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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - President Maithripala Sirisena reiterated that he doesn't have any secret concurrence with Tamil National Alliance (TNA) or Muslim parties albeit some political adversaries blamed him for such understandings amid the Presidential Election campaign.
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Colombo Port City temporarily halted
Thursday, 05 March 2015, 15:10
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - It is reported that the Government has decided to temporarily halt the Colombo Port City development project carried out by...   Read more...

“We must respect the sacrifices made by these heroes” - Defence Minister
Thursday, 05 March 2015, 14:17
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The Sri Lankan young Entrepreneurs Women’s Forum donated a sum of Rs. 5 million to disabled veterans who are currently...   Read more...

Committee to investigate corruption within Railway Department
Thursday, 05 March 2015, 13:32
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Appropriate punishment to the offenders caught trying to sell fraudulent iron stocks from the Department of Railways, the...   Read more...

Fisheries Minister requests more time to get the release confirmed [Audio]
Thursday, 05 March 2015, 11:28
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The Minister of Home Affairs and Fisheries Joseph Michael Perera has requested more time from families of the fishermen who...   Read more...

Kankesanthurai fishermen accuse Indian fishermen of illegal fishing
Thursday, 05 March 2015, 10:14
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Fishermen of the Kankesanthurai area are accusing Indian fisherman of illegally fishing along the Kachchativu waters.   Read more...

Prime Minister promptly advises all vacancies within the Bribery Commission to be filled
Thursday, 05 March 2015, 09:07
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has instructed the Minister of Finance and Planning Ravi Karunanayake to fill 53...   Read more...

An Interim Report to the President on missing persons - PCICMP
Thursday, 05 March 2015, 08:11
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - An Interim Report regarding missing persons will be handed to the President Maithripala Sirisena by the Presidential...   Read more...

Committee to regulate International Schools
Thursday, 05 March 2015, 07:03
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The Minister of Education Akila Viraj Kariyawasam stated that a Committee has been assigned to regulate International...   Read more...

Immediate solutions to the Uma Oya problem
Thursday, 05 March 2015, 06:18
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The Deputy Minister for Mahaweli Development and Environment Wasantha Aluvihare has directed all officials to tackle the...   Read more...

President happy about being able to bring the National Medicinal Drug Policy within 100 days
Wednesday, 04 March 2015, 18:21
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - President Maithripala Sirisena today (04) addressed the Parliament. The debate on the National Medicinal Drug Policy was...   Read more...

Bilateral talks between Tamil Nadu, Sri Lankan fishermen likely to be held in Chennai
Wednesday, 04 March 2015, 17:13
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - At a time when the relationship between Indian and Sri Lankan fishermen is deteriorating owning to recent attacks, bilateral...   Read more...

Families of the several missing people demands U.N. probe
Wednesday, 04 March 2015, 16:08
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Families of the several missing people in Sri Lanka's war-ravaged North and East have demanded a United Nations team to...   Read more...

“This is a historic moment to seize” - U.N. Political Affairs Under-Secretary-General
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - “With regional allies and the world focused in a positive way on Sri Lanka, and with the citizens of Sri Lanka having drawn from Sri Lanka’s strong democratic h Readmore

Sri Lanka will work in cooperation with U.N.
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The Minister of External Affairs Mangala Samaraweera addressing the High Level segment on the opening day of the 28th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UN Readmore

