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"Methsara Uyana" and "Sirisara Uyana" vested on public

[October 28 2014]

Making a giant leap forward in the resettlement of underserved communities, the newly constructed 'Methsara Uyana' and 'Sirisara Uyana' Housing Schemes situated in Borella, Colombo 08 were ceremonially declared open by His Excellency the President Mahinda Rajapaksa during a grand ceremony yesterday (27th October).

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Sweden announces official recognition of 'Palestine'

Jaffna among leading railway stations, earning higher income 

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

Commander of the Navy visits India

[October 31 2014]

The Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Jayantha Perera and Mrs. Shalika Perera visited India from 26th to 30th October 2014 at an invitation extended by the Chief of the Naval Staff of the Indian Navy Admiral RK Dowan.  

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CDS Declares Open Joint War Gaming Center At Sapugaskanda

[October 31 2014]

General Jagath Jayasuriya, the Chief of Defence Staff declared open state of the art Joint War Gaming Center at the Defence Services Command and Staff College (DSCSC), Sapugaskanda on Thursday morning (30 October).  

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Mega Housing Project for Government Servants

[October 30 2014]

Secretary Defence and Urban Development Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa today (30th October) laid the foundation stone for the construction of the proposed housing scheme for government servants during a ceremony in Borella, Colombo.  

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President visits landslide affected area

[October 30 2014]

President Mahinda Rajapaksa visited landslide affected Miriyabedda area in Haldummulla at 9.30 this morning (October 30).  

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UN Officials meet Jaffna Commander

[October 30 2014]

A UN Delegation on a visit to Jaffna on Wednesday (29) met Commander Security Force - Jaffna Major General Udaya Perera to get and update of security situation in Jaffna.  

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Mullaittivu Soldiers Pass Out in Glittering Ceremony

[October 30 2014]

In conformity with military formalities, generally conducted in all military ceremonies elsewhere, 46 recruits enlisted to the 6 Sri Lanka Army Service Corps (SLASC) from Mullaittivu area, passed out on Tuesday (28) during a colourful ceremony upon completion of their three-month long training period at the Security Force Headquarters - Mullaittivu (SFHQ-MLT).  

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Foreign Passport holders traveling to the North

[October 30 2014]

Foreign Passport holders traveling to the following areas in the North are required to inform the MOD & UD and obtain prior approval. They can apply by fax or online.  

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Over 75 percent of damaged houses and commercial buildings reconstructed in Aluthgama

[October 29 2014]

Speaking at the press briefing held today (29th October) Commander Security Forces Headquarters-West Major General U. A. B Medawela said that over 75 per cent of reconstruction activities of damaged houses and commercial buildings at Beruwala-Aluthgama areas have been completed at an expense of 67 million rupees.  

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Naval ships visit foreign ports to enhance Naval Diplomacy

[October 29 2014]

Responding to question raised by a journalist during the weekly media briefing held today (29th October) with regard to a Chinese submarine docking at the Port of Colombo on September, Media spokesman of the Sri Lanka Navy Commander Kosala Warnakulasooriya said that 206 foreign naval vessels called on Sri Lankan ports during the last four years and such port of calls are a common practice of the navies.  

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Walking Path and Outdoor Gym vested on public

[October 28 2014]

A Walking Path and Outdoor Gym constructed at Malabe was vested on the public at a function held on 28th October.  

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Foundation Stone laying ceremony at Kaduwela Public Fair

[October 28 2014]

Secretary to the Ministry of Defence and Urban Development Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa laid the Foundation Stone for construction of Kaduwela public Fair today (28th October). 

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Sri Lanka denounces terrorist attack in Egypt

[October 28 2014]

The Government of Sri Lanka strongly condemns the terrorist attack on Egyptian security and military personnel in North Sinai last week that claimed the lives of 31 soldiers and injured several others. 

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Educational Scholarships for students of low income families

[October 28 2014]

A scholarship awarding ceremony was held today (28th October) under the patronage of Secretary Defence and Urban Development Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the Ministry auditorium. 

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Jaffna IT Week 2014

[October 28 2014]

The 'Jaffna IT Week', scheduled to be held from 3 to 6 December 2014, is an industry initiative for inclusive growth and reconciliation, driven by SLASSCOM, and supported by the Export Development Board (EDB), Information and Communication Technology Agency of Sri Lanka (ICTA), Ministry of Education (MOE), University of Jaffna and the Yarl IT Hub.

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119 employees of Urban Development Authority receive permanent service appointments

[October 27 2014]

Appointment letters were presented to 115 Casual workers and 4 contract basis workers today (27th October) by Secretary Defence and Urban Development Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa at a ceremony held at Urban Development Authority premises in Battaramulla.

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A letter to Secretary Defence

[October 27 2014]

A thirteen year old child, namely Master Minuga Jayasundara who lived in England from 2006 to 2013 until his mother completed professional qualification in medicine, has forwarded a letter to the Secretary Defence and Urban Development Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa mentioning his little thoughts on Arcade Independence Square in Colombo.

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Secretary Defence Graces "Alka Yagnik" Live in concert

[October 27 2014]

Secretary to the Ministry of Defence and Urban Development Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa graced the "Alka Yagnik Live in concert" as the Chief Guest at the Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium yesterday (26th Oct).

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Commonwealth Secretary General visits North

[October 27 2014]

The Secretary General of the Commonwealth Kamalesh Sharma, who arrived in Sri Lanka on an official visit yesterday, visited the Northern Province Sunday.

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Counter attempts to divide country, urge Dons

[October 27 2014]

A scenario where LTTE sympathisers would try to defeat President Mahinda Rajapaksa who liberated the country and thwarted attempts to divide the country at a future election has emerged with the European Court annulling the EU's proscription of the LTTE, said two Peradeniya Dons.

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UN recognizes post-conflict progress in Sri Lanka

[October 27 2014]

The United Nations (UN) says post-conflict Sri Lanka has made significant progress in relation to the resettlement, reconstruction and rehabilitation efforts in a short span of slightly over five years and the agency is continuing its work with the Sri Lankan government to resolve remaining issues.

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'Unite as equal partners to fight global terrorism'

[October 26 2014]

President Mahinda Rajapaksa condemned last week's shooting incident in Canada and said all should unite to fight this menace.

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New Zealand hails Lanka's progress in reconciliation [October 26 2014]

Poppy Day - 2014 commemoration on grand scale on November 9 [October 25 2014]

Vice Chancellor Academy of Military Sciences of the PLA calls on CDS [October 25 2014]

SLT connects "Delft Island" in Jaffna to information super highway [October 24 2014]

War Hero wins Gold at 13th Asian Para Games [October 24 2014]

 



 

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