May 2011

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  May 31, 2011 | Read More >>

* Report includes information never verified  

* Desist from arriving at hasty conclusions - Sri Lanka tells the world

* LTTE affiliate ordered to be deported 

* Elections to remaining LG bodies on July 23

* Proposed private sector pension scheme temporarily suspended 

* RanavSharing SL experience will help defeat intl. terrorism – Defence Secytr>

  May 30, 2011 | Read More >>

* Govt seeks more private sector participation in tourism  

* SL delegation in Geneva to participate in UNHRC session 

* Omanthai railway station opens

* Ranaviru Real Star ends with a grand finale

** SL hosts 50th session of the Asian African Legal Consultative Organization

* Pigeon Island wildlife sanctuary opens

* SL – India sign bilateral air service agreement

* Swift measures to assist flood victims

  May 29, 2011 | Read More >>

* NAM had critical role to play in changing global scenario - Prof. G. L. Peiris

  May 27, 2011 | Read More >>

* Only we can solve our own problems, and none other President at Ranaviru Day celebrations

* Entire nation should come forward & assist Ranaviru families- President

** Sri Lanka to issue visas online soon

  May 26, 2011 | Read More >>

* North poised for greater economic growth -CB

* Talks between President and Dons end on positive note

* History, culture and peace put Sri Lanka back on map - The West Australian

* Sri Lanka attends Elephant Eight (E8) Ministerial Meet

* US to help protect Lankans from counterfeit drugs

  May 25, 2011 | Read More >>

* Dutch seek SL permit to question former LTTE leaders

* Sri Lanka full capable of resolving her own issues - Chinese FM

* Teachers have a vital role to play in creating valuable citizens - President 

* SL & Italy agreement for mutual recognition of driving licences   

* All flights to Europe as scheduled - SriLankan

  May 24, 2011 | Read More >>

* Ex-LTTE carders display dancing skills

* New inflation index from June

* 42 countries to participate in ' Defeating Terrorism' seminar 

* Humanitarian concerns, govt’s first priority – Prof. Peiris 

* SL signs agreement with UN for peacekeeping operations

* Sri Lanka’s economy facing new emerging risks - CB Governor

* New rules for food imports

* Diyagama Stadium construction expedited 

  May 23, 2011 | Read More >>

* LTTE leaders in the Netherlands played a key role in funding war in Sri Lanka - Dutch judiciary

** 100 tourist drivers complete training under SLTDA

* Mattala airport to have a D check hangar 

* Government’s duty to rid fear and doubt among students and parents - President

* Do noCanada to introduce anti-human smuggling bill next month

** India's first cruise ship calls on Sri Lanka in June

  May 21, 2011 | Read More >>

* Do not fall into traps by human traffickers - Navy 

* Sri Lanka & Luxembourg conclude negotiations  

* Raj Rajaratnam did fund the LTTE through TRO 

* SL aims better credit rating - CB

* Museum of World Buddhism opens

* NE shows highest nominal growth - CB Governor

* Ban LTTE - Norwegian Opp

  May 20, 2011 | Read More >>

* SL economy, one of the fastest-growing in a fast-growing region - Globe and Mail

* Poverty down in April

* Nediyavan arrested in Oslo

* External Affairs Minister to visit China

* Ranaviru month declared

* SriLankan gets new A 320

* India participates in Sambuddhathva Jayanthi activities in SL

  May 19, 2011 | Read More >>

* Historic opportunity for national reconciliation in Sri Lanka 

* Over 373,000 IDPs resettled in North  

* Arrest at Cochin Airport Police probes LTTE links 

* Bribery Commission operational again 

* President appoints four key Commissions

* Netherlands arrest LTTE fundraisers

** At 64th WHO assembly in Geneva

* UN Commemorates 2600 Sambuddhatva Jayanthi in grand style

* Former Kalmykia Republic President calls on President Rajapaksa

* Measures to develop rubber cultivation

* BoC goes global

  May 18, 2011 | Read More >>

* SL intercepts Canada-bound LTTE propaganda material

* Sri Lanka’s first woman Chief Justice takes oaths

  May 16, 2011 | Read More >>

* Buddha's teachings, a mean to resolve all disputes - President

* Don't trigger hatred in children by harping on past - President

* 15th Bishop of Colombo ordained

* International Buddhist Cultural Center opens

* We are pleased at President’s reconciliation process - Sec. Hindu Educational Society

* Sambuddhatva Jayanthi Year declared

** Lanka protects Buddhism in its pristine form - PM

  May 13, 2011 | Read More >>

* EU Parliament rejects intl. probe on Sri Lanka

* 30, 000 more youths to public service

* PM to attend UN Vesak celebrations in Thailand

* Tourists arrival up by 67% in April

* New CJ approved

* Paris holds Intl. symposium to mark 2600 Sambuddhatwa Jayanthi

* Forty seven rejected nominations to be accepted

* SL-Australia cooperation against human smuggling

* UN Vesak Day hosted by Thai Govt Current crises underlines importance of Middle Path - President

