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Depoliticise UN system and mechanism to enhance credibility - President Rajapaksa calls on member nations

[September 25 2014]

Although the role of the UN in advancing international peace, security and prosperity is crucial in the contemporary world, in order to gain the confidence and goodwill of the international community as a whole, one of the essential requirements is consistency of standards across the board without any perception of selectivity or discrimination, President Mahinda Rajapaksa said.

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First Ebola case diagnosed in the US

 

Industrial resurgence in Jaffna

Harmony Centre to bridge North and South

Demining nearing completion

[October 01 2014]

The demining process is nearly 98% over and work to free the remaining land area from mine risk is progressing fast. There is only about 80 square kilometers remaining to be cleared in comparison to the 5000 square kilometers of land mass that was left at the end of the war.

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Religious observances in view of Army Day celebrations

[October 01 2014]

Sri Lanka Army had organized a series of religious programmes as a precursor to its 65th anniversary celebrations.

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Country made safe, secure place for its children - President

[October 01 2014]

Sri Lanka has set an example to other nations by meeting most of its responsibilities towards the country's child population, President Mahinda Rajapaksa said.

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Thamilselvan's Widow Refutes 'White Flag' Story

[September 30 2014]

Sasirekha, the widow of S.P. Thamilselvan, former Leader of the LTTE Political Wing, has said that the "white flag story" related to the last phase of the war in Sri Lanka is a pure fabrication.

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President to visit Vatican to extend official invitation to Pope Francis

[September 30 2014]

President Mahinda Rajapaksa is scheduled to leave for the Vatican during the first week of October for an audience with His Holiness Pope Francis One, Presidential Spokesman Mohan Samaranayake said.

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President Rajapaksa and Prime Minister Modi meet in NY

[September 29 2014]

President Mahinda Rajapaksa and Indian Premier Narendra Modi held bilateral discussions when they met in New York on Sunday (28th September) and agreed to work towards further strengthening relations between the two countries, states a President's media report.

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President and UN Secretary General meet in New York

[September 29 2014]

President Mahinda Rajapaksa and United Nations Secretary-General Mr. Ban Ki-moon met for talks at the UN Headquarters in New York on Sunday (28th September).

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Navy recovers a stash of gold

[September 29 2014]

Sri Lanka Navy today (29th September) confiscated a haul of gold during a raid in Madagalthurai. Acting on information received naval troops under SLNS Uttara in Jaffna launched a raid during the early hours today to seize the gold carefully hidden inside a fiber glass dinghy in the beach.

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Artificial Limbs presented to War Heroes

[September 29 2014]

Six disable soldiers were presented with artificial limbs during a function held at the Ranaviru Seva Authority in Colombo today (29th September).

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BOI investor forum in Jaffna today

[September 29 2014]

An 'Investor Forum' in Jaffna is set to take place today (Sep. 29) through the initiation of the Board of Investments (BOI) and a group of potential parties ranging from a number of enterprises who have received networking opportunities, from the BOI.

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Australian PM hails President for LLRC's progress

[September 28 2014]

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott commended President Mahinda Rajapaksa for implementing the LLRC recommendations, when the two leaders met on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Friday, President's International Media Unit Spokesperson Anuradha Herath said.

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Hail Palestine - Sealed With Donation

[September 27 2014]

President Mahinda Rajapaksa officially handed over Sri Lanka's US$1 million donation to Palestine when he met Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on the sidelines of the 69th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).

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President congratulates new Afghan Leader

[September 27 2014]

President Mahinda Rajapaksa extends warm congratulations to Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai, on his election as the President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, and wishes him a successful tenure of office. President says that the government and the people of Sri Lanka also join him in congratulating the new Afghan leader.

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Troops in East conduct Sharamadana Campaign

[September 27 2014]

A Shramadana Campaign was held in Tirukkovil recently to clean up the coastal area around the Murukan Kovil there.

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Missing Persons Commission's next public sittings in Kilinochchi

[September 27 2014]

The Commission to investigate complaints regarding missing persons will recommence their next public sitting in Kilinochchi District for the second time from September 27th to 30th.

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'World Tourism Day' at Arugam Bay today

[September 27 2014]

The Chamber of Tourism and Industry, Sri Lanka in association with the Ministry of Tourism Industry of the Eastern Province will celebrate "World Tourism Day" at Arugam Bay today.

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Sri Lanka will not help legitimize a flawed process that could set dangerous precedent by cooperating with the OHCHR investigation

[September 26 2014]

Responding to the 'Oral Update' on Sri Lanka by the High Commissioner for Human Rights at the Human Rights Council (HRC) in Geneva today (25 September 2014), Sri Lanka's Permanent Representative to the United Nations in Geneva, Ambassador Ravinatha Aryasinha said...

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'Cormorant Strike V-2014' concludes [September 26 2014]

'Hela Viru Rasa Udanaya' in Matara [September 26 2014]

50, 000 houses for Estate Workers [September 25 2014]

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Sri Lanka better prepared for disasters [September 25 2014]

 



 

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