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"Ranaviru Real Star - Mission IV" Grand Finale Staged

[July 27 2014]

The rousing finale of the world's first ever reality show for the members of service personnel, "Ranaviru Real Star" reality show "Mission IV" was staged on a grand scale at the Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium yesterday evening (26th July).

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I wish all followers of Islam in Sri Lanka a Happy Eid ul-Fitr. Eid Mubarak - President

[July 29 2014]

I am pleased to send this message of greetings to the devotees of Islam as they celebrate the festival Eid ul-Fitr today, President Mahinda Rajapaksa stated in a message to mark the Ramazan festival.

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Gate-way opens for 'Experts City'

[July 29 2014]

Transforming former 'Tripoli Market' to an eye catching 'Experts City', Colombo welcomes one of the new world order into the city designing a unique setting for inventors while encouraging them for new innovations, creations, inventions and discoveries.

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Sri Lanka a potential location for Japanese SMEs to invest - Japan's State Minister

[July 29 2014]

Sri Lanka's strategically located new infrastructure such as Hambantota airport and port make the island a potential location for Japanese small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to invest, Japan's Japan's State Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Kazuyoshi Akaba said.

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Sri Lankan asylum seekers are economic migrants - Australian Minister

[July 29 2014]

Australia's Minister for Immigration and Border Protection Scott Morrison says the 157 Sri Lankan Tamil asylum seekers are economic migrants seeking to illegally enter Australia since they came from India, a safe country.

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All set for 'Viru Dana Gee Sara -6'

[July 28 2014]

"The 'Viru Dana Gee Sara - 5', musical extravaganza organized by the Seva Vanitha Unit of the Ministry of Defence (MoD) to raise funds for the projects initiated for the welfare of war heroes and their families will be staged 6.00 pm onwards on 02nd August at the "Nelum Pokuna" Mahinda Rajapaksa Theatre", stated Mrs. Ioma Rajapaksa, Chairperson of the MoD Seva Vanitha Unit (SVU) at a press briefing held today (28th July) at the Ministry premises.

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Sri Lanka will play an important role in building process of proposed Maritime Silk Route - China

[July 28 2014]

Sri Lanka stands to gain from the proposed Maritime Silk Route policy of the Chinese government as the island's location puts it in a prime position to act as a hub for South Asia and link to Africa and the Middle East, the Chinese ambassador to Sri Lanka Wu Jianghao has said.

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No deaths of Indian fishermen in Sri Lankan waters since 2011 - Indian Defence Minister

[July 28 2014]

No cases of deaths of Indian fishermen in Sri Lankan waters have been reported since April 2011, the Defense Minister of India Arun Jaitley said Friday.

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Yal Devi to resume opeations on Sept.15

[July 28 2014]

The reconstructed Colombo - Jaffna, Northern Railway Line up to Jaffna will be completed by September and the Yal Devi train service to Jaffna, which was suspended for nearly 30 years, due to LTTE terrorist activities will resume operations on 15 September, the Ministry of Transport said.

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Sri Lanka condemns civilian attacks - Ravinatha Aryasinha

[July 27 2014]

Sri Lanka condemned all acts of deliberate attacks on civilians in the occupied Palestine territory and east Jerusalem, at a special session of the Human Rights Council convened on Wednesday.

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LTTE responsible for 80 percent of alleged abductions

[July 27 2014]

The LTTE was responsible for nearly 80 percent of the alleged abductions, of the cases already heard in four districts except Jaffna, the Presidential Commission investigating cases of missing persons in the North and East was told.

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New Community Project Initiated to Turn Stray Dogs to be Watch Dogs in Army Installations

[July 27 2014]

Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN), in what appear to be a novel and an exclusive project, is to make maximum use of hundreds of stray dogs and form Community Dog Squads to be used for surveillance and vigilance duties inside all military installations under the SFHQ-KLN.

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Director of the Media Centre rejects US embassy allegations

[July 26 2014]

The Director of the Media Centre of the Ministry of Defence and Urban Development, Brigadier Ruwan Wanigasooriya yesterday rejected the allegations made against the Sri Lankan Government by the US Embassy in Colombo and said it had exceeded its mandate as a foreign mission.

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Army Says acted in good faith

[July 26 2014]

What we did, we did in good faith," said Military Spokesman, Brigadier Ruwan Wanigasooriya, when commenting on the possibility of the security forces being investigated for human rights allegations during the last phase of the war.

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Sri Lanka Embassy hosts Iftar in Washington DC

[July 26 2014]

In commemoration of the holy month of Ramadan, the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Washington DC hosted an Iftar for the Sri Lankan-American Muslims.

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Secretary Defence graces Centenary Celebration of Ananda College Hostel

[July 25 2014]

Secretary Defence and Urban Development Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa graced the Centenary celebration of the Ananda College's hostel yesterday evening (24th July).

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SLAF assists Underprivileged Pre School Children in Iranamadu

[July 25 2014]

Extending its social welfare initiatives Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) assisted the preschool children in Iranamadu area on 23rd July 2014.

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Navy showcases new Motor Sports track

[July 25 2014]

A new motor racing track built by the Sri Lanka Navy has been introduced to motor sports enthusiasts during a press briefing held on Wednesday (23rd July).

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Ranaviru Real Star Mission IV Grand Finale to be held on July 26

[July 24 2014]

Secretary Defence and Urban Development Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa graced the press briefing of RRS Mission IV held at Hotel Kingsbury yesterday evening (23rd July).

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Lady, where are our kids? [July 24 2014]

New Coastguard DG takes over duties [July 24 2014]

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