canberra Times - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Sri Lanka: Kurunegala Divineguma Social Relief Program provides relief to drought-affected people in Anuradhapura District

Source: Government of Sri LankaCountry: Sri Lanka Kurunegala District Divineguma Social Relief Programme has launched a number of programmes to assist the drought-stricken people in Anuradhapura District. Accordingly, a stock of potable water and dry ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Indian fishermen destroy environment: MR

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has said fishermen from India are destroying the environment by using massive bottom-trawlers, depleting all resources of fish, an act “we cannot tolerate.”“Not one or two, but hundred trawlers” came towards Sri ... [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

MP Pathirana takes up ‘Amu Miris Challenge’

September 9, 2014, 9:43 pmby Maheesha MudugamuwaOpposition United National Party (UNP) Matara District MP Buddika Pathirana has undertaken to eat green chillies tomorrow (11) to raise funds for the people affected by Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD).Accepting ... [Published Sri Lanka Island - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

LTTE militant jailed for murder of Lankan army general

A Sri Lankan court today sentenced an LTTE operative to 20 years in jail for the murder of a popular army general six years ago.The High Court in the north central town of Anuradhapura sentenced the unnamed LTTE militant for the killing of retired Major ... [Published Business Standard India - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Sajith Premadasa to participate in campaigning for Uva PC election from September 07

* Sept 03, Colombo: Sri Lanka's main opposition United National Party (UNP) Hambantota district parliamentarian Sajith Premadasa would start participating in the election campaign for Uva Provincial Council from September 07, the party announced.According ... [Published Colombo Page - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

The Anuradhapura Kingdom

by Anuradhapura was the first Kingdom established in ancient Sri Lanka. It was founded by King Pandukabhaya in 377 BC.The kingdom's authority extended throughout the country, although several independent areas emerged from time to time, which grew more ... [Published Sunday Observer - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Competing party leaders of Sri Lanka main opposition to come together on same platform

* Aug 30, Colombo: Leader of Sri Lanka's main opposition United National Party (UNP) Ranil Wickremasinghe and his competitor Sajith Premadasa will address people after a long time from the same platform tomorrow.The historic meeting organized by North ... [Published Colombo Page - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

3 Most Exotic Vacation Hotspots in Asia For Your Next Holiday

Asia is the world’s largest continent and also the most densely populated one. It has long been attracting tourists from all over the world. Thanks to the abundant natural beauty and exotic experiences that Asian countries offer, modern-day Asian cities ... [Published Working Mother - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Heavy rainfall in several areas

Negombo had received the highest rainfall of 137mm during the past 24 hours ending at 8.30 this morning while a rainfall of 136mm was reported from Katunayake, the Meteorology Department said today.The duty meteorologist said the drought prevailing in ... [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - Aug 22 2014]

Quotes

"Despite the stark rise in the nominal income levels of the households, the real incomes during the same period have moved up only by just 3 percent to Rs.27, 115"
Chandrika Bandaranaike turned it into a festering sore keeping the island in a form of servility by means of promises to end the ` "sick’ presidential system yet wallowing in its power! What progress has been made since? Is turning the CityCity of Colombo into a Shangri-La – tearing up roads, giant trees and pavements, diverting traffic, closing roads, sprucing up historic buildings, providing needs to satisfy the greed of the youth and affluent the priority? “Beware of all enterprises that require new clothes’: But the common man being so daft and sybaritic in spite of facing all short-comings will still voteto the same parties at the Hastings! Quis custodiet ipsos custodies?  Who will guard the guards them selves? (Juvenal)"
"The BodhiBodhi tree that is growing in Sri Lanka to this day was originally named Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi and was a piece of another Bodhi tree planted in 245 BC" said Thero...
MP Pathirana said: "I have decided to extend my support for the commendable endeavour of the young men and women who have launched the Green Chilies Challenge."

