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President instructs Officials to release lands to re-settle people affected by Koslanda tragedy

(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - It is reported that the President Mahinda Rajapaksa flew to Meeriyabedda in Koslanda, Haldummulla last morning to look into the needs and welfare of the people affected by landslide which hit a row of line-houses in the Meeriyabedda area in Haldummulla after days of heavy monsoon rains on Wednesday (29).
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“Complete report on landslide incident within a week” - Police Media Spokesperson
Friday, 31 October 2014, 14:06
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Addressing the media at a press briefing held in Colombo today (31), the Police Media Spokesperson SSP Ajith Rohana stated...
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President instructs to stop encroachment by illegal foreign fishing vessels
Friday, 31 October 2014, 13:04
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - President Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday (30) instructed the Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) to assist in stopping illegal fishermen...
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Government takes over the custody of children who lost parents due to landslide
Friday, 31 October 2014, 12:20
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Addressing the Cabinet Press Briefing held in Colombo today (31), Minister of Mass Media and Information Keheliya...
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“100 Estimated to be still missing” - DMC Assistant Director
Friday, 31 October 2014, 12:02
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - It is reported that nearly hundred people still estimated to be missing after the landslide which hit a row of line-houses...
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Operations at ground zero: Military's Canine Corps arrives
Friday, 31 October 2014, 11:52
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - It is reported that the Sri Lanka Army have started rescue operations at ground zero of the landslide area in Haldummulla,...
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Sri Lanka signs MoU on the establishment of the AIIB in Beijing
Friday, 31 October 2014, 11:02
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - It is reported that the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the establishment of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank...
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U.S. State Department to offer assistance to Sri Lanka
Friday, 31 October 2014, 10:03
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Addressing a press briefing held in Washington, yesterday (30), U.S. Department of State expressed its condolences to the...
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“India is not likely to lift the LTTE ban” - Dr. Prathiba Mahanamahewa
Friday, 31 October 2014, 09:34
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Human Rights Expert and Attorney-at-Law, Dr. Prathiba Mahanamahewa expressed confidence that India would not lift the...
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We bombed Yarl Devi train at Murukanndi - M K Shivajilingam
Friday, 31 October 2014, 09:13
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - It was our organization that bombed the Yarl Devi train at Murukanndi in 1984, says Northern Provincial Council Member, M K...
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Deduruoya, Kotmale spill gates opened, DMC requests locals to be vigilant
Friday, 31 October 2014, 08:04
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - It is reported that the spill gates of Deduruoya, and Kotmale have been opened, Disaster Management Centre (DMC) requests...
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“World Bank gave Rs. 88,192 million loans and grants to Lanka in 3 years” - Deputy Finance Minister
Friday, 31 October 2014, 08:00
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Responding to a question raised in Parliament yesterday (30) by United National Party (UNP) Colombo District Parliamentarian...
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U.S. expresses its condolences to the landslide victims
Friday, 31 October 2014, 07:00
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Tweeter account run by United States President Barack Obama's National Security Council (NSC) expressed its condolences...
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Secularist Nidaa Tounes party wins Tunisia election
Friday, 31 October 2014, 07:30
(Colombo,Lankapuvath)- it is reported that Tunisia's secularist party Nidaa Tounes has won 85 seats in the country's parliament following... Read more...
US increases government security after Ottawa shooting
Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 16:55
(Colombo,Lankapuvath) - It is reported that the US has announced bolstered security measures at government buildings across the nation in the wake of... Read more...
Australia trying to confirm death of IS militant
Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 16:49
(Colombo,Lankapuvath) - The Australian government says it is trying to confirm reports that the most senior Australian member of Islamic State (IS)... Read more...
Dilma Rousseff re-elected as the Brazilian President
Monday, 27 October 2014, 08:30
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Dilma Rousseff has been re-elected as the President of Brazil, after taking more than 51% of votes in the closest election... Read more...
UK ends their combat operations in Afghan
Sunday, 26 October 2014, 19:29
 (Colombo, Lankapuvath) The last UK base in Afghanistan has been handed over to the control of Afghan security forces, concluding British combat... Read more...
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SriLankan Airlines introduces its first wide body A330-300 aircrafts
Friday, 31 October 2014, 10:00
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - It is reported that the SriLankan Airlines has introduces its first wide body A330-300 with more in-flight features,... Read more...
OVIKLO brings relief to Palugaswewa
Tuesday, 28 October 2014, 10:46
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - For several months North Central Province was facing extreme drought weather conditions. Residents of the province were... Read more...
SLT connects “Delft Island” in Jaffna to information super highway.
Friday, 24 October 2014, 10:30
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) SLT proudly announces that the company has recently connected Delft Island, located in the East of the Jaffna Peninsula to the... Read more...
US - Sri Lanka identifies areas for enhancing business cooperation
Friday, 17 October 2014, 11:57
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The American and Ceylon Chambers of Commerce joined the Ministry of Industry and Commerce to co-host U.S.-Sri Lanka Business... Read more...
