Itinerary of Pope’s visit released

November 16, 2014 at 9:38 pm

The Vatican on Friday released the itinerary for the pope’s trip to Sri Lanka, where he will canonize Sri Lanka’s first saint, the Rev. Joseph Vaz, a 17th-century missionary credited with reviving...

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Construction work on Northern expressway commenced

November 16, 2014 at 9:37 pm

President Mahinda Rajapaksa Friday launched the construction of the Northern and Kandy Expressway, the longest highway in Sri Lanka, that will cover two thirds of land extent of the country. President...

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SL ready to share its demining experience with world

November 15, 2014 at 9:34 pm

Sri Lankan Ambassador to the UN in Geneva Ravinatha Aryasinha has said Sri Lanka stands ready to share its experience in comprehensive demining as a ‘best practice’ with countries which are...

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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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