President Arrives in New York for UN General Assembly, Climate Summit

President Mahinda Rajapaksa arrived in New York City this afternoon on the occasion of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) that is taking place this week. President Rajapaksa and First Lady Shiranthi Wickremasinghe Rajapaksa were welcomed by the Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the United Nations Dr. Palitha Kohona, Sri Lanka’s Ambassador to the United States Mr. Prasad … [Read more...]

Norwegian Ambassador Meets Jaffna Commander

Norwegian Ambassador in Sri Lanka Ms Grete Lochen and Commander Security Force Jaffna (SF - J)Major General Udaya Perera met recently at Headquarters SF – J during her visit to Jaffna. Maj. Gen. Udaya Perera , after welcoming her to the Northern most peninsula of the country, explained the security situation in Jaffna and fast development in effect in the peninsula. Visiting diplomat was … [Read more...]

Showers over the country

he Met. Dept. says atmospheric conditions are getting favorable for showers over the country. Several spells of showers will occur in the Western, Sabaragamuwa and Central provinces and in the Galle and Matara districts. Thundershowers will develop at several places elsewhere during the afternoon or evening. There may be temporary localized strong winds during thundershowers. General … [Read more...]

Sri Lanka to set up joint trade commission with Russia

The Cabinet of minister has given its approval to establish a joint commission with the Russian Federation to enhance the bilateral trade ties. The Cabinet met on Thursday approved a proposal made by the Ministry of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiyutheen to enter into an agreement on establishment of the "Inter-governmental Commission on Trade, Economic, Scientific and Technical Cooperation" … [Read more...]

The President will address the 69th UN General Assembly sessions in New York on Thursday.

President Mahinda Rajapakse left the island for USA yesterday to participate in the 69th UN General Assembly sessions. The president will also have bilateral discussions with the state leaders who attended the general assembly in New York. The preliminary sessions started on the 16th of this month and the main debate session will be held on the 24th of this month. … [Read more...]

The President points out that the UPFA’s unique victory at the Uva provincial council election is a public mandate to accelerate government’s development move.

President Mahinda Rajapaksa points out that the UPFA's unique victory at the Uva provincial council election is a public mandate for acceleration of government's development move. The victory in Uva has given an important message to the entire country. People in the Uva province have approved the government's forward march in development. The baseless allegations leveled against the government … [Read more...]

Uva Provincial Council Elections: UPFA claims victory in Badulla District

The UPFA has won in the Badulla District securing 9 seats. The party has received 209,056 votes. The main opposition party, the UNP has won 8 seats with 197,708 votes. The results are as follows: United People's Freedom Alliance 209,056 47.37% 9 United National Party 197,708 44.79% 8 People's Liberation Front 20,625 4.67% 1 Total Valid … [Read more...]

Uva Provincial Council Elections: UPFA claims victory in Badulla District

The UPFA has won in the Badulla District securing 9 seats. The party has received 209,056 votes. The main opposition party, the UNP has won 8 seats with 197,708 votes. The results are as follows: United People's Freedom Alliance 209,056 47.37% 9 United National Party 197,708 44.79% 8 People's Liberation Front 20,625 4.67% 1 Total Valid … [Read more...]

Uva Provincial Council Elections: UPFA claims victory in Monaragala District

The UPFA has won in the Monaragala District securing 8 seats. The party has received 140,850 votes. The main opposition party, the UNP has won 5.seats with 77,065.votes. The results are as follows: United People's Freedom Alliance 140,850 58.34% 8 United National Party 77,065 31.92% 5 People's Liberation Front 15,955 6.61% 1 Total Valid … [Read more...]

From the mouths of the Tiger: LTTE political wing leader Thamilselvan’s wife  

Tamil Diaspora’s bid to mislead us will not succeed’ said S P Thamilselvan’s wife, Shashirekha in 2011. The statement is self-revealing and conclusively states that the Tamil Diaspora has been misleading the Tamil people. It also means the Tamil Diaspora has been misleading the Tamil people. The interview itself is noteworthy to the UN investigators and all others who believe that compiling … [Read more...]