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April 17, 2015 6:01 am gmt |
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Sri Lanka’s Ambassador to the UN in Geneva Ravinatha Aryasinha, in his capacity as the Chair – Designate of the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW) for 2015, opened the week long ‘Meeting of Experts on Lethal Autonomous Weapon Systems (LAWS)’, held within the framework ...
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April 17, 2015 5:49 am gmt |
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Special transport services are being operated from April 15 to April 21 for the convenience of those who left for their hometowns on behalf of the national New Year to return to Colombo. The Transport Ministry has deployed sufficient buses and trains to cater to the needs of the commuters who are ret...
In Srilanka
April 17, 2015 4:38 am gmt |
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Today, a six days session of the United Nations Habitat Commission starts in the Nirobi capital, Kenya. In that session, the representatives from more than 250 countries are expected to participate. To this session this time, L.S.Palansuriya, the Chairman of the National Housing Development Authority...
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April 17, 2015 4:31 am gmt |
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Residents in and around Kalatuwawa nearly 12 km off Getahetta along Avissawella-Ratnapura main road were panicked due to a sudden and unusual shower of ‘Ice-rain’ that lasted for a few minutes throughout the area recently. According to residents, the roofing sheets of several houses were ...
In Srilanka
April 17, 2015 4:27 am gmt |
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The leader of Sinhala Raavaya organization Akmeemana Dayaratna has stated in a media interview, that he is going to pursue a case against the permission provided by the president to sing Sri Lankan national anthem in Tamil. A bench of judges under the chair of president Counsel Manohara De Silva, are...
In Srilanka
April 17, 2015 4:07 am gmt |
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Former President Chandrika Kumaratunga claims Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe was joking when he said that Indian fishermen will be shot if they poach in Sri Lankan waters. Speaking to DNA India, Kumaratunga said that Indian fishermen use illegal methods like exploding dynamite to catch fish whic...
In Srilanka
April 17, 2015 4:04 am gmt |
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Former president Mahindha Rajapaksha is planning to stand in parliamentary polls. He has said in an interview with The Guardian that, “If people request me, to contest in the next election, I’ll contest”. Further , he has said “I haven’t still decided whether to contest....
In Srilanka
April 17, 2015 3:50 am gmt |
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The Cabinet paper on the proposed electoral reforms will be taken up for discussion by the Ministers at the meeting scheduled for April 22, the first after the April New Year vacation, informed sources said yesterday. The electoral reforms will be evolved for implementation along with the 19th Amendm...
In Srilanka
April 17, 2015 3:50 am gmt |
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The leader of National Freedom Alliance, Wimal Weeravangsa has alleged the president, saying that president Maithripala Sirisena is trying to grab the supporters of former president. He has said like this in an interview with a foreign media. Further, he said that, “The president had recently a...
In Srilanka
April 17, 2015 3:49 am gmt |
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Under the 100 days programme of the new government, the construction work of the 50,000 houses will be started before the end of this month. The target of this programme is to provide 300 houses for each electorate. The project is being implemented by the National Housing Development Authority under ...
In Srilanka
April 17, 2015 3:48 am gmt |
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The University Grants Commission has announced that, the University application book for those who sat for G.C.E. A/L examination last year, will be published in May. Further it has stated that, in the University application book, the information regarding both prevailing and new courses will be incl...
In Special News
April 17, 2015 3:46 am gmt |
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The Central Committee appointed by Sri Lanka Freedom Party, gathers today (Thursday) to discuss regarding the electoral reform.During this, the recommendation report of the previous committee also will be taken under consideration.Especially, this committee will discuss about the increment in the num...
In Srilanka
April 17, 2015 3:45 am gmt |
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Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Carlton Sports Network (CSN) former Sri Lanka Cricket Secretary, Nishantha Ranatunga was yesterday interrogated by the Police Financial Crimes Investigation Division (FCID) about a financial fraud case, Police Spokesperson ASP Ruwan Gunasekera told Media. ASP Ruwan Gu...
In Srilanka
April 17, 2015 3:45 am gmt |
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Former leader of the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) Somawansa Amarasinghe said that he has tendered his resigned from the party.The reason for he resignation is unknown. At the time of his resignation he was functions as the person in charge of the international affairs of the party. MP Anura Kumara...
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April 17, 2015 3:44 am gmt |
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The Central Bank Governor Arjuna Mahendran was yesterday (16.04.2015 Thursday) questioned by the Bribery Commission for about six hours in connection with the sale of Central Bank Bonds. Mr. Mahendran arrived at the Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption at 9.00 a.m. and was q...