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Defence Secretary concludes successful visit to Malaysia

[April 22 2014]

Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa, Secretary, Ministry of Defence & Urban Development, visited Malaysia from 15th to 17th April 2014 at the invitation of Dato Seri Hishammuddin bin Hussein, Minister of Defence of Malaysia, as a guest speaker at the Putrajaya Forum held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Another milestone in govt's development program  


Harmony Centre to bridge North and South

Another Abimansala for dependent war heroes

[April 24 2014]

The latest Abimansala 3 wellness resort will be ceremonially opened by President Mahinda Rajapaksa at Pangolla, Kurunegala tomorrow (April 25), for dependent War Heroes of the North Western Province who served the country during the war against terrorism.

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Support for Sri Lanka’s domestic mechanisms gathering momentum in the US senate

[April 23 2014]

Over the past two months, there has been a growing number of US senators who have been calling upon the US government and the international community to be of meaningful assistance to the Government of Sri Lanka.

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Defence Delegation of Pakistani NDU calls on Chief of Defence Staff

[April 23 2014]

Defence delegation comprises of 21 student officers of Pakistani National Defence University (NDU) called on Chief of Defence Staff, General Jagath Jayasuriya at the Office of the Chief of Defence Staff yesterday (22nd April).

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Nursing Course for Tamil Woman Recruits

[April 22 2014]

A group of Tamil woman soldiers of the Sri Lanka Army successfully completed a Nursing Assistant Course recently.

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Past and present meld in historic Colombo

[April 22 2014]

As we taxied into Colombo's Bandaranaike International Airport at an unearthly hour, I couldn't help being baffled by the fact that an international flight had lasted a mere hour, much shorter than one from Chennai to New Delhi. I should have carried fewer magazines.

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President opens new buildings at South Eastern & Eastern Universities

[April 21 2014]

President Mahinda Rajapaksa declared open the newly constructed building complex of the Management and Commerce Faulty of the South Eastern University in Oluvil, yesterday (20). The new building complex has been constructed at a cost of 260 million rupees.

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Diplomatic help sought to arrest LTTE operatives

[April 20 2014]

External Affairs Minister Prof.G.L.Peiris will meet the diplomatic community next week to brief them on the recent proscription of LTTE fronts by the Government and seek their cooperation to apprehend LTTE operatives who have been issued interpol red notices.

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Army thwarts terrorists' regrouping

[April 20 2014]

Sri Lankan law enforcement have obtained Red Notices issued by the Interpol against 40 LTTE operatives to apprehend them, said Police Spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana during a press briefing last week.

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Muslims in the North and East suffered most due to LTTE - Azwer

[April 20 2014]

When the Muslims were driven away mercilessly by the LTTE from the North and the East, they were given asylum and looked after by Sinhala communities in Anuradhapura and Polonnaruwa, MP AL Haj A.H.M. Azwer told an interview with ITN's Hathveni Paya program recently.

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Canadian sues diaspora outfit

[April 20 2014]

A Canadian citizen Rajan Mahavalirajan has filed a case in Canada's Superior Court of Justice against TESOC Multicultural Settlement Services, a government funded non proft operated by Sri Lankan diaspora, on the charges of financial irregularities and assault.

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Secretary Defence Visits Malaysia

[April 19 2014]

Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa, Secretary, Ministry of Defence & Urban Development, visited Malaysia from 15th to 17th April 2014 at the invitation of Dato Seri Hishammuddin bin Hussein, Minister of Defence of Malaysia.

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Verdict on petition against Rajiv killers in a week: CJI

[April 19 2014]

The Supreme Court's verdict on the petition by the Centre challenging Tamil Nadu government's decision to release all seven life convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case would be pronounced within a week, Chief Justice of India P. Sathasivam indicated here on Friday.

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Muslims encroaching Willpattu because of Navy a false allegation

[April 18 2014]

The Ministry of Defence & Urban Development and the Sri Lanka Navy refute in strongest terms the allegation published in the news media that the Muslim families who have encroached the sanctuary of Willpattu National Park were the families displaced due to naval deployments in the area.

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