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Month: July 2011

Sanga praises armed forces

Kumar Sangakkara, Sri Lankan cricketer and the former captain of the Sri Lanka national cricket team took off for Jaffna from Katunayake on a Helitours Antanov 32 flight yesterday (25th July 2011)….

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President visits Mihintale Raja Maha Viharaya; Officials directed to pave Meda Maluwa road with concrete:

President Mahinda Rajapaksa visited the Mihintale Raja Maha Viharaya and called on Viharadhipati Ven Namalwewa Ratanasara Thera yesterday morning. The President who inspected the development activities taking place in Mihintale, including the Mihintale Meda Maluwa access road and its environs, spoke to Minister Ranjith Siyambalapitiya and Maga Neguma chairman Jaliya Kulasekara over the phone and…

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Muthuhettigama pays for damages

UPFA MP Nishantha Muthuhettigama today paid Rs. 18,000 to the Galle Municipal Council in damages after he earlier removed an iron railing of the Galle bus stand. The railing was re-fixed under the protection of the police Special Task Force after directions were given by the Southern Provincial Council Chief Minister last week…

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“Sri Lanka’s Killing Fields” Reaches Obama, Clinton

This Article grabbed from: PR Web Tamils for Obama has been passing around DVDs of UK Channel 4’s documentary “Sri Lanka’s Killing Fields.” The Tamil group expects that increased viewing of this story of Sri Lankan horrors will bring greater awareness and sympathy to their movement. They also expect that the DVD will generate chatter…

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Sri Lanka will lose USD 13m ?

Sri Lanka will lose USD 13 million of development assistance from the US if it does not address accountability issues raised by Washington, a media report said….

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Rosy out for Ranil’s scalp over latest electoral debacle

UNP Colombo District MP Rosy Senanayake yesterday openly blamed her party leader Ranil Wickremesinghe for the latest electoral debacle suffered by the party and called for the head of the leader saying he must accept responsibility…

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Local Government elections: UPFA secures comfortable win

The United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) secured a comfortable victory in the second phase of the Local Authorities election 2011 winning a total of 45 Local Councils out of 65 bodies. The main opposition United National Party (UNP) and the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) failed to win even a single Local Council at the election…

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China sacks three senior officials after train crash

WENZHOU, China (Reuters) – China sacked three senior railway officials on Sunday after a collision between two high-speed trains killed at least 43 people and raised new questions about the safety of the fast-growing rail network….

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“Loses temper, berates seniors’’ – Harry J defends himself vigorously against anonymous attackers

The three member committee headed by Power and Energy Ministry Secretary M.M.C. Ferdinando, which is probing into the 20,000 tonnes substandard petrol import scam by the Ceylon Petroleum Corporation is now expected to hand over their findings next week. But the question being asked is whether that report will tell the whole truth because of…

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Sri Lanka Govt wins LG Polls

With the end of LG Polls on July 23, 2011the ruling UPFA is in control of 250 Local Government Institutions in the country out of 335 Institutions….

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Norway horror: 80 die in camp shooting, 7 in blast

OSLO, Norway (AP) — A Norwegian who dressed as a police officer to gun down summer campers killed at least 80 people at an island retreat, horrified police said early Saturday. It took investigators several hours to begin the realize the full scope of the massacre, which followed an explosion in nearby Oslo that killed…

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US panel votes to bar aid to Sri Lanka

A US congressional committee voted to ban aid to Sri Lanka unless the nation shows “accountability” over the bloodshed in the final stages of its civil war in 2009….

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SL HC meets Jayalalithaa

NEW DELHI, July 21: Sri Lankan High Commissioner to India Prasad Kariyawasam today met Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayaram Jayalalithaa in Chennai—-the first such meeting between a Sri Lankan envoy and the state chief minister in more than half a century….

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Sri Lanka, a wildlife “Hot Spot” – The West Australian

Sri Lanka is a wildlife hotspot, boasting more than 400 species of birds and large game such as buffalo, crocodile and elephant, while also reputedly being the best place in the world to spot leopards, The West Australian said….

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Clinton calls for Sri Lankan reconciliation

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has said India’s example of multicultural democracy should serve as a model for neighbouring Sri Lanka. Speaking in the South Indian city of Chennai , Clinton said, “Every Sri Lankan deserves the same hope and opportunity.”…

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Sri Lanka name skipperless squad

Sri Lanka have announced their one-day and T20 squad for Australia’s tour next month, but not their skipper. Tillakaratne Dilshan, who was named captain for the recent tour of England, was included in the 20-man squad scheduled to play five ODIs and two Twenty20 games against Australia….

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