Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Ex-LTTE Rebel Couples Married at a Mass Wedding Ceremony

Former Tamil rebel fighters who have been rehabilitated by the Sri Lankan Civil Defence Force walk to married ceremony as Sri Lankan traditional dancers perform during the mass wedding ceremony at the Civil Defence Force military camp on September 18,2013 in Vishwamadu, Sri Lanka. (Photo by Buddhika Weerasinghe)

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Saturday, September 14, 2013

Sri Lanka Relaunch The First Train Service To The former Tamil Capital Of Kilinochchi

Sri Lankan ethnic Tamil boys play at train track at the former rebel capital of Kilinochchi, on September 15, 2013 in Kilinochchi, Sri Lanka. After more than 23 years, direct train services between Colombo and Kilinochchi resumed its operations on 14 September 2013 with the opening of the newly completed 63-kilometer track between Omanthai and Kilinochchi.  President Mahinda Rajapaksa is inaugurated the 'Yal Devi' railway service from Omanthai to Kilinochci as travelling a passenger. The train line is being reconstructed by the India Railway Construction International Ltd. (IRCON) with the assistance of the Indian government. The construction of the whole Northern Line up to Kankasanthurai would be completed by the end of 2014.  (Photo by Buddhika Weerasinghe)

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