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23 hrs ago | TamilNet Newswire

Sri Lanka: SL Navy refuses to release Hindu cremation ground in Trincomalee

Despite a section of the people were allowed to resettle in Moothoor East, the SL Navy is still holding the cremation grounds causing difficulties for the resettled people to cremate their dead and conduct the funeral rituals, says Eastern Provincial Council opposition member Kumarasamy Nageswaran.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Green Left Weekly

Sri Lanka: China gets land for 'defence'

During a recent visit to China, Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapaksa signed an agreement to give China 1200 acres of land in the Trincomalee area on a long term lease for "defence-related development".

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Newindpress

Rajendra Chola Promoted Saivism, Buddhism in Lanka, Says Scholar

COLOMBO : It was during the reign of Rajendra Chola that Chola power in Sri Lanka was "at its height", says S Pathmanathan, noted Lankan historian.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Reuters

Chinese firm to help S.Lanka build aircraft maintenance unit

A state-owned Chinese aviation company will help build an aircraft maintenance facility in Sri Lanka to save the island nation the foreign exchange it spends on repairs to Chinese-made aircraft in its air force, officials said on Thursday.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

TamilNet Newswire

Sri Lanka: Sinhala-Buddhist land grab threatens Muslims at Thoappoor in Trincomalee

The Muslim families are residing in the lands with necessary papers for decades and they have engaged in agriculture in the lands since 1960.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

TamilNet Newswire

Sri Lanka: China gets 1200 acres in Trincomalee for ‘defence development’

An 'agreement' in this regard has been signed when Rajapaksa visited China, after Modi government coming to power in New Delhi, news sources in Trincomalee said.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Suria

Australian minister to visit Sri Lanka...

Australia's immigration minister will visit Colombo this week for talks on illegal immigration following international concern at his country's handling of Sri Lankan asylum-seekers, it was announced Sunday.

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