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Unstoppable Sri Lanka moving forward with the people friendly budget

(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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“UNP has no right to talk of public sector that had been given a shoddy treatment when in power” - Finance Deputy Minister
Sunday, 26 October 2014, 06:00
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Responding to a question raised by United National Party (UNP) Parliamentarians on public sector jobs, the Deputy Minister...
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“Western countries trying to rob pivotal data related to ET from Sri Lanka” - Minister Wimal Weerawansa
Saturday, 25 October 2014, 18:02
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Addressing an event in Hanwella recently, the Leader of the National Freedom Front (NFF) and Minister of Construction,...
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“Sri Lankans must take a united stand against the lifting of LTTE ban” - Deputy Minister Earl Gunasekara
Saturday, 25 October 2014, 17:03
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Addressing a group of Tea Development and Extension Officers in the Kandy District at a meeting in Kandy, the Deputy...
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Sri Lanka seems to be at a tipping point - The Wall Street Journal
Saturday, 25 October 2014, 16:08
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Breaking the silence, internationally prestigious, ‘The Wall Street Journal’ highlighted that the Sri Lanka...
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Dr. Subramanian Swamy to visit Sri Lanka over fishermen issue
Saturday, 25 October 2014, 15:11
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - It is reported that the representatives of the Alliance for Release of Innocent Fishermen Trust yesterday (24) met the...
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Sabaragamuwa University reopens for first year students on Monday
Saturday, 25 October 2014, 14:00
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - It is reported that the Sabaragamuwa University that had been closed for more than three weeks will reopen on Monday (27),...
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Vigneswaran attempts to meet Indian Prime Minister
Saturday, 25 October 2014, 13:02
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The New Indian Express reports that the officials in Delhi are trying to work out a schedule for the Chief Minister of the...
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Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma to meet President tomorrow
Saturday, 25 October 2014, 12:02
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma will visit Sri Lanka from 25-29 October 2014 to brief the current...
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NIA files charge sheet against Sri Lankan in ISI spy case
Saturday, 25 October 2014, 11:02
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Indian media reports that a preliminary charge sheet was filed by the India's National Investigation Agency (NIA) in a...
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“President can contest for third term and no referendum required” - Attorney Ali Sabri
Saturday, 25 October 2014, 10:04
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Renowned Attorney, Ali Sabri, P.C. who is an authority on Constitutional Law, shot down claims that President Mahinda...
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Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma to visit Sri Lanka today
Saturday, 25 October 2014, 09:02
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma will visit Sri Lanka from 25-29 October 2014 to brief the current...
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“UN-Sri Lanka long-standing partnership is an affirmation of our common values and shared vision” - UN Resident Coordinator
Saturday, 25 October 2014, 08:02
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - In marking the 69th United Nations Day, the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon reaffirmed the United Nations’ commitment...
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Ottawa, Canada shootings: Video of Zehaf-Bibeau attack released
Friday, 24 October 2014, 13:45
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - It is reported that the Police in Canada have released video showing how a lone gunman stormed into Canada's Parliament... Read more...
New York Doctor Craig Spencer tests positive for Ebola
Friday, 24 October 2014, 08:30
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - It is reported that a New York Doctor who recently returned from Ebola-hit Guinea in West Africa has tested positive for the... Read more...
Oldest DNA ever found sheds light on humans' global trek
Thursday, 23 October 2014, 17:38
(Colombo,Lankapuvath) - Scientists mentioned on Wednesday that they had unraveled the oldest DNA ever retrieved from a Homo sapiens bone, a feat that... Read more...
Canadian parliament in lockdown following shooting
Thursday, 23 October 2014, 07:02
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) BBC reports that the Canadian parliament is currently locked down for security reasons following shots fired at a soldier... Read more...
Joko Widodo sworn in as Indonesian President
Monday, 20 October 2014, 16:38
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - It is reported that the Joko Widodo, popularly known as Jokowi, the 53-year-old took the oath of Office at a ceremony held... Read more...
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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...
First Capital Holdings PLC announces appointment of Chief Executive Officer
Thursday, 16 October 2014, 08:00
(Colombo , Lankapuvath) -Wirasekara as its Chief Executive Officer. An experienced financial services professional, Wirasekara previously held the... Read more...
Glitz glitters the children’s ward of The Cancer Hospital
Wednesday, 15 October 2014, 11:13
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Contacting a life threatening sickness at a tender age is not welcoming. The Cancer hospital is one such place that you find... Read more...
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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...
Boxing Legend Muhammad Ali Critically Ill
Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 08:30
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - It is reported that a great boxer Muhammad Ali of United States (US) has been suffering from Parkinson's disease for... Read more...
Pakistan player Taufeeq Umar returns for Australia Tests
Monday, 20 October 2014, 08:30
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Taufeeq Umar, the left-hand opening batsmen, has made a comeback to the Pakistan Test squad for the two-match series against... Read more...
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“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...
Lionel Richie says thanks for the warm welcome
Friday, 10 October 2014, 13:51
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) Renowned, award winning singer/songwriter Lionel Richie arrived in the country yesterday to perform at the 25th anniversary... Read more...
Stop What You’re Doing and Watch the New Interstellar Trailer
Thursday, 02 October 2014, 12:35
(Colombo Lankapuvath) You might be tempted to blacklist any more footage from Interstellar until the movie actually comes out. That’s fair.... Read more...
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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...
Special attention needs to be paid to recover arrears of own source revenues of Local Authorities
Thursday, 16 October 2014, 15:15
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - It has been advised that in executing proper revenue management at Local Authorities, the following key essential features:... Read more...
Pakistani Cadets in Sri Lanka
Wednesday, 15 October 2014, 13:23
(Colombo- Lankapuvath) A group of 18 cadets of Pakistan's Cadet Corps, visiting Sri Lanka on the invitation of Sri Lankan Cadet Corps to... 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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Budget 2015 today
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - President Mahinda Rajapaksa will present Budget 2015 in the Parliament today (24).
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“Public have entrusted greater faith on the Government” - President [Audio]
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Addressing a ceremony held to distribute motorcycles to public servants in the Galle District at the Board of Investment grounds in Koggala, President Mahinda Rajapaksa stated that certain people have forgotten how the United National Party (UNP) Government planned to prune the strength of the Public Service from 700,000 to 300,000 under the Regaining Sri Lanka program between 2001-2004.
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“Confer Bharat Ratna on President Mahinda Rajapaksa” - Dr. Subramanian Swamy
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - International media reports that the Chairman of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Committee for Strategic Action and Leader of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Dr. Subramanian Swamy has asked the Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi to confer the ‘Bharat Ratna’ award, which is the highest civilian award of the Republic of India, on President Mahinda Rajapaksa for eliminating the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE).
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There is a threat now, this is not the time to disturb the power installed in the Presidential Authority
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Senior Attorney-at-Law Gomin Dayasiri described the interpretations of the European Court of Justice (ECJ)’s recent decision to lift the anti-terrorism sanctions imposed on Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) organization, and how it will affect the balance Sri Lanka trying to maintain after eradicating three decade terrorism.
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