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Jul 26, 2014 9:52:58 AM- yahoo.com
Sri Lanka, who made 421 in their first essay, were 11-0 at stumps in their second innings for an overall lead of 150. Earlier, captain Hashim Amla struck a gritty 139 not out as South Africa were bowled out for 282.
Jul 26, 2014 11:50:53 AM- news.lk
Making a history in the field of football in Jaffna, a team of experienced coaches and players from the USA arrived in Jaffna to conduct coaching camps for youths and school children this week. With coordination of Security Force Jaffna, Mr. Gregg Davis, Mr. Evan Davis, Charles Johnson and Rodney Petersheim with their team leader Mr. Mathew Billman of Soccer Outreach Association, Pennsylvania con...
Jul 26, 2014 11:42:10 AM- news.lk
Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi, in what appear to be a novel and an exclusive project, is to make maximum use of hundreds of stray dogs and form Community Dog Squads to be used for surveillance and vigilance duties inside all military installations under the SFHQ-KLN. As part of another social service project for the greater benefit of civilians as well as for troops, serving the areas...
Jul 26, 2014 11:40:00 AM- news.lk
The High Commissioner of Sri Lanka to India, Prof. Sudharshan Seneviratne launched the programme titled ”Knowing Sri Lanka” recently in New Delhi in the presence of Mr. Joemon Joseph, Honorary Consul of Sri Lanka in Kerala.   “Knowing Sri Lanka” is an innovative endeavor focused on the youth in the State of Kerala. This program is conceived by the Honorary Consulate of Sri Lanka in Thiruvana...
Jul 26, 2014 11:19:14 AM- itnnews.lk
The Government’s policy is to strengthen the public service. It is prepared to provide all facilities for the public servants. The President has requested the public servants to do their duty by serving the people while handing over motorcycles for public servants.   Handing over of one hundred thousand motorcycles to […]
Jul 26, 2014 11:18:47 AM- itnnews.lk
Removing of Silt in the Anuradhapura Maha Kanadara Tank has commenced. Removing of silt in the tanks of Anuradhapura has begun with the removal of silt from Maha Kanadara Tank under the patronage of President Mahinda Rajapaksa. It was commenced according to the traditional customs. The Government has allocated 300 […]
Jul 26, 2014 11:18:28 AM- itnnews.lk
 The president has opened the final day of the International Ayurveda Education and Trade Exhibition. Today is the final day of the Ayurex Kandy 2014 Ayurveda Education and Trade exhibition organized by Central Province Health, Indigenous Medicine, Social Welfare and Child Protection Ministries. The exhibition which was opened a day […]
Jul 26, 2014 11:18:07 AM- itnnews.lk
Military Spokesman Brigadier Ruwan Wanigasuriya says that the security of the people who give evidence at the Commission, to investigate missing persons will be assured and that no one has been influenced in anyway. He has said this while rejecting the allegations levelled by the spokesman of the US Embassy. […]
Jul 26, 2014 11:17:49 AM- itnnews.lk
Plans have been drawn up to run trains up to Jaffna in September on the reconstructed Northern track.  Train services were limited up to Vavuniya due to three decades of terrorism. The Government began reconstructing the Northern rail track following the eradication of terrorism.  The Indian Government has made a […]
Jul 26, 2014 11:17:30 AM- itnnews.lk
The programme to rehabilitate former LTTE members has entered the final phase. Commissioner General of Rehabilitation Major General K.J. Wijethilaka said that they expect to complete the rehabilitation by next year. Major General Wijethilaka mentioned this while taking part in a ceremony to award certificates for a group of former […]
Jul 26, 2014 11:17:10 AM- itnnews.lk
More community programmes have been launched under the Divineguma Programme. The inauguration ceremony to launch community programmes to minimize problems related to climatic changes, took place under the patronage of Minister Basil Rajapaksa. It is implemented with the assistance of the UNDP. The pilot project will commence in Kurunegala, Puttalm […]
Jul 26, 2014 11:16:51 AM- itnnews.lk
The 67th Independence Day Ceremony next year will be held at Weeraketiya in Hambantota. Minister W.D.J. Seneviratne visited the area to look into the facilities needed to hold the Independence Day Ceremony. The Government has decided to hold the next Independence Day Ceremony out of Colombo. It has been decided […]
Jul 26, 2014 10:42:29 AM- yahoo.com
China has identified its Fujian province as starting point for the MSR and announced $1.6 billion to develop infrastructure.
Jul 26, 2014 11:03:33 AM- sundaytimes.lk
U-20 Rugby: Colombo Blues beat Kandy Reds in a thriller Sunday Times Sunday Times - Official Website of The Sunday Times Newspaper in Srilanka Colombo Blues, led by Isipathana College skipper Shenal Deelaka beat Kandy Reds under the captaincy of Trinity College skipper Tarinda Ratwatte 27-24 in ThePapare All Star Under-20 Rugby encounter played at the Racecourse ground in Colombo today (26). ...
Jul 26, 2014 8:48:05 AM- sundaytimes.lk
MR Congratulates Indonesian President elect and invites him to visit Sri Lanka Sunday Times Sunday Times - Official Website of The Sunday Times Newspaper in Srilanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa has telephoned the newly elected President of the Republic of Indonesia, Mr. Joko Widodo to offer congratulations on his decisive victory at the recently concluded Presidential elections, Ministry of Exter...
