Badulla (Sri Lanka)

Type: City
Name: Badulla (Sri Lanka)
Country: Sri Lanka
Latitude: 6.99
Longitude: 81.050003
population: 42,237
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Nomination board of Sri Lanka's main opposition for Uva PC election to meet on July 29

* July 27, Colombo: The nomination board Sri Lanka's main opposition United National Party (UNP) for the Uva Provincial Council election will meet for the first time on July 29, party sources said. The nomination board will meet daily to consider the ... [Published Colombo Page - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

No fuel price hike for next twelve months - Minister Anura Priyadharshana Yapa

By Uditha KumarasinghePetroleum Industries Minister Anura Priyadharshana Yapa said the main Opposition UNP's protest against the transfer of three seats from the Badulla district to the Moneragala district is not salutary for democracy. The Government ... [Published Sunday Observer - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Sri Lanka's apex court dismisses opposition party's petition regarding Uva PC

* July 24, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Supreme Court today dismissed a petition filed by the main opposition United National Party (UNP) against the redistribution of seats in the Uva Provincial Council.A three-judge bench comprising Chief Justice Mohan Peiris, ... [Published Colombo Page - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 3 reports

India funds creches for Tamils of Indian origin in Sri Lanka

India today said it will upgrade 70 creches in the plantation areas in several parts of Sri Lanka so that mothers working in tea estates can leave their children in a safe environment.The project is to be implemented at a cost of 58 million Sri Lankan ... [Published Business Standard India - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Sri Lanka main opposition hands over petition to Supreme Court against redistribution of seats in Uva Provincial Council

* July 21, Colombo: Main opposition United National Party (UNP) Badulla district parliamentarian Harin Fernando who is slated to hand over nominations to contest to the Uva Provincial Council election filed a petition Monday in Supreme Court against the ... [Published Colombo Page - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Philippines: Asia Pacific Region: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot 15 - 21 July 2014

Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian AffairsCountry: Bangladesh, China, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Viet Nam THE PHILIPPINES According to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC), as of 18 Jul, Typhoon Rammasun ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 2 reports

Sri Lanka opposition MP Harin Fernando to resign from parliament next week

* July 20, Colombo: Sri Lanka main opposition United National Party (UNP) Badulla district MP Harin Fernando will resign from the parliament next week, UNP sources say.The MP will resign to contest to the Uva Provincial Council election as the party's ... [Published Colombo Page - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Seat distribution in Uva PC of Sri Lanka according to provincial council elections Act - Election Commissioner

* July 18, Colombo: The distribution of the seats in the Uva Provincial Council was determined according to the Act of provincial council elections, the Commissioner of Elections Mahinda Deshapriya said.Addressing a media briefing Thursday, the Election ... [Published Colombo Page - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 3 reports

Sri Lankan government ally to contest the Uva Provincial Council election separately

* July 17, Colombo: Minister of National Languages and Social Integration Vasudeva Nanayakkara said that his party Democratic Left Front, a coalition party of Sri Lanka ruling alliance would contest the Uva Provincial Council election separately unless ... [Published Colombo Page - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Sri Lanka main opposition has no trust in elections

* July 15, Colombo: Sri Lanka's main opposition United National Party (UNP) says the government had deformed the entire election system by manipulating the executive powers.UNP parliamentarian Eran Wickramaratne says the government was compiling false ... [Published Colombo Page - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

Heavy winds damage over 300 houses in Sri Lanka's hill country

* July 12, Colombo: Sri Lanka's hill country was rocked today by heavy winds brought by the southwestern monsoon.The Assistant Director of Disaster Management Center Pradeep Kodippili said that 318 houses in Ratnapura, Nuwara Eliya and Badulla districts ... [Published Colombo Page - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Sri Lanka main opposition protests change in distribution of seats in Uva Provincial Council

* July 03, Colombo: Sri Lanka's main opposition United National Party today opposed the Election Department's decision to redistribute the council seats in the Uva Provincial Council.The Department of Election Commissioner has decided to reduce three ... [Published Colombo Page - Jul 03 2014]

Quotes

"Recently it was mentioned that youth expatriates are increasing in number as many of the young, especially those with labour skills are seeking greener and safer pastures."
"According to government statistics, the poorest four Divisional Secretariat areas of the country are in the Badulla and Moneragala Districts" MP Hearth said. "They are Kandaketiya, Madulla, Siyambalanduwa and Rideemaliyadde."
So can this reverse our current population boom? An expert in the study of populations had this to say: "We may not be able to stop our populations from growing and expanding. But we can make our society capable of offering every child, woman and man a chance to enjoy a quality life apart from simply existing, by giving them tools of empowerment." This, surely is the biggest challenge nations across the planet will face as they grapple for solutions to meet the needs of seven billion people
Asked whether the UK had offered to help Minister Hakeem face threats posed by extremist organisations, a British HC spokesperson said: "The High Commissioner routinely meets government ministers in the course of his work. His meeting with the Minister for Justice covered a range of issues, including the recent violence in the South."