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St Peter’s College kick-off the champion title
Friday, 31 October 2014, 12:54
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) The 2014 Murali Harmony Cup launched on Wednesday with defending champions St Peter’s College kicking-off... Read more...
Murali Harmony Cup 2014
Friday, 31 October 2014, 07:36
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) The 2014 Murali Harmony Cup is being played at five grounds across Northern Sri Lanka in the towns of Jaffna, Oddusuddan,... Read more...
Cricket Stars Murali, Mahela and Sanga invite fans to the North
Friday, 24 October 2014, 08:30
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Cricket stars Muttiah Muralitharan, Mahela Jayawardena, and Kumar Sangakkara combined to issue an open invitation to all Sri... Read more...
Sri Lanka Tour of India - 5 ODI Series
Thursday, 23 October 2014, 17:42
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) -Sri Lanka are touring India to fill the void left by West Indies pulling out of their tour because of a payments-structure... Read more...
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Orson Welles’ final film for release in 2015
Friday, 31 October 2014, 07:45
 (Colombo,Lankapuvath)- Orson Welles’ unfinished final film, “The Other Side of the Wind,” may be heading for a theatrical... Read more...
Hugh Jackman treated for skin cancer for the third time
Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 16:47
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Sources from Hugh Jackman confirmed to Newsbeat that he was treated for Basal Cell Carcinoma(BCC) after the Wolverine actor... Read more...
“Harry Potter” returns to theaters with Fantastic Beasts trilogy
Monday, 20 October 2014, 08:30
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Harry Potter fans now know exactly how long they’ll need to wait for each installment of the upcoming prequel trilogy... Read more...
Neil Patrick Harris to host 2015 Oscars
Friday, 17 October 2014, 10:05
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - International media reports that the "How I Met Your Mother" and "Gone Girl" star Neil Patrick Harris... Read more...
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Cooperation between village community and Pradeshiya Sabha is the key to development
Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 09:56
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - As a measure to create a democratic and participatory local governance culture and promote civic conciseness, more active... Read more...
Water cut in Negambo
Sunday, 26 October 2014, 06:41
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) 24 hour water cut will be imposed in Negambo from 9.30 am on October 28th to 9.30 am on October 29th , due to an urgent repair... Read more...
Trinco Port to become industrial harbor and Galle Harbor for yachts
Monday, 20 October 2014, 08:30
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) is now planning to transform the Trincomalee Port, which is one of the biggest natural... Read more...
Decisions taken by the Cabinet at its Meeting held on 2014-10-16
Saturday, 18 October 2014, 09:32
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - 01. Sharing of Information among Financial Sector Regulators - the Inter Regulatory Institutions Council has been... Read more...

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Akila ties the knot
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The United National Party (UNP) Kurunegala District Parliamentarian Akila Viraj Kariyawasam had married Uththara Wijenayake yesterday (20) at the Mount Lavinia Hotel.
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Sajith sidesteps Harin / UNP at a sneaky discussion
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) Hareen Fernando, who ran for Uva provincial polls as the Chief Ministerial candidate for UNP took oaths last week at Sirikotha; the party headquarters. However, a top figure in the party was surprisingly missing at the event, and it was none-other than the recently elected Deputy Leader of the party Sajith Premadasa. Sajith was reportedly attending rituals at Munneshwaram Kovil where he had made a vow earlier. It is also...
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Namal & Yoshitha as infants
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) The black & white photo shows President Rajapaksa carrying both Namal Rajapaksa and Yoshitha Rajapaksa as infants. The photo was published in Parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa’s Twitter page
“Blessed to learn from the best“-Namal
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(Colombo Lankapuvath) Today (19) Hambanthota district MP Namal Rajapaksha has updated his twitter page and Facebook page with an interesting photo followed by the caption as “Blessed to learn from the best” Picture shows President fixing minister Namal’s Satakaya as they are waiting to welcome Chinese President. Blessed to learn from the best
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President Mahinda Rajapaksa visits landslide affected area
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) President Mahinda Rajapaksa arrived at landslide affected Miriyabedda area in Haldummulla a short while ago (October 30). President visits the landslide affected area with Minister of Disaster Management, Mahinda Amaraweera and Uva Chief Minister Sasheendra Rajapaksa and has met people dispalced after the tragedy and who are staying at relief camps. 
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President instructs speedy rescue and relief action for landslide victims
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - President Mahinda Rajapaksa instructed relevant officials to take speedy action to rescue the people trapped in sudden landslides in the central hill country. He also urged the officials to provide relief assistance to the affected people.
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“Commonwealth Secretary-General impressed with the development pace in North” - Northern Province Governor
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - It is reported that the Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma was briefed on the post war developments in the North by the Governor of Northern Province Major General (Retd) G. A. Chandrasiri.
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Unstoppable Sri Lanka moving forward with the people friendly budget
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) Presenting the Budget for 2015 in his capacity as Finance Minister, President Mahinda Rajapaksa said the country is rapidly advancing towards its desired objectives as a economic foundation has been laid during the last 10 years. This is the 68th budget of Sri Lanka since Independence and 10th budget presented by the President.
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