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Sep 21, 2014 11:08:48 PM- asiantribune.com
By Malladi Rama Rao New Delhi, 22 September, (Asiantribune.com): A decision from the past when he was India’s finance minister has surfaced to haunt Palaniappan Chidambaram as India’s premier investigating agency, CBI becomes the proverbial bull in a China shop. ...
Sep 21, 2014 11:02:07 PM- asiantribune.com
By Raj Gonsalkorale Notwithstanding whether the model suitable for political devolution in Sri Lanka is what is contained in the 13th Amendment to the 1978 constitution, if it’s proponents wish it to be fully implemented, there is one essential ingredient that is needed to make it happen, and which is either not there now or is in short supp...
Sep 21, 2014 10:22:45 PM- news.lk
President Mahinda Rajapaksa, along with First Lady Shiranthi Wickremasinghe Rajapaksa, left Sunday (21) evening on a six-day visit to New York during which he will address the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), taking place at the U.N. headquarters in New York City this week.   President Rajapaksa will participate in the general debate of the UNGA and is scheduled to...
Sep 21, 2014 11:22:29 PM- adaderana.lk
TNCC chief Gnanadesikan claimed that attacks on the Tamil Nadu fishermen by the Sri Lankan navy continue unabated and that the situation has become alarming as nothing was being done to save the hapless fishermen. .
Sep 21, 2014 10:57:54 PM- adaderana.lk
During a trip to the mostly Muslim nation of Albania, Pope Francis rebuked militants who act in the name of religion, saying no one can act as the armor of God. .
Sep 21, 2014 11:18:37 PM- lankanewspapers.com
The people of Uva have given the ruling UPFA a thundering slap plus a reduced majority to rule their..
Sep 21, 2014 11:18:37 PM- lankanewspapers.com
The chief minister candidate of Sri Lanka`s main opposition United National Party, Harin Fernando ha..
Sep 21, 2014 11:18:37 PM- lankanewspapers.com
President Mahinda Rajapaksa left for New York a short while ago to attend the United Nations General..
Sep 21, 2014 11:18:37 PM- lankanewspapers.com
The People s Leasing and Finance Plc s Rs. 3 billion debenture issue had drawn a massive Rs. 20 bill..
Sep 21, 2014 11:18:37 PM- lankanewspapers.com
Jayant Rikhye Head of International and Strategy and Planning Asia Pacific for The Hongkong and Shan..
Sep 21, 2014 11:18:37 PM- lankanewspapers.com
Police used tear gas and water cannon to disperse a crowd at the Katukurunda junction this evening, ..
Sep 21, 2014 11:18:37 PM- lankanewspapers.com
A top level probe into the alleged fraud involving the `pilfering and re-selling of the oncology dru..
Sep 21, 2014 9:19:28 PM- lankacnews.com
At the time during the period of the visit of the Chinese President,the Minister of cultural affairs C.B.Ekanayake when trying to sign an agreement,he had noticed that both souls of his both shoes had given way and his fingers in the feet were protruding out. It is learnt that a English Company has made a […]
Sep 21, 2014 9:00:07 PM- asiantribune.com
By Malladi Rama Rao New Delhi, 22 Sept (Asiantribune.com): Nalini Chidambaram, noted attorney and wife of former finance minister P Chidambaram, has been “questioned” by sleuths of Central Bureau of Investigation, India’s premier probe body in connection with the Saradha chit fund s...
Sep 21, 2014 8:49:50 PM- asiantribune.com
By Shobha Shukla, Citizen News Service (CNS) Well, any right-minded person would say NO. But the global, as well as the local media, has castigated India for not ratifying the Protocol of Amendment for the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) at the recent World Trade Organization (WTO) negotiations in Geneva in July 2014, and for linking it...
Sep 21, 2014 5:55:00 PM- yahoo.com
This summer I travelled to Sri Lanka for what turned out to be a trip that would change my mind about a lot of things – spiced cuisine being no exception. I taught some wonderful children, rode an elephant, made some brilliant friends and consumed at least two curries a day.