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Nomination board of Sri Lanka's main opposition... [Published Colombo Page - Jul 27 2014]
No fuel price hike for next twelve months - Min... [Published Sunday Observer - Jul 27 2014]
Sri Lanka's apex court dismisses opposition par... [Published Colombo Page - Jul 24 2014]
India funds creches for Tamils of Indian origin... [Published Business Standard India - Jul 23 2014]
India to upgrade crèche facilities for Sri Lank... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 23 2014]
India to upgrade crèche facilities for Sri Lank... [Published The Hindu - Jul 23 2014]
Sri Lanka main opposition hands over petition t... [Published Colombo Page - Jul 21 2014]
Philippines: Asia Pacific Region: Weekly Region... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 21 2014]
Lost in thoughts [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - Jul 20 2014]
Sri Lanka opposition MP Harin Fernando to resig... [Published Colombo Page - Jul 20 2014]
Uva polls pose another headache for Opposition [Published Sunday Observer - Jul 20 2014]
HEATED WEEK FOR UNP [Published Sri Lanka Sunday Leader - Jul 19 2014]
Luxury bus service makes 2 million profit to SLTB [Published Lankapuvath - Jul 19 2014]
Seat distribution in Uva PC of Sri Lanka accord... [Published Colombo Page - Jul 18 2014]
Sri Lankan government ally to contest the Uva P... [Published Colombo Page - Jul 17 2014]
Nominations for Uva PC polls in Sri Lanka to be... [Published Colombo Page - Jul 16 2014]
Sri Lanka main opposition to submit a petition ... [Published Colombo Page - Jul 16 2014]
President’s CM nephew has not developed Uva – JVP [Published Sri Lanka Island - Jul 15 2014]
Sri Lanka main opposition has no trust in elect... [Published Colombo Page - Jul 15 2014]
Sri Lanka: Strong Winds damage over 800 houses [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 14 2014]
Sri Lanka ruling party to appoint nomination co... [Published Colombo Page - Jul 14 2014]
High winds in Sri Lanka damage houses, close un... [Published Colombo Page - Jul 13 2014]
Heavy winds damage over 300 houses in Sri Lanka... [Published Colombo Page - Jul 12 2014]
Nominations for Sri Lanka's Uva Provincial Coun... [Published Colombo Page - Jul 12 2014]
Uva Provincial Council of Sri Lanka to be disso... [Published Colombo Page - Jul 11 2014]
Provincial Chief Minister and opposition MP in ... [Published Colombo Page - Jul 09 2014]
Sri Lanka Freedom Party launches program to str... [Published Colombo Page - Jul 07 2014]
I only play the role of a butler, claims PB [Published Sunday Observer - Jul 06 2014]
Meeting the 2014 population challenge [Published Sunday Observer - Jul 06 2014]
Bar Association To Meet AG [Published Sri Lanka Sunday Leader - Jul 06 2014]
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Source: Government of Sri LankaCountry: Sri Lanka Over 870 houses have been damaged in Nuwara Eliya, Badulla, Ratnapura, Monaragala and Matale districts.due to strong winds, Gale force winds have wreaked havoc in Uva Paranagama, Haldummulla, Welimada, ...
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Source: OPEC Fund for International DevelopmentCountry: Bangladesh, Belize, Cuba, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi, Mauritania, Sri Lanka, Zambia Funds to benefit over 30 countries worldwide Doha, Qatar, June 10, 2014 . Meeting in its 147th ...
Sri Lanka: AMDA Conducted a Free Dental Camp an... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - May 20 2014]
Source: Association of Medical Doctors of AsiaCountry: Sri Lanka AMDA conducted a mobile Dental camp and Hygiene education in the outskirts of Badulla district in April. The mission was conducted at Polgahaarawa School in Arawa a remote hill area of Sri ...
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