April 2010

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  April 30, 2010

* President Rajapaksa meets Indian PM

* SAARC leaders hail President Rajapaksa

* 16th SAARC Summit pledges to promote regional development

* CSE hit a new record high on Thursday

* President returns after a successful Summit

* President keen on improved voter list

* 2011 budget to introduce fiscal reforms

* SL refugee in India seeking a direction to close camp in Poonamallee

* 24/7 health services in Vanni

* Radio station to Jaffna

* Galle and International Trade

* Defence Secretary in North

* New bus service to North

 

  April 29, 2010

* Indian High Commissioner calls on PM

* 700 jobs through new investment approvals

* Permanent Secretariat of SDF inaugurated

* Jaffna library to be inter-linked with other universities

* SL's economic growth positive - Survey

* Over 1000 IDPs resettled today

* CSE gains 2.79% week-on-week basis

* Blake calls on President

* 125th anniversary of Buddhist flag celebrated

* SL High Commission Mobile Service in Birmingham

 

  April 28, 2010

* Build new structures to achieve full potential of SAARC - President

* President meets South Asian leaders

 

  April 27, 2010

* President meets Bhutan PM

* Foreign Minister meets SAARC counterparts

* The Fleeing of Journalists

* Public investments increasing - Treasury Secretary

* Public investments increasing - Treasury Secretary

* New economic growth estimates, 7% or beyond – Cabraal

* Colombo Port monthly container throughput increases by 21.1%

* Japanese assistance to large-scale water projects

* Netherlands arrest LTTE suspects

* Special measures to combat human trafficking

* Bangladesh & Pakistan PMs meet President

* Govt to further boost fishing industry

 

  April 26, 2010

* President warmly received by Bhutan PM

* SAARC Foreign Secretaries meet in Thimphu

* President leaves for Bhutan to attend SAARC Summit

* Secretaries appointed to new Ministries

* Zurich City Councillor shocked at being duped by pro-LTTE group

* President facilitates Tendulkar’s treatment

* Navy brings released fishermen home

* Pension scheme for private sector

* New safety rail gates from May

 

  April 23, 2010

* New Cabinet sworn in 37 Cabinet Ministers and 39 Deputies

* Never forget we are peoples’ representatives - Speaker 

* SL's economic growth more than forecast - CB Governor

* Malaysia steps up LTTE arrests

* Lankan wonders showcased in Kuwait

* Power sets for railway from China

* BOI signs 8 new agreements

* Oddusudan tile factory re-opened

 

  April 22, 2010

* 14th Parliament convenes Chamal Rajapaksa is new Speaker

* Pakistan President felicitates President on election victory

* CSE hit new record

* Lokubandara is Sabaragamuwa Governor

* SriLankan airlines resume flights to Europe

* First SL tourism road show in Palestine

* No change in policy interest rates - CB

* New purified water supply system to be launched

* Over 120 Samurdhi projects completed

* New Parliament meets today

 

  April 21, 2010

* Di Mu is new Prime Minister

* Sri Lanka, a country with big heart - Amitabh Bachchan

* Total of 144 seats for UPFA

* Consular assistance to Lankan nationals in Europe

* Goa Police on alert for LTTE cadres

* Political will of International Community vital to combat terrorism – SL Ambassador to Brazil

* SL's first Police Academy soon

* USAID begins new business alliance program in North & East

* Written submissions to 2nd Court Martial by end April

* Special housing loans scheme for North

 

  April 20, 2010

* Voting concluded in Nawalapitiya and Kamburupitiya

* CSE breaks records again

* Re-poll in Kandy and Trincomalee today

* Amitabh Bachchan in Sri Lanka

* New technology for archeological explorations

* Govt to boost Northern fishing

* 20,000 houses under Gama Neguma

 

  April 19, 2010

* Get ready to develop nation – President

* Eight indicted on attack at SL Embassy in Norway

* President and UNP leader discuss reopening of Parliament

* Nine large-scale projects soon at HEPZ

* Bambara Walalla wins 2010 Remi award

* Trade promotion in Europe

* Jewel of Muscat in Galle

* Jaffna in focus for business

* Banks show interest in North and East

* Indian visa application collection centre in Jaffna

* Prabakaran's mother deported to Malaysia

 

  April 16, 2010

* Boom times for Sri Lanka tourism

* Jaipur Foot Team provides 1400 artificial limbs

* Added resonance this New Year with celebrations in united country – Hillary Clinton

* ADB gives $50mn to promote investment

* Volcano eruption delays SriLankan airline flights to Europe

 

  April 15, 2010

* EU, US and Indonesia congratulate President

* How great was my victory: Another romping success for the Tiger-slayer

* More Indian help for IDPs

* LTTE's diesel stock uncovered

 

  April 13, 2010

* New Year festivities should further unite hearts and minds - President

 

  April 12, 2010

* President Rajapaksa expresses sorrow over the demise of Polish President

* US congratulates President & UPFA

* Indian Prime Minister congratulates President

 

  April 11, 2010

* President inspects new World Cup venue

 

  April 10, 2010

* The Triumph of Democracy – President 

* Resounding victory for UPFA

* Highest preferential votes

 

  April 08, 2010

* Honorary award for President

* General election voting begins

* International award for Motor Traffic Dept

* Iran to buy more Sri Lanka tea

 

  April 07, 2010

* CSE hits highest record ever

* Yahoo! Travel Magazine ranks Sri Lanka among top 10

* All set for polls

* Madras High Court rejects Nalini's plea

* UK announces further aid

* New investments at Horana EPZ

* Tourists from Middle East continue to flow

* Indian Bank to reopen Jaffna branch

* Courts martial against Fonseka adjourned

 

  April 06, 2010

* Law equal to all, irrespective of social status - President

* Russia-Lanka ‘Images of Friendship’

* Emergency extended

* US military video leaked

* Lankan exporters have outstanding capability – Treasury Secretary

* Fonseka not afflicted with any new condition - National Hospital chest physician

* Great potential for SL shipping industry

* Suicide attacks rock Pakistan, Russia

* Army to increase UN mission quota to 5000 - Commander

* Large scale industrial zone in Middeniya

* Dutch Software Development Company in SL

 

  April 05, 2010

* Land freed by arms, now developed by plough – President

* Building unique development model for Sri Lanka - President

* Rapid expansion in Sri Lanka’s economy - Bloomberg

* SL achieves vital IMF benchmarks

* Apparel exporters on promotion mission

* Campaign ends tonight 

* Foreign election monitors on pre-poll monitoring

* BOI branch in Jaffna

* Korea helps upgrade NVTC in Galle 

* Matara-Kataragama railway construction begins

* SL’s profile high by interacting with international community - FM

 

  April 04, 2010

* This Easter significant with new promise of reconciliation – President

 

  April 02, 2010

* President instructs officials to assist rehabilitated Ex-LTTE youths

* Sri Lanka questions UN double standards

 

  April 01, 2010

* Kekiriyobada Reservoir commissioned by President

* Australia convicts 3 LTTE cadres

* Pro-LTTE political party in UK removed from register

* Timing of Miliband's statement is dubious – Keheliya

* Sri Lanka converts plastic waste to petrol

* Election monitors arrive in SL

* India supports North reconstruction

* New bus service in Kilinochchi

* First road lane for cyclists opened

 
 
   
   

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