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December 30, 2017 11:05 am gmt |
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His Lordship Most Rev. Dr. Emmanuel Fidelis Fernando has taken charge as the new Bishop of the Mannar diocese today (30 Dec). Thousands of people gathered in Mannar in order to welcome the new Bishop.  He has been welcomed by His Lordship Most Rev. Kingsley Swami Pillai, the Apostolic Administrator o...
In Mannaar
October 29, 2017 9:03 am gmt |
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Eleven companies have submitted bids to explore oil in the Mannar basin, Director Benefits and Mechanical Engineer at the Petroleum Resources Development Secretariat Preeni Withanage said. Withanage said that the bids were received after the government called for tenders to explore and develop oil at...
In Jaffna
October 12, 2017 9:49 am gmt |
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Sri Lankan Navy on Thursday (October 12) arrested five Indian fishermen and seized their boat for allegedly fishing in its territorial waters, local media reports said. Reportedly, the fishermen were arrested off Sri Lanka’s Mannar Basin and handed over to the Fisheries Department in Jaffna. Th...
In Mannaar
August 5, 2017 6:33 am gmt |
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Seven unexploded mortar shells and several other weapons utilized by the LTTE were discovered at an abandoned LTTE outpost in the outskirts of the Manthai West divisional secretariat area in Mannar yesterday (4 august) Officials from the Adampan Police stated that they were able to recover the explos...
In Srilanka
September 13, 2016 8:11 am gmt |
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Ninety Sri Lankans residing in refugee camps in Tamil Nadu, India, are due to arrive in the country today, Tuesday, September 13. The group are being brought to the country with the assistance of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). According to the Ministry of Pri...
In Kilinochchi
April 27, 2016 7:20 am gmt |
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The final sittings of the Presidential Commission of Inquiry into Complaints of Abductions and Disappearances is being carried out to accept the complaints of the relatives of the missing or disappeared persons in the District of Kilinochchi. The third day sitting was started at 8.30 this morning (We...
In Latest Stories
April 19, 2016 11:05 am gmt |
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Presidential Commission to investigate into complaints regarding missing persons has said that the commission would reveal the total number of missing persons at the end of this month. Secretary of the Commission H.W.Gunadasa stated that the Commission had already completed the public sittings in fou...
In Srilanka
April 6, 2016 10:01 am gmt |
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The Commission on Missing Persons headed by former High Court Judge Maxwell Paranagama will hand over the report that includes its recommendations to President Maithripala Sirisena in July this year, Commission Secretary W.H. Gunadasa said. He said the Commission had recorded evidence from nearly 7,0...
In Colombo
March 4, 2016 6:02 am gmt |
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President Maithripala Sirisena said it is people in North and East that suffered and the reconciliation should also originate from people in the South.  “It is those people that have to cultivate reconciliation to live peacefully with the victims of the war. It is the mindset of the people that requi...
In Colombo
January 26, 2016 4:23 am gmt |
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“Some narrow-minded political extremists are accusing me stating that I am trying to break the country into two parts by arresting the members of intelligent sections and thereby destroying the national security. But, I refuse all these allegations as the commander of the tri-forces who is responsibl...
In Latest Stories
December 10, 2015 12:25 pm gmt |
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The organization of Mannar War Victims has stated that it was the sluggish approach of the government for not finding a solution to the political prisoners, even years after the war. The organization made this statement in a media report , following a demonstration carried out in Mannar to mark the W...
In Latest Stories
November 19, 2015 4:35 am gmt |
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The United Nations stated that there has been a huge gap in the actions taken so far in connection with accountability of missing persons during the war in Sri Lanka. The UN’ panel which has been in Sri Lanka to probe with regard to the progress of the investigation of missing persons conducted a med...
In Mannaar
August 16, 2015 11:56 am gmt |
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The ballot boxes for 73 polling stations in Mannar, have been taken from Mannar district Secretariat, this morning. These ballot boxes were taken by the buses belong to the government. The district GA M.Y.S.Deshapriya said that 79,433 people are eligible to cast vote from Mannar. Among them, 2,654 ha...
In Srilanka
August 2, 2015 9:45 am gmt |
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The former Vanni parliamentarian and the present UPFA candidate lawyer Hunais Farook condemns the existence of life threatens and attacks in this good governance period, that prevailed in the previous government. Hunais Farook made this statement after visiting the UPFA supporter Abdul Razzak Mohamed...
In Latest Stories
July 30, 2015 7:34 am gmt |
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The TNA Vanni district former parliamentarian Selvam Adaikkalanathan says that, ‘We have the power not only to change the president, but also the government’. He made this observation, at the election campaign of TELO held yesterday (Wednesday) in Mannar Nanattan Bazar area. Further he said that, vot...
In Colombo
July 17, 2015 12:31 pm gmt |
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“The amicable environment which is formed after the regime change, If continues even after the general election, we may able to remove the army from the more areas and we can resettle our people.” said former TNA parliamentarian Mawai Senathiraja. He has made this statement while he addressing the me...
In Colombo
July 5, 2015 7:13 am gmt |
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The awareness program for Promoting Peacefull Coexistence Among  Different Ethno -Religous Groud in Post War Sri Lanka with the concern of social peace and social equality event was held in yesterday at Mannar. All the religious leaders had participated in this event in order to resolve the tradition...
In Srilanka
June 24, 2015 5:57 am gmt |
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Annually, June 23rd is observed as the International Olympic day as it was first observed on June 23rd by the International Olympic Council in the year 1894. Accordingly, yesterday (Tuesday) the International Olympic Day was celebrated in Mannar. More than 1000 students gathered in Mannar main bridge...
In Srilanka
May 27, 2015 9:29 am gmt |
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Concerning the general public, the election commission has decided to conduct elections on Saturdays in the future, says the election commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya. He said this while addressing in the media brief today (Wednesday). Further he said, the president has the power to decide when to con...