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Revitalized Road Network in Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte vested on public

[July 30 2014]

Secretary Defence and Urban Development Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa attended a function held to vest the Revitalized Road Network and drainage facilities on public in Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte municipal council area at the municipal council premises today evening (30th July).

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Harmony Centre to bridge North and South

Kandy to take a giant leap forward

[July 31 2014]

The chief architect of the urban development and beautification, Secretary Defence and Urban Development Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa visited the historical former Bogambara Prison in Kandy today (31st July).

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Former LTTE members tour the South

[July 31 2014]

Former members of the Liberations Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), who had undergone rehabilitation, have recently visited the southern part of the country.

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Sri Lanka and Poland enter into a new Air Services Agreement

[July 31 2014]

A Sri Lankan delegation representing the Aeronautical authorities of Sri Lanka, led by Dr. Ravindra Ruberu, Secretary Ministry of Civil Aviation visited Warsaw to hold Bilateral Air Services negotiations with their counterparts in Poland on 14-15 July 2014, with a view to entering into a new Air Services Agreement.

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Bangaladesh ships in goodwill visit

[July 31 2014]

Two ships of the Bangladesh Navy arrived in the island on Wednesday (31st July) making a goodwill visit. The ships 'Osman' and 'Madhumati' were accorded a traditional naval welcome upon its arrival at the Port of Colombo.

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'Aluthgama Rebuilding operations in progress' Brigadiar Wanigasooriya

[July 30 2014]

Making a statement Director of the Media Centre of Ministry of Defence and Urban Development Brigadier Ruwan Wanigasooriya said that 100 houses and 7 shops have been completely renovated and handed over to their owners which were severely damaged during the communal riots in Aluthgama and Beruwala last month.

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'Navy on standby to apprehend illegal fishermen in Northern seas' Military Spokesman

[July 30 2014]

Militarily spokesman and Director of the Media Centre of Ministry of Defence and Urban Development, Brigadier Ruwan Wanigasooriya said that the Sri Lanka Navy on standby to apprehend illegal fishermen in Northern seas.

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Malaysian firm to invest in a hybrid power project in North

[July 30 2014]

Malaysia's state-owned utility company Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) has signed an agreement to invest in a hybrid wind and solar power project in Jaffna peninsula.

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Vatican confirms Pope's visit to Sri Lanka

[July 30 2014]

The Vatican yesterday confirmed the dates for Pope Francis' trip to Sri Lanka next year.

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Cricket Tournament held in Ampara District

[July 30 2014]

A Cricket tournament was held at Addlachchanai Public Stadiums in Ampara district on 29th July 2014 in order promote peace and harmony among Sinhala, Tamil and Muslim Communities in the area.

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Army Marks World Nature Conservation Day

[July 30 2014]

Marking the World Nature Conservation Day, soldiers of the Security Force Jaffna conducted many echo-friendly projects encompassing the whole peninsula on Monday (28).

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I wish all followers of Islam in Sri Lanka a Happy Eid ul-Fitr. Eid Mubarak - President

[July 29 2014]

I am pleased to send this message of greetings to the devotees of Islam as they celebrate the festival Eid ul-Fitr today, President Mahinda Rajapaksa stated in a message to mark the Ramazan festival.

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Gate-way opens for 'Experts City'

[July 29 2014]

Transforming former 'Tripoli Market' to an eye catching 'Experts City', Colombo welcomes one of the new world order into the city designing a unique setting for inventors while encouraging them for new innovations, creations, inventions and discoveries.

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Sri Lanka a potential location for Japanese SMEs to invest - Japan's State Minister

[July 29 2014]

Sri Lanka's strategically located new infrastructure such as Hambantota airport and port make the island a potential location for Japanese small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to invest, Japan's Japan's State Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Kazuyoshi Akaba said.

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Sri Lankan asylum seekers are economic migrants - Australian Minister

[July 29 2014]

Australia's Minister for Immigration and Border Protection Scott Morrison says the 157 Sri Lankan Tamil asylum seekers are economic migrants seeking to illegally enter Australia since they came from India, a safe country.

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All set for 'Viru Dana Gee Sara -6'

[July 28 2014]

"The 'Viru Dana Gee Sara - 5', musical extravaganza organized by the Seva Vanitha Unit of the Ministry of Defence (MoD) to raise funds for the projects initiated for the welfare of war heroes and their families will be staged 6.00 pm onwards on 02nd August at the "Nelum Pokuna" Mahinda Rajapaksa Theatre", stated Mrs. Ioma Rajapaksa, Chairperson of the MoD Seva Vanitha Unit (SVU) at a press briefing held today (28th July) at the Ministry premises.

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Sri Lanka will play an important role in building process of proposed Maritime Silk Route - China

[July 28 2014]

Sri Lanka stands to gain from the proposed Maritime Silk Route policy of the Chinese government as the island's location puts it in a prime position to act as a hub for South Asia and link to Africa and the Middle East, the Chinese ambassador to Sri Lanka Wu Jianghao has said.

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No deaths of Indian fishermen in Sri Lankan waters since 2011 - Indian Defence Minister

[July 28 2014]

No cases of deaths of Indian fishermen in Sri Lankan waters have been reported since April 2011, the Defense Minister of India Arun Jaitley said Friday.

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Yal Devi to resume opeations on Sept.15

[July 28 2014]

The reconstructed Colombo - Jaffna, Northern Railway Line up to Jaffna will be completed by September and the Yal Devi train service to Jaffna, which was suspended for nearly 30 years, due to LTTE terrorist activities will resume operations on 15 September, the Ministry of Transport said.

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"Ranaviru Real Star - Mission IV" Grand Finale Staged

[July 27 2014]

The rousing finale of the world's first ever reality show for the members of service personnel, "Ranaviru Real Star" reality show "Mission IV" was staged on a grand scale at the Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium yesterday evening (26th July).

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Sri Lanka condemns civilian attacks - Ravinatha Aryasinha

[July 27 2014]

Sri Lanka condemned all acts of deliberate attacks on civilians in the occupied Palestine territory and east Jerusalem, at a special session of the Human Rights Council convened on Wednesday.

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LTTE responsible for 80 percent of alleged abductions

[July 27 2014]

The LTTE was responsible for nearly 80 percent of the alleged abductions, of the cases already heard in four districts except Jaffna, the Presidential Commission investigating cases of missing persons in the North and East was told.

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New Community Project Initiated to Turn Stray Dogs to be Watch Dogs in Army Installations [July 27 2014]

Director of the Media Centre rejects US embassy allegations [July 26 2014]

Army Says acted in good faith [July 26 2014]

Sri Lanka Embassy hosts Iftar in Washington DC [July 26 2014]

Secretary Defence graces Centenary Celebration of Ananda College Hostel [July 25 2014]

 



 

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