Trincomalee


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Trincomalee

(ˌtrɪŋkəʊməˈliː)
n
(Placename) a port in NE Sri Lanka, on the Bay of Trincomalee (an inlet of the Bay of Bengal); British naval base until 1957: a centre of conflict in the insurgency by the Tamil Tigers (LTTE). Pop: 44 313 (1981 census); more recent official figures are not available
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From time to time I heard some vague account of his doings: of his summons to Odessa in the case of the Trepoff murder, of his clearing up of the singular tragedy of the Atkinson brothers at Trincomalee, and finally of the mission which he had accomplished so delicately and successfully for the reigning family of Holland.
Open Text: Due to the active cloudiness in the sea areas to the North of Sri Lanka, the possibility for heavy showers / thundershowers and sudden roughness associated with sudden increase of wind speed (up to 70 - 80 KMPH) in the deep and shallow sea areas off the coast extending from Trincomalee to Mannar via Kankesanthurai is high.
The government has taken steps to promote the export of agricultural products by enhancing Trincomalee Port, the Secretary to the Ministry of Mahaweli Development and Environment, Anura Dissanayake disclosed today.
Mahaweli Left Bank Lower Basin Development Project is a proposal made by Vijith Vijayamuni Zoysa, minister of irrigation and water resources management, at an estimated cost of $430 million, with the objective of providing irrigated water during two seasons for 4,000 acres of land to include Kinniya and Kantale Trincomalee and the Polonnaruwa districts.
HARTLEPOOL berthed HMS Trincomalee, the UK's oldest warship afloat, is to launch its own comedy club.
Ones to look out for on Monday include Cragside House; The Old Dairy in Ford, Berwick; Robsons Antiques in Barnard Castle; Hedgley Antiques Centre in Alnwick; Mission Hall Antiques Centre; Barnard Castle, and HMS Trincomalee, Hartlepool.
He further revealed that the fishermen and their vessels have been escorted to the Trincomalee harbour and have been handed over to Trincomalee Police for being produced before a magistrate for remand on Thursday.
SRI Lanka seems to be playing spoilsport with Indian Oil Corporation's ( IOC) expansion plans on the island as it is delaying the signing of leasing agreement on the Trincomalee strategic oil storages despite the Indian company already having $ 15 million in the facility.
The visiting delegation also visited Trincomalee and Sigiriya besides visiting various Naval establishments and harbour.
This was one of the many ships the British evacuated from Trincomalee harbour on news of Japanese air attack," he said.
He is undergoing treatment at Trincomalee military hospital.
Schemes currently on hold include the prestigious pounds 100m Trincomalee Wharf development in Hartlepool.