Jul 26, 2014 8:40:23 AM- sundaytimes.lk
SA in SL: Sri Lanka continues to dominate as South Africa make slow progress Sunday Times Sunday Times - Official Website of The Sunday Times Newspaper in Srilanka Sri Lanka took an overall lead of 150 runs as they ended the day 11 for no loss in their second innings against South Africa in the second and final Test played at the SSC in Colombo today (26).  … Read more › The pos...
Jul 26, 2014 10:54:56 AM- lankacnews.com
It is reported a clerk at embassy has taken telephone calls worth of Rs. 1,148,000/- during two month breaching the financial regulations. A complain has received by the foreign ministry about the clerk who is working at Sri Lanka embassy in Korea. Even a ambassador in foreign country gets a small amount of money. But, […]
Jul 26, 2014 10:29:54 AM- news.lk
The historic Esala Perahera in Kandy, the world’s oldest, religious and cultural pageant will begin on July 27 with the traditional installation of Kapa (Kap-Situweema) at the four Devales located around the Sri Dalada Maligawa. It is held annually at Kandy and beginning with the full moon poya day on the Buddhist month of Esala (July or August). This year’s Esala Perahera is considered as the 17...
Jul 26, 2014 10:23:29 AM- news.lk
President Mahinda Rajapaksa chaired the Anuradhapura District Special Development Committee meeting held at the North Central Provincial Council building this (July 25) morning. President Mahinda Rajapakse said development is not limited to one political party and all should unite disregarding their political parties, to develop the country.  It is the responsibility of both ruling and the o...
Jul 26, 2014 10:18:41 AM- news.lk
Arrangements have been made for  the 11th. promotional Programme of  Asian Pacific Trade Forum conducted by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific   to be held in Sri Lanka. A  special discussion pertaining to this programme between the Minister of Economic Development Basil Rajapaksa and  Dr. Masato Abe , Representative on Economi...
Jul 26, 2014 10:15:26 AM- news.lk
The special commodity levy on imported grains has been reduced from July 26 because of the insufficient supply of local grains to the market, the Finance and Planning Ministry said. It said the prevailing drought was the reason for the low grain supply.   A kilo of Mysore Dhal has been reduced by Rs.3; Cowpea by Rs.30; Watana Dhal by Rs.7; Green Gram by Rs.32, Chickpeas by Rs.5 and Kurakkan ...
Jul 26, 2014 9:43:04 AM- news.lk
President Mahinda Rajapaksa has telephoned the newly elected President of the Republic of Indonesia, Mr. Joko Widodo to offer congratulations on his decisive victory at the recently concluded Presidential elections. Having secured 53.15% of the vote, Mr. Widodo emerged as the clear winner over his rival, Mr. Prabowo Subianto who secured 48.85% of the vote. During the telephone conversation last T...
Jul 26, 2014 9:34:44 AM- news.lk
Spain's pilot's union previously condemned the poor working conditions at the charter company which operated Air Algerie flight AH5017, and claimed they were endangering passengers' safety. The warning from the Spanish Airline Pilots' Union (Sepla), which was issued last year in its in-house magazine Mach 82,  claimed Swiftair was preparing to savagely reduce wages in a new three-tiered sala...
Jul 26, 2014 10:07:04 AM- lankatruth.com
A leading UK charity has warned that welfare cuts and pressures on household budgets is driving people to the brink of homelessness. Shelter, a charity that campaigns against homelessness, says it can no longer keep up demand for its helpline after calls increased by 20% since 2011. As a result, almost a third of phone calls go unanswered. Last year, the charity received 7,600 calls from renters ...
Jul 26, 2014 10:25:13 AM- itnnews.lk
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Jul 26, 2014 9:15:39 AM- itnnews.lk
Sudesh Peris of Sri lanka won the Silver medal for Weight Lifting in the 62 kilo gram category at the 20th Commonwealth games held in Glasgow. Sudesh lifted a total weight of 273kg. Weight Lifter Sudesh led the Sri Lankan contingent comprising 104 athletes at the 20th Commonwealth Games. Sudesh […]
Jul 26, 2014 9:15:06 AM- itnnews.lk
Israel and Hamas have agreed to a 12-hour pause in Gaza hostilities which started at 8 a.m. Israeli time. Israel later confirmed that it would observe what it called a humanitarian window in the Gaza Strip, mediated by the UN. Spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri confirmed that Hamas, along with all […]
Jul 26, 2014 9:14:37 AM- itnnews.lk
A Liberian national who died in quarantine in Lagos was suffering from the deadly virus Ebola, confirming that the worst ever outbreak of the virus has reached Africa’s most populous country. Nigeria’s health minister, Onyebuchi Chukwu, said the patient was subjected to thorough medical tests which confirmed the virus of […]
Jul 26, 2014 9:14:09 AM- itnnews.lk
Municipality workers began a clear-up operation after a double car bombing in central Baghdad killed at least 21 people and wounded 33 others, hours after lawmakers elected the country’s new president. Police officials said the bombs went off minutes apart near a restaurant in the busy commercial Karradah neighbourhood as […]
Jul 26, 2014 10:06:49 AM- yahoo.com
Sri Lanka has taken a big lead in the first innings despite South African captain Hashim Amla's ton as the hosts bowled out the visitors for a total of 282 as the third day of the second Test came to an end.
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