* Humanitarian Op was against terrorism - President

* Angulana gets Multi storied Housing Scheme

* Rail bus service from May end

  May 12, 2011 | Read More >>

* Sri Lanka bids for 2018 Commonwealth Games

* Raj Rajaratnam guilty on all counts

* Hedge Fund convict funded LTTE

** Lets put brakes on road accidents – WB Country Director

* UNESCO Asst. DG welcomes education initiative in SL

* Relief team leaves for Japan

* Education Minister stresses importance of Education for peace and sustainable development

* Vavuniya hosts Farmers' Day

* Career guidance centres islandwide

* Retirement age rose to 57

  May 11, 2011 | Read More >>

* National Road Safety Confab Now need Humanitarian Op on roads - President “Committed to support all positive action towards better road safety”

* Darusman report tendentious We will expose all false allegations about Sri Lanka – President

* SL drew clear distinction between civilians and terrorists – Kohona

* Anti-human smuggling bill will be reintroduced Think again before handing your life savings to a smuggler – Canadian Immigration Minister

* Govt would not respond to Darusman report – Prof. Peiristr>

* Hambantota makes crucial pitch for Commonwealth Games today in KLtr>

** Retirement age rose to 57

* Self-sufficiency in livestock by 2016

  May 10, 2011 | Read More >>

* Australia to send asylum seekers to Malaysia

* Humanitarian Operation was to rescue our own people - President

* Members to Bribery and Public Services Commissions nominated

* SL welcomed in Argentan at Quasimodo Fair

* Education Minister stresses importance of Education for peace and sustainable development

* Jaffna Fort back to its grandeur

* Jaffna HSZs further reduced

* More employment opportunities for Sri Lankans from Qatar

* Northern handloom industry to be developed

  May 09, 2011 | Read More >>

* Five new diplomats present credentials

* LLRC requests extension

* President congratulates Harper

* Depth of SL-German relationship is in people to people contact – Prof. Peiris

* Sri Lankan to commence direct flights to Moscow

* Kalu Ganga project accelerated

* More rehabilitated LTTE cadres to be released

* Darusman Report Singularly counterproductive – Maldives FM

* Electricity for IDP villages in N & E

* Lanka, Israel to develop agriculture

* Batticaloa tanks to be rehabilitated

  May 066, Read More >>

* SL growth prospects positive – ESCAP

* E-Kiosk centres to plantation people

* Investors pour in to buy land in Sri Lanka

* Gem, jewellery exports rise

  May 05, 2011 | Read More >>

* KKS port to develop with Indian aid

* Delegation to discuss Darusman report with NAM members

* Sri Lanka to issue stamp on Tagore

* Housing programme to the displaced

*** Heartened to see the progress and development in North – Blake

* Anti-human smuggling bill will be re-introduced – Canadian Minister

* US wants a strong and long-term relationship with SL – Blake

* SL ready to bid for 2018 Commonwealth Games

* Japan and WB to improve mother-child nutrition

* Sri Lankan Airlines’ fleet grows

* Sri Lanka launches 'ozone friendly', GI tea logos

* New UN resident coordinator appointed

  May 04, 2011 | Read More >>

* Defence Secy briefs diplomats

* Harper government in the lead

* Osama unarmed during operation – White House

* Darusman report Govt to respond in detail

* Two held for human smuggling Refugees who fled to country are now trying to go back

* Moragoda appointed Senior Presidential Advisor

* Accountability is up to locals – France

* Special search and rescue teams during disasters

* Mannar Bishop satisfied with govt policies

* Blake tours north

* Younger generation can play a vital role communal harmony - President

* Omanthai railway opens this month

* Tourism in Sabaragamuwa to be developed

* 10th Mahaweli zone by year end

  May 03, 2011 | Read More >>

* WB grants US$100 million to rehabilitate East – West corridor

* LLRC seeks expert opinion on Channel 4 video

** Govt. targets industrial share of GDP to reach 35% by 2015

* Pelwatte milk powder plant next week

* Fruit, vegetable cultivation to be promoted

  May 02, 2011 | Read More >>

* No force will be allowed to rob our hard-won freedom and peace - President

* Bin Laden killed in Pakistan

* Govt doubles allocations for people affected by natural disasters

* Let the Commission be judged by its work – LLRC

* New tourism zones to be developed in the North and East

* Cable telephone facilities to North

  May 01,, 2011 | Read More >>

* Don’t complicate Sri Lanka issue – China to Intl. Community

 
 
   
   

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