Mannar


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Mannar

Gulf of. the part of the Indian Ocean between SE India and the island of Sri Lanka: pearl fishing
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12% of total sown acres of paddy in Sri Lanka (in Maha season, under all schemes) are in the Districts of Anuradhapura, Mannar and Vavuniya.
Drilling re-started on the Mannar project in March with the aim of producing a further resource update in mid-2019.
The carbon dating report on the Mannar mass grave had yesterday revealed that the bone samples taken from the site were from the years between 1400-1650 AD.
The town of Mannar is dominated by ethnic minority Tamils and community leaders says hundreds of people from the region went missing during the decades-long conflict between Sri Lankan security forces and Tamil Tiger rebels.
Heavy showers can be expected at some places, particularly in the sea area extending from Kankasanturai to Mathara via Mannar, Colombo and Galle.
03 ( ANI ): The Sri Lankan Navy apprehended at least two Indian fishermen for allegedly trying to smuggle a large amount of heroin worth Rs 1 crore near Sri Lanka's Mannar Island Lighthouse on Friday evening.
It said Mi-24 helicopter gunships were deployed on Wednesday to pound suspected positions of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) in the Mannar district.
Meanwhile, the pro-rebel TamilNet website reported that 30 soldiers were killed in heavy fighting in Mannar yesterday morning.
The website TamilNet reported that Tamil Tiger fighters in Mannar held off a major military offensive in a fierce battle that killed at least 30 soldiers and three rebels.
There has been fierce fighting between government forces and the Tamil Tigers in Mannar and Vavuniya in recent days.
Jaffna and Mannar dioceses cover the Northern Province.
Sri Lanka, or more precisely, the Gulf of Mannar, rarely attracted the attention of modern scholarship.