Sri Lankan government to assist thousands of war widows

The Sri Lankan government will set up a welfare centre to assist thousands of women widowed due to the country`s three-decade-long war, the Prime Minister`s Office said on Monday.

Apr 06, 2015, 14:55 PM IST

Tamil newspaper office attacked in Sri Lanka

An office of a Tamil newspaper was attacked in the northern Sri Lanka Wednesday, police said.

Apr 03, 2013, 13:14 PM IST

Massive haul of LTTE weapons discovered in SL

A major haul of weapons and ammunition belonging to the LTTE has been discovered by the Sri Lankan police in the terror group`s former stronghold of Kilinochchi in the north of the country.

Jul 03, 2012, 10:34 AM IST

Biggest-ever secret LTTE arms dump busted

Sri Lankan security forces made their biggest-ever haul recovering 6,250 kgs of hidden LTTE explosives.

May 14, 2012, 13:43 PM IST

Sri Lanka Cabinet holds meeting in Kilinochchi

The Sri Lankan government on Wednesday
held the first ever Cabinet meeting in Tamil heartland of
Kilinochchi, the erstwhile administrative capital of the
vanquished LTTE.

Jul 14, 2010, 18:03 PM IST

Sri Lanka to hold Cabinet meeting in Kilinochchi

Kilinochchi is the erstwhile administrative capital of the vanquished LTTE.

Jun 25, 2010, 16:32 PM IST

1200 displaced Tamils to be resettled in Kilinochchi

Over a year after Kilinochchi was
liberated from the LTTE, the Sri Lankan Army on Tuesday started the
process of resettling Tamil civilians displaced due to the war
in the former de-facto capital of the Tamil Tigers.

Feb 02, 2010, 17:41 PM IST

Lanka celebrates 1st anniversary of the fall of Kilinochchi

Sri Lanka has marked the first anniversary of capture of "strategic" town of Kilinochchi, LTTE`s administrative headquarters, which later paved the way for military victory over the Tiger rebels.

Jan 03, 2010, 13:57 PM IST

Free trade zones in Kilinochchi and Trincomalee: Lankan Prez

Sri Lanka plans to set up free trade zones in former LTTE bastions of Kilinocchchi and Tricomalee to give a push to opportunities of trade and investment in the conflict-torn northern and eastern regions.

Oct 23, 2009, 18:12 PM IST

Sri Lanka to establish courts in Kilinochchi and Mullaitivu

Tamils who are being resettled in
Wanni will now be able to knock at the doors of the Sri Lankan
system of justice after the defeat of the LTTE as the
government has decided to set up courts in the region.

Aug 24, 2009, 17:41 PM IST

Ghost city of Kilinochchi to buzz with activity soon

Kilinochchi, the headquarters of LTTE, which had turned into a ghost town after it fell to the Sri Lankan military in January this year will buzz with activity.

Aug 03, 2009, 15:56 PM IST