Mullaitivu (Sri Lanka)

Type: City
Name: Mullaitivu (Sri Lanka)
Country: Sri Lanka
Latitude: 9.22
Longitude: 80.790001
population: 7,787
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Latest survey reveals interesting facts about country’s rich & poor

By Dilina KulathungaIn an interesting revelation, the latest Household Income and Expenditure Survey (HIES) showed Sri Lanka’s poorest 20 percent households live on a monthly income of Rs.10, 245 while the richest 20 percent receive a monthly income of ... [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

UK Contributs more than £5 Million to demining in Sri Lanka

(Colombo Lankapuvath) During the past five years, Britain has provided a total of £5.1 million towards demining activities in Sri Lanka. From 2010 to 2014, Britain has contributed £3.5 million to The HALO Trust for demining work in former war-affected ... [Published Lankapuvath - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Sri Lanka opposition leader offers two choices to voters in Uva Province

* Sept 12, Colombo: Leader of Sri Lanka's opposition and United National Party (UNP) Ranil Wickremasinghe has offered two choices to the voters in Uva Province to decide before they go to polls on September 20.Addressing a political rally in the Badulla ... [Published Colombo Page - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

IWMI helps improve livelihoods of resettled community in Mullaitivu

Drive carefully along the rutted road. Red soil and sparse vegetation bathed in dust greet you on every side, shimmering in the hot, dry, heat. An occasional village relieves the monotony of the lonely landscape. Here is a stark beauty that defies description. ... [Published Environmental Expert - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Sri Lanka: Foundations laid for fifty houses

Source: Government of Sri LankaCountry: Sri Lanka Stepping up its humanitarian assistance to the resettled community in the East, the Sri Lanka Army has embarked on an ambitious housing assistance programme to uplift the lives of the people. A ceremony ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 2 reports

Sri Lanka's war-torn north is moving forward, but concerns remain - British envoy

* Sept 05, Colombo: British High Commissioner to Sri Lanka, John Rankin, who recently engaged in a visit to the Northern Province, says that the conflict-affected region is moving forward from its difficult past, but some concerns remain.Rankin made a ... [Published Colombo Page - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Rubber prices to be controlled

September 1, 2014, 9:57 pmby Dasun EdirisingheThe government would control rubber prices soon, Plantation Industries Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe said.Addressing a media conference at the Ministry Auditorium yesterday, Minister Samarasinghe said that ... [Published Sri Lanka Island - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

UK has provided 3.5 million pounds for Sri Lanka's demining program

* Sept 01, Colombo: British High Commissioner to Sri Lanka, John Rankin, visited a demining site in Muhamalai during a visit to the North on Monday, 1 September, 2014. The site is operated by the UK based demining agency, the Halo Trust.Commenting on ... [Published Colombo Page - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 2 reports

Fears LTTE may regroup in Australia

(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - It is reported that there seems to be a strong possibility of Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), which ran out of steam in 2009 following the killing of its founder Velupillai Prabhakaran by Sri Lankan armed forces, trying ... [Published Lankapuvath - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Sri Lanka's demining process 98% complete - Army

* Aug 28, Colombo: The demining of Sri Lanka's Northern and Eastern Provinces is nearing completion and 98 percent of the areas that were mined during the armed conflict are now free for public's use while the demining in the remaining areas is progressing ... [Published Colombo Page - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Innovation offers hope in Sri Lanka's north

By Amantha PereraODDUSUDDAN, Sri Lanka - In this dust bowl of a village deep inside Sri Lanka's former conflict zone, locals will sometimes ask visitors to rub their palms on the ground and watch their skin immediately take on a dark bronze hue, proof ... [Published Asia Times Online - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 2 reports

Sri Lanka: Innovation Offers Hope in Sri Lanka’s Poverty-Stricken North

Source: Inter Press ServiceCountry: Sri Lanka By Amantha Perera ODDUSUDDAN, Sri Lanka, Aug 24 2014 (IPS) - In this dust bowl of a village deep inside Sri Lanka’s former conflict zone, locals will sometimes ask visitors to rub their palms on the ground ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 24 2014]

Quotes

"Despite the stark rise in the nominal income levels of the households, the real incomes during the same period have moved up only by just 3 percent to Rs.27, 115"
by "One language sets you in a corridor for life. Two languages open every door along the way." - Frank Smith
"It is encouraging to see firsthand the progress made in areas such as demining and resettlement and I welcome the steps taken by the Sri Lankan government in these areas. I also urge the government to continue taking further steps to improve the livelihoods of the people of the Northern Province, address their concerns and allow them to move forward into a brighter future in a stable and peaceful Sri Lanka."
...people of the Northern Province, address their concerns and allow them to move forward into a brighter future in a stable and peaceful Sri Lanka. "Britain will continue to support these efforts,” the BritishBritish High Commissioner said."

