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Report on Wilpattu resettlement presented to President

Report on Wilpattu resettlement presented to President

A report prepared by environmental organizations on the controversial issue of resettlement within the Wilpattu Sanctuary boundaries has been presented to President Maithripala Sirisena. MORE..

June 6, 2015  04:46 pm|

Cyclist killed in wild elephant attack

Cyclist killed in wild elephant attack

A 54-year-old man was killed following a wild elephant attack in the Thanthirimale area. MORE..

May 21, 2015  03:08 pm|

Muslim Council writes to JVP over resettlement comments

Muslim Council writes to JVP over resettlement comments

The Muslim Council of Sri Lanka today wrote to the JVP to raise its concern over comments made on the resettlement of Muslim IDPs. MORE...

May 15, 2015  04:19 pm|

Deforestation in Madhu reserve environmental group

Deforestation in Madhu reserve  environmental group

Environmental organisations claim that an illegal resettlement programme is also currently underway within the Madhu reserve in Mannar. MORE..

May 12, 2015  12:55 pm|

President orders halt to deforestation in Wilpattu

President orders halt to deforestation in Wilpattu

President Maithripala Sirisena has ordered an immediate halt to deforestation and proposing land lots near the Wilpattu National Park, the Presidential Media Division said. MORE..

May 9, 2015  08:30 pm|

Environment Ministry to probe Wilpattu issue

Environment Ministry to probe Wilpattu issue

The Presidential Secretariat has instructed the Secretary of the Environment Ministry to inquire into the alleged forest clearing and constructions in Wilpattu, the Government Information Department said. MORE..

May 9, 2015  05:01 pm|

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