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.
The incident had reportedly taken place at a bus stop in Trincomalee where the woman and two others, including a child are surrounded and threatened in the presence of the Police.
Wind speed can be increased up to 50 kmph at times in Northern and North-central provinces and in Puttalam, Trincomalee and Hambantota districts.
He further said that he was proud to represent the Parliament from Trincomalee District would extend his fullest support to develop the Port of Trincomalee as a prime port that contributes towards national development.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Sept 07 (ANI): Indian Naval Ships Kirch, Sumitra and Cora Divh entered Trincomalee, Sri Lanka, on Friday to participate in the sixth edition of SLINEX 2018, a bilateral Naval Exercise between India and Sri Lanka.
IANS Colombo The Sri Lankan government is planning to construct a third international airport in the eastern region of the country to make the Trincomalee district the"Eastern Gateway into the Bay of Bengal", the media reported on Thursday.
Trincomalee Urban Council, Trincomalee Town & Gravets and Kutchaveli pradesha sabahs to ITAK, but the deputy chairmanship of Trincomalee UC allotted to TELO.
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.
HMS Trincomalee, the last of Nelson's frigates, has a colourful history including roles fighting for the British Empire in the Far East and against slavery.
HARTLEPOOL berthed HMS Trincomalee, the UK's oldest warship afloat, is to launch its own comedy club.
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.