Mullaitivu (Sri Lanka)

Type: City
Name: Mullaitivu (Sri Lanka)
Country: Sri Lanka
Latitude: 9.22
Longitude: 80.790001
population: 7,787
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Presence of International advisors increases people's faith

Presidential Commission on Missing Persons receive 19,000 complaints:By Manjula FernandoChairman of the Presidential Commission on Missing Persons, former High Court Judge Maxwell Parakrama Paranagama in an interview with the Sunday Observer said that ... [Published Sunday Observer - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Parents of Missing Tamil Children demand answers from TNA's Ananthi Sasitharan

Ananthi Sasitharan TNA member of the Northern Provincial Council was in for a surprise when she arrived at the Mullaitivu Magistrates courts on 21st July 2014 for the continuation of the case filed by her. She never expected hundreds of Tamils to brave ... [Published LankaWeb - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

‘Hands Of Poverty’ Ripping Off Millions

By Camelia NathanielW hile many non-governmental organizations operating in Sri Lanka are engaged in helping those affected by the war to recommence their lives, even their efforts are tarnished due to the actions of a handful of unscrupulous elements ... [Published Sri Lanka Sunday Leader - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Colombo panel on ‘war missing’ gets 18,000 complaints

commission appointed to investigate thousands of people who went missing during Sri Lanka’s ethnic conflict has got about 18,000 complaints, an official said Thursday.In February, President Mahinda Rajapaksa extended the mandate issued to the special ... [Published New Delhi Pioneer - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Peace and Prosperity in Sri Lanka

“We used to get water from our garden well, but it was not suitable for drinking due to high salinity. But now we have good quality potable water on tap,” says Mrs. Kandiah, whose husband is a kidney patient and for whom good quality water is crucial ... [Published Asian Development Bank - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

Mullaitivu On The Road To Recovery

By Camelia Nathaniel Pictures by MegaraTegalThe District of Mullaitivu has progressed greatly after having suffered much damage and loss of life and property during the war. Today, in spite of the trauma of the past Mullaitivu is on the road to development ... [Published Sri Lanka Sunday Leader - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

ASIA/SRI LANKA - The struggle for survival of 40 000 female-headed households in the former war zone

Valipunam (Agenzia Fides) - The village of Valipunam, 322 kilometers north of the capital of Sri Lanka, Colombo, is located in one of the remotest corners of the former war zone in the country. The dirt roads are impossible to cross, there are no lights, ... [Published Agenzia Fides - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Sri Lanka war commission receives hundreds of new complaints

A special commission set up to investigate thousands of missing people during Sri Lanka's three-decade civil war has received nearly 400 new complaints during hearings in the former war-torn areas, an official said here Thursday.In February, Sri Lanka's ... [Published Siasat Daily - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

SRI LANKA Mullaitivu: more than 300 new complaints of missing people from the Civil War

Colombo (AsiaNews) - The Presidential Commission appointed to inquire into "forced disappearances[1]" and alleged kidnappings in northern and eastern Sri Lanka during the Civil War for the period 1990-2009 has received information relating to 387 new ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 1 reports

Sri Lanka's Commission on Missing Persons begins public sittings in Mullaitivu

* July 05, Mullaitivu: The Presidential Commission Investigating Cases of Missing Persons in Sri Lanka today began public sittings to hear cases of missing in Mullaitivu District where the 30-year long conflict between the security forces and the Tamil ... [Published Colombo Page - Jul 05 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Sri Lanka's Commission on Missing Persons to hold next public sittings in Mullaitivu

* July 01, Colombo: The Presidential Commission Investigating Cases of Missing Persons in Sri Lanka will hear cases next in Mullaitivu District.The Commission will conduct its fifth round of Public Sittings in Mullaitivu District from July 05 - 08, 2014, ... [Published Colombo Page - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 28 2014 - Updated Jun 28 2014 - 1 reports

Students show tremendous success in academics

Revival of education in Mullaitivu:By Dhaneshi YatawaraSri Lanka has maintained a higher level of literacy among developing countries – the highest in the South Asian region and one of the highest in Asia over a significant period. The reason behind this ... [Published Sunday Observer - Jun 28 2014]

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...students pursuing professional courses in Agriculture and Engineering by providing them better facilities and improved learning environment. "India and Sri Lanka share a dynamic and multi-faceted relationship, rooted in history, language, culture, religion and trade, which now encompasses all areas of contemporary relevance. India has been privileged to partner with Sri Lanka in its development efforts, and this project is yet another example of India’s continued commitment. In this context, the Government of India attaches high priority to the education sector. Recognizing the immense potential that exists in the two countries to tap knowledge as a key driver of economic and social advancement, the two countries had agreed in 2010 to launch the ‘India - Sri Lanka Knowledge Initiative’. Some of the elements of this Initiative include expansion of India’s scholarship programme (currently about 800 scholarships are available annually to Sri Lankan students); India’s assistance to the Ten-year Presidential Initiative to steer Sri Lanka towards a Trilingual Society by 2020, setting up of the Centre for Contemporary Indian Studies (CCIS) at the University of Colombo and India’s assistance to the initiative President Mahinda Rajapaksa on promoting English and Information technology."
...  The Ministry of External Affairs website stated that "The government asked Mr. Ramaphosa during his visit to Sri Lanka to convince the TNA of the importance of participating in the PSC process for a solution to the national question."
...CA (Catholic Online) - Discovered in China earlier this year, the pants date back to 1,000 B C , and the company's prototype is fittingly called "World's Oldest ... continue reading"
"The fifth round of sittings was concluded last weekend. These complaints will now be investigated and then forwarded to the attorney general for further examination" Paranagama told reporters

