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SLFP celebrates 63rd anniversary

(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Today (02) Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) marks its 63rd anniversary. This year's anniversary will be held on a very grand scale under the patronage of His Excellency the President Mahinda Rajapaksa at the Winston Dias stadium in Badulla.

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Lankans among refugees in Thailand - HRW
Wednesday, 03 September 2014, 10:00
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - According to the Human Rights Watch (HRW), Sri Lankans are among thousands of refugees in detention in Thailand. Thailand...
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NFF demands 40% salary increase for Government workers
Wednesday, 03 September 2014, 09:00
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Addressing the media at a press briefing held in Colombo yesterday (02) the National Freedom Front (NFF) emphasize that the...
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President interrupts Minister Mervyn’s speech
Wednesday, 03 September 2014, 08:00
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - It is reported that the President Mahinda Rajapaksa has interrupted the Minister of Public Relations and Public Affairs,...
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University entrance cut-off marks to be released this week
Wednesday, 03 September 2014, 07:00
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(Colombo,Lankapuvath) - The University Grants Commission says that the cut-off marks for university entrance for students who sat for their G. C. E....
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Steps taken to prevent election violence and malpractices - Police Spokesman
Wednesday, 03 September 2014, 06:00
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) Police has taken effective steps to prevent election violence and malpractices in the Uva Provincial Council election, Police...
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“SLFP led Governments have been able to secure the freedom to the whole nation" - President
Tuesday, 02 September 2014, 21:00
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Addressing the 63rd Anniversary of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) which is being conducted at the Badulla city under the...
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Pakistani asylum seeker to be deported after court ruling
Tuesday, 02 September 2014, 20:00
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The Court of Appeals yesterday (01) gave permission to authorities to send back scores of Pakistani asylum seekers, after...
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Those who wanted to scrap pension, shed crocodile tears for public service today - President Rajapaksa
Tuesday, 02 September 2014, 19:00
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Those who are shedding crocodile tears for the public service today have forgotten what they did against it when they were...
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IFIMES presents high award to Foreign Minister
Tuesday, 02 September 2014, 18:00
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The International Institute for Middle-East and Balkan Studies (IFIMES) presented a high award for “Special...
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Uva, 39 police complaints, 8 arrested
Tuesday, 02 September 2014, 17:00
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Eight individuals have been arrested in connection to complaints received ahead of the Uva Provincial Council Elections....
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Mega water supply project for drought affected Monaragala
Tuesday, 02 September 2014, 16:00
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The Government will launch a mega scale purified water supply project at a cost of Rs.5.4 billion to address the long felt...
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Person self immolates over Navi Pillay's actions
Tuesday, 02 September 2014, 15:00
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - It is reported that an individual has set himself on fire outside the Colpetty Police Station today (02). The victim was...
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Mangala agrees to disagree?
Tuesday, 02 September 2014, 14:00
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - It is reported that the United National Party (UNP) Parliamentarian, Mangala Samaraweera has left for London. The sudden...
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Slave Island Police summons Gnanasara Thero
Tuesday, 02 September 2014, 13:00
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - It is reported that the General Secretary of the Bodu Bala Sena, Ven. Galagodaatte Gnanasara Thero has reportedly been...
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“Propaganda war equals war” - Dr. Chris Nonis
Tuesday, 02 September 2014, 12:00
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - It is reported that the Sri Lanka`s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, Dr. Chris Nonis has stated that the...
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“UNHRC resolution now handles by Ministry of External Affairs” - Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe
Tuesday, 02 September 2014, 11:00
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Addressing a media conference at the Ministry Auditorium, Minister of Plantation Industries, Mahinda Samarasinghe stated...
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“I will expose those involved in fuel mafia” - Minister Patali
Tuesday, 02 September 2014, 10:00
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - It is reported that the Technology, Research and Atomic Energy Minister and General Secretary of Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU),...
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Let us build a generation to win the world - President
Tuesday, 02 September 2014, 09:00
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(Colombo, lankapuvath) We should build a young generation who can win the world, from Moneragala too, President Mahinda Rajapaksa said. The best...
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“Hope Zeid al-Hussein will act in an impartial manner” - Minister Keheliya
Tuesday, 02 September 2014, 08:00
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Addressing the media at the press conference held in Kandy yesterday (01), Mass Media and Information Minister Keheliya...
