Badulla (Sri Lanka)

Type: City
Name: Badulla (Sri Lanka)
Country: Sri Lanka
Latitude: 6.99
Longitude: 81.050003
population: 42,237
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 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Sri Lanka's main opposition prepares for Uva Provincial Council election

* Apr 17, Colombo: Sri Lanka's main opposition United National Party (UNP) has commenced preparation work for the Uva Provincial Council election expected to be held this year.The term of the Uva Provincial Council will end this September.UNP Chairman, ... [Published Colombo Page - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

UN Youth Advisory Panel Launched : 15 young Sri Lankans to engage with the United Nations

(Asiantribune.com):The United Nations Youth Advisory Panel (UNYAP), officially launched on 7 April, is part of the wider UN-wide Action Plan on Youth to establish direct linkages between youth and the UN Country Team (UNCT).It was followed by a three-day ... [Published Asian Tribune - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Extra buses deployed during New Year

Sri Lanka Transport Board (SLTB) will deploy special transport facilities for the Sinhala and Tamil New Year to every destination from April 7 to April 20. “The SLTB is ready to cater to extra number of passengers in the festive season. The charges will ... [Published The Nation.lk - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

12 special trains for 'Avurudu' from today

(Colombo-Lankapuvath) Twelve special trains are added in addition to the current schedule from today (09) for the convenience of passengers during the Sinhala and Hindu New Year festive season.These train services would be executed until the 20th Apr ... [Published Lankapuvath - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Ten of the world's great train journeys: readers' travel tips

The Manakara Express railwayline in Madagascar. Photograph: rijvvs/Guardian Witness Winning tip: Manakara Express, MadagascarThe French colonial-era railway that lumbers up from Manakara on the south-east coast of Madagascar to Fianarantsoa in the ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

Presidential task force to tackle CKDU

, 9:27 pmBy Don Asoka WijewardenaRajarata University Medical Faculty Senior lecturer Dr. Channa Jayasumana who was also a member of the Parliamentary Advisory Committee on Kidney Diseases and the indiscriminate use of agro-chemicals yesterday said that ... [Published Sri Lanka Island - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

Special trains for New Year

Special trains will operate to cater to the needs of the people who are returning to their homes in view of the Sinhala and Tamil New Year.These special trains will operate to Badulla, Matara, Galle and Vavuniya from the Colombo Fort and the Maradana ... [Published Independent Television Network - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

US Status Apr 04 US for close economic ties with Sri Lanka rather than sanctions now: envoy

(LBO) - The US wants to see progress on human rights, rule of law and attacks on religious minorities and was for closer economic ties at this point, rather than economic sanctions, its envoy to Colombo said.The US sponsored a resolution in the UN Human ... [Published Lanka Business Online - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Special trains during 'Avurudu' season

(Colombo-Lankapuvath) With the objective of meeting the commuter demand  during the upcoming Sinhalese and Hindu New Year (Avurudu) season, measures have been adopted by the Sri Lanka Railway Department to exercise fifty special train runs and accordingly ... [Published Lankapuvath - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Mar 30 2014 - Updated Mar 30 2014 - 1 reports

GR agrees to clear Kandy hospital land of encroachers

, 10:36 pmBy Don Asoka WijewardenaDefence and Urban Development Ministry Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa has promised to take immediate action to evict all illegal occupants who have encroached on the Kandy hospital premises.President of the Government ... [Published Sri Lanka Island - Mar 30 2014]
First reported Mar 12 2014 - Updated Mar 12 2014 - 1 reports

Sri Lankan government initiated the program to share country's income with the people - Minister

* Wed, Mar 12, 2014, 11:17 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.Mar 12, Colombo: Economic Development Minister of Sri Lanka Basil Rajapaksa says it is the government that initiated a program in 2010 to share the country's income with the peop ... [Published Colombo Page - Mar 12 2014]

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...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"
"President Mahinda Rajapaksa has also taken initiative to provide safe drinking water for the schools in the areas mostly affected with CKD as he wants to protect the young generation from this disease" , he said
"I also note our serious concern about reprisals against those who meet with visiting diplomats and UN officials, or those who traveled to Geneva to meet with various delegations during the month of March" she said

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UN Youth Advisory Panel launched – 15 young Sri... [Published Independent Television Network - Apr 18 2014]
Sri Lanka's main opposition prepares for Uva Pr... [Published Colombo Page - Apr 17 2014]
UN Youth Advisory Panel Launched : 15 young Sri... [Published Asian Tribune - Apr 15 2014]
Extra buses deployed during New Year [Published The Nation.lk - Apr 12 2014]
Action plan to avert kidney disease [Published Sunday Observer - Apr 12 2014]
12 special trains for 'Avurudu' from today [Published Lankapuvath - Apr 09 2014]
Ten of the world's great train journeys: reader... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 07 2014]
Presidential task force to tackle CKDU [Published Sri Lanka Island - Apr 06 2014]
Special trains for New Year [Published Independent Television Network - Apr 05 2014]
US Status Apr 04 US for close economic ties wit... [Published Lanka Business Online - Apr 05 2014]
Special trains during 'Avurudu' season [Published Lankapuvath - Apr 04 2014]
Probe on the entire period will be good for SL:... [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - Apr 04 2014]
GR agrees to clear Kandy hospital land of encro... [Published Sri Lanka Island - Mar 30 2014]
The Crimes against humanity by British Governor... [Published LankaWeb - Mar 24 2014]
How the British Exploited Sri Lanka [Published LankaWeb - Mar 24 2014]
Sri Lankan government initiated the program to ... [Published Colombo Page - Mar 12 2014]
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