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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

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]

Five South Asian countries expressed their objection to the United Nations Human Rights Council's international investigation into Sri Lanka by refusing the UNHRC team visas to enter these contricies to conduct the probe. These countries are India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Pakistan and the Maldives.

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LTTE cadres arrested in Malaysia brought to Sri Lanka

[July 20 2014]

Three LTTE cadres arrested by the Royal Malaysian police a few weeks ago in Kuala Lumpur were brought to the country early yesterday morning, the police said.

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Secretary Defence declars open new Civil Defence Force facility

[July 19 2014]

Secretary Defence and Urban Development Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa declared open the new Welioya Headquarters of the Civil Defence Force in Galkulama, Welioya yesterday (18th July).

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Statement on the crash of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH 17

[July 19 2014]

It is with profound shock and deep sadness that Sri Lanka received the news of the crash of the Malaysian Airlines Flight MH 17 in Eastern Ukraine, which resulted in the tragic loss of many innocent lives, including those of infants.

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Secretary Defence declares opens Pilgrims Rest at Girihandu Seya

[July 19 2014]

Secretary Defence and Urban Development Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa declared open the newly constructed pilgrims Rest (Vishrama Shala) at the Girihandu Seya Temple premises in Thiriyaya at the invitation of the Senior Presidential Advisor, Minister Hon. Milinda Moragoda yesterday morning (18th July).

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Quality drinking water for CSD staff

[July 19 2014]

Secretary Defence and Urban Development Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa distributed water filters among Civil Security Department (CSD) personnel during the opening of the new Welioya CSD Headquarters yesterday (18th July).

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North and East get Sinhala language training

[July 19 2014]

The National Language Training Centre has provided the knowledge of Sinhala writing and reading skills for Tamil civil servants and rehabilitated members of the LTTE in Northern and Eastern Provinces.

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Sri Lanka ranks top among South Asia [July 18 2014]

Monsoonal winds to continue [July 17 2014]

MoD Seva Vanitha Unit receives more funds [July 17 2014]

President appoints international Advisory Council to the Commission of Inquiry [July 17 2014]

Army SVU assists War Heroes [July 17 2014]

 



 

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