Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 14 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Villagers of Sri Lanka's High Security Zone in Sampur revisit their homes
Fri, Feb 1, 2013, 11:12 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Feb 01, Trincomalee: Sri Lanka Army today facilitated a group of internally displaced people of Sampur in the Trincomalee district of the Eastern Province to revisit their village.

The 224 brigade of Sri Lanka Army provided facilities to the villagers to revisit their homes in the High Security Zone and 138 families of the Navarathnapuram village visited their old houses which were in dilapidated conditions.

Sampur, located in close vicinity to the Trincomalee harbor was under the control of the Tamil Tiger terrorists Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) until the Army recaptured the area in September 2006.

Five villages of the Sampur area are still under the Army High Security Zone.



ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lanka main opposition accuses Army of political campaigning for President, Army denies
-- [4 hours ago]
Chinese firm to invest US$ 20 million for a saline production facility in Sri Lanka
-- [5 hours ago]
Opposition Presidential Candidate asks Sri Lankan President to stop violating election laws
-- [6 hours ago]
Sri Lanka's first mass media outlet for Muslims launched
-- [7 hours ago]
Sri Lankan court extends remand of 38 Indian fishermen till December 31
-- [8 hours ago]
Sri Lanka's John Keels in US$ 445 million deal with Standard Chartered Bank for development project
-- [8 hours ago]
'After 27 years, we gave you an election', Sri Lankan President tells North
-- [9 hours ago]
CA Sri Lanka, SEC honours top corporate leaders for demonstrating leadership excellence
Sri Lankan court sentences two Pakistani men to death for drug trafficking
Construction of houses for Sri Lanka landslide victims to begin today

Copyright © 2000, 2012 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.