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Secretary Defence declars open new Civil Defence Force facility

[July 19 2014]

Secretary Defence and Urban Development Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa declared open the new Welioya Headquarters of the Civil Defence Force in Galkulama, Welioya yesterday (18th July).

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How the ICRC exonerated SLA from genocide charge

[July 23 2014]

Pawns of Peace: Evaluation of Norwegian peace efforts in Sri Lanka (1997-2009) commissioned by the Norwegian government largely dealt with eelam war IV. The report, officially released in September 2011 by Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI) and the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) much to the surprise of those wanting to blame the government of Sri Lanka (GoSL) for the bloody end to the conflict examined a series of classified US diplomatic cables that shed light on the situation here.

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'An Inquiry on the Inquiry'

[July 23 2014]

'There should be an inquiry on the inquiry' said Member European Parliament (MEP) Niranjan Deva Additiya when he was interviewed on the SLBC program People's Power by Rajpal Abeynayake last morning.

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Senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy calls on Secretary Defence

[July 22 2014]

An Indian delegation led by senior leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Dr. Subramanian Swamy called on Secretary Defence and Urban Development Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the ministry premises today (22nd July).

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India will stand by Sri Lanka's position at the UNHRC - Dr. Swamy

[July 22 2014]

Former Union Minister Dr. Subramanian Swamy while stressing that India will stand by Sri Lanka's position at the UNHRC, said that there is no fundamental conflict in Sri Lanka.

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UN Became NATO’s PR arm

[July 22 2014]

The United Nations Organisation has become an instrument of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO), UNESCO Chair for the Promotion of the Culture of Peace and Non-Violence, Prof. Madhav Nalapat said yesterday.

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Top South Asian countries refuse visas for UNHRC committee probing SL

[July 21 2014]

Five South Asian countries expressed their objection to the United Nations Human Rights Council's international investigation into Sri Lanka by refusing the UNHRC team visas to enter these contricies to conduct the probe. These countries are India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Pakistan and the Maldives.

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LTTE cadres arrested in Malaysia brought to Sri Lanka

[July 20 2014]

Three LTTE cadres arrested by the Royal Malaysian police a few weeks ago in Kuala Lumpur were brought to the country early yesterday morning, the police said.

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Statement on the crash of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH 17

[July 19 2014]

It is with profound shock and deep sadness that Sri Lanka received the news of the crash of the Malaysian Airlines Flight MH 17 in Eastern Ukraine, which resulted in the tragic loss of many innocent lives, including those of infants.

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Secretary Defence declares opens Pilgrims Rest at Girihandu Seya

[July 19 2014]

Secretary Defence and Urban Development Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa declared open the newly constructed pilgrims Rest (Vishrama Shala) at the Girihandu Seya Temple premises in Thiriyaya at the invitation of the Senior Presidential Advisor, Minister Hon. Milinda Moragoda yesterday morning (18th July).

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Quality drinking water for CSD staff

[July 19 2014]

Secretary Defence and Urban Development Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa distributed water filters among Civil Security Department (CSD) personnel during the opening of the new Welioya CSD Headquarters yesterday (18th July).

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North and East get Sinhala language training

[July 19 2014]

The National Language Training Centre has provided the knowledge of Sinhala writing and reading skills for Tamil civil servants and rehabilitated members of the LTTE in Northern and Eastern Provinces.

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Sri Lanka ranks top among South Asia

[July 18 2014]

Sri Lanka ranks first among South Asian countries in the latest E-Government Development Index conducted by the United Nations.

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Monsoonal winds to continue

[July 17 2014]

The possibility of prevailing winds experienced in parts of the country to increase is still high.

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MoD Seva Vanitha Unit receives more funds

[July 17 2014]

Mrs. Ding Yue, wife of the Chinese Ambassador in Sri Lanka made a financial donations to the Seva Vanitha Unit of the Ministry of Defence at a function held at the Ministry today (17th July).

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 President appoints international Advisory Council to the Commission of Inquiry

[July 17 2014]

President Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday appointed an Advisory Council to the Commission of Inquiry. The Advisory Council comprises three legal luminaries.

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Army SVU assists War Heroes

[July 17 2014]

The Sri Lanka Army handed over welfare assistance to war heroes, members of the army civil staff and to some deserving members of the community during a ceremony held at the army headquarters today (17th July).

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HE the President declares open Medical Reference Laboratory

[July 17 2014]

His Excellency the President Mahinda Rajapaksa declared open Sri Lanka's first ever Medical Reference Laboratory at Lanka Hospitals Diagnostics during a function held in Lanka Hospital,  Colombo yesterday evening (16th July).

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Chief of the Indian Air Force calls on Secretary Defence [July 16 2014]

MoD Seva Vanitha Unit hands over a new house to Navy Sailor [July 16 2014]

Iftar Ceremony in Kilinochchi [July 16 2014]

War Hero family receive new house through monetary donations received for Harispattuwe Thero's funeral [July 16 2014]

Indian Air Force Chief arrives in the country [July 16 2014]

 



 

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