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News Sri Lanka » Northern: Cricket: Vavuniya police win northern T-20 tourney

News channel or source: http://www.sundaytimes.lk/article/1038203/cricket-vavuniya-police-win-northern-t-20-tourney
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

The Vavuniya Police team defeated Unified Sports Club by 46 runs to claim the Aakash Champions Trophy at the inaugural Northern Province T20 Cricket Tournament played at the Urban Council playground in Vavuniya last weekend. One of Sri Lanka’s largest ...

News Sri Lanka » Northern: Sri Lanka Navy arrests 16 Indian fishermen

News channel or source: https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/sri-lanka-navy-arrests-16-indian-fishermen/articleshow/62526455.cms
Publication date: onday 15 January 2018

The fast gun boats and the fast attack craft, attached to the Northern Naval Command of the Sri Lanka Navy, arrested the fishermen in the seas, northwest of the Delft Island and northeast of the Katchatheevu Island. The fishermen and trawlers were handed ...

News Sri Lanka » Northern: SL’s Northern Province CM calls for bigger role in India-assisted development projects

News channel or source: http://www.thehindu.com/news/international/wigneswaran-wants-bigger-role-for-sls-northern-province-in-development-projects/article22440493.ece
Publication date: Saturday 13 January 2018

Sri Lanka’s Northern Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran has sought greater collaboration between the Government of India and the provincial administration in the Tamil-majority north in development projects. “We would like to be brought in as an active ...

News Sri Lanka » Northern: India gives $45.27 million aid to develop KKS harbour in Sri Lanka

News channel or source: http://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/india-gives-45-27-million-aid-to-develop-kks-harbour-in-sri-lanka/story-4dOMKg2RQt7grwmKLulUyJ.html
Publication date: hursday 11 January 2018

India has extended a fresh financial assistance of $45.27 million for upgrading Kankesanthurai (KKS) Harbour in northern Sri Lanka into a commercial port and strengthening the country’s efforts to become a regional maritime hub. Sri Lanka’s ministry of ...

News Sri Lanka » Northern: Sri Lankan cookbook brings second-generation Canadians together

News channel or source: https://www.thestar.com/life/2018/01/20/sri-lankan-cookbook-brings-second-generation-canadians-together.html
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

“Well, I guess we’ll see when we taste it,” Sugumar said. “Smells right though.” Handmade features recipes from Sri Lanka’s northern regions interspersed with stories of struggle, hope and survival of 34 women rebuilding their lives after the ...

News Sri Lanka » Northern: GSP Plus makes 80% of Sri Lankan exports duty free

News channel or source: https://www.news.lk/economy/item/19300-gsp-plus-makes-80-of-sri-lankan-exports-duty-free
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

and the normalisation of civilian life in the Northern and Eastern Provinces of Sri Lanka, were discussed during the meeting. Sri Lanka also provided updates on the ongoing constitutional reform process, and measures to combat corruption. Sri Lanka ...

News Sri Lanka » Northern: Looking back and looking ahead: post-war livelihood interventions in Sri Lanka

News channel or source: http://island.lk/index.php?page_cat=article-details&page=article-details&code_title=178422
Publication date: Friday 19 January 2018

In 2009, Sri Lanka’s civil war came to an end after 26 years. Much of the war was fought in the Northern and Eastern Provinces of the country. It had a serious impact on women’s livelihood engagement, especially in the regions where the war was ...

News Sri Lanka » Northern: Marketing, infrastructure needed for Sri Lanka

News channel or source: http://hotelnewsnow.com/articles/267604/Marketing-infrastructure-needed-for-Sri-Lanka
Publication date: uesday 16 January 2018

Aitken Spence Hotels has nine assets in Sri Lanka, including five under its Heritance brand. It also has another 12 assets outside of the country, notably six hotels in The Maldives under the Adaaran brand. While more visitors are traveling to northern ...

News Sri Lanka » Northern: European Union urges Sri Lanka to repeal PTA

News channel or source: http://www.hirunews.lk/181423/european-union-urges-sri-lanka-to-repeal-pta
Publication date: Wednesday 17 January 2018

and the normalization of civilian life in the Northern and Eastern Provinces of Sri Lanka, were discussed during the meeting. Sri Lanka also provided updates on the ongoing constitutional reform process, and measures to combat corruption. The parties ...

News Sri Lanka » Northern: India gives USD 45.27 million aid to develop KKS harbour in Sri Lanka

News channel or source: https://steelguru.com/infra/india-gives-usd-45-27-million-aid-to-develop-kks-harbour-in-sri-lanka/499915
Publication date: onday 15 January 2018

PTI reported that India has extended a fresh financial assistance of USD 45.27 million for upgrading Kankesanthurai (KKS) Harbour in northern Sri Lanka into a commercial port and strengthening the country's efforts to become a regional maritime hub.