Wednesday, June 19, 2013
China to fund Lanka`s northern expressway
China on Tuesday agreed to fund the construction of Sri Lanka`s new Colombo-Jaffna expressway as it ...
Sri Lanka 1998 plane crash `victim` still alive
A Sri Lankan woman thought to be dead in the passenger airline that disappeared in 1998 has been fou...
Sri Lankan navy arrests Tamils bound for Australia
Sri Lankan navy on Sunday arrested 80 people off the northern town of Jaffna as they were heading to...
Indian Parliamentarians in Sri Lanka, to visit Jaffna
A five-member Indian Parliamentary delegation has arrived here in the Sri Lankan capital on a four-d...
Accidental explosion kills Lankan mine worker in Jaffna
A local employee of an international de-mining outfit was killed in an accidental explosion in the n...
34 Indian fishermen on way back from Lanka
The 34 Indian fishermen, released by Sri Lanka on Saturday left for India after spending a night in ...
Lankan police arrest former LTTE members
Some 45 ex-members of the LTTE have been arrested during search operations in Jaffna.
US voices concern over Jaffna clash
A statement from the US embassy here said it was greatly concerned by reports of attacks on students...
John Abraham teams up with Viacom 18 for new productions
Actor John Abraham has joined hands with Viacom 18 Motion Pictures to co-produce "Jaffna" ...
Mohanlal in John Abraham`s `Jaffna`?
Actor turned producer John Abraham, a half Malayali, is planning to rope in Malayalam superstar Moha...
Ayushmann Khurrana won`t assist Sircar in `Jaffna`
Ayushmann Khurrana says he will not assist director Shoojit Sircar in ‘Jaffna’ anymore due to paucit...
S Lanka: Jaffna to be connected to power grid soon
Jaffna residents currently suffer regular power interruptions, a legacy from the decades-old conflic...
Prosenjit to star in political thriller `Jaffna`?
Bengali superstar Prosenjit, who has won accolades for his performance in `Shanghai`, is likely to b...
Sri Lanka cuts forces from Tamil-dominated Jaffna
Sri Lanka has "drastically" reduced its troops’ presence in the former war zones of Tamil-...
Jaffna: Three Sri Lankan soldiers shot dead
Three Sri Lankan soldiers have been shot dead in the Tamil-majority northern Jaffna peninsula`s Cha...
John Abraham in an LTTE Film `Jaffna`
John has agreed to work in ‘Jaffna’, a political thriller about LTTE`s activities in Sri Lanka.
Krishna to hand over houses to Tamils in Jaffna
External Affairs Minister SM Krishna will visit Colombo, Jaffna, Kilinochi and Galle.
Jaffna to lose 3 parliamentary seats
Sri Lanka`s Tamil-dominated Jaffna district will have its parliamentary seats slashed from nine to s...
Rajapaksa in Jaffna ahead of local elections
Rajapaksa, who was inspecting the government`s development drive activities in Jaffna, was accorde...
Jaffna voter numbers drop in Lanka`s electoral register
Number of voters for 2010 in northern districts of Sri Lanka has dipped by over 40 per cent.
Resettlement of Tamils in Jaffna high security zones
Some 12,200 people were resettled in the Mawattapuram HSZ in Jaffna`s Walikamam north sector.
Jaffna festival to promote reconciliation
Hundreds of artists will come together this weekend in Jaffna.
Sri Lankan Army hands over landmark Jaffna hotel to owners
Sri Lankan Army said they are handing over a landmark hotel in Jaffna to its owners as part of the ...
Lankan Prez opens new bridge to Jaffna
Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksha inaugurated a new bridge connecting the mainland with the J...
Sri Lanka to hold National Safety Day in Jaffna
Sri Lanka will hold the National Safety Day in Jaffna, the cultural capital of Tamil minority, on ...
India opens consulate in Jaffna, launches Northern Railway line
Pushing for national reconciliation in Sri Lanka, India Saturday opened its consulate in Jaffna.
Sri Lanka to deport Lebanese couple for anti-govt activities
Sri Lankan authorities have decided to deport a Lebanese couple following charges against them of ...
Sinhala students welcomed in Jaffna varsity
Post LTTE era has witnessed a large enrolment of Sinhala students for the first time in 30 years.
Sri Lankan minister apologises for Jaffna library arson
Burning of Jaffna library is considered important event in Lankan civil war.
Colombo Stock Exchange sets up Jaffna branch
Amid much fanfare among business communities in North Sri Lanka, the Colombo Stock Exchange opened i...
India to assist Lanka in development of air base in Jaffna
India will assist Sri Lanka in the development of the crucial Palaly air base and the Kanakesanthu...
Ex-LTTE combatants restored to parents after rehabilitation
As many as 108 former LTTE combatants were reunited with their family in northern Jaffna in Sri Lank...
Indian seeks to open consulate in Jaffna
India is keen to open a consulate in Jaffna, the erstwhile stronghold of the LTTE, Foreign Secretary...
Two students killed in explosion in Jaffna
Two students were killed and eight others injured on Monday after an accidental explosion in the n...
Colombo Stock Exchange to open a branch in Jaffna
The Colombo Stock Exchange has decided to open a branch in the Northern Jaffna region, to widen its ...
Restrictions eased on vital highway connecting Colombo, Jaffna
A vital road link between Colombo and the northern Sri Lankan city of Jaffna is now open for passeng...
Lanka launches cultivation programme in Jaffna peninsula
Over 1100 acres of land abandoned in strife-torn Jaffna peninsula will be developed by the Sri Lanka...
Lankan bank opening in North to recruit only Tamil staff
Putting behind the LTTE days, a Sri Lankan bank has announced its decision to open its first branch ...
Rajapaksa party wins Jaffna polls, TNA wins Vavuniya
In the first post-war elections in Sri Lanka after the defeat of the LTTE, a pro-Tiger party on Sund...
Sri Lanka holds post-war polls in northern towns
Large numbers of Tamils in north-eastern Sri Lankan towns of Jaffna and Vavuniya, once dominated by ...
Lanka set to hold local polls in Jaffna, Vavuniya
Lanka is set to hold local body polls in Jaffna and Vavuniya in the war-torn north next month.
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