India funds new housing project to build 10,000 houses for Sri Lanka estate workers

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – India Sunday (August 12) handed over the first lot of houses built under the Indian Housing Project in Plantation Areas to the estate workers in Sri Lanka’s hill country and inked an agreement to fund a new project to build an additional 10,000 houses under the project.

"India funds new housing project to build 10,000 houses for Sri Lanka estate workers"

“Canada supports Sri Lanka’s re-engagement with international community” – Canadian High Commissioner

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Canada strongly encourages Sri Lanka to continue on the important steps taken to re-engage the country with the international community and will assist as a longstanding partner, Canada’s Envoy to Sri Lanka said.

"“Canada supports Sri Lanka’s re-engagement with international community” – Canadian High Commissioner"

EU Court rejects case against LTTE terror label

(BRUSSELS, LANKAPUVATH) – The European Union’s (EU) top Court has rejected an argument by people accused of collecting funds for the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) that activities by the group shouldn’t be classified as “Terrorist acts,” the Associated Press reported. Sri Lanka’s civil war ended in 2009 when Government forces defeated the rebels, who fought to create a separate state for ethnic minority Tamils. In the case reviewed on Tuesday (14) by the…

"EU Court rejects case against LTTE terror label"