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President places omniscient sacred relics in 'Sandahiru Stupa'

[November 23 2014]

The ceremony to enshrine the omniscient sacred relics in the Sandahiru Seya, the triumphant Stupa was held today (23rd November) at Anuradhapura under the patronage of His Excellency the President Mahinda Rajapaksa.  

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SL denounces suicide bomb attack on a volleyball tournament in Afghanistan

[November 25 2014]

The Government of Sri Lanka unreservedly condemns the cowardly suicide terrorist attack on the volleyball tournament in Yahyakhil district, Afghanistan yesterday, killing at least 45 people and wounding over 60 others.  

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Troops assist needy families in Jaffna

[November 25 2014]

As a component of its community welfare programmes, Sri Lanka Army distributed livestock among low income families in the Peninsula.  

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Russian ship in the Island

[November 24 2014]

Making a goodwill visit, the Russian Naval Ship 'Yaroslav Mudriy' arrived in Colombo on 24th November. Sri Lanka Navy accorded a ceremonial welcome upon its arrival at the Colombo Port.  

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Professionals Completes Military Training

[November 24 2014]

Professional officers joined the Sri Lanka Army Volunteer Force (SLAVF) under the second phase of the "Api Army" (We are Army) programme were passed out on successful completion of basic military training at the Volunteer Force Training School Diyatalawa recently (21 Nov).  

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Govt. of Thailand confer Doctorate on President Rajapaksa

[November 24 2014]

The Government of Thailand has conferred a doctorate on the President. This is the first time that Surindra Rajabhat University of Thailand has conferred a doctorate on a State Leader.  

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Ambassador of Switzerland to Sri Lanka met Northern Province Governor

[November 24 2014]

Ambassador of Switzerland to Sri Lanka Heinz Walker-Nederkoon paid a courtesy call on Northern Province Governor G.A. Chandrasiri at his office in Jaffna recently.  

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International Conference themed 'Evolution of Buddhist Stupa' held

[November 23 2014]

In parallel with the series of events organized at the Sandahiru Stupa, an International Conference on Buddhism on the theme of 'Evolution of Buddhist Stupa' was held with a view of educating the devotees including international community at the Bhikshu University in Anuradhapura yesterday (22nd Nov).  

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SASEAN Defence Chiefs' Dialogue to strengthen security in the region

[November 23 2014]

Since eliminating terrorism the Sri Lankan Government has been ushering an era of development. The security forces have extended its fullest cooperation in the development efforts and ensuring safety in the country.  

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'Sirimuthu Uyana' Housing Scheme Acquires Another 546

[November 22 2014]

The newly constructed 'Sirimuthu Uyana' mega housing scheme in Bandaranayake Avenue, Colombo 14 which consist of 546 housing units was ceremonially declared open by His Excellency the President Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday evening (21th Nov) at a function held at the housing scheme premises. 

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Able Seaman wins IFBB Bronze Medal

[November 22 2014]

Able Seaman SP Siriwardane of Sri Lanka Navy who is a sportsman and a body builder won the Bronze medal at the International Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness (IFBB) contesting in the 65kg weight class at the 68th IFBB Men's World Amateur Body Building Championship 2014 which held in Brazil recently.  

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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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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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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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'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]

Sri Lanka Railways to reconstruct Anuradhapura- Omanthai rail track [November 19 2014]

President turns 69 [November 18 2014]

A book titled "Adishtanaya" launched [November 18 2014]

Sri Lanka designated to chair 2015 UN meeting on the conventional weapons [November 18 2014]

 



 

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