Kalmunai (Sri Lanka)

Type: City
Name: Kalmunai (Sri Lanka)
Country: Sri Lanka
Latitude: 7.41
Longitude: 81.82
population: 100,172
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 2 reports

British diplomat in Sri Lanka describes surveillance on her during visit to East

* Sept 30, Colombo: A British diplomat in Sri Lanka says she was continually being watched during a recent visit to the island's East and the people she met have been questioned by the Sri Lankan authorities.The British Deputy High Commissioner to Sri ... [Published Colombo Page - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 2 reports

Indian nationals arrested in Sri Lanka for overstaying

Colombo: Seven Indian nationals have been arrested by the  Lankan police for allegedly overstaying in their country and for having their involvement in illegal trade in the country, according to a media report.All seven of them, are between the age of ... [Published India TV - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

British Deputy High Commissioner visits Eastern Province

British Deputy High Commissioner to Sri Lanka Laura Davies visited the Eastern Province from September 9-12, travelling to Pottuvil, Arugam Bay, Oluvil, Kalmunai, Kattankudy, Batticaloa and Trincomalee. She met a range of individuals and communities, ... [Published Sri Lanka Island - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Ashraff’s mystique still lingers among Eastern Muslims

his is a period of  time in Sri Lanka which is referred to as “Ashraff season” in lighter vein  by observers of the Sri Lankan Muslim political scene. The Country witnesses a series of  meetings and events paying tribute  to the late Muslim Congress leader ... [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

News story: British Deputy High Commissioner’s visit to Eastern Province

British Deputy High Commissioner to Sri Lanka Laura Davies visited the Eastern Province from 9-12 September, travelling to Pottuvil, Arugam Bay, Oluvil, Kalmunai, Kattankudy, Batticaloa and Trincomalee. She met a range of individuals and communities, ... [Published Cabinet Office - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

The US: Friend or foe?

September 2, 2014, 7:38 pmJanuary 17, 2008: Pacific Fleet Commander Admiral Robert F. Willard meets Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the Ministry of Defence, Colombo. He was accompanied by US Ambassador Robert Blake.The SLN sought the blessings ... [Published Sri Lanka Island - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Where have all the young men gone?

All photos by the author. See full set of photos here . Snippets from hearings of the Presidential Commission to investigate into complaints regarding missing persons Sathurukondan, 09/09/1990 Q: Who is the missing person? A: Father, mother, ... [Published groundviews - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Jun 01 2014 - Updated Jun 01 2014 - 1 reports

The Story of a Meditating Sri Lankan Man

The other day, on the banks of the Diyawanna waterfront close to the Sri Lankan Parliament, I noticed a man sitting in meditation. What a surprise? He is none other than my drinking partner from Bridgetown — the Sri Lankan Tamil fellow Sivapuranam ... [Published groundviews - Jun 01 2014]

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"It was clear that the people I was meeting were having follow-up visits or phone calls, asking what I had done and said" she said in her blog
"I was fortunate to have such a comprehensive visit to the EasternEastern Province and to have been able to meet so many different people. The trip gave me an excellent sense of recent developments and successes, of economic needs and potential, as well as some of the challenges the Province is working to overcome."

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British diplomat in Sri Lanka describes surveil... [Published Colombo Page - Sep 30 2014]
Looking over my shoulder [Published Foreign and Commonwealth Office - Sep 30 2014]
Indian nationals arrested in Sri Lanka for over... [Published India TV - Sep 21 2014]
Seven Indian nationals arrested in Sri Lanka fo... [Published DNA India - Sep 21 2014]
British Deputy High Commissioner visits Eastern... [Published Sri Lanka Island - Sep 21 2014]
Ashraff’s mystique still lingers among Eastern ... [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - Sep 19 2014]
News story: British Deputy High Commissioner’s ... [Published Cabinet Office - Sep 16 2014]
The US: Friend or foe? [Published Sri Lanka Island - Sep 03 2014]
Where have all the young men gone? [Published groundviews - Aug 07 2014]
The Story of a Meditating Sri Lankan Man [Published groundviews - Jun 01 2014]
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Where have all the young men gone? [Published groundviews - Aug 07 2014]
All photos by the author. See full set of photos here . Snippets from hearings of the Presidential Commission to investigate into complaints regarding missing persons Sathurukondan, 09/09/1990 Q: Who is the missing person? A: Father, mother, ...
The Story of a Meditating Sri Lankan Man [Published groundviews - Jun 01 2014]
The other day, on the banks of the Diyawanna waterfront close to the Sri Lankan Parliament, I noticed a man sitting in meditation. What a surprise? He is none other than my drinking partner from Bridgetown — the Sri Lankan Tamil fellow Sivapuranam ...
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