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Parents find daughter 17 years after kidnap
Saturday, 28 February 2015, 07:32
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - A newborn was kidnapped from a Cape Town hospital in 1997 but her parents never gave up hope and now, 17 years later, they... Read more...
Bombs hit Egypt phone company offices
Thursday, 26 February 2015, 15:17
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - A string of blasts has hit the Egyptian capital Cairo, killing one person and wounding three others, a health official and... Read more...
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Informatics Institute of Technology campus selects Openecampus Management ERP solution
Monday, 02 March 2015, 16:06
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Amasolve IT, a subsidiary of Envoy Holdings, entered into a strategic collaboration with The Informatics Institute of... Read more...
Malaysia offers to introduce its successful industrialization model in Sri Lanka
Saturday, 28 February 2015, 15:11
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Malaysia has come forward to introduce its successful industrialization model to the island nation, Minister of Industry and... Read more...
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R. Chandrasena ground declared open by Sports Minister
Wednesday, 04 March 2015, 14:53
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The Minister of Tourism and Sports Navin Dissanayake ceremonially opened R. Chandrasena ground in Ampara, which was... Read more...
Sri Lanka vs England
Sunday, 01 March 2015, 12:04
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Having batted first and set an imposing 310 for victory, England would have enjoyed their lunch as they pondered their first... Read more...
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87th Annual Academy Awards
Tuesday, 24 February 2015, 10:49
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The 87th Annual Academy Awards ceremony is now finished, with Neil Patrick Harris having served as the host for this... Read more...
Frozen Niagara Falls
Thursday, 19 February 2015, 12:23
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - A partially frozen American Falls in sub-freezing temperatures is seen in Niagara Falls, Ontario. Read more...
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Government cancels licenses for foreign mining firms
Monday, 02 March 2015, 14:11
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - President Maithripala Sirisena has cancelled mining licenses issued by the previous Government to 16 foreign companies to... Read more...
Indian Foreign Secretary to visit SAARC nations including Sri Lanka
Monday, 02 March 2015, 12:10
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Indian Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar has begun his South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC)... Read more...
Prime Minister seeks public opinion on 100-day program
Monday, 02 March 2015, 10:16
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The Government launched a special survey to find out public opinion and to analyze the progress of the 100-day program,... Read more...
Sri Lanka to send a high level delegation to Malé to address political crisis
Monday, 02 March 2015, 10:04
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Sri Lanka President Maithripala Srisena will be sending a sending a high level delegation to Malé to express deep... Read more...
Safety deposit removed to visit Cyprus
Monday, 02 March 2015, 08:11
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - It is reported that the security deposit of Rs. 100,000 charged to find employment in Cyprus has been decided to be removed... Read more...
“Public sector politics free” - Minister Karu Jayasuriya
Sunday, 01 March 2015, 06:18
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The Governmental administration is making plans to make people in general administration free from Governmental issues to... Read more...
Iran ready for implementation of projects in Sri Lanka
Saturday, 28 February 2015, 13:17
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Morteza Sarmadi announced Tehran's readiness for completion of underway projects as well... Read more...
Sri Lanka condoles loss of lives in Afghanistan avalanches
Saturday, 28 February 2015, 12:14
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The Sri Lankan Government condoled the loss of lives in Afghanistan from the deadly avalanches and extended sympathies to... Read more...
Malaysia to invest in Colombo-Kandy Expressway
Saturday, 28 February 2015, 07:03
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - A group of Malaysian investors has expressed willingness to launch construction work on the Colombo-Kandy Expressway which... Read more...
Discussions begun on increasing Public Sector salaries
Saturday, 28 February 2015, 06:18
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The Secretary to the Ministry of Public Administration, Mr. J.Dadallage stated that discussions have begun on relevant basic... Read more...
Three new heads of mission present credentials
Friday, 27 February 2015, 08:34
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Two Ambassadors and a High Commissioner presented their credentials to President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential... Read more...
Sri Lanka's business delegation to attend exhibition in China
Friday, 27 February 2015, 07:03
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Sri Lanka's largest business chamber is undertaking a visit to China to seek investment opportunities, Xinhua News... Read more...
Government to introduce pension scheme for all workers
Thursday, 26 February 2015, 18:21
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The Deputy Minister of Policy Planning and Economic Affairs Dr. Harsha de Silva has pointed out that a pension Scheme will... Read more...

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I do not believe in astrology now
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Responding to a question raised by a journalist from the “Dawn”, Pakistan's oldest and most widely read English-language Newspaper, whether he still believes in astrology, Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa said, "Now, I don't" and laughed out loud.
Former President invokes Sri Lanka's guardian deity before comeback?
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Legend says King Dutugamunu used to follow such a practice before going into the battlefield.
No Prime Ministerial dream for me
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - “I don’t need any political positions to serve country, neither expected nor intended”, Opposition Leader Nimal Siripala de Silva stated during a private television interview, recently.
Hopper diplomacy - Nisha Biswal
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Visiting Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs in the United States Department of State Nisha Biswal had her first taste of hoppers, which she put up on Twitter with much gusto.   “A long day of productive meetings ends w wonderful dinner & my first taste of Sri Lankan hoppers! #hopperdiplomacy”.
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“Committed to resolve issues of every community equably” - President
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - When resolving issues, there is no differentiation as South or North and the Government is fully committed resolve issues faced by people, President Maithripala Sirisena said, adding that everyone should work in brotherhood irrespective of differences. The President made these remarks at the Northern Province Coordinating meeting held in Jaffna on Tuesday (03) morning.
Government is committed to protect the sovereignty of the nation
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - President Maithripala Sirisena says the legislature is not prepared to consent to any arrangement with any nation to damage the sovereignty of the motherland. He noted that there are endeavors by a few nations to administer Sri Lanka by looking to sign different monetary arrangements.
President to tour Northern, Eastern areas tomorrow
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - President Maithripala Sirisena will visit the northern and eastern areas starting tomorrow (03), his first visit to the former war battered provinces since assuming Office on January 9.
I will devote myself to build a better society - President
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) -  President Sirisena stated, with the collective effort of the new government he will reduce the gap between the poor and the rich and dedicate to build a better society enriched with values.
Support of Scientists and Researches is key to spare the nation from natural calamities
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - President Maithripala Sirisena says continuous support of Scientists and Researches is key to spare the nation and the people from natural calamities. Politicians, Scientists and all different experts are in charge of the affliction of regular masses from natural disasters like earth slips, floods and drought. Therefore, they all have a responsibility to work to overcome these problems without pointing fingers to each other.
“Colombo Port revenue not fully utilized” - President
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The revenue generated by the Colombo port has not fully been utilized for the well-being of the country, President Maithripala Sirisena said, adding that it has been revealed that the revenue of the port was misused without utilizing in a proper and transparent manner.
Progress in treatment and preventive routines for kidney patients
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - President Maithripala Sirisena stated that the treatment and preventive routines for kidney patients had been radically progressed, and a Presidential Task Force has been established and national level projects have been propelled in this respect.