Parliament extends term of select committee on ethnic issue for another six months

November 15, 2014 at 9:33 pm

Parliament on Thursday through a motion moved in the House gave approval to extend the time limit granted to the Parliament Select Committee (PSC) appointed to formulate a political solution to the country’s...

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Sri Lanka targets 20% of power through renewable energy by 2020

November 15, 2014 at 9:31 pm

Small Scale Power Generation Sector through renewable energy sources such as wind power, solar power and biomass sources has contributed effectively to the generation of electricity in Sri Lanka and the...

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Sri Lanka responds to UN Rights Chief: OHCHR inept in comprehending Sri Lanka’s concerns

November 9, 2014 at 7:42 pm

Responding to comments made by the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein Friday on the UN probe on Sri Lanka, The Sri Lankan government, said his office is not capable...

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ADB grants US$ 800 million assistance to improve road network

November 7, 2014 at 10:13 am

Sri Lanka Wednesday signed two loan agreements with the Asia Development Bank (ADB) to obtain US$ 100 million of a US$ 800 million assistance package to rehabilitate and improve the island’s road...

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Rapidly improving economy, political stability made country a popular destination among local & foreign investors – President

November 5, 2014 at 6:58 am

Rapidly improving economy, combined with political stability has made the country a very popular destination among both local and foreign investors, said President Mahinda Rajapaksa. This achievement has...

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Special cabinet meeting to discuss landslide tragedy

October 30, 2014 at 12:06 pm

Government to care for surviving children A special cabinet meeting will be chaired by President Mahinda Rajapaksa to discuss the Mihiriyabedda landslide that killed scores of people and destroyed more...

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