Anuradhapura (Sri Lanka)

Type: City
Name: Anuradhapura (Sri Lanka)
Country: Sri Lanka
Latitude: 8.32
Longitude: 80.410004
population: 60,954
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Woman tried to feed 6-day-old baby to crocodiles

A High Court Judge in Sri Lanka has sentenced to a woman for attempting to kill her 6-day-old baby by trying to feed the child to crocodiles.The lady was sentenced to 3 years rigorous imprisonment, Sri Lanka’s ‘Mawbima’ has reported.The Giribawa Police ... [Published Emirates247 - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Never Say No

Never say No, is a streak of the character of the Sri Lankans, from the President to the ordinary peasant in a Sri Lanka village. They never give up hope. It was seen recently with the Sri Lanka Cricket team winning the T20 world Cup. Within them was ... [Published LankaWeb - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 1 reports

ComBank supports 'Ranaviru Sevana' Avurudu celebrations

The Avurudu celebrations of Ranaviru Sevana, the rehabilitation centre in Ragama for disabled war heroes, were supported for the fifth consecutive year by the Commercial Bank of Ceylon.The Bank was the sole sponsor of this event at which disabled soldiers ... [Published Sunday Observer - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

UN Youth Advisory Panel launched – 15 young Sri Lankans to engage with UN in Colombo

The UN Youth Advisory Panel has been launched. The Youth Advisory Panel officially launched on the 07 th of this month, brings together a group of 15 Sri Lankan youth with a passion for myriad aspects of development work.The panel was chosen after a competitive ... [Published Independent Television Network - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Guaranteed price encourages big onion farmers in Sri Lanka

* Apr 15, Colombo: Following the government's measure to set a guaranteed price for big onions, more farmers in Sri Lanka have decided to cultivate big onions in the forthcoming season.Big onion cultivators received a higher price for their crops during ... [Published Colombo Page - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Action plan to avert kidney disease

In Rajarata:By Ranil WijayapalaThe recent surveys done on the spread of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) in the North Central Province has revealed that around 17,000 people in the North Central Province have become victims of this disease within the past ... [Published Sunday Observer - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Sri Lanka: Colombo stages smokescreen operations to divert global focus on crimes: TNA councillor

The so-called revival or regrouping of the LTTE and the arrests made during the sessions in Geneva, targeting of rights activists, and now claiming the episode over by killing three alleged ex LTTE members under suspicious circumstances, looks like a ... [Published TamilNet Newswire - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 2 reports

Sri Lanka will not allow outside forces to reverse its victories - President

* Apr 03, Anuradhapura: Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa today emphasized that the government will not allow outside forces to reverse the country's victories hard earned facing enormous challenges and the development.Addressing a function held today ... [Published Colombo Page - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 2 reports

Over 100 resettled IDP families in Sri Lanka's North to receive houses today

* Apr 03, Colombo: Over 100 resettled families in Northern Sri Lanka will receive houses constructed by the government today.Secretary of Defense and Urban Development will hand over houses to 101 displaced families in Keppapilavu area in the Mullativu ... [Published Colombo Page - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Ban on LTTE fronts: several years’ effort

by Madura RanwalaMilitary spokesman Brigadier Ruwan Wanigasooriya yesterday said banning of 16 pro-LTTE fronts by the External Affairs Ministry wasn’t an overnight affair but an outcome of a three to four years work.He stressed that it had been done ... [Published Sri Lanka Island - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 2 reports

Sri Lanka seeks ‘divine help’ to avoid power cuts

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s energy minister offered flowers and lit thousands of oil lamps as she prayed for rains to replenish drought-hit reservoirs used by hydropower plants, an official said on Tuesday.Minister Pavithra Waniarachchi illuminated the sacred ... [Published DAWN Group - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Must See Attractions in Sri Lanka

Often poetically described as a tear-drop or pearl in the Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka is an island which has attracted visitors from across the globe for centuries. Formerly known as Ceylon, the island is mainly flat with rolling plains and some mountains ... [Published Self Catering Breaks - Apr 01 2014]

Quotes

...Island of 4/8/2001,displaying a tendency towards a certain mood of impatience in treating any other discourses with the use of terminology such as ` "anti-Orwillian historians; or lumpent intellectuals (who) belong to dust bin of history.” This is what Indrapala himself uses to discredit Sri Lanka’s history. Indrapala ‘s book is full of other quotes from Seneviratne."
"The LTTE renaissance project that was planned, coordinated and executed by the three was detected in its formative stages and nullified beforehand through adroit action. Although it was thought initially that Gobi was the livewire behind the enterprise, fresh information gained subsequently indicated that Theiveegan/Deiveegan was the brainy dynamo who was primarily responsible for this attempted resurgence"
...Mr Nandy commented further, "for us in the UN system in Sri Lanka, the establishment of this panel is a significant step in strengthening our engagement with youth, who we believe are a key development partner in Sri Lanka"
"Only few areas have surface water based piped water supply. Thus it has been decided to provide the CKD affected areas with good quality water for their drinking and cooking purposes in which a per capita supply of five litres per day is considered as adequate" , officials from the Ministry said

