April 2011

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  April 29, 2011 | Read More >>

* First container vessel docks at Magampura harbour

* Working masses will preserve nation's victory

* President, a leader committed to peace - Ex-US Congressman

* Elephant Pass Saltern soon

* Gurunagar fishnet factory to be developed

* Darusman Report is legally, morally and substantively flawed – Prof. Peiris Panel demonstrates pre-determined bias against LLRC

** Projects for solid waste disposal facilities

* Trade deficit declines in first two months of 2011 - CB

* Govt to construct 210 rural bridges

  April 28, 2011 | Read More >>

* Northern ports to be world heritage sites

* SriLankan, SIM Industries to make BIA a regional training hub

* Intl' investigation on SL would do more harm than good - Wall Street Journal "UN and other intl. parties in danger of running off the rails"

* No security concern - UN Colombo office

* Darusman Report Public release of the report disrupts efforts to reinforce peace and security - Govt

** Tea production increased

* Philippines will never isolate Sri Lanka - Ambassador

* Loan scheme for fishermen

* Bids flow at Treasury bill auction

* SEC reduces price band period

  April 27, 2011 | Read More >>

* Public debt declines in 2010

* Hindu priests reject Darusman report

* National traditions important in evolving solutions - Oman’s Head of govt

* India clarifies status of the Housing project

* New stamp to mark 50th anniversary of man’s first journey into space

* Tea production rose

  April 26, 2011 | Read More >>

* Impeding the healing of wounds inappropriate – Oman FM

* UN panel opts for selective amnesia – Manila Times

* BIA's Serendib Lounge transformed with latest IT sophistication

* More steps for pension for all

* Six new envoys present credentials

* Allow SL to take its course in reconciliation – Russian Ambassador

* UN Panel of Advisors Serious breach of UN Charter – MP Rajapakse

* SL cannot be singled out for discriminatory treatment – Prof. Peiris

  April 255, 2011 | Read More >>

* Foundation stone for Mattala airport passenger terminal lays today

* Message of Condolence Sri Sathya Sai Baba's inspiration shall remain as a strong influence to strengthen humane values - President

* Bush administration should face international criminal investigation - ElBaradei

* Govt concentrates on developing infrastructure – Ambassador Ariyasinha

* SL cannot be singled out for discriminatory treatment – Prof. Peiris

* SL received an encouraging feedback from US business leaders

* Programme to expedite agricultural activities

* EPF Fund increased by 16.9 percent

** Another asylum boat arrives in Australia

* Tamil cultural sites to be named as World Heritage sites

* Poverty down in nine districts

* SL humanitarian operation — “model for the whole world” - SL envoy in US

* Programme to carpet provincial roads

* More Tamil speaking recruits in Police service

  April 24, 2011 | Read More >>

* Christ's teachings can contribute much to strengthen reconciliation - President

  April 22, 2011 | Read More >>

* Comment - Moon Panel report Hypocrisy and a tide of international deceit

  April 21, 2011 | Read More >>

* UN should not complicate SL reconciliation process - Russia

* LatesWrong to publish Moon panel report Advisory panel not a UN body – Minister of External Affairs

* Latest Channel 4 allegations Another part of a sinister campaign to discredit Sri Lanka

* Rajapaksa's visit boosts South Asian cooperation - Daily Star Editorial

* Migrant accused for shooting soldiers to be deported

* Mattala airport Passenger terminal construction begins

  April 200, 2011 | Read More >>

* Trincomalee-Thirikkonduyadumandu road ready next month

* People-to-people contact vital for enhancement of economic ties - President

* Expansion of bilateral trade high in B'desh - Sri Lanka relations - Joint Statement

* UN Panel of Experts’ report Russia opposes

* President returns after successful visit to Bangladesh

* President returns with sacred hair relic

* MV Sun Sea migrant may have taken part in shooting soldiers, hearing told

* LLRC final report by May 15

* Lanka’s Ozone friendly tea gets world recognition

* SLPA to construct modern planned city in Colombo

* Lanka’s largest fisheries harbour soon

* Industrial Zone in Hambantota: SL to approve 15 investment projects

* UN experts' panel report a conspiracy against SL - Cardinal

* Vehicle imports up by 215%

* BIA to build parallel runway as traffic grows

  April 199, 2011 | Read More >>

* Sri Lanka, Bangladesh sign five MoUs

* House members build Congressional support for post-conflict SL

* SL achieved remarkable economic progress - B'desh Finance Minister

* SL, one of the safest places to do business – Dr. Amunugama

* External Affairs Minister to brief foreign diplomats

* Dilshan Captain of Sri Lanka cricket team

* More ex-LTTE carders to be reintegrated

* LTTE infiltration: High alert along the coast

* Thousand houses for the resettled

* Petronet LNG eye Sri Lanka

* Food crops cultivation increased

  April 18, 2011 | Read More >>

* Democracy for Tamils after defeat of LTTE – President

* Rajapaksa heads influential national leaders in TIME poll: Ranks fourth among all categories

