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CID gets detention order to question Pillayan

CID gets detention order to question Pillayan

The Colombo Chief Magistrate today (14) allowed the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) to detain former Chief Minister of the Eastern Province Sivanesathurai Chandrakanthan alias Pillayan for questioning till November 04. MORE...

October 14, 2015  01:29 pm|

CID detains Pillayan for further questioning

CID detains Pillayan for further questioning

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) is interrogating former Chief Minister of the Eastern Province Sivanesathurai Chandrakanthan alias Pillayan under a detention order, the police say. MORE...

October 12, 2015  11:42 am|

Government begins Tamil resettlement in Sampoor

Government begins Tamil resettlement in Sampoor

As a part of Governments effort to resettle Tamils in North and East, a ceremony was held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena to hand over the land deeds to 234 war displaced families in Sampur, on Saturday. MORE...

August 23, 2015  11:13 am|

Ex-PC member and UC chairman arrested

Ex-PC member and UC chairman arrested

Former Eastern Provincial Council member Kalanthar Lebbe Mohamed Fareed and the former Chairman of the Kattankudy Urban Council Sahul Hameed Mohamed Asfer have been arrested by police. MORE..

August 6, 2015  12:24 pm|

Free domestic power supply for resettled families in the North and East

Free domestic power supply for resettled families in the North and East

The Government has taken steps to restore provision of electricity connections free of charge to 20,000 resettled families in the North and to grant an additional allocation of Rs. 105 million to facilitate free domestic power supply connection to 5000 resettled families in 2015.

August 2, 2015  10:38 pm|

TNA reiterates self determination, North-East re-merger

TNA reiterates self determination, North-East re-merger

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA), a coalition of four parties in Sri Lanka, on Saturday reiterated its adherence to the right to self determination for Tamils and the re-merger of the Northern and Eastern Provinces under federal structure. MORE..

July 25, 2015  10:39 pm|

Major parties should agree on reasonable power devolution - Kiriella

Major parties should agree on reasonable power devolution - Kiriella

The major political parties in the country should agree on reasonable devolution of power to the North and East, says Minister of Plantation Industries Lakshman Kiriella. MORE..

April 4, 2015  06:04 pm|

President Sirisena pledges war crimes inquiry

President Sirisena pledges war crimes inquiry

Sri Lanka hopes to set up a domestic inquiry within a month into atrocities from the civil war, President Maithripala Sirisena has told the BBC. MORE...

March 12, 2015  05:25 pm|

President to visit Northern and Eastern Provinces

President to visit Northern and Eastern Provinces

President Maithripala Sirisena will commence his first visit to Northern and Eastern Provinces on Tuesday (03) after assuming office as the President. MORE...

March 2, 2015  05:23 pm|

Over 4,000 Indians to attend Katchatheevu feast

Over 4,000 Indians to attend Katchatheevu feast

The annual St. Antonys church festival at Katchatheevu islet off Sri Lanka would begin on February 28, with 4,336 pilgrims from India getting registered so far to participate in it, Indian officials said today. MORE..

February 20, 2015  03:46 pm|

TNA accepts SLMCs invitation

TNA accepts SLMCs invitation

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) has decided to accept two ministerial portfolios and the deputy chairmanship of the Eastern Provincial Council. MORE..

February 17, 2015  01:54 pm|

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