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"Harin fallen into trap laid by Ranil" - Dayasiri
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - North Western Province Chief Minister Dayasiri Jayasekara said the United National Party (UNP) candidate Harin Fernando has fallen into a trap laid by UNP leader Ranil Wick Readmore


“We are responding with extreme force against jihadists” - Australian Prime Minister
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - International media reports states that the Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said "extreme force" was justified in battling Islamic State militants, as Secre Readmore


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Obama orders 350 additional troops to Iraq
Wednesday, 03 September 2014, 09:48
(Colombo Lankapuvath) US President Barack Obama on Tuesday authorized the deployment of an additional 350 American troops to Iraq, where they will be... Read more...
Police: Death of teen whose body burned was random
Wednesday, 03 September 2014, 09:38
(Colombo Lankapuvath)A 15-year-old Indianapolis girl whose burned body was found over the weekend was likely abducted and killed by someone she... Read more...
Islamic State beheads second US reporter
Wednesday, 03 September 2014, 09:33
(Colombo Lankapuvath) The so-called "Islamic State" released a video on Tuesday showing a masked militant with a London accent apparently... Read more...
Pakistan parliament holds an emergency meeting
Tuesday, 02 September 2014, 16:40
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) Pakistan parliament had been called for an emergency meeting as Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif is looking forward to rally support... Read more...
Modi welcomes Japanese investments in India
Tuesday, 02 September 2014, 15:47
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) Narendra Modi, Indian PM made an invitation to Japanese investors and manufacturers to come to India. Delivering the key note... Read more...
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CMA Workshop on Adopting EMA
Tuesday, 02 September 2014, 13:55
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) A half-day workshop on “Adopting Environmental Management Accounting (EMA)” was organized by the Institute of... Read more...
Mobitel Recognized for Excellence in Engineering Services
Friday, 29 August 2014, 13:48
(Colombo Lankapuvath) 29th August 2014, Colombo; The National Mobile Service Provider Mobitel was honored with the ‘Engineering -... Read more...
Saudi - Lanka talks focus on investment
Thursday, 28 August 2014, 18:00
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Deputy Crown Prince Muqrin holds talks with Sri Lanka’s ambassador to the Kingdom, Mohammed Hussein Mohamed, in Jeddah... Read more...
Lanka to host Global Rubber Conference 2014 for first time
Thursday, 28 August 2014, 16:40
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) Sri Lanka, the world’s 6th largest exporter and the 8th largest Natural Rubber producing country will be hosting the 4th... Read more...
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Ryder Cup: Mahan, Bradley, Simpson handed US wildcards
Wednesday, 03 September 2014, 09:53
(Colombo Lankapuvath)  US captain Tom Watson has named Keegan Bradley, Hunter Mahan and Webb Simpson as his three wildcard picks for the Ryder... Read more...
Australia seal place in final with bonus-point win
Wednesday, 03 September 2014, 09:50
(Colombo Lankapuvath)  Mitchell Marsh almost single-handedly took Australia into the tri-series final, first by plundering 86 off 51 balls,... Read more...
Refund of Tickets for the 2nd ODI
Tuesday, 02 September 2014, 16:22
Sri Lanka Cricket wishes to announce the Refund procedure for the tickets purchased for the 2nd ODI which was to be played in Colombo on the 27th of... Read more...
Sri Lanka won the 3rd ODI
Sunday, 31 August 2014, 07:24
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) It seemed during the first two ODIs that Sri Lanka were the better team for the long haul - less likely to make silly... Read more...
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A Google Site Meant to Protect You Is Helping Hackers Attack You
Wednesday, 03 September 2014, 10:02
(Colombo Lankapuvath) Before companies like Microsoft and Apple release new software, the code is reviewed and tested to ensure it works as planned... Read more...
GCHQ backlash? Anonymous website shut down following privacy rights protest
Wednesday, 03 September 2014, 09:45
(Colombo Lankapuvath) Anonymous UK’s website was recently targeted and taken down in the midst of a four-day privacy rights protest organized... Read more...
Nalanda University reopens doors after 800 years
Tuesday, 02 September 2014, 16:21
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) Nearly after 800 years since foreign invaders wrecked the premises, Nalanda University reopened its doors on Monday (1). They... Read more...
These 3-D Printed Skeleton Keys Can Pick High-Security Locks in Seconds
Monday, 01 September 2014, 11:24
(Colombo Lankapuvath) One of the hairier unintended consequences of cheap 3-D printing is that any troublemaker can duplicate a key without setting... Read more...
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Jolie's bridal gown 'adorned with her children's art'
Wednesday, 03 September 2014, 09:40
(Colombo Lankapuvath) Artwork drawn by Angelina Jolie's children was embroidered into her bridal gown and veil, adding a touch of whimsy to her... Read more...
