New bridge across Batticaloa lagoon connects communities in Eastern Sri Lanka
Apr 19, Batticaloa: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa Saturday declared open the newly constructed Manmunai Bridge across Batticaloa lagoon for the benefit of the people in the East.
Tamil MP says peace and harmony in Sri Lanka yet a distant dream
Apr 16, Colombo: Parliamentarian of Sri Lanka's Tamil National Alliance P. Ariyanethran has said that the President had made a good New Year message promoting peace and harmony.
Sri Lanka: SL military threatens former LTTE members, civilians from Batticaloa
A couple and their kids living in Vavuniyaa were detained by the so-called Terrorist Investigation Division, interrogated at Vavuniyaa TID office and later transferred to Boossa detention in Colombo.
New bridge across Batticaloa lagoon to be opened on April 19
Apr 05, Colombo: A new bridge constructed across the Batticaloa lagoon connecting Batticaloa district to Ampara district in Eastern Sri Lanka will be opened on April 19 for the public.
Sri Lanka's Eastern Provincial Council to recruit new employees according to racial ratio and merit
Mar 28, Batticaloa: The Eastern Provincial Council of Sri Lanka will follow the racial ratio in the country as well as merit when filling vacancies and making new posts.
Disappearances Commission to Study Cases from 1983
The Sri Lankan government on Wednesday changed the Disappearances Commission's period of inquiry from 1990 to 2009 to 1983 to 2009, provoking some commentators to speculate that this may have been done to include complaints against the Indian Peace Keeping Force , which was stationed in the island's Northern and Eastern Provinces between July 1987 ... (more)
Sri Lanka Tamil legislator says lands in North and East grabbed by chauvinist forces
Mar 26, Colombo: Parliamentarian of Sri Lanka's Tamil National Alliance P. Selvaraja has said that lands in the North and East are being grabbed by chauvinist forces.
Presidential Commission probing disappearances in Sri Lanka concludes hearings in East
Mar 23, Colombo: The Presidential Commission investigating the alleged disappearances of persons in conflict affected areas concluded its first public sitting in the East yesterday .
Sri Lanka: Tamil university students attacked in their homeland by Sinhala students
More than 45 Sinhala students, armed with batons, penknives and iron-boxes, assaulted the Tamil students at the party causing serious injuries to 7 Tamil students.