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Secretary Defence Chief Guest at Business Today Top Twenty Five Awards Ceremony

[November 20 2014]

Secretary Defence and Urban Development Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa was the Chief Guest at the Business Today Top Twenty Five corporate awards ceremony held at the Colombo Hilton this evening (20th November). 

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INTERNATIONAL

DEVELOPMENT

RESETTLEMENT

Space probe scores a 310-million-mile bull's-eye with comet landing

Construction work on Northern expressway commenced  

Australia grants Rs 10 m for sanitation facilities in resettled villages in Mannar

First phase of the partially complete house scheme for war heroes commence today

[November 21 2014]

The Ministry of Defence has launched a new housing project to assist war heroes who have partly built their houses with financial difficulties to accomplish their aspirations and to uplift the living standard of their families.  

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'A Beautiful Country- Bright Future', newsletter launched

[November 21 2014]

Secretary to the Ministry of Defence and Urban Development Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa was the Chief Guest at the launching ceremony of the newsletter 'A Beautiful Country - Bright Future', published by the Lake House at the Lake House auditorium yesterday (20th Nov).  

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Depositing of gold plates inscribed with Tripitaka 

[November 21 2014]

Arrangements have been made to deposit 16,293 gold plates inscribed with the 'Tripitaka' and 'Piruwana Poth Wahanse' inscribed on argent plates in the hemispherical dome of the Sandahiru Stupa in parallel with the depositing of Omniscient Sacred Relics.  

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'Randiya Uyana' Housing Scheme - Another Giant Leap Forward

[November 19 2014]

The newly constructed 'Randiya Uyana' mega housing scheme in Henamulla, Colombo which consist of 1137 housing units was ceremonially declared open by His Excellency the President Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday evening (18th Nov) at a function held at the housing premises.  

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President declares open new building for Faculty of Allied Health Sciences Teaching Hospital' at KDU

[November 19 2014]

The President declared open the new building for the Faculty of Allied Health Sciences at General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University (KDU) premises at Werahera today, (19th November). 

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Secretary Defence Visits 'Sandahiru Seya'

[November 19 2014]

Secretary Defence and Urban Development Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa made a inspection visit at 'Sandahiru Seya', the triumphant Stupa at Anuradhapura today. (19th November).   

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'Hela Viru Rasa Udana-2014'- Food Festival at Negombo

[November 19 2014]

'Hela Viru Rasa Udana-2014', a food festival organized by the Sri Lanka Army will be held from 20th to 23rd of November in Negombo.   

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International Buddhist Conference in Anuradhapura

[November 19 2014]

Parallel to the religious ceremony which is scheduled to be held to place an omniscient sacred relic in the hemispherical dome of the Sandahiru Seya (The Victory Stupa) on 23rd November an international Buddhist Conference is to be held On the Concept of Ven Madawala Abetissa thero and on the Directives of the Secretary to the Ministry of defence,..   

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Galle Dialogue Briefing 2014

[November 19 2014]

On the Directive and as a Concept of the Secretary to the Ministry of defence, and Urban Development, Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksha the Galle dialogue 2014", the International Maritime Conference, will be organized by the Sri Lanka Navy.  

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Mrs. Rajapaksa pays homage to sacred relics

[November 19 2014]

Mrs. Ioma Rajapaksa, Chairperson, Seva Vanitha Unit of the Ministry of Defence and Urban Development paid homage to the Omniscient Sacred Relics placed at the Sandhahiru Stupa premises during her visit to the sacred city of Anuradhapura yesterday (18th Nov).  

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Health Camp by North Western Naval Command in Mannar

[November 19 2014]

North Western Naval Command held a Health Camp recently at the Roman Catholic Tamil Mixed School in Mannar.  

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Sri Lanka Railways to reconstruct Anuradhapura- Omanthai rail track

[November 19 2014]

With the restoration of train services from Colombo to Jaffna last month after a 24-year lapse, Sri Lanka Railways plans to reconstruct the rail track between Anuradhapura and Omanthai.  

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President turns 69

[November 18 2014]

His Excellency the President and Commander-in Chief of the Armed Forces Mahinda Rajapaksa celebrates his 69th birthday today (18th Nov).

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A book titled "Adishtanaya" launched

[November 18 2014]

The launching ceremony of 'Adishtanaya' (Determination), a book with an introspective collection depicting the pivotal role played by the Navy in crushing the Tamil Tiger Terrorism in Sri Lanka authored by the former Commander of the Navy, Admiral (Rtd) Wasantha Karannagoda was held at the "Nelum Pokuna" Mahinda Rajapaksa Theatre in Colombo on 17th November.

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Sri Lanka designated to chair 2015 UN meeting on the conventional weapons

[November 18 2014]

Sri Lanka has been designated by acclamation to Chair the 2015 Meeting of the High Contracting Parties to the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW).

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Search Light Tattoo In Mullaitivu For First time

[November 17 2014]

For the first time in the history, Sri Lanka Army glamorously celebrated sharing a brand new experience unveiling an Army Tattoo event in the North in order to showcase military soft capabilities by performing a series of events such as Parachuting, Heli Rappelling, Drill, Band, PT Display, Dog Show, Motor Cycle Display, Cultural Events and etc to civilian populace.

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Educational equipment for schools Children to mark President's B'day

[November 17 2014]

A ceremony was held to donate books for schools children to mark the 69th birthday of President Mahinda Rajapaksa that falls on today (17th November).Organized by the Security Force Headquarters Mullaitivu donated school items and dry ration to Widows in the area.

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China and Russia to participate in Sri Lanka's defense confab

[November 17 2014]

China and Russia are among the participants in a defense confab initiated by Sri Lanka to promote regional peace and stability through mutually beneficial dialogue and cooperation.

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Civilian casualties and 'Rule of War'

[November 16 2014]

A Missing Persons Commission has been appointed by the President, to consider whether loss of civilian life is capable of constituting collateral damage of a kind that occurs in the prosecution of proportionate attacks against targeted military objectives in armed conflicts...

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Ranaviru Upahara musical program in London

[November 16 2014]

The Ranaviru Upahara program was held in London for the seventh consecutive time by the British Sri Lanka Forum (BSLF) in London last week.

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Finalized Official Itinerary of Pope Francis' visit to Sri Lanka released

[November 15 2014]

The finalized official schedule of the Apostolic Journey of His Holiness Pope Francis to Sri Lanka, was released by Vatican today. The Pope is scheduled to visit the island from January 13-15, 2015.  

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Multi Million Rupee welfare assistance for 'Ranaviru' Families [November 14 2014]

Permanent employment for over 175 at SLLR&DC [November 14 2014]

A Week Long Pirith Chanting to Commence at Sandahiru Stupa Today [November 14 2014]

Northern Expressway First Phase construction begins today [November 14 2014]

Mauritania's President arrives today [November 13 2014]

 



 

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