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Oct 23, 2014 3:20:48 PM- yahoo.com
Mahinda Rajapaksa, President of Sri Lanka. Close Mahinda Rajapaksa, President of Sri Lanka. Mahinda Rajapaksa, President of Sri Lanka.
Oct 23, 2014 4:58:30 PM- srilankamirror.com
Solicitor General Yuwanjana Wanasundera Wijayathilake sworn in the 28th Attorney General of Sri Lanka before President Mahinda Rajapaksa at the Temple Trees, this afternoon.
Oct 23, 2014 4:05:11 PM- srilankamirror.com
The minister of Power and Energy - Pavithra Devi Wanniarachchi has said that a CID probe has been initiated over a 143,932 metric tonne coal stock imported in 2012 November.
Oct 23, 2014 12:40:10 PM- itnnews.lk
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Oct 23, 2014 12:13:09 PM- news.lk
The Russian guided missile cruiser ‘Moskva’ arrived at the Colombo Port today on a replenishment and goodwill visit, Navy sources said.   The ship was ceremonially welcomed by the Sri Lanka Navy in accordance with naval traditions on her arrival. To coincide with the ship’s visit, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to Sri Lanka and the Maldives Alexand...
Oct 23, 2014 12:07:08 PM- news.lk
Hundred and four members who got elected for the Pradeshiya Sabhas, Urban Councils and Provincial Councils had allegations leveled against them with regard to corruption, crimes and other illegal activities during last ten years, Local Government and Provincial Councils Deputy Minister Indika Bandaranayake said in Parliament today. Responding to a query raised by UNP Ratnapura District MP Ranjan ...
Oct 23, 2014 12:00:16 PM- news.lk
Government plans to make it compulsory for all migrant workers to pass the National Vocational Qualification (NVQ) Level 3 from 2015 onwards when migrating to Middle Eastern countries, Foreign Employment Promotion and Welfare Minister Dilan Perera said in Parliament today.   Responding to a query raised by UNP Ratnapura District MP Dunesh Gankanda, Minister Perera said that currently, it was...
Oct 23, 2014 12:00:56 PM- news.lk
President Mahinda Rajapaksa said that  the public now have a greater faith on the government due to strengthening of the public service.  He said previously, more confidence was placed in the private sector than the state service but his government always believed that the state sector could deliver an efficient service to the public rather than the private sector. Accordingly ...
Oct 23, 2014 11:57:02 AM- news.lk
Power and Energy Minister Pavithra Wanniarachchi said in Parliament today that action would be taken to recover the losses caused to the Ceylon Electricity Board by importing substandard stock of coal for the use of the Norochcholai Coal Power Plant. Responding to a query raised by UNP National List MP Dr Harsha de Silva, the Minister said that the CEB had suffered a total loss of Rs 1,507,044,11...
Oct 23, 2014 11:54:40 AM- news.lk
Deputy Health Minister Lalith Dissanayake in Parliament today said that all vacancies of nursing officers would be filled by June next year. The minister said so in response to a question raised by UNP Colombo District MP Ravi Karunanayake. Vacancies of medical officers would be filled by appointments of post intern medical officers, transfers and transfers on special appeals by June 2015. An exa...
Oct 23, 2014 11:03:17 AM- adaderana.lk
Solicitor General Yuwanjana Wanasundera Wijayathilake sworn in the 28th Attorney General of Sri Lanka before President Mahinda Rajapaksa at the Temple Trees, this afternoon.
Oct 23, 2014 3:31:37 AM- dbsjeyaraj.com
Peter Mansbridge, CBC National Anchor hosted a special segment of “Security Panel” on its flagship nightly current affairs program on October 22, 2014, in the aftermath of “Attack in Ottawa”. The discussion panel featured, Ray Boisvert-Former Assistant Director; Adrienne Arsenault – Senior CBC Correspondent and Amarnath Amarasingam-Radicalization Expert/ Postdoctoral Fellow...
Oct 23, 2014 11:04:19 AM- news.lk
President Mahinda Rajapaksa this morning condemned shooting incident in Canada.   “It is very disturbing to see increasing terrorist acts in many countries, now even in Canada. We must unite as equal partners to fight this menace,” the President twitted.   A Canadian soldier standing guard at a war memorial in the capital Ottawa was shot dead on Wednesday. Gunfire also erupted inside Pa...
