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In Srilanka
August 12, 2017 11:47 am gmt |
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The Indian government is prepared to make an initial investment of 205 million USD in the proposed Indo-Sri Lanka joint Mattala Airport venture. The Hindu-newspaper reports that Sri Lankan authorities have already been informed of the above through the proposal submitted to the cabinet by Minister of...
In Srilanka
August 12, 2017 11:34 am gmt |
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The minister of national co-existence, dialogue, and official language Mano Ganeshan Saturday stated that the postponement of Election is unnecessary now. He added that the constitution should be re corrected to postpone the election. Those procedures will create unwanted confusions into the country....
In Srilanka
August 12, 2017 8:41 am gmt |
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The construction work of the first two projects to generate electricity from garbage commenced under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena on 10th Aug. in Kerawalapitiya. These projects are implemented as a solution to the problems caused by improper garbage disposal. Sri Lanka did not focu...
In Srilanka
August 12, 2017 6:17 am gmt |
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The Northern provincial council member M.K.Sivajilingam has met the family members of the disappeared relations Our regional reporter says that Sivajilingam discussed with the parents about the struggling and the disappeared relations. People explained about the problems, they facing, to Sivajilingam...
In Colombo
August 12, 2017 5:30 am gmt |
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A bipartisan delegation of Members of Congress from the U.S. House of Representatives arrived in Colombo on Wednesday, August 9 to further strengthen ties between the governments and people of Sri Lanka and the United States. Congressman Rodney Frelinghuysen of New Jersey, Chairman of the House Appro...
In Srilanka
August 12, 2017 5:10 am gmt |
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The National Institute of Language Education and Training which is tasked with teaching the two official languages to MPs, following approval to a proposal submitted by the Ministry of National Coexistence, Dialogue and Official Languages, confirmed that only 40 out of 225 Parliamentarians had regist...
In Colombo
August 11, 2017 12:02 pm gmt |
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Archana Chellathurai, the first pilot of Ealam has been visited the parliment today (August 10). She visited the parliament during the assembly which started at 10 AM today, received the appreciation talk of Sritharan, the TNA parliament member. Archana Sellathurai is a Denmark citizen, born in Valve...
In Srilanka
August 11, 2017 10:00 am gmt |
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  Speculation was rife over the next possible Foreign Minister after the resignation of Ravi Karunanayake with political circles narrowing on four possible shortlists. One is the current Minister of Development Assignments Tilak Marapana but it was alleged that two powerful Ministers have oppose...
In Srilanka
August 11, 2017 9:44 am gmt |
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Opposition Leader R. Sampanthan yesterday commended Parliamentarian Ravi Karunanayake’s decision to step down from his post as Minister of Foreign Affairs. Speaking in Parliament, the Opposition Leader said MP Karunanayake has not yet been found guilty by any confident court and he was entitled to th...
In Colombo
August 11, 2017 8:51 am gmt |
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​Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said the resignation of Minister Ravi Karunanayake was a significant move which would help to create a new political culture in the country. Commending Karunanayake for his selfless move, the Prime Minister said: “The Assistant Leader of my party told me that he n...
In Hill country
August 11, 2017 7:03 am gmt |
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The samurdhi beneficiaries of Nuwara Eliya conducted demonstrate near the urban council of Linthulai, Thalavakkalai, today (10). They demand the government that to provide the samurdhi continuesly and not to stop it. More than 200 people were participated in the protest and said that it will be conti...
In Srilanka
August 11, 2017 5:43 am gmt |
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Susil Premajayantha the minister of Science, Technology and Research yesterday said he was disappointed with certain activities of the government and that even SLFP leaders did not accept his ideas. Addressing the media at the SLFP Head Quarters, the minister said the United National Party did not ac...
In Srilanka
August 11, 2017 5:26 am gmt |
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The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) vowed not to lead the Parliament approve the new Inland Revenue Act. Leader of the JVP, Anura Kumara Dissanayake stated that the new Act aimed to politicize the Inland Revenue Department. He stated this upon attending a conference at the Colombo Mahaweli Center yes...
In Colombo
August 10, 2017 12:21 pm gmt |
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   Sri Lanka’s Speaker Karu Jayasuriya adjourned the Parliament this morning after the joint opposition protested inside the House over an issue of Samurdhi payment. The Parliament session was suspended at around 11:30 am. Joint opposition MP Dinesh Gunawardena questioned why the Samurdhi ...
In Jaffna
August 10, 2017 10:30 am gmt |
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Addressing the media brief in Jaffna yesterday, the former parliament member of TNA, suresh premachandran said that many basic requests of the Tamil people are rejected in the proposed constitution. He added that the chief minister raises his voice only to regain the needs of Tamil people including t...
In Colombo
August 10, 2017 9:46 am gmt |
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Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa says the Government has gazetted the 20th Amendment to the Constitution with a view to postponing elections to the provincial councils. Rajapaksa said that the Sabaragamuwa, North Central and Eastern Provinces were to stand dissolved in a few weeks time, in early Oc...
In Colombo
August 10, 2017 8:31 am gmt |
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Minister of Foreign Affairs and Lotteries Ravi Karunanayake  has resigned from his post short while ago. Making a special statement in Parliament and Minister said, that he took this decision for the country’s well-being and he is proud of it. He added that his service will continue as member o...
In Jaffna
August 10, 2017 7:34 am gmt |
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The state minister vijayakala has been testified to the CID on Vidya murder case, yesterday on. Following the order of magistrate court, Jaffna, CID registered the statement of Vijayakala. The investigation report is expected to issue on august 22 while next hearing. Vijayakala has been accused of de...
In Colombo
August 10, 2017 7:03 am gmt |
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A special statement to be make, before the parliament by Ravi karunanayaka Sri Lanka’s beleaguered Foreign Affairs Minister Ravi Karunanayake is due to make a special statement before the Parliament today. Speaker of parliament Karu Jayasuriya is expected to take a decision today on the no-conf...