October 2011

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 October 31, 2011 | Read More >>

* Belgian tourist arrivals to SL increases by 114%

* Spice Festival 2011 kicks off

* Flood situation in Bangkok

* Proposal to reduce visa service charges

* President returns after successful tour

* More houses under ‘Jana Sevana’

* Sri Lanka awaits to welcome you - President tells CHOGM leaders

* Police-Public Relation Division in Killinochchi

 October 30, 2011 | Read More >>

* Sri Lanka awaits to welcome you - President tells CHOGM leaders

* Sri Lankans in Perth protest against ABC Channel's biased reporting

* CHOGM 2011 ends, leaders to meet again in Colombo

 October 29, 2011 | Read More >>

* SL hosting C'wealth games would inspire 45 other nations – President

* ADB, Sri Lanka partnership strategy agreed to target growth

* SL opposes all efforts to deride the local mechanism – SL envoy at UN

* A week of worry for Eelam lobby - By Lucien Rajakarunanayke

* Australian govt refutes to act against President Rajapaksa

* More Japanese assistance for reconstruction in North

* CHOGM Bangladesh pledges support for CHOGM 2013

 October 28, 2011 | Read More >>

* CHOGM 2011 opens

* New equipment to prevent railway accidents

* Divi Neguma 2nd phase began

* A 12 reconstruction begins

* LTTE manipulation of videos By Prof Rajiva Wijesinha, MP

* 33rd Annual Forum of Parliamentarians for Global Action begins today

* SL concern about UNHRC's transparency

* SL, EU sign agreement to develop future aviation relations

 October 27, 2011 | Read More >>

* Develop sufficient spaces within economies to face complexities - President

* Complex web of terror - Rajaratnam helped the LTTE prosper - The Pioneer

* If you are looking for ultimate exotic getaway, Sri Lanka is the perfect choice – London Evening Standard

* Next CHOGM venue already decided - Indian Foreign Secretary

* SriLankan adds new Airbus 320 to its fleet

* Trinco Port development to be expedited

* Drug menace to be eliminated like terrorism - Defence Secretary

 October 26, 2011 | Read More >>

* President apprises Australian PM of Sri Lanka's progress

* Deepavali provides opportunity for greater understanding and harmony among communities - President

* Australian PM rules out 201 CHOGM boycott

 October 25, 2011 | Read More >>

* Australia extends immunity to visiting Heads of State Will not proceed on case filed against President Rajapaksa

* NenasaGovt must ok Sri lankan President’s case – Australian PM

* India to oppose a human rights monitor at CHOGM

* Nenasa TV expands to 2,000 schools

* The light of a new freedom More ex-LTTE cadres reintegrated

* August Export earnings increase

* Pakistan sends experts to assist de-mining

* President arrives in Perth

* ‘Gold Coast & Hambantota would both stage great Commonwealth Games’ – Mike Fennell

* Kandy airport construction begins next month

 October 24, 2011 | Read More >>

* President instructs to expedite three development projects

* President leaves to attend CHOGM 2011

* SL to host 15th session of space programme

* ADB funds “Pura Neguma” project

* All time surveillance on remaining tigers vital - Defence Secretary

* Oil drilling in second site commenced

* Construction of another Jana Sevana village commenced

* Kiev – Colombo regular flights commenced

* Satisfactory healthcare system maintained even during conflict – Health Minister

* Thallady-Arippu bridge opened

 October 22, 2011 | Read More >>

* Dutch court sentences five for supporting LTTE

* US reauthorized GSP

* Three women on the Tiger Trail By Lucien Rajakarunanayake

 October 21, 2011 | Read More >>

* Sri Lanka deserves more praise from int’l community - US Congress Members

* Sri Lanka, one of most compelling destinations for investment in C'wealth – Dr. Nonis

* Trial of accused LTTE supporters to end today

* More houses to war heroes

* Cabinet Decisions

* SriLankan Airlines and Air Canada commence code share services

* No reason to reject Sri Lanka Envoy- Australia

* TV channels to be digitalized

 October 20, 2011 | Read More >>

* CB delivering economic & price stability in an unprecedented manner - Central Bank Governor

* Seeing people in low living conditions is not my expectation - President

* Treasury bill auction oversubscribed

* The world knows Sri Lankan has changed for the better - SL Ambassador to the US

* Most business reforms in South Asia from Sri Lanka - IFC & World Bank

* President declares open Sri Lankan Flight Academy

 October 19, 2011 | Read More >>

* Allegations will not damage SL- Aus relations - SL envoy in Australia

* US GSP Program to be extended

* Hambantota Port calls for new proposals

* Ihala Kothmale Hydro Power project nearing completion

* US delegation meets Secretary Defence

* Api WeNo judgment on LLRC report before its release – US

 October 18, 2011 | Read More >>

* Api Wenuwen Api Housing Project Phase 6 commences in Ampara 

* Government Information Centre celebrates 5th Anniversary

* Appropriation bill to be presented to parliament today

* Another 350 ex-cadres to be reintegrated

* India provides assistance to restore Thiruketheeswaram temple

* New Japanese ambassador presents credentials

* Sri Lanka establishes diplomatic relations with Rwanda

 October 17, 2011 | Read More >>

* Czech assistance to recommence construction of Inginiyagala plant

* We are today talking the language of peace – President

* SL briefs Norway on reconciliation efforts

* We want Canada to see the correct situation – SL envoy

* Get involved more in extracurricular activities – President tells students

* Ancient temples are eloquent testimony of the Buddhist heritage in Sri Lanka – President at Kebithigollewa

* Ukraine’s Aerosvit Airlines to enter Lanka’s skies

* Czech assistance to recommence construction of Inginiyagala plant

 October 16, 2011 | Read More >>

* State Visit of Vietnamese President to Sri Lanka concludes

* SL named best-value long-haul destination

 October 15, 2011 | Read More >>

* Today our nation stands undivided under one flag - President

* LTTE very much alive in Europe – Dutch Prosecutor

* President Rajapaksa will