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Sphere Handbook 2011 Sinhala & Tamil Edition released

2134Minister of Economic Development Basil Rajapaksa participated as chief guest at launching ceremony of  Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Humanitarian Response – Sphere Handbook 2011 Edition today (24) at Lakshman Kadirgamar Institute for International Relations and Strategic Studies.


SL Security Forces can face any challenge to maintain law and order - Secy.Defence

Representatives of the All Ceylon Jamiyathul Ullama (ACJU) and Mosque federations in Ampara, Batticalao, Trincomalee, Kurunagala, Kandy and Puttlam Districts met Secretary Defence  Gotabhaya Rajapaksa Yesterday (23).


Milinda Moragoda joins SLFP

MilindaMoragoda1Former Minister and the leader of Sri Lanka National Congress Milinda Moragoda obtained the Sri Lanka Freedom party membership from President Mahinda Rajapaksa at Temple Trees last evening. Manjula Prasanna Cooray, R.M.Sampath, B.G.Sirimal de Silva and Yamuna Ganeshalinga also obtained SLFP party membership from President Rajapakse, along with him.


New volume on Communication trends by Prof Ariyarathna Athugala

BOOKDirector General of Government Information Professor Ariyarathne Athugala presented a book authored by him titled "Sannivedana Pravanatha" to President Mahinda Rajapaksa on August 23, at Temple Trees.

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Israel technology to uplift SLs agriculture sector

xvbnxfgjhThe newly appointed Israel Ambassador to Sri Lanka,  Alon Ushpiz paid a courtesy call on  Basil Rajapaksa, Minister of Economic Development, today (23) at the Ministry of Economic Development.


2nd Language Proficiency for Public Servants

Public servants who have joined the service after 1st of July 2007 have to obtain the proficiency certificate for the 2nd language before the end of next year. The Ministry of National Languages and Social Integration announces that salary increments of the employees who are unable to obtain the certificate within 5 years will be suspended.


Defence Secy orders special security to all mosques

mosqueSri Lanka's Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa last evening ordered security officials to give special security during the night at all mosques in the country during the holy month of Ramadan, with effect from yesterday.


India Globe Reporter's Claims refuted by Ambassador Jaliya

Sri Lankan Ambassador Jaliya Wickramasuriya has notified India Globe reporter Raghubir Goyal that statements he recently made during a U.S. Department of State news briefing are drastically incorrect.


President at a leasurely walk

02President Mahinda Rajapaksa  had a leasurely walk along Independence Square to witness the new development work in Colombo. He was joined by Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage at the Square.


Japanese 'Yosakoi Dance' in Peradeniya & Colombo

YosakoiThe Embassy of Japan in collaboration with the University of Peradeniya will present a Japanese “Yosakoi Dance”, on August 25 (Thursday) at the E.O.E. Pereira Theatre, University of Peradeniya, (Faculty of Engineering)  at 6.00 p.m. followed by another performance in Colombo on August 27 (Saturday) at the New Town Hall auditorium, (next to Mahaweli Centre) at 6.00 p.m.


Six Envoys presented Credentials to President Rajapaksa

adfgSix new foreign envoys to Sri Lanka including five Ambassadors and a High Commissioner  presented credentials to H.E. President Mahinda Rajapaksa at a ceremony held yesterday (22) at the Presidential Secretariat.  The new envoys were: