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Giraya-Rupavahini weekly Television programme presented by Sri Lanka’s veteran broadcaster Mr. Hudson Samarasinghe … … [Read more...]

Retired differently able War Heroes to receive pay increments

Differently able War Heroes, those who have retired on medical grounds would be allowed for salary increments on par with that of personnel on active service", said Director/Spokesperson of the Media Centre of the Ministry of Defence, Brigadier Ruwan Wanigasooriya. The Brigadier, addressing the weekly media briefing at the Ministry of Defence (MoD) Media Centre yesterday (Sep. 3) also mentioned … [Read more...]

Thirty million given for sick in North for treatments

Thirty (30) million rupees has been provided as financial assistance for 600 persons suffering from serious maladies in the North to receive further treatment. This assistance has been given on the instructions of the President. The programme of awarding financial assistance to destitute persons suffering from serious diseases and who are unable to meet the expenses for treatment is being … [Read more...]

Friendship that helps people

Since the establishment of formal diplomatic relations in 1951 following San Francisco Treaty, Sri Lanka's friendship with Japan has been friendly, close and beneficial to both.z Sri Lankan embassy in Japan was established in May 1953. Since 1982, Japan has been the largest aid donor to Sri Lanka for 25 years. Japanese assistance comes to Sri Lanka through two major institutions in Japan: … [Read more...]

Kudu Laalitha shot dead

Laalitha Kaushalya alias Kudu Laalitha was shot dead a short while ago when he attempted to escape from Police Narcotic Bureau personnel during a raid in Athurugiriya. He was previously a resident of Maligawatte but at moved to Nawagamuwa. Police Spokesman Ajith Rohana alleged that Kudu Laalitha was engaged in drug smuggling. He was shot dead near the Oruwala Hospital on the Athurugiriya- … [Read more...]

University entrance cut-off marks released

The University Grants Commission has released the cut-off marks for university entrance for students, those who sat for the GCE A/L Examination in 2013. The UGC said that the cut-off marks can be obtained from websites. … [Read more...]

Northern MPCS regularly funded LTTE during the war days

A section of the top Tamil Government officials who served in the Northern Province during the days when the country was involved in a prolonged and protracted battle with the Tamil armed group - Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) were surreptitiously involved in arranging and organizing funds in millions on a regular basis to the warring Tamil armed group led by Velupillai … [Read more...]

Pro-LTTE activists laid siege on Dr. Swamy’s Chennai residence arrested

Chennai Police arrested more than 50 pro- LTTE activists yesterday when 200 activists belonging to the pro-LTTE Tamizhaga Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam were involved in a noisy protest and tried to lay siege to the house of one of the BJP stalwart Dr. Subramaniam Swamy located at Mylapore in the Pabanasa Sivan Road, in Chennai.Pro-LTTE Activists protesting against Dr. SWamy The pro-LTTE Protesters … [Read more...]

Last phase of Sri Lanka’s Norochcholai coal power plant to open on September 16

Colombo: The third and final phase of the Lakvijaya Coal Power Plant in Puttalam will be declared open on the 16th of this month under the patronage of Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapakse and Chinese President Xi Jinping, the government said. President Xi is expected to arrive in Sri Lanka on the same day. The Lakvijaya coal power plant was built in two phases. The Phase I of the project … [Read more...]