* President visits National Martyr's Memorial

* President arrives in Bangladesh

* President calls for show of strength on May Day

* Sri Lanka firmly embarked on reconciliation – Prof. Peiris

** Food act to be amended

* MD of the World Bank praises economic development of SL

* “SL's progress on demining activities commendable” – BHC

* Record growth in air travel, cargo business

  April 16, 2011 | Read More >>

* SRI LANKA PEACE, PROGRESS PRAISED IN U.S. CONGRESS: Call for a “New Era” of U.S.-Sri Lankan relations

  April 14, 2011 | Read More >>

* Japan’s Thank You for friendship

* New Year Message: Renewal in spirit and expectations - President

* UNSG Report: Hugely flawed - Govt.

  April 122, 2011 | Read More >>

* SL economy recorded an impressive growth in 2010 - CB

* Human smuggling bill still part of Tory governing plan – Canadian PM

* Over 95 percent of N-E displaced resettled

* No breaching of country’s immigration laws: Navy denies media reports

* Standard Time in place

* Southern highway to have special emergency services

* March tourist arrivals up 43.5 %

  April 11, 2011 | Read More >>

* Developing Colombo Prime goal to offer better living standards for city dwellers - President

* We are stepping into a period of great prosperity – President

* Special units in preparation for possible dengue outbreak

* LLRC receives over 300 written submissions on missing persons

* Avurudu programmes to promote tourism

* WB Sri Lanka calls applications for Civil Society Fund 2011 grants

* President directs police to prevent music piracy

* Sri Lanka gains a vast post-conflict progress – Prof. Peiris

* 'I saw our strong cultural and linguistic links in action'- BHC

  April 08, 2011 | Read More >>

* Remote villages will be wiped out from SL map - President

* Lanka can withstand global oil price increase - HSBC

** Another asylum seeker faces deportation

* SL donates USD 1 million to Japanese RC

* Foreign loans for local entrepreneurs

* Colombo Dockyards gets two more ships

* Major changes to banking system to facilitate viable entrepreneurs – Treasury Secy

* SL has no radiation threat

* Australia funds mind clearing

  April 07, 2011 | Read More >>

* SL economy poised for a healthy grow - ADB

* Southern Province demonstrates development of regional economies - BHC

* Bahrain job ban lifted

* Sri Lanka to strengthen airline passenger, investor protection

* Cabinet approvals

* Tact tiles to help visually handicapped

* Special transport service for avurudu

* Govt to renovate over 2,000 tanks

  April 06, 2011 | Read More >>

* Ministerial Summit of the South Asian Conference on Sanitation: World should divert defence expenditure to development - President

** Organized crimes networks could breathe life into defeated terrorist causes – Defence Secy

* Make optimum use of land - President

* South Asian Conference on Sanitation: Ministerial Summit commences today

* Japan ensures safety of exports

* Ratmalana airport to be upgraded

* Diplomatic relations with Montenegro established

* SL, an important contributor to global peacekeeping operations - Blake

* Sri Lanka is a great place to make friends - BHC

* Development of hotel infrastructure

* New electricity projects for South

* Special medical units for athletes

  April 05, 2011 | Read More >>

* Successful census a public responsibility - President

* SL economy continues to make progress - IMF

* You have done us proud - President tells cricketers

* SL unemployment rate decreases

* South Asian Conference on Sanitation opens

* Domestic airline operators to get own terminal

* Prof. Peiris discusses trade opportunities with the UK

** Name boards in all 3 languages

* Massive investment influx in Hambantota

* 10 – nation World Cup in 2015

  April 04, 2011 | Read More >>

* President congrats SL cricketers: Your achievement made an indelible mark in SL's Cricket history

* Tourism increases foreign exchange earnings

* 'Sri Lanka, Just another day in Paradise'- The Manila Times

* Steady increase in voluntary returns of refugees – UNHCR

* Prof. Peiris meets British lawmakers

* World Cup Runner-up team returns

* Sanga named the captain of ICC's World Cup XI

  April 02, 2011 | Read More >>

* Cricket World Cup – 2011: Sri Lanka Runners-up

  April 01, 2011 | Read More >>

* Incident-free WC cricket matches proves LTTE annihilation – Maj. Gen. Shavendra

** US corporations enthusiastic about business opportunities in SL

* President off to Mumbai

* Earnings from garments exports grow by 121.9%

* India declares South Mumbai a no-fly zone

* Mandate of 22 LG bodies extended

* Neurosurgery unit of the National Hospital opened

* More power supply to Trinco

* Cabinet approvals

* Vavuniya-Kilinochchi Transmission Line to be reinforced

* Veterinary investigation center opened

 
 
   
   

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