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Secret history: The world’s best ruins [Published The New Daily - Apr 21 2014]
Woman tried to feed 6-day-old baby to crocodiles [Published Emirates247 - Apr 21 2014]
Never Say No [Published LankaWeb - Apr 21 2014]
ComBank supports 'Ranaviru Sevana' Avurudu cele... [Published Sunday Observer - Apr 20 2014]
Symbol of social cost of development [Published Sunday Observer - Apr 20 2014]
Gopi Incident Was Not Staged – Brigadier Ruwan ... [Published Sri Lanka Sunday Leader - Apr 19 2014]
A “Brown Sahib” as our new envoy to New Delhi? [Published LankaWeb - Apr 19 2014]
AN ABORTIVE ATTEMPT TO REVIVE THE LTTE [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - Apr 18 2014]
UN Youth Advisory Panel launched – 15 young Sri... [Published Independent Television Network - Apr 18 2014]
UN Youth Advisory Panel Launched : 15 young Sri... [Published Asian Tribune - Apr 15 2014]
Guaranteed price encourages big onion farmers i... [Published Colombo Page - Apr 15 2014]
President’s Vision Can Overcome Setbacks [Published Sri Lanka Sunday Leader - Apr 13 2014]
Continuing Detention of Tamil Women and a Girl ... [Published groundviews - Apr 13 2014]
‘Around the Pearl 2014’ logo and website launches [Published The Nation.lk - Apr 13 2014]
Inland fisheries and Buddhism [Published LankaWeb - Apr 12 2014]
Action plan to avert kidney disease [Published Sunday Observer - Apr 12 2014]
Reading the hand behind Aryavarta [Published Sunday Observer - Apr 12 2014]
A return to the Vanni [Published Sunday Observer - Apr 12 2014]
Sri Lanka: Colombo stages smokescreen operation... [Published TamilNet Newswire - Apr 11 2014]
25 Photos That Will Make You Want To Visit Sri ... [Published Business Insider - Apr 10 2014]
Gen Rashad to pay visit to Sri Lanka from today [Published The Nation Pakistan - Apr 07 2014]
Pakistan’s CJCSC Gen Rashad to arrive in SL today [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - Apr 06 2014]
Businessmen in bicycle tour for good cause [Published The Nation.lk - Apr 06 2014]
Pakistan’s highest ranking military officer her... [Published Sri Lanka Island - Apr 05 2014]
SpiceRoads Cycle Tours Launches a New Heritage ... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Apr 04 2014]
Sun shines directly above SL [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - Apr 04 2014]
Sri Lanka will not allow outside forces to reve... [Published Colombo Page - Apr 03 2014]
No force will be permitted to reverse developme... [Published Independent Television Network - Apr 03 2014]
Sri Lanka Army to make its vehicles and buildin... [Published Colombo Page - Apr 03 2014]
SpiceRoads Cycle Tours Launches New Heritage Bi... [Published Prlog - Apr 03 2014]
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Continuing Detention of Tamil Women and a Girl ... [Published groundviews - Apr 13 2014]
Image courtesy Sri Lanka Brief In 2009 the government announced that the LTTE has been wiped out from the country with the end of the armed conflict. However, in the past few weeks there have been a number of arrests, including of women under ...
SpiceRoads Cycle Tours Launches a New Heritage ... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Apr 04 2014]
Bangkok, Thailand, April 04, 2014 --( PR.com )-- SpiceRoads Cycle Tours, the leading bicycle tour operator in Asia for more than a decade, offers a comfortable 7-day itinerary that connects riders to Sri Lanka’s UNESCO World Heritage sites, bringing ...
Sri Lanka: Houses for resettled families in Kep... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 02 2014]
Source: Government of Sri LankaCountry: Sri Lanka Secretary Defence & Urban Development will visit Mullaitivu area tomorrow (03 April) and inaugurate several important projects. Main among them are; handing over 100+ houses to Keppapilavu resettled families ...
Freedom and bondage: Lankans, then and now [Published groundviews - Apr 01 2014]
Introduction There is a need to question the adequacy and suitability of current conceptions of both ‘human rights’ and ‘secularism’ to meet the challenges of unbridled majoritarianism, which seems perfectly at home within the institutions and ...
Biological Hazard - Asia - Sri Lanka [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Mar 06 2014]
EDIS Number: BH-20140306-42924-LKA Date / time: 06/03/2014 15:08:38 [UTC] Event: Biological Hazard Area: Asia Country: Sri Lanka State/County: Location: [Nationwide] Number of Deads: N/A Number of Injured: N/A Number of Infected: N/A Number ...
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