Monthly Archives: November 2014

Mudslide survivors recount warning signs

Mudslide survivors recount warning signs

Sniffer dogs were deployed to search for mudslide victims in Sri Lanka as survivors said they had seen warning signs of the disaster, such as cracks in the ground and livestock fleeing. An estimated 100 people are still listed as missing, according to the national …

Police hunt for TNA Vavuniya organiser, Governor takes up Ananthi’s conduct with NPC

Police hunt for TNA Vavuniya organiser, Governor takes up Ananthi’s conduct with NPC

The government investigating an alleged Tamil National Alliance (TNA) plot to provide unsubstantiated information to UN war crimes investigators wants to question Vavuniya-based senior TNA official Alva Pulle Vijendrakumar alias Sun Master Authoritative sources told The Island yesterday that the TNA official had hurriedly left …

United States Offers Immediate Assistance for Disaster Relief

United States Offers Immediate Assistance for Disaster Relief

The US State Department says it is currently working with USAID’s Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance to respond quickly to offer assistance to Koslanda.State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki said that the United States has received an official request for assistance from the Government of Sri …

Tamil Issues And Our Position

Tamil Issues And Our Position

Given the destruction and devastation the North-East has gone through over a long period, recognition of that reality and implementation of appropriate programmes, also involving the provincial administration would have greatly helped to bring about national reconciliation. The people in the North-East directly affected by …