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The High Commission of Sri Lanka

cordially invitesb All Sri Lankans in the UK to the Maha Sangika Dana (Alms Giving) offered by the High Commission to celebrate Vesak Festival 2014

at the Sri Lanka High...

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SRI LANKAN GOLFING SOCIETY PROGRAMME FOR YEAR 2014

First – The Spring Meeting – to be held at Old Fold Manor Golf Club, Hadley Green, Barnet Herts EN5 4QN on Thursday 5 th June 2014

Second – Autumn Meeting – to be held at the Suffolk Golf & Country C...

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66th National Day Celebration

The High Commissioner for Sri Lanka cordially invites all Sri Lankans living in the UK to the 66th National Day Celebration to be held at the Sri Lanka High Commission, No.13, Hyde Park G... Read more...

PRINCE CHARLES HOSTS ST JAMES’ PALACE RECEPTION PRIOR TO CHOGM 2013 VISIT

Prince Charles hosted a reception at St James's Palace for members of Britain's Sri Lankan and Indian communities to mark the royal couple's tour of India and Sri Lanka.

H.E. Dr Chris Nonis, Sri Lanka’...

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St. Aloysius Vs Rahula OBAUK's Big match 2013

St. Aloysius Vs Rahula OBAUK's Big match 2013 3rd Annual 'Battle of Two Cities" St. Aloysius OBA Vs Rahul OBA 2013 11th August 2013 from 1 pm. at Edmonton Cricket Club.

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UNP MPs attacked in Slave Island

A group of UNP MPs who engaged in a field visit at the Port Authority Training Center in slave island were attacked by a group of persons, a short while ago, UNP Ravi Karunanayake MP told Ada Derana. MORE...

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Written by Administrator Tuesday, 21 October 2014 06:00

 

MoDUD to conduct survey on displaced persons in North

The Ministry of Defence and Urban Development is about to conduct a survey on Sinhalese, Tamils and Muslims who lost their properties and land in the Northern Province from 1980 due to terrorist activities, the Ministry stated in a press release. MORE...

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Written by Administrator Tuesday, 21 October 2014 06:00

   

Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 5Y in prison in killing of GF

Oscar Pistorius, the South African track star once seen as an emblem of triumph over adversity, was sentenced on Tuesday to five years in prison for killing his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. MORE...

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Written by Administrator Tuesday, 21 October 2014 06:00

 

Over 100 mm heavy falls at some places

The Met. Dept. says that showers or thundershowers will occur over most parts of the island particularly during the afternoon and night. Heavy falls (more than 100mm) are also likely at some places. MORE...

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Written by Administrator Tuesday, 21 October 2014 06:00

   

Decision on LTTE not politically motivated- GCEU

The General Court of the European Union (GCEU) has announced that its decision to annuls sanction on LTTE was not politically motivated. MORE...

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Written by Administrator Tuesday, 21 October 2014 06:00

 

Indo-Lanka MoU sought to bring back Tamil refugees

A Sri Lankan Tamil refugee rehabilitation organisation which has been working in Tamil Nadu and Sri Lanka for the past 30 years, has sought a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Sri Lanka and India to facilitate and expedite the return of the refugees to the island nation. MORE...

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Written by Administrator Tuesday, 21 October 2014 00:00

   

India to step-up military ties with Sri Lanka and Maldives

India will further step-up defence cooperation with Sri Lanka and Maldives, including assistance in capacity-building of their armed forces through both training and supply of equipment, in tune with the overall policy to steadily boost military ties with countries in Indian Ocean to counter China's strategic inroads in the region. MORE..

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Written by Administrator Monday, 20 October 2014 18:00

 

Swamy pleads for 'Bharat Ratna' to Rajapaksa

BJP leader Subramanian Swamy has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi that his government confer Bharat Ratna on Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa under whose leadership the LTTE was eliminated. MORE..

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Written by Administrator Monday, 20 October 2014 18:00

   

JHU issues ultimatum to Govt

The Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU), a constituent party of the ruling UPFA government, on Sunday adopted a resolution comprising of 7 main proposals for reforms at the party's 11th convention, including a call for the banning of alcohol, gambling and prostitution in the country. MORE..

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Written by Administrator Monday, 20 October 2014 12:00

 

Mahinda Balasuriya appointed as new Law and Order Secretary

Former IGP Dr Mahinda Balasuriya who has been appointed as Secretary to the Ministry of Law and Order is to officially assume duties on Tuesday (Oct. 21), the police spokesman said. MORE..

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Written by Administrator Monday, 20 October 2014 06:00

   

Tense situation outside Fisheries Ministry

A tense situation has been reported in front of the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development at Maligawatta, Colombo as stones are pelted during a protest staged by over 500 fishermen. MORE..

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Written by Administrator Monday, 20 October 2014 06:00

 

UK fish importers slam EU ban on Sri Lanka

UK processors Icelandic Seachill, Direct Seafoods and New England Seafood expressed disappointment over the EU's red card decision on Sri Lanka - especially as some of those importers are engaged in fisheries improvement here. MORE..

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Written by Administrator Monday, 20 October 2014 06:00

   

Presidential poll in January; can't reveal date - Keheliya

The Presidential Election will be held within the month of January next year, confirmed Cabinet Spokesman and Minister of Mass Media and Information Keheliya Rambukwella. MORE..

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Written by Administrator Monday, 20 October 2014 06:00

 

Five surrender over attack on S'gamuwa students

Five suspects including a member of the Imbulpe Pradeshiya Sabha today surrendered to Balangoda Police over the recent assault on a group of Sabaragamuwa University students, who were engaged in a Satyagraha, police said. MORE..

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Written by Administrator Monday, 20 October 2014 06:00

   

Thundershowers expected during afternoon and night

The Department of Meteorology today said that showers or thundershowers will occur over most parts of the island particularly during the afternoon and night. Heavy falls (more than 100mm) are also likely at some places. MORE..

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Written by Administrator Monday, 20 October 2014 00:00

 

Sri Lanka a 'star performer' in SAARC

Bangladesh has progressed much going by different social and health indicators among the SAARC member states, but Sri Lanka despite its long civil strife remains the star performer in more ways than one. MORE...

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Written by Administrator Monday, 20 October 2014 00:00

   

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