Month: August 2012
Ambassador Major General Shavendra Silva, Charge d’Affaires of the Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to the United Nations, emphasized that action taken by the UN and its member states to curb proliferation of small arms and light weapons shouldn’t affect right of governments to acquire weapons….
File Photo The UPFA requested Opposition parties not to obstruct the path towards national reconciliation for the sake of securing votes at elections. Youth Affairs and Skills Development Minister and SLFP General Treasurer Dullas Allahapperuma addressing a press conference at the Mahaweli Centre yesterday, requested political parties contesting the Eastern Provincial Council election to refrain…
The death toll of the accident that took place in Samanturai last night has risen to six. Three persons died on the sport and three more victims succumbed to their injuries upon admission to Ampara hospital when a three wheeler collided with a private bus. The victims were two children, three women and the three…
Sri Lankan stocks closed at a three-month high on Tuesday with turnover hitting a two-month high on block deals in conglomerate Aitken Spence PLC. The Colombo Stock Exchange’s main index gained 0.58 percent, or 29.55 points, to 5,102.65. The market has fallen 16 percent so far this year….
Notwithstanding the demands of Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, DMK president M. Karunanidhi and other Tamil Nadu political leaders, the Centre on Monday reiterated that it would continue to train defence personnel from Sri Lanka in Indian military establishments as it was a friendly nation….
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