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Sri Lanka back on track as The Queen of Jaffna rolls again
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The train's on track

Sri Lankan ethnic Tamils gather on platforms and welcome the train Queen of Jaffna, as it arrives at Jaffna in Sri Lanka. There was much hype and celebration on October 13, as the Yal Devi (Queen of Jaffna) Express chugged into Jaffna railway ... Indian Express, 11 hours ago
'Jaffna Queen' rolls on magestically Sri Lanka Island, 1 week ago

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BoC installs ATM at Jaffna railway station

The Yal Devi, the legendary train that linked Jaffna and Colombo, returned to the Jaffna railway station on Monday after 23 years President Mahinda Rajapaksa who travelled on the Yal Devi, opened the ATM that the Bank of Ceylon (BoC) installed at ...
 Sunday Observer5 days ago Jaffna highway construction in two months - Minister Nirmala Kotalawala  Lankapuvath1 week ago The Colombo - Jaffna travelling post office services commenced  Sri Lanka Daily News1 week ago BOC partners in reconstruction of Jaffna Railway Station  Sri Lanka Daily News1 week ago
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Sri Lanka President on train to Jaffna after 24 years

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapakse shares a lighter moment with a person standing on the platform during his ride. AP A nearly 400-km long Jaffna-Colombo railway line, reconstructed with Indian assistance in Sri Lanka’s former war zone, was on Monday ...
 Asian Age1 week ago Train to Jaffna back on rails  Deccan Chronicle1 week ago Sri Lankan president launches train services to war-battered Jaffna  Times of Oman1 week ago Railway line, which Inda help build, opened in Sri Lanka's former war zone  First Post.com1 week ago
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Queen of Jaffna to run again after 24 years

JAFFNA (Sri Lanka): A railway in Sri Lanka that runs through mine-fields and snake-infested jungle is to reopen, nearly a quarter of a century after a bloody ethnic conflict shut it down. Trains to the northern peninsula of Jaffna ground to a halt ... week ago New Colombo-Jaffna train in Sri Lanka 'is a welcome...  Arab News1 week ago Sri Lanka restores blood-soaked railway to Tamil heartland  Africa News Network71 week ago Sri Lanka restores railway to Tamil heartland  Korea Herald1 week ago

14th death anniversary of journalist Nimalarajan observed in Jaffna

The of Puthiyavan daily published from Mannaar, Sivaharan, who delivered the special address, said that the Tamil journalists, working in the North have to face both the known and unknown enemies of the Tamil nation. The situation of threat against ...
 Web Newswire3 days ago Train to Jaffna  Indian Express1 week ago Yal Devi train concludes its journey  Lankapuvath1 week ago Yal Devi resumes its journey after 24 years  Lankapuvath1 week ago

NPC Asks Lankan Forces to Vacate Lands by Year-end

JAFFNA: The Northern Provincial Council (NPC) passed a resolution on Thursday asking the security forces (SF) to vacate all privately owned lands and houses in the province by year end. C V K Sivagnanam, the chairman, told the council that 67,000 ...
 New Indian Express1 week ago NPC And Govt. In War Of Words  Sri Lanka Sunday Leader1 week ago

IRCON Bid to Help SL restore Ancient Pilgrimage Route

JAFFNA: The Indian Railways international construction company IRCON is making a bid to join President Mahinda Rajapaksa's ambitious project to recreate the ancient pilgrimage route linking Kankesanthurai in the Northern Province with Kadirgamam or ...
 New Indian Express2 weeks ago
New Indian Express

Post-war, Jaffna Sees Revival of Interest in Gandhian Path

POINT PEDRO: Post-war Jaffna peninsula is witnessing a revival of interest in Mahatma Gandhi. While in his own native land people had ceased to put up Gandhi statues, Point Pedro in north Jaffna unveiled a brand new one at the centre of the town on ...
 New Indian Express2 weeks ago

Patronage for Hindi Growing in Jaffna

COLOMBO: A passion for Hindi film music and the Hindi language is commonplace in Sri Lanka. But Jaffna, the stronghold of Tamil nationalism, has been an exception to this rule. The Tamil-speaking North is one place in the island nation, where Hindi ...
 New Indian Express1 month ago Eezham Tamils learning languages  Web Newswire1 month ago
One India

TNA Delegation Apprises Swaraj on Situation in Lanka

A delegation of Tamil National Alliance (TNA), the ruling party in Jaffna province of Sri Lanka, today gave a "detailed" presentation on the current political situation in Lanka to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and sought greater role by India in ...
 Outlook2 months ago TNA delegation meets Swaraj  Business Standard2 months ago Tamil National Alliance delegation meets Sushma Swaraj  One India2 months ago TNA delegation meets Sushma Swaraj, discusses Sri Lanka situation  Zee News2 months ago
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