Deepavali fosters understanding among communities, increase harmony – President

October 22, 2014 at 1:14 pm

The festive day of Deepavali, which underlines the great spiritual values of Hinduism, is filled with the spirit of love and devotion, and is an occasion for Hindus to strive for greater spirituality,...

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Sri Lanka’s turn to shine

October 22, 2014 at 1:12 pm

New infrastructure being built across the country is the most visible evidence of the peace dividend Sri Lanka has been enjoying since the end of nearly three decades of conflict. The country has been...

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Govt renovates 13 schools in Kilinochchi District

October 22, 2014 at 1:11 pm

The Ministry of Education, with assistance from the Republic of Korea, recently renovated 13 schools in the Kilinochchi District. Situated in a district that was once home to the headquarters of the LTTE,...

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Sri Lanka’s malaria elimination efforts a “spectacular achievement” – Global Health Group

October 20, 2014 at 9:25 am

Sri Lanka has remained free of malaria for two years – an accomplishment the Global Health Group (GHG) describes as a “spectacular achievement.” During a meeting with President Mahinda Rajapaksa...

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Trinco Port to become industrial harbor

October 20, 2014 at 9:23 am

The Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) is now planning to transform the Trincomalee Port, which is one of the biggest natural harbors in the world, into an industrial port. “As the port is not seeing much...

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US-SL trade talks conclude in Colombo

October 15, 2014 at 9:58 pm

GSP, labour, trade promotion among discussed items SL-US biz relationship at $ 3 b: Trade Rep Delaney US Ex-Im Bank renewing ties with Lanka: Rishad US biz team also in town, US-SL Biz Forum today YoY...

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