Bala Tampoe, great trade union leader and champion of the working people - President Rajapaksa
Tuesday, 02 September 2014, 15:49
With the passing away of Bala Tampoe  Sri Lanka has lost a son of great talent, capability and commitment to the progress of the working people... Read more...
President condoles demise of Sam Wijesinha
Tuesday, 02 September 2014, 10:59
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) President Mahinda Rajapaksa, in his message of condolence over the death of Sam Wijesinha, states Mr. Wijesinha is a public... Read more...
Tourist arrivals cross one million mark
Saturday, 30 August 2014, 06:30
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) Achieving another milestone in the country's booming tourism industry, Sri Lanka Tourism welcomed the arrival of... Read more...
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Navanethem Pillay and her ‘false’ cause
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - It is reported that the Jordan's ambassador to the United Nations is set to replace Navanethem Pillay as the next United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights.   United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon informed the General Assembly of his intent to nominate Prince Zeid al-Hussein. The Jordanian has served previously as his nation's ambassador to the United Nations. He is also a former ambassador to the United States.
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United Kingdom fear for their lives
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - It is reported that the United Kingdom has raised the country's terror threat level from substantial to severe, its second highest level, as Prime Minister David Cameron announced plans to introduce new laws restricting travel for British citizens to Syria and Iraq. According to the UK Prime Minister, more armed Police will patrol Britain’s streets to counter the threat posed by extremists returning from Iraq and Syria. He warned that “the return of hundreds of murderous extremists posed a greater threat to our security than Al Qaeda or the IRA ever did”.
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“Development in North is slow-witted under NPC” - Minister Basil
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Addressing the media at a press briefing held in Colombo the Minister of Economic Development, Basil Rajapaksa states that the Government is ready to work cooperatively with the Northern Provincial Council (NPC) in implementing development programs in the North. The Minister stated that the Government is ready to work with the Northern Provincial Council (NPC) for the development of the province. He accepted the fact that there is a imperceptive in the development of the province under the Northern Provincial Council (NPC).
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Think positively and end strike - Health Deputy Minister
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) Deputy Minister of Health Lalith Dissanayake appealed to the striking health ministry trade union members of the Professional Supplementary to Medicine (PSM) to think positively about the humanitarian aspect and end the indefinite strike. He said the failure of the talks held yesterday (August 27) was due to differences on the PSM demand for promotions. He said that he had promised
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“Kachatheevu Island cannot be retrieved from Sri Lanka” - Indian Attorney General
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - It is reported that a week before hearing on petitions by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa Jayaram and her arch rival Muthuvel Karunanidhi seeking retrieval of Kachatheevu Island from Sri Lanka, Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi on Tuesday (26) told the Indian Supreme Court that the task was impossible. Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi said "Kachatheevu Island was given to Sri Lanka on the basis of a bilateral
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“India must respect Lanka sovereignty” - Avdhash Kaushal
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Avdhash Kaushal, the Indian human rights activist, who has been appointed as one of the five advisors to the Sri Lankan Presidential Commission on Missing Persons, has highlighted that India should respect Sri Lanka’s sovereignty while trying to help the latter resolve the Tamil question.> Speaking further, Avdhash Kaushal stated that “you can talk to the Sri Lankan Government and give them
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Narcotics authorities of India and Sri Lanka meet to stem drug menace
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Sri Lanka and India together shared concerns on Wednesday (20) over the growing menace of narcotic drugs and latest trends in narcotics smuggling in Indo-Sri Lankan sector during the firs-ever talks between the top anti-narcotics agencies of both the countries. In the first Director General levels talks between Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), India and Police Narcotics Bureau (PNB), Sri Lanka two sides shared the concern
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“People of India always reject terrorism” - Dr. Subramaniam Swamy
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Chairman of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Committee for Strategic Action and Leader of the Janatha Party Dr. Subramanian Swamy stated that India does not agree with the international interference in the internal affairs of Sri Lanka. Addressing the Defence Seminar 2014, yesterday (20) at Colombo, Dr. Subramaniam Swamy stated that Indian assistance will not be provided for such
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Land ownership gives the people dignity and pride – President
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(Colombo Lankapuvath) - The fertile agricultural lands immensely contribute to the country’s economic stability and the ownership of lands help the people to utilise them with dignity and pride, President Mahinda Rajapaksa said. Addressing the recipients of Ranbima deeds at the Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium yesterday (Aug. 19), President said it is the prime responsibility of the people to get the best use of their lands. He urged recipients of land deeds to cultivate more
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