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Heart of Colombo Glitters with 'Floating Market'

[August 22 2014]

The ceremonial opening of the 'Floating Market' will be held with the participation of the Minister of Health, Hon. Maithripala Sirisena as the Chief Guest today evening (22nd August) at the Bastian Mawatha, Pettah.

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A new look Jaffna Railway Station

Harmony Centre to bridge North and South

Floating Market opening postponed

[August 22 2014]

The opening of the Floating Market in Pettah, Colombo which was scheduled to be held this evening (22nd August) has been postponed due to unavoidable circumstances. 

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Wet Weather to continue

[August 22 2014]

The wet weather conditions experienced in parts of the country will continue to prevail with heavy showers and possible strengthening of winds. 

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President Rajapaksa an example for other leaders to emulate - Bill Gates

[August 22 2014]

The founder of Microsoft, Bill Gates has said President Mahinda Rajapaksa, who has taken effective steps to invest in Information Technology to empower the people with IT knowledge to ensure speedy socio-economic progress of the country is an example for other world leaders to emulate. 

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Sri Lanka condoles with Japanese people on landslide tragedy

[August 21 2014]

It is with a deep sense of shock and sadness that the people of Sri Lanka learnt of the devastating landslide that had struck Hiroshima Prefecture in Japan yesterday resulting in a number of deaths and massive destruction of property. 

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India - Sri Lanka Relations will Reach New Heights under Premier Modi's Government - Dr Subramanian Swamy Tells 'Defence Seminar'

[August 21 2014]

The Indian foreign policy is best served with close relations with neighbours and India does not have any dispute with Sri Lanka and therefore will not endorse any foreign intervention in Sri Lankan affairs, so said Dr Subramanian Swamy... 

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'KDU International Research Conference 2014' commenced

[August 21 2014]

First day session of the KDU International Research Conference (KDU IRC) was commenced with the participation of scholars, foreign and local dignitaries at the KDU premises on the theme of "Expanding Developmental Horizons through Education, Research and Innovation" today morning (21 Aug). 

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O/L Students to Submit Duly Completed NIC Applications

[August 21 2014]

Over 150000 NIC's had been issued out of 283749 applications that we have received thus far from the candidates those who are waiting to apply for the issuance of NIC's in view of forth coming GCE Ordinary Level exam, said Mr. Sarath Kumara, Commissioner General of the Department of Registration of Persons speaking at the weekly media briefing held at the MoD Media Centre yesterday (20th Aug) 

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Pettah Floating Market opens on Friday

[August 21 2014]

"The ceremonial opening of the 'Floating Market' will be held at 6.30 pm on 22nd August at the Bastian Mawatha in Pettah" said Mr. Weerasena Adikari, Senior Consultant to the Urban Development Authority speaking at the weekly media briefing held at the MoD Media Centre yesterday (20th Aug).

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KDU Annual Symposium to start on tomorrow

[August 20 2014]

The "Annual International Research Symposium 2014" of the General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University (KDU) will launch its first session tomorrow (21st Aug) for the 7th consecutive time at the KDU in Ratmalana.

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Maldives Chief of Defence Force meets Secretary Defence

[August 20 2014]

Major General Ahmad Shiyam ndc psc, Chief of Defence force of the Maldives National Defence Force paid a courtesy call on the Secretary Defence and Urban Development Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the Ministry premises today (20th Aug).

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Army Para Games starts today

[August 20 2014]

Differently-able Army War Heroes those who rendered their service to eliminate the three decade long terrorism will showcase their talents at the 17th Sri Lanka Army Para Games 2014 at the Sugathadasa Stadium starting from today (20th Aug).

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We welcome Indian Prime Minister to Sri Lanka - President 

[August 20 2014]

President Mahinda Rajapaksa said he has extended an invitation to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit Sri lanka when he met him at the Swearing-in ceremony in New Delhi in May 2014 and he is welcome to visit Sri lanka at an early date.

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Non state actors pose a common challenge in the region - Ambassador Kariyawasam

[August 20 2014]

Sri Lanka is concerned about non state actors that can destabilise countries, Sri Lanka's Ambassador to the United States Prasad Kariyawasam said yesterday.

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Narrative iii: a wider view on final phase of conflict in Sri Lanka

[August 20 2014]

"Narrative iii" is a compilation of third party views on the last stages of the war in Sri Lanka. This third party narrative gives a deeper insight to the events that had been left out of the dominant international discourse on the conflict in Sri Lanka.

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Two members from India and Pakistan to Advisory Committee

[August 20 2014]

Two new members - Avdash Kaushal and Ahmer Bilal Soofie - have been appointed to the Advisory Committee to the Commission on Disappearances raising its membership to five.

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'Rakna Arakshaka Lanka' expands services to a Restaurant

[August 19 2014]

Expanding its scope into Restaurant Service, 'Rakna Arakshaka Lanka Ltd'- the commercial security firm functions under the purview of the Ministry of Defence and Urban Development, declared opened a new Restaurant in Kimbulawela, Battaramulla today (19th Aug).

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"Positive Peace" favours growth of human and social relationships

[August 19 2014]

"What we must be doing is restoring trust among communities, rebuild Social Capital and thereby enhance personal and collective productivity, bring lasting peace and prosperity, and improve the quality of life of every Sri Lankan citizen"...

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Sri Lanka is a model for blending security and development together - Army Commander

[August 19 2014]

Sri Lanka is a present day model of how nations could blend security and development together to provide a better life for its people, the Commander of Army Lieutenant General Daya Ratnayake said. 

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'Defence Seminar -2014' begins

[August 18 2014]

The 'Defence Seminar -2014'organized by the Sri Lanka Army began at the Galadari Hotel in Colombo today morning (18th August). This is the fourth in a series of annual international defence seminars to be held in Colombo since 2011.

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Kurunegala development in a rapid phase

[August 18 2014]

Under the ongoing urban development projects that are being carried out away from the Colombo, Kurunegala city is being developed in a rapid phase.

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German Technical Institute in Kilinochchi [August 18 2014]

JITF, a boost for industrial development in North  [August 17 2014]

Sri Lanka Navy assists repatriation of 94 Indian Fishermen [August 17 2014]

Western leaders who talk about human rights forget their own abuses - President [August 16 2014]

Defence Seminar 2014 attracts military top brass from 66 countries [August 16 2014]

 



 

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