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::

* Sri Lanka Army conducts mine awareness programs in North
Tue, May 27, 2014, 12:22 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

May 27, Jaffna: Sri Lanka Army continues to organize programs to enlighten the residents of Northern Province on the dangers of mines and other explosive devices.

The army conducted two awareness programs recently in the Jaffna peninsula and nearly 200 residents exposed to mine risks in Nagarkovil West and Kudatthanai areas were informed of the programs that were held in the community centers of the respective areas.

The two awareness programs were conducted by 10 Field Sri Lanka Engineers under the Disaster Mitigation Project in Nagarkovil and Kudatthanai.

The programs aim to prevent hazardous incidents that can occur due to explosion of mines and UXOs (Unexploded Explosive Ordnance) and the civilians were educated on these explosive devices.

The Army says it will continue to organize these programs in affected areas as they are getting positive response from the civilians.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
One-day island wide raid arrests 777 Army deserters
-- [7 hours ago]
'Government is not afraid of talkative personalities'- Minister
-- [8 hours ago]
Extensive investigation on leaking questions on GCE Advanced Level Chemistry paper
-- [8 hours ago]
Government assistance and aid to uplift brick laying industry in the South
Maximum retail price of rice dropped, no change in Sugar prices - Minister Bathiudeen
Project commenced to clean stone ruins of Polonnaruwa ancient city
Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne appointed as Chief of Defense Staff
Sri Lanka President says government will stand by honest and committed officials
Sri Lanka Freedom Party to commemorate 66th anniversary on September 3
Eight Sri Lanka Police officers promoted to DIGs

Copyright © 2000, 2014 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.