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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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Taiwan plane crash: Toll hits 48 as families visit scene

Iran-funded Uma Oya project to irrigate 25,000 acres

Harmony Centre to bridge North and South

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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New Pakistan Defence Attaché calls on Secretary Defence

[July 24 2014]

Newly appointed Defence Attaché to the Embassy of Pakistan in Sri Lanka Colonel Muhammad Rajil Irshad Khan paid a courtesy call on Secretary Defence and Urban Development Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the ministry premises today (24th July).

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Lady, where are our kids?

[July 24 2014]

TNA Northern Provincial Councillor Ananthi Sasitharan was in for a rude shock when she arrived at the Mullaithivu Magistrate's Court on Monday (21).

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New Coastguard DG takes over duties

[July 24 2014]

Rear Admiral Sirimewan Ranasinghe WWV, RWP, USP, psc, MSc (D&SS), MSc (WS&DM), AOWC took over duties as the new Director General of the Sri Lanka Coastguard during a ceremony held at the SLCG Headquarters in Colombo on Wednesday (23rd July).

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Secretary Defence attends MOD 'Ifthar'

[July 23 2014]

Secretary Defence and Urban Development Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa attended a traditional 'Ifthar' ceremony at the Hotel Taj Samudra in Colombo this evening (23rd July). The 'Iftar' was hosted by the Ministry of Defence and Urban Development.

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No land acquiring for new camps in Achchuveli 

[July 23 2014]

Speaking on the recent issue of Achchuveli military camp, Director/Spokesperson of the Media Centre of the Ministry of Defence Brigadier Ruwan Wanigasooriya said that, Achchuveli camp was first established in 1995 when it was regained from the LTTE.

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Aircraft Maintenance Centre will save the country much foreign exchange

[July 23 2014]

Speaking on myths propagated over a proposed Aircraft Maintenance Centre, Air-Force media spokesperson Wing Commander Gihan Senaviratne said that, it's a very timely measure that the government is carrying out feasibility studies to establish an Aircraft Maintenance Centre with the support and expertise of Chinese aeronautical engineers.

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How the ICRC exonerated SLA from genocide charge

[July 23 2014]

Pawns of Peace: Evaluation of Norwegian peace efforts in Sri Lanka (1997-2009) commissioned by the Norwegian government largely dealt with eelam war IV. The report, officially released in September 2011 by Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI) and the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) much to the surprise of those wanting to blame the government of Sri Lanka (GoSL) for the bloody end to the conflict examined a series of classified US diplomatic cables that shed light on the situation here.

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'An Inquiry on the Inquiry'

[July 23 2014]

'There should be an inquiry on the inquiry' said Member European Parliament (MEP) Niranjan Deva Additiya when he was interviewed on the SLBC program People's Power by Rajpal Abeynayake last morning.

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Senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy calls on Secretary Defence

[July 22 2014]

An Indian delegation led by senior leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Dr. Subramanian Swamy called on Secretary Defence and Urban Development Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the ministry premises today (22nd July).

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India will stand by Sri Lanka's position at the UNHRC - Dr. Swamy

[July 22 2014]

Former Union Minister Dr. Subramanian Swamy while stressing that India will stand by Sri Lanka's position at the UNHRC, said that there is no fundamental conflict in Sri Lanka.

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UN Became NATO’s PR arm

[July 22 2014]

The United Nations Organisation has become an instrument of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO), UNESCO Chair for the Promotion of the Culture of Peace and Non-Violence, Prof. Madhav Nalapat said yesterday.

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Top South Asian countries refuse visas for UNHRC committee probing SL [July 21 2014]

LTTE cadres arrested in Malaysia brought to Sri Lanka [July 20 2014]

Secretary Defence declars open new Civil Defence Force facility [July 19 2014]

Statement on the crash of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH 17 [July 19 2014]

Secretary Defence declares opens Pilgrims Rest at Girihandu Seya [July 19 2014]

 



 

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