June 2011

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 June 30, 2011 | Read More >>

* Six SL asylum seekers rescued from human trafficking syndicate in Malaysia 

* No Arsenic in local rice - Industrial Technology Institute  

* SLN assists to repatriate 23 Indian fishermen

* SL-India hold first Army-to-Army staff talks

* SL to enhance border security

* Yuan approved for banking transactions in Sri Lanka

* Cabinet approves New IGP appointment

* Ferry service in high demand

* SAARC conference for exchange of information on pesticides commenced

* Eradicating Drug Menace: Next Humanitarian Mission

* Only 3, 470 ex LTTE cadres in custody

 June 29, 2011 | Read More >>

* SL Embassy in Washington announces second "Signature Tour"

* Presidential Awards for Excellence in Export

* Further drop in IDPs Only 14, 725 to be resettled

* Oil drilling to commence in August

* Canada to assist national languages project

* A Government Media School to be established

* Pandit Amaradeva honoured for excellence

* Programme to expand BIA

 June 28, 2011 | Read More >>

* Hosting AALCO in SL is very significant – Owada

* No SLN vessel has retreated - Navy

* India offers service for Lankans of Indian origin to trace their roots

* Sri Lanka made progress in preventing human trafficking - The 2011 Trafficking in Persons Report

* Commonwealth Secretariat welcomes SL's measures to probe Channel 4 allegations

* Select Committee is respect for Parliament; not a delaying tactic – President

* SriLankan Airlines gets ISO/IEC 27001:2005 accreditation

* President inspects National Performing Arts Theatre

 June 27, 2011 | Read More >>

* Don't harm developing countries through economics of developed world– President at AALCO

* Sri Lanka is not a matter for UN Human Rights Council – Ambassador Kariyawasam

* Sri Lanka telecom affordability gain among world's fastest- ITU

* KIFF successfully concludes

* Over 100 ex LTTE members preparing to sit for GCE A/L

* Fiftieth AALCO annual sessions begin today

* Human smuggler wanted by Interpol arrested

* Evaluation Commission of Commonwealth Games Federation arrives

* Eastern destinations to boost Sri Lankan tourism

 June 25, 2011 | Read More >>

* Chanel 4 should get off its high horse of moral monopoly - Dr. Stuart Reiss

* Critics had distorted SL's historical and successful fight against terrorism - Ambassador Wickramasuriya

* SL, Bahrain sign MoU to avoid double taxation

* Logos Hope to dock at Galle harbor

 June 24, 2011 | Read More >>

* Appointment of lead managers by CB

* US$ 1.5b Chinese assistance for SL's infrastructure projects

* Sri Lankans among fastest growing millionaires - Report

* We will protect farmers same way we protected armed forces - President

* Acting HC refutes unsubstantiated allegations in Channel 4 - Witnesses never said they were attacked

* 60 new courts to be established this year

 June 23, 2011 | Read More >>

* Channel 4: Brutal and shocking, but not journalism – Sunday Times UK

* SL envoys in US reveal inconsistencies in Channel 4 video

* Verify facts before copying Channel 4 speculations over Sri Lanka – Ambassador Wickremasuriya

* No evidence of mistreating deported Tamils – British MP

* SAARC membership should fully support Lanka - Secretary General

* Channel 4 rejected previous request for video and textual information – LLRC

* Moral Crusaders and Ideological prejudice

* Vietnam interested in oil exploration off Mannar

* Cargo village to be built in Peliyagoda

* Passport office in Vavuniya soon

* Jaffna railway station to be reconstructed

 June 22, 2011 | Read More >>

* Dengue patient management training for local doctors

* CB issues $126.5 mln Development Bonds

* Conspiracy theories cannot hamper goodwill between Sri Lanka and India - SL Envoy to India

* UK Tamil answers pro-LTTE lies

* US$ 120 mln investment for development of sustainable power sector

* No debate on Sri Lanka in Malaysian Parliament

* New fish market complex in Trincomalee

* New rehabilitation centre for prison inmates

 June 21, 2011 | Read More >>

* They displayed a strict discipline and respect of rules of engagement

* Room for constructive engagement between EU and SL – EP Report

* Channel 4 - part of vicious campaign against Sri Lanka – Prof. Peiris

* Special Police division for expressways

* KIFF kicks off tomorrow

* Revival of ferry service, a symbol of warmer bilateral ties

* Capital market has become comparable to banking sector in terms of funding and mobilizing savings - SEC Chairperson

 June 20, 2011 | Read More >>

* President returns

* There are people seeking asylum in SL – UNHCR

* Defence Secretary alleges TNA split over Sampanthan’s reconciliation move

* Women refugees seek permission to go to Sri Lanka

* Bribery and Corruption Commission to have more teeth

* Another batch of rehabilitated ex-LTTE cadres to be released

* National Dengue Prevention Week commenced

* SL- Kazakhstan discuss to initiate direct flights

* State media profits up

* Jaffna hospital to be further developed

* Five electricity projects in Anuradhapura

* Lanka to deal with Petronas

 June 18, 2011 | Read More >>

* Channel 4 claims as akin to WMDs in Iraq - Ambassador Jayatilleka  

* Russia to join oil exploration in Mannar

* China will always support to safeguard sovereignty of SL - President Jintao

* International community & UN should support SL - Spanish PM

* Bus terminal for Southern expressway

* DemiStand up against unscrupulous elements trying to revive LTTE remnants – Defence Secy

* Demining on fast-track in Kilinochchi

* Death of the “Mother of South Africa”, Mrs Albertina Sisulu:

