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Anti-tank mine kills 14 in Cambodia

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 17, 2010, 13:26

An anti-tank mine exploded under a truck in western Cambodia killing all 14 people aboard.

Army de-mines 1,800 acres farmland along LoC

Last Updated: Monday, July 12, 2010, 15:10

A major chunk of agriculture land along LoC which was left abandoned following mine laying activity during Kargil war and Operation Parakram, has been de-mined by the Army.

Demining in north Lanka continues, India sends experts

Last Updated: Thursday, March 25, 2010, 20:52

Over 1,000 Sri Lankan army engineers, along with 7 demining teams from India, are racing against time to complete the process of clearing mines and resettle over 54,000 people living in the camps in the once LTTE-dominated north.

Demining experts clear 62 mln sq kms in north, eastern Lanka

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 30, 2009, 15:30

The demining experts from India and other countries have cleared around 62 million sq kms, filled with explosives, in northern and eastern provinces of Sri Lanka.

Lankan Prez says de-mining needs to be done carefully

Last Updated: Thursday, October 15, 2009, 15:43

Describing as challenging the task of removing mines for speedy resettlement of Tamil refugees, Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Thursday said these explosives would have to be cleared from the North.

UNHCR sanctions 5 million dollars for de-mining in N Lanka

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 30, 2009, 15:58

Sri Lanka has been pledged USD 5 million by the UN refugee agency to speed up de-mining operations in the North to pave the way for faster resettlement of displaced Tamils.

UNHCR sanctions USD 5mn for de-mining in N Lanka

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 30, 2009, 15:00

Lanka has been pledged USD 5mn by UNHCR to speed up de-mining operations in the North to pave the way for faster resettlement of displaced Tamils.

‘Indian teams helping in demining operations in Lanka’

Last Updated: Sunday, September 13, 2009, 10:16

Two Indian teams are helping the Sri Lankan security forces in recovering "buried arms" and demining operations following the defeat of the LTTE, a senior official has said.

US to aid Sri Lanka in demining

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 09, 2009, 13:13

The US is providing training and equipment to the Sri Lanka Army to assist its efforts to demine areas in the island`s north where the Tamil Tigers were crushed in May.

Lanka imports de-mining devices for resettlement of Tamils

Last Updated: Saturday, September 05, 2009, 14:50

To enhance the early resettlement of displaced Tamil civilians in Sri Lanka`s eastern region the government has imported machines from Slovakia to speed up the de-mining process there.