Sep 21, 2014 7:38:52 PM- lankacnews.com
The Minister of Public relations and Public affairs Mervyn Silva has quipped that the government is harassing him all the time.He says he had felt it and he is tolerating the matter with patience,but will be taking a decision soon. He had told that the President is a very good person and it is the others […]
Sep 21, 2014 7:51:17 PM- dbsjeyaraj.com
By Namini Wijedasa The Sri Lanka Ports Authority has agreed to hand over four out of seven berths from the second phase of the Hambantota Port development to a Chinese joint venture that includes a company that is also getting vast tracts of prime property on the Colombo Port City artificial island. Authoritative sources said […]
Sep 21, 2014 7:46:49 PM- dbsjeyaraj.com
A large, unspecified number of other agreements were signed this week between China and Sri Lanka in addition to the 27 accords that were entered into in the presence of the Presidents of the two countries, authoritative government sources said.“There was another list of agreements that were concluded on the sidelines of the visit,” said […]
Sep 21, 2014 7:42:16 PM- dbsjeyaraj.com
A gazette notification containing tax concessions to Chinese firms building the Colombo Port City artificial island has been cancelled and a new one granting even broader terms has been issued. This includes a complete, eight-year waiver of corporate income tax for China Harbour Engineering Company Ltd. (CHEC), which is the contractor for engineering, procurement and […]
Sep 21, 2014 7:31:19 PM- dbsjeyaraj.com
The local media corps had a rotten time covering the visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping this week. Wherever they went, a posse of Chinese journalists elbowed them out of the picture. It started at the airport where local journalists were bundled onto two trucks from which they could take pictures and video footage for […]
Sep 21, 2014 7:25:00 PM- dbsjeyaraj.com
A reported change of the word “terrorists” to “militants” in a law that will allow land and property owners in the once war-ravaged north and east to reclaim ownership has triggered a controversy. Minister Douglas Devananda, leader of the Eelam People’s Democratic Party (EPDP), raised issue at Thursday’s weekly ministerial meeting. He alleged that the […]
Sep 21, 2014 7:17:08 PM- dbsjeyaraj.com
By Ravi Ladduwahetty The government’s ambitious programme of launching the Northern railway line spanning 56 km from Pallai to Kankesanturai on 24 September would be heading for a major disaster with none of the key infrastructure such as railway stations and maintenance staff in place even as of now, a key railway union claimed. “This […]
Sep 21, 2014 7:07:05 PM- dbsjeyaraj.com
By a Special Correspondent Out of 1,428 registered Non Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in the island, no one would find the organization – Gnanam Foundation (GF), UK, listed in there. However, it is actively operating in the island. GF is no relation to another foundation bearing the famed surname of the famed philanthropist, the late A.Y.S. […]
Sep 21, 2014 6:51:04 PM- lankacnews.com
At the concluded Uva provincial council election the UNP’s Chief Minister nominee Harin Fernando has created a new record in the history of provincial council elections by obtaining the highest percentage of preferential votes in comparison to the total number of votes the party received. Accordingly from the total number of votes received by UNP […]
Sep 21, 2014 6:37:19 PM- lankacnews.com
The Minister of health Maithripala Sirisena had added while speaking at a meeting in the auditorium of the surgeons that most accidents on the roads is caused owing to motor cyclists. He emphasised that those who had suffered injuries should be treated with  medical and with psychiatric treatments.
Sep 21, 2014 6:27:37 PM- lankacnews.com
The Minister of Media and Information Keheliya Rambukwella has quipped that there is going to be a drastic change in the technology that exists today. By year 2o20 he added that the whole country would turn to digital. In six months time the machines required would be brought down.In the year 2016 the Western and […]
Sep 21, 2014 6:26:37 PM- dbsjeyaraj.com
(Text of an Editorial Appearing in “The Island” of September 22nd 2014 Under the heading”A thundering slap”) The people of Uva have given the ruling UPFA a thundering slap plus a reduced majority to rule their province. The government has, in spite of all its polls law violations, election bribes and abuse of state resources, […]
Sep 21, 2014 6:20:08 PM- dbsjeyaraj.com
By C. A. Chandraprema In The Sunday Island the week before last, this writer posed the question Whether Harin Fernando was going to be the UNP’s new political superstar. (Political Watch 14/9/2014) In the view of this writer, the UNP had managed to get only 25% and 26% of the vote respectively at the Southern […]
Sep 21, 2014 5:56:28 PM- yahoo.com
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