 June 17, 2011 | Read More >>

* "I'm starting to feel normal again" – Ex LTTE combatant

* Canadian govt reintroduces anti-human smuggling bill

* Would Prabha be subject to same war crimes charges, if he is alive ? - Khaleej Times online

* Political parties gear for upcoming LG polls

* Russia will stand by Sri Lanka – Russian President

* SL hosts Asia Pacific Regional Summit for state & pvt sector employees  

* No gold sales by Central Bank

* Ambatale water project opened

* LLRC to examine Channel 4 video

* Deported asylum seekers arrive

* Second Stage of Leadership Training Programme Commences

* “Sri Lankans' roots are in India too'' - Indian historian S. Muthiah

* SL Disaster Relief Team Returns Home from Japan

 June 16, 2011 | Read More >>

* Govt regrets British Minister's statement on Channel 4 video

* SL, India have tremendous goodwill towards each other – Ambassador Kariyawasam

* Mega water scheme launched in Colombo

* President arrives in St. Petersburg

* SL for truth, justice and reparation

* Sri Lankans in US support Govt initiative for reconciliation

* Canadian Govt welcomes Ocean Lady arrests

* Palmyrah productions to be developed

* Viru Upahara housing project launched

* Special life saving team set up

* Measures to block illegal migrants at BIA

* Britain to deport asylum seekers

 June 15, 2011 | Read More >>

* Establishment of Buddha Sasana ensures protection of all - President 

* Govt concerned about distress caused by unauthenticated Channel 4 footage

* Canada Police arrest four LTTE human smugglers - Globe and Mail

* Refugees trying to flee to Australia arrested in TN

* Dutch investigators arrive SL to probe LTTE

 June 14, 2011 | Read More >>

* Tuticorin – Colombo ferry arrives in Sri Lanka

* No change in policy interest rates - CB

* Minister of Industry and Commerce calls on Maldivian President

* Poson festival begins

* UK announces further aid

* Rs.8000mn for North Central electrification 

* Mannar, Matugama industrial zones attract investors

 June 13, 2011 | Read More >>

* Tourists arrival up by 39% in May

* 24-hour information on detainees

 June 11, 2011 | Read More >>

* SL – India ferry service flagged off

* Resolution against SL is ridiculous - Subramanian Swamy 

* Govt would review Channel 4 footage after LLRC verdict

* Harbors & anchorages to be completed by 2013

* Indian PM to visit Sri Lanka

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* CB issues $100m Development Bonds

 June 11, 2011 | Read More >>

* Government restored vital human rights to all - SL Ambassador tells East-West Centre

* 600 surrendered police officers killed by LTTE commemorated

 June 10, 2011 | Read More >>

* SL wilPost-conflict SL emerges as sound investment destination – Minister Amunugamatr>

* SL to lead South Asian growth with India – WB 

* President observes progress of Southern Expressway

* SL will only deal with Central government – Minister Rambukwella

* TN Q Branch to collect info on human trafficking

* SriLankan given EU green light for key environmental initiative

* Developed road network to Jaffna by 2013

* Chalai fishing livelihood resumed

* Bishop of Colombo calls on President

 June 09, 2011 | Read More >>

* Period for compilation of Technical-Term Glossaries extended 

* Army build houses for IDPs

* Report on FTZ incident handed over to President  

* Unite against all forces hostile to the country – Prof. Peiris

* Kerala, a human trafficking hub - Report

* SL elected to ILO governing body

* Committee to review communication development

 June 08, 2011 | Read More >>

* Senior armed forces officers conferred Vishista Seva Vibhushanaya 

* Estate employee wage increased 

* BOI receives highest- ever quarterly FDI inflow 

* Another village under ‘Jana Sevana’

* Sri Lankan, Indian navies discuss ferry service

* Oluvil port by year end

* SL - Goa link through intra-regional tourism

 June 07, 2011 | Read More >>

* Navy facilitates whale watching

* SL capital market showcases at the London Stock Exchange

* Sri Lanka keen to boost trade with Pakistan - Sri Lankan HC

* SL - Goa link through intra-regional tourism

* President completes 41 years in Parliament

* I will give what people in North want, not what LTTE remnants want - President

 June 06, 2011 | Read More >>

* WB approves additional financing for the Community Livelihoods

* Kokavil Multi Purpose Transmission Tower commissioned

* SL appreciates Chinese support to safeguard sovereignty

* E.coli no threat to Sri Lanka

* Immediate loans for SMEs

* Czech support for NE transmission development

* Poverty dip to continue

 June 05, 2011 | Read More >>

* Exposition of Buddha Relics brought from Pakistan

 June 03, 2011 | Read More >>

* Defence cost, an investment in peace- CB Governor

* A new form of diplomatic service is needed – President

* Infrastructure development will help economic advancement in SL - Kotler

* Indian assistance to uplift lives of war

* Another 800 ex-LTTE cadres to be released

* Proposed private sector pension scheme withdrawn 

* Cabinet Approvals

 June 02, 2011 | Read More >>

* GDP alone does not bring growth – Secy. to the President

* IGP resigns

* Strategic political and military moves underlined success – Field Commanders

* Gimmick by Euro Greens & pro-LTTE Tamils

* Darusman report, a mere political manifestation – Israel Ambassador

* Military leaders acclaim SL experience in defeating terrorism

 June 01, 2011 | Read More >>

* Responsibility lies with Sri Lanka - UN

* HR High Commissioner calls for action on unverified information - SL Rep in Geneva

* An expert should provide unbiased report - AG

* SL fought a different cause to save lives of besieged Tamils – Prof. Peiris

* Committee appointed a to probe violence in FTZ

* Eastern province is a fantastic area for investors - SL High Comm in India

* Monthly export earning in March surpasses USD 1000 million

 
 
   
   

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