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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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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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“President’s leadership defeat terrorism” - Defence Secretary
Tuesday, 02 September 2014, 07:00
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Addressing the 10th Session of the Second Sri Lanka Youth Parliament at the National Youth Council in Maharagama, Secretary...
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“All arrangements finalized for 63rd SLFP Anniversary today” - Minister Dallas
Tuesday, 02 September 2014, 06:00
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The 63rd Anniversary of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) falls today (02). The ceremony will be held at the Vincent Dias...
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We have the strongest government in the world - President
Monday, 01 September 2014, 20:00
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“We have the strongest government in the world that is unifying all the progressive forces and taking the nation forward,” President...
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88 Mahindodaya Labs in Moneragala
Monday, 01 September 2014, 19:00
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - President Mahinda Rajapaksa declared open two Mahindodaya Technological Laboratories in Moneragala yesterday (Aug. 31). A...
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“Sri Lanka needs the Executive Presidency” - Minister Aluthgamage
Monday, 01 September 2014, 18:00
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - It is reported that the Minister of Sports Mahindananda Aluthgamage has stated that the Opposition is well aware...
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Veteran Trade Unionist Bala Tampoe Passes Away
Monday, 01 September 2014, 17:10
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) Veteran trade union leader and General Secretary of Ceylon Mercantile, Industrial and General Workers Union Bala Tampoe passed...
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No effect from TESO protestations
Monday, 01 September 2014, 17:00
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - It is reported that the Tamil Nadu based Tamil Eelam Supporters Organisation (TESO) had last week decided to hold a...
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“No need to follow Arabian styles” - NFF
Monday, 01 September 2014, 16:00
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - It is reported that the National Freedom Front (NFF) advocated Muslims in Sri Lanka on following the Arabian culture in the...
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Japanese Prime Minister Abe to visit Sri Lanka on Sep 7 to 8
Monday, 01 September 2014, 15:00
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The Prime Minister of Japan, His Excellency Shinzo Abe has planned to undertake an official visit to Sri Lanka from 7th to...
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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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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...
Former 'World's Tallest Man' Leonid Stadnyk dies aged 44
Sunday, 31 August 2014, 13:13
(Colombo Lankapuvath) Leonid Stadnyk, who held the record of world’s tallest man, has died aged 44. The peasant farmer from the north-western... Read more...
U.S. planes strike militants near Iraq's Amreli, airdrop aid
Sunday, 31 August 2014, 12:28
(Colombo Lankapuvath) The United States carried out air strikes on Saturday against Islamic State fighters near the besieged Shi'ite town of... Read more...
Girl, 9, dies; trapped in sand at Oregon beach
Sunday, 31 August 2014, 12:24
(Colombo Lankapuvath)  A 9-year-old girl died when a sand hole collapsed on her at a beach, police in the Oregon coastal town of Lincoln City... 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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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...
Diego Costa must learn respect - Everton boss Roberto Martinez
Sunday, 31 August 2014, 06:00
(Colombo Lankapuvath) Everton manager Roberto Martinez says Chelsea striker Diego Costa needs to learn to show his opponents respect. The £32m... Read more...
IRB will become World Rugby
Saturday, 30 August 2014, 13:55
(Colombo Lankapuvath) The International Rugby Board (IRB) will become World Rugby from November 19, 2014 as part of a major rebranding programme. The... Read more...
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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...
Slice of Princess Diana's wedding cake sells for $1,375
Sunday, 31 August 2014, 07:28
(Colombo Lankapuvath) A collector has bought a 33-year-old slice of British history - paying $1375 (£828) for a piece of cake from the 1981... Read more...
Virat Kohli-Anushka Sharma to Tie the Knot? No, Says the Actress
Saturday, 30 August 2014, 13:37
(Colombo Lankapuvath) Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma's representative has rubbished reports that she is planning to tie the knot with Indian... Read more...
වින්දනීය පුවත්
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...
Australian High Commission Colombo
Friday, 29 August 2014, 15:25
(Colombo Lankapuvath) A cocktail reception was held last night in Colombo in honour of the Sri Lanka Association of Australia Awards Alumni –... 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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