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Elders directed us correct path & committed to nourish our economy, culture & ethics - President

[October 02 2014]

Elders are those who directed us on the correct path and were committed to nourish our economy, culture and ethics, said President Mahinda Rajapaksa.

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First Ebola case diagnosed in the US

 

Industrial resurgence in Jaffna

Harmony Centre to bridge North and South

Sri Lanka asks refugee receiving countries to expedite processes of finalizing resettlement claims

[October 02 2014]

Sri Lanka has called on refugee receiving countries to expedite the processes of finalizing resettlement claims and to also assist UNHCR to enhance its resource capacity, in order to overcome present difficulties being experienced in Sri Lanka on account of rapid influx of refugees/asylum seekers.

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Gold Hidden Boat Caught in Northern Seas

[October 02 2014]

Sri Lanka Navy Ship 'Ranadheera' of Northern Naval Command intercepted a fibre glass dinghy which engaged in smuggling of approx 45 kilograms of gold during its routine patrol in the seas off Madagal west yesterday (1st October).

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Fire at Ammo & Explosive Dump Doused with No Damages

[October 02 2014]

A fire that broke out inside the ammunition and explosives dump building in the Field Engineers camp complex of the Army at Mattegoda, Kottawa this morning (2) around 7.23 a.m. was brought under control within 45 minutes with the support of the Fire Brigade.

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Rebuilding operations in progress - Brigadiar Wanigasooriya

[October 02 2014]

Making a statement Director of the Media Centre of Ministry of Defence and Urban Development Brigadier Ruwan Wanigasooriya said that 131 houses and 49 shops which were severely damaged during the communal riots in Aluthgama and Beruwala last July have been completely renovated and handed over to their owners.

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Pakistan Naval Ships arrive in Colombo

[October 02 2014]

Making a goodwill visit two ships of the Pakistan Navy arrived in the island on Wednesday (01st October). The two ships, "PNS Saif" and "PNS Nasr" were accorded a ceremonial Naval welcome upon their arrival at the Colombo Port.

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Demining nearing completion

[October 01 2014]

The demining process is nearly 98% over and work to free the remaining land area from mine risk is progressing fast. There is only about 80 square kilometers remaining to be cleared in comparison to the 5000 square kilometers of land mass that was left at the end of the war.

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Religious observances in view of Army Day celebrations

[October 01 2014]

Sri Lanka Army had organized a series of religious programmes as a precursor to its 65th anniversary celebrations.

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Country made safe, secure place for its children - President

[October 01 2014]

Sri Lanka has set an example to other nations by meeting most of its responsibilities towards the country's child population, President Mahinda Rajapaksa said.

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Thamilselvan's Widow Refutes 'White Flag' Story

[September 30 2014]

Sasirekha, the widow of S.P. Thamilselvan, former Leader of the LTTE Political Wing, has said that the "white flag story" related to the last phase of the war in Sri Lanka is a pure fabrication.

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President to visit Vatican to extend official invitation to Pope Francis

[September 30 2014]

President Mahinda Rajapaksa is scheduled to leave for the Vatican during the first week of October for an audience with His Holiness Pope Francis One, Presidential Spokesman Mohan Samaranayake said.

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President Rajapaksa and Prime Minister Modi meet in NY

[September 29 2014]

President Mahinda Rajapaksa and Indian Premier Narendra Modi held bilateral discussions when they met in New York on Sunday (28th September) and agreed to work towards further strengthening relations between the two countries, states a President's media report.

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President and UN Secretary General meet in New York

[September 29 2014]

President Mahinda Rajapaksa and United Nations Secretary-General Mr. Ban Ki-moon met for talks at the UN Headquarters in New York on Sunday (28th September).

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Navy recovers a stash of gold

[September 29 2014]

Sri Lanka Navy today (29th September) confiscated a haul of gold during a raid in Madagalthurai. Acting on information received naval troops under SLNS Uttara in Jaffna launched a raid during the early hours today to seize the gold carefully hidden inside a fiber glass dinghy in the beach.

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Artificial Limbs presented to War Heroes

[September 29 2014]

Six disable soldiers were presented with artificial limbs during a function held at the Ranaviru Seva Authority in Colombo today (29th September).

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BOI investor forum in Jaffna today

[September 29 2014]

An 'Investor Forum' in Jaffna is set to take place today (Sep. 29) through the initiation of the Board of Investments (BOI) and a group of potential parties ranging from a number of enterprises who have received networking opportunities, from the BOI.

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Australian PM hails President for LLRC's progress

[September 28 2014]

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott commended President Mahinda Rajapaksa for implementing the LLRC recommendations, when the two leaders met on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Friday, President's International Media Unit Spokesperson Anuradha Herath said.

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Hail Palestine - Sealed With Donation

[September 27 2014]

President Mahinda Rajapaksa officially handed over Sri Lanka's US$1 million donation to Palestine when he met Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on the sidelines of the 69th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).

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President congratulates new Afghan Leader

[September 27 2014]

President Mahinda Rajapaksa extends warm congratulations to Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai, on his election as the President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, and wishes him a successful tenure of office. President says that the government and the people of Sri Lanka also join him in congratulating the new Afghan leader.

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Troops in East conduct Sharamadana Campaign  [September 27 2014]

Missing Persons Commission's next public sittings in Kilinochchi  [September 27 2014]

'World Tourism Day' at Arugam Bay today [September 27 2014]

Sri Lanka will not help legitimize a flawed process that could set dangerous precedent by cooperating with the OHCHR investigation [September 26 2014]

'Cormorant Strike V-2014' concludes [September 26 2014]

 



 

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