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Presence of International advisors increases pe... [Published Sunday Observer - Jul 26 2014]
Parents of Missing Tamil Children demand answer... [Published LankaWeb - Jul 23 2014]
India to assist Agriculture,Engineering Faculti... [Published Sri Lanka Island - Jul 22 2014]
Govt.’s credibility will be strengthened throug... [Published Sri Lanka Island - Jul 22 2014]
The Northern Economy The Untold Story [Published Sri Lanka Sunday Leader - Jul 20 2014]
‘Hands Of Poverty’ Ripping Off Millions [Published Sri Lanka Sunday Leader - Jul 20 2014]
Colombo panel on ‘war missing’ gets 18,000 comp... [Published New Delhi Pioneer - Jul 18 2014]
Officials from Human Rights Commission of Sri L... [Published Lankapuvath - Jul 17 2014]
Sri Lanka: Helping vulnerable people to rebuild... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 15 2014]
Women-led households struggle to survive in tum... [Published Catholic Online - Jul 14 2014]
India’s Assistance for the Agriculture and Engi... [Published Lankapuvath - Jul 14 2014]
India to Assist the Faculty of Agriculture and ... [Published Asian Tribune - Jul 14 2014]
Peace and Prosperity in Sri Lanka [Published Asian Development Bank - Jul 14 2014]
Mullaitivu On The Road To Recovery [Published Sri Lanka Sunday Leader - Jul 12 2014]
ASIA/SRI LANKA - The struggle for survival of 4... [Published Agenzia Fides - Jul 11 2014]
SRI LANKA Mullaitivu: more than 300 new complai... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 10 2014]
Sri Lanka war commission receives hundreds of n... [Published Siasat Daily - Jul 10 2014]
Sri Lanka's Commission on Missing Persons recei... [Published Colombo Page - Jul 10 2014]
President Commissions Patrol Boats Gifted by Au... [Published Lankapuvath - Jul 09 2014]
Sri Lanka: Single Mothers Battle on in Former W... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 08 2014]
Sri Lanka: Government Initiates Livelihood Assi... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 07 2014]
Program implemented to provide livelihood assis... [Published Colombo Page - Jul 07 2014]
Single Mothers Battle on in Former War Zone [Published Inter Press Service - Jul 07 2014]
Tamils to be returned after Australia accuses S... [Published WA Today - Jul 06 2014]
Sri Lanka's Commission on Missing Persons begin... [Published Colombo Page - Jul 05 2014]
Sri Lanka's war disabled left to fend for thems... [Published UCAN India - Jul 02 2014]
New Navy Chief stresses need to sustain capabil... [Published Sri Lanka Island - Jul 02 2014]
Sri Lanka's Commission on Missing Persons to ho... [Published Colombo Page - Jul 01 2014]
Students show tremendous success in academics [Published Sunday Observer - Jun 28 2014]
EU provides assistance to drought-affected peo... [Published Sri Lanka Island - Jun 27 2014]
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Sri Lanka: Helping vulnerable people to rebuild... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 15 2014]
Source: International Committee of the Red CrossCountry: Sri Lanka In the north and east of Sri Lanka, households headed by women and persons who were disabled due to the conflict are among the vulnerable needing support to develop sustainable livelihoods. ...
Sri Lanka: Single Mothers Battle on in Former W... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 08 2014]
Source: Inter Press ServiceCountry: Sri Lanka By Amantha Perera VALIPUNAM, Sri Lanka, Jul 7 2014 (IPS) - The village of Valipunam, 322 km north of Sri Lanka’s capital Colombo, occupies one of the remotest corners of the country’s former war zone. The ...
Sri Lanka: Government Initiates Livelihood Assi... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 07 2014]
Source: Government of Sri LankaCountry: Sri Lanka The Ministry of Child Development and Women's Affairs, together with the Divi Neguma Department of the Ministry of Economic Development, is implementing a programme to provide livelihood assistance to ...
Sri Lanka: EU provides assistance to drought-af... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 25 2014]
Source: European Commission Humanitarian Aid departmentCountry: Sri Lanka 25 June 2014 Ares(2014)2077025PRESS RELEASE Colombo, June 20th, 2014 - Following a prolonged period of drought in several parts of Sri Lanka, the European Commission is providing ...
Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka Waits in Vain for the Rain [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - May 31 2014]
Source: Inter Press ServiceCountry: Sri Lanka By Amantha Perera COLOMBO, May 30 2014 (IPS) - Stuck in mid-day rush hour traffic, commuters packed tight into a tin-roofed bus in Sri Lanka’s capital, Colombo, peer expectantly up at the sky that is beating ...
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