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UVA Election; a call to address poverty [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - Sep 16 2014]
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President Rajapaksa and Chinese leader to commi... [Published Sri Lanka Island - Sep 13 2014]
Bible Quiz National Competition-Awards Ceremon... [Published Sri Lanka Sunday Leader - Sep 13 2014]
Country Roads Concert for Children [Published The Nation.lk - Sep 13 2014]
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Sri Lanka: Kurunegala Divineguma Social Relief ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 12 2014]
Sapling of Maha Bodhi tree from Lanka planted i... [Published Times of India - Sep 11 2014]
Indian fishermen destroy environment: MR [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - Sep 11 2014]
United States, Sri Lanka Ministry of Water Supp... [Published Colombo Page - Sep 10 2014]
MP Pathirana takes up ‘Amu Miris Challenge’ [Published Sri Lanka Island - Sep 09 2014]
Ministers to discuss worsening kidney disease s... [Published Sri Lanka Island - Sep 09 2014]
Richard Pieris : Tyre Company holds annual deal... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 08 2014]
The Ruwanweliseya, an architecturalmarvel [Published Sunday Observer - Sep 07 2014]
Electric Cars TooOn Orient Exchange Offer [Published Sri Lanka Sunday Leader - Sep 07 2014]
Norochcholai final phase commissioning on Sept.16 [Published Sri Lanka Island - Sep 05 2014]
LTTE militant jailed for murder of Lankan army ... [Published Business Standard India - Sep 05 2014]
Pension increment for retired differently able ... [Published Lankapuvath - Sep 04 2014]
Indo-Lanka fishermen’s crisis still unsolved [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - Sep 03 2014]
Sajith Premadasa to participate in campaigning ... [Published Colombo Page - Sep 03 2014]
The Anuradhapura Kingdom [Published Sunday Observer - Aug 31 2014]
Sri Lanka- Indonesia friendship association [Published Sri Lanka Sunday Leader - Aug 30 2014]
Health Wise [Published Sunday Observer - Aug 30 2014]
Competing party leaders of Sri Lanka main oppos... [Published Colombo Page - Aug 30 2014]
3 Most Exotic Vacation Hotspots in Asia For You... [Published Working Mother - Aug 30 2014]
Killer kidney disease spreads to North [Published Sri Lanka Island - Aug 29 2014]
Agriculture Minister talks of banning glyphosat... [Published Sri Lanka Island - Aug 27 2014]
UPFA victory assured - Minister Nimal Siripala ... [Published Sunday Observer - Aug 24 2014]
Drought emphasises need for urgent completion [Published Sunday Observer - Aug 23 2014]
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Sri Lanka: Kurunegala Divineguma Social Relief ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 12 2014]
Source: Government of Sri LankaCountry: Sri Lanka Kurunegala District Divineguma Social Relief Programme has launched a number of programmes to assist the drought-stricken people in Anuradhapura District. Accordingly, a stock of potable water and dry ...
Sri Lanka: Record harvest loss, food shortages ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 21 2014]
Source: IRINCountry: Sri Lanka COLOMBO, 21 August 2014 (IRIN) - Sri Lanka's government is scrambling to ease the impact of record harvest losses on millions of farmers as the country enters its tenth month of an acute dry spell. “It’s severe. In some ...
Sri Lanka: Immediate Programme to provide Relie... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 31 2014]
Source: Government of Sri LankaCountry: Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa drawing his special attention to the people who are encountering immense difficulties due to the prevailing drought, has initiated an immediate development programme. It has ...
Sri Lanka: Rs. 4 billion allocated for agricult... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 14 2014]
Source: Government of Sri LankaCountry: Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa has decided to increase the amount allocated for agricultural loans for the farmers up to Rs. 4 billion. President Rajapaksa has made this decision at a meeting held in the ...
How Sinhala Extremism Turned Against Sri Lanka’... [Published 3quarksdaily - Jul 09 2014]
Samanth Subramanian in Caravan (Gemunu Amarasinghe / AP Photo): One evening in Colombo, my friend Sanjaya dropped by, intending to collect me on our way to someplace else. I offered him a drink—beer, I seem to remember now, but given how the next ...
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