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Indian Consul General and Tamil Diaspora funds TNA [Published Lankapuvath - Sep 22 2014]
Latest survey reveals interesting facts about c... [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - Sep 19 2014]
Indian Consul General V.Mahalingham paid Rs.102... [Published Asian Tribune - Sep 19 2014]
Sri Lanka: Japan supports a Livelihood Improvem... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 17 2014]
UK Contributs more than £5 Million to demining ... [Published Lankapuvath - Sep 13 2014]
Sri Lanka opposition leader offers two choices ... [Published Colombo Page - Sep 12 2014]
Sri Lanka: Japan supports a Livelihood Improvem... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 12 2014]
IWMI helps improve livelihoods of resettled com... [Published Environmental Expert - Sep 12 2014]
Missing Persons Commission of Sri Lanka to hold... [Published Colombo Page - Sep 11 2014]
Empowering the nation for tomorrow [Published Sunday Observer - Sep 07 2014]
Hard-earned peace should be protected [Published Sunday Observer - Sep 06 2014]
Sri Lanka: Foundations laid for fifty houses [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 05 2014]
Sri Lanka's war-torn north is moving forward, b... [Published Colombo Page - Sep 05 2014]
Some concerns remain in North: UK [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - Sep 05 2014]
LTTE Accountability & UN failure : 3 decades of... [Published LankaWeb - Sep 04 2014]
The US: Friend or foe? [Published Sri Lanka Island - Sep 03 2014]
Rubber prices to be controlled [Published Sri Lanka Island - Sep 01 2014]
UK has provided 3.5 million pounds for Sri Lank... [Published Colombo Page - Sep 01 2014]
Fears LTTE may regroup in Australia [Published Lankapuvath - Sep 01 2014]
Six illegal Sri Lankan migrants caught in India... [Published Colombo Page - Aug 31 2014]
JKF English Day enhances youth language skills [Published Sunday Observer - Aug 31 2014]
Politicians should not hold office in sports - ... [Published Sunday Observer - Aug 31 2014]
Sri Lanka's demining process 98% complete - Army [Published Colombo Page - Aug 28 2014]
Sri Lanka: More Needed To Probe Dark Past – Ana... [Published Eurasia Review - Aug 26 2014]
Tamil Parents continue to demand their missing ... [Published LankaWeb - Aug 25 2014]
Innovation offers hope in Sri Lanka's north [Published Asia Times Online - Aug 25 2014]
Sri Lanka: Innovation Offers Hope in Sri Lanka’... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 24 2014]
Innovation Offers Hope in Sri Lanka’s Poverty-S... [Published Inter Press Service - Aug 24 2014]
A strategic LTTE-TNA miscalculation and events ... [Published Sri Lanka Island - Aug 19 2014]
Think Beyond Aug 14 Sri Lanka needs to think be... [Published Lanka Business Online - Aug 15 2014]
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Sri Lanka: Japan supports a Livelihood Improvem... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 17 2014]
Source: Government of JapanCountry: Japan, Sri Lanka The Government of Japan has extendedUS$ 224,380 (approximately Rs.30 million)(JPY21,764,860) to the “Reconstruction of Community and Improvement of Livelihood of Returnees in the Fishing Community ofMullaitivu ...
Sri Lanka: Japan supports a Livelihood Improvem... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 12 2014]
Source: Government of Sri LankaCountry: Japan, Sri Lanka The Government of Japan has extended US$ 224,380 (approximately Rs.30 million)(JPY21,764,860) to the “Reconstruction of Community and Improvement of Livelihood of Returnees in the Fishing Community ...
Sri Lanka: Foundations laid for fifty houses [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 05 2014]
Source: Government of Sri LankaCountry: Sri Lanka Stepping up its humanitarian assistance to the resettled community in the East, the Sri Lanka Army has embarked on an ambitious housing assistance programme to uplift the lives of the people. A ceremony ...
Sri Lanka: Innovation Offers Hope in Sri Lanka’... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 24 2014]
Source: Inter Press ServiceCountry: Sri Lanka By Amantha Perera ODDUSUDDAN, Sri Lanka, Aug 24 2014 (IPS) - In this dust bowl of a village deep inside Sri Lanka’s former conflict zone, locals will sometimes ask visitors to rub their palms on the ground ...
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. ...
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