Oct 23, 2014 10:36:49 AM- itnnews.lk
A doctor who treated Michael Schumacher for nearly six months after his brain injury in a skiing accident says the F1 champion has made “some progress”. But Jean-Francois Payen, a doctor at the French hospital in Grenoble where he was treated, warned that any recovery would take time. The typical […]
Oct 23, 2014 10:19:07 AM- itnnews.lk
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Oct 23, 2014 9:55:35 AM- itnnews.lk
President Rajapaksa has condemned yesterday’s shooting incident in Canada and said everyone should unite to fight this menace. The President expressed concern over the escalating terrorism in the world, following yesterday’s shooting in Canada’s Parliament. President Rajapaksa said he was disturbed over the increasing number of terrorist attacks taking place […]
Oct 23, 2014 9:53:39 AM- itnnews.lk
The people’s friendly Budget which will inject strength to the country’s continued forward journey and pave the way for an active journey will be presented to Parliament tomorrow. This is Sri Lanka’s 69th Budget and also the 10th Budget to be presented by the United People’s Freedom Alliance Government. President […]
Oct 23, 2014 9:52:34 AM- itnnews.lk
The President calls on the Bishop of Galle, Raymond Wickremasinghe. The President who was in Galle to participate in several programmes seized the opportunity to pay a courtesy call on Bishop of Galle, Raymond Wickremasinghe. The President who had a cordial discussion with the Bishop apprised him of some of […]
Oct 23, 2014 9:51:52 AM- itnnews.lk
The Central Bank Governor Ajith Nivard Cabral has revealed that a people’s friendly Budget granting more benefits to the people will be presented while at the same time strengthening the journey of steering the country towards development. The Central Bank Chief said that special attention will be diverted in this […]
Oct 23, 2014 9:50:37 AM- itnnews.lk
The Ministry of External Affairs has emphasized that all necessary measures had been taken against the annulment by the European Court of Justice’s EU regulations proscribing the LTTE. In a special statement the Ministry pointed out that there is no truth in the accusations made by certain parties that the […]
Oct 23, 2014 9:48:35 AM- itnnews.lk
It has been emphasized that there is no room for the LTTE within Sri Lanka although the sanctions imposed on the LTTE in the European Union have been lifted. Also the programme adhered to in the country against terrorism will remain as it is for its safety. These references have […]
Oct 23, 2014 9:46:54 AM- itnnews.lk
The first sessions of the Sixth Uva Provincial Council begin. The Sessions commenced under the patronage of Provincial Governor Nanda Mathew. Governor Nanda Mathew, Chief Mionister Shashindra Rajapaksa and Chairman A.M. Buddhadasa entered the Provincial Council auditorium after the arrival of the Ministers and members of the Council. The National […]
Oct 23, 2014 9:45:35 AM- itnnews.lk
External Affairs Minister Prof. G.L. Peiris has accused that some within the United Nations are politicized and are working against certain countries. He asserted that such partisan policies could not be endorsed. The External Affairs Minister was addressing a function held at Bishops College Colombo. It was organized to mark […]
Oct 23, 2014 9:12:38 AM- lankatruth.com
There is a dialogue in the society regarding a snap presidential election to be held despite two more years are left for such an election. The President too has directly said he would contest the presidential election to be held soon. The JVP represented by its General Secretary Tilvin Silva, Members of Political Bureau Vijitha Herath and Sunil Handunneththi, Members of its Central Committee Atto...
Oct 23, 2014 10:01:16 AM- news.lk
Members of the Sri Lanka Administrative Service Association (SLASA) are scheduled to meet President Mahinda Rajapaksa at Nelum Pokuna Mahinda Rajapaksa theatre at 3.30 pm on Oct 26 to discuss the measures to be taken in order to implement the proposals of the budget 2015, a statement issued by the SLASSA said yesterday.   Around 1,500 SLAS officials would attend this meeting focussed on how ...
Oct 23, 2014 11:47:47 AM- srilankamirror.com
The UNP says that the ministry of external affairs, its minister and the Attorney General's department had no proper idea about the case filed by the LTTE at a European court, calling to revoke the ban imposed on the organisation.
Oct 23, 2014 11:41:22 AM- srilankamirror.com
A generous boss in Gujarat has given 1,200 of his workers new cars, deposits for flats and lakhs of rupees worth of diamond jewellery as rewards for loyalty.
Oct 23, 2014 10:16:12 AM- srilankamirror.com
The JVP, in a letter, has urged the elections commissioner not to hold a sudden presidential election as the constitution does not allow a presidential election to be declared until the President's second term in office ends.
Oct 23, 2014 10:00:35 AM- srilankamirror.com
Los Angeles: Singer-actress Selena Gomez has fuelled dating rumours with Orlando Bloom after they were spotted at LAX.
Oct 23, 2014 8:58:03 AM- yahoo.com
Colombo, Oct 23 (IANS) In the wake of a terror attack inside Canada's parliament, Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa Thursday expressed concern over the escalating terrorism in the world.
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