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Sri Lanka President names a road in honor of the artist slain by the Marxists party
July 31, Colombo: Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa today officially named the road between the national television station Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation and the national radio Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation as Premakeerthi de Alwis Mawatha in honor of the artist.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Massive investments Sri Lanka made must be utilized for greater economic benefits - President
July 30, Colombo: Sri Lanka has reached an era where rapid transformation is taking place to become a true middle-income nation and the massive investments the country has made so far, must now be utilized more effectively to generate greater economic benefits to all people, Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa said.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
The notion that marriage is a refuge from rape is nothing new.
I'm not going to repost Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa's horrible comments from a few months ago about marrying rapists.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Sri Lankan president will stay away from war commemoration service
Mahinda Rajapaksa's regime is accused of committing atrocities against its own people in the final weeks of his country's 26-year civil war.
Sri Lankan President hands over Buddhist relics to temples in US and Korea
July 28, Colombo: Sri Lanka has donated sacred Buddha relics to be placed in temples in the United States and Korea for the Buddhists in those countries to worship.
Sri Lanka a potential location for Japanese SMEs to invest - Japan's State Minister
July 28, Colombo: Sri Lanka's strategically located new infrastructure such as Hambantota airport and port make the island a potential location for Japanese small and medium enterprises to invest, a visiting Japanese minister has said today.
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Sri Lanka: China gets land for 'defence'
During a recent visit to China, Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapaksa signed an agreement to give China 1200 acres of land in the Trincomalee area on a long term lease for "defence-related development".
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Discussions to reopen Rajarata University under direction of Sri Lankan President
July 26, Colombo: The Vice Chancellor of the Rajarata University of Sri Lanka said that a discussion has been called between the parents of students who were subjected to disciplinary inquiries and the university administration.
President visits international exhibition promoting Ayurveda system in Sri Lanka
July 26, Kandy: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa visited the Ayurveda educational exhibition and trade fair in Kandy today, on the last day of the three-day event held to promote the Ayurveda system.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Sri Lanka's NGO Clampdown
The move has been sharply by both leading activists within Sri Lanka and experienced international analysts.
Both ruling and opposition parties are responsible for public welfare, Sri Lankan President says
July 25, Anuradhapura: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa said the country's development is not one political party's responsibility it is the responsibility of both ruling and the opposition parties to uplift welfare of the public and develop the country.
International experts advising Sri Lanka's Missing Persons Commission to arrive next week
July 25, Colombo: The three-member international panel of experts appointed to advise Sri Lanka's Presidential Commission to Investigate into Complaints Regarding Missing Persons will arrive in the island next week, sources said.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Behind the crackdown on Pakistani asylum seekers in Sri Lanka
Pak Sri Lanka friendship is strong and remains unchanged. It was Pakistan which helped Sri Lanka to win their war against separatist Tamil tigers.
Sri Lankan minister not pleased with government's decision to broaden ...
July 23, Colombo: The Leader of National Freedom Front , a coalition party of the Sri Lankan government, Minister Wimal Weerawansa has expressed his opposition to President Mahinda Rajapaksa's recent decision to broaden the scope of the Missing Persons Commission and allow investigations into alleged human rights abuses by the security forces ... (more)
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Tanzania looks forward to further strengthening bilateral ties with Sri Lanka
July 22, Colombo: Tanzania was extremely satisfied with the bilateral relations with Sri Lanka and looks forward to further strengthening those ties, Tanzanian Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Bernard K. Membe has said.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Sri Lanka welcomes BRICS initiative to establish a development bank
July 21, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa today welcomed the formation of the New Development Bank by the five BRICS nations - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Portugal interested in further improving relations with Sri Lanka
July 20, Colombo: Portugal is interested in improving relationships with Sri Lanka further, Portugal's Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho, who is on an official visit to Sri Lanka, said when he met Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa for discussions at Temple Trees today.
Sri Lanka Muslim Congress to vie for the Chief Minister position of the Eastern PC
July 20, Colombo: Sri Lanka's major Muslim party Sri Lanka Muslim Congress has decided to demand the Chief Minister position of the Eastern Provincial Council.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Sri Lanka launches National Nutrition Walk to improve nutrition
July 19, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa today launched a National Nutrition Walk and Exhibition to raise awareness among the general public on improving nutrition for better health.
Portugal Prime Minister to arrive in Sri Lanka tomorrow
July 19, Colombo: Prime Minister of Portugal, Pedro Passos Coelho will be arriving in Sri Lanka on Sunday for a two day official visit, the government announced.