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HE the President addresses MoD staff

[January 28  2015]

His Excellency the President and the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Maithripala Sirisena in his capacity as the Defence Minister arrived at the Ministry of Defence with a view to discuss the administrative and managerial state-of-affairs of the Ministry short while ago.

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Troops killed in attacks in Egypt's North Sinai

Govt launches two housing projects to provide houses for 50,000 families

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

Dhanapala briefs UNHR Chief

[January 30  2015]

Senior Advisor Jayantha Dhanapala briefed United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein on the policies of the newly elected President Maithripala Sirisena and the government.

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Swire travels to North

[January 30  2015]

Visiting UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office Minister of State for Sri Lanka, Hugo Swire, travelled to Jaffna yesterday, 29 January, 2015. This was the Minister's first visit to Jaffna.

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Sri Lanka's new government already taken important measures to improve human rights - HRW

[January 30  2015]

Sri Lanka's new government has already taken important measures to improve free expression and other rights, the Human Rights Watch (HRW) said releasing its World Report 2015 Thursday.

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Coast Guard DG meets Secretary

[January 30  2015]

The Director General of the Sri Lanka Coast Guard Rear Admiral S S Ranasinghe paid a courtesy call on the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Mr. BMUD Basnayake today (30th Friday, January 2015).

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Viru Daru special loan scheme for disabled war veterans from interim budget 2015

[January 30  2015]

The Interim Budget 2015 was presented in Parliament yesterday offering an array of relief to all sections of the society.

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Rt. Hon. the Lord Naseby meets State Minister of Defence

[January 29  2015]

Rt. Hon. the Lord Naseby, PC, Baron of Sandy and Co-Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Sri Lanka in the UK Parliament paid a courtesy call on the State Minister of Defence Hon. Ruwan Wijewardene today (29th Jan).

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NDB funds first-ever wind power projects in Northern Region

[January 29  2015]

NDB granted 2 long term facilities aggregating to Rs.3.3 billion towards construction and commissioning of two wind power projects in Vallimunai and Puloppalai of the Kilinochchi District.

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US President sees new hope in Lanka [January 29  2015]

Northern Province Chief Secretary Appointed [January 28  2015]

All Ranks, Privileges & Pension Restored for General (Retd) Sarath Fonseka [January 28  2015]

Sri Lanka to limit the term of Presidency to 5 yrs - President [January 27  2015]

Independence Day ceremony at Parliamentary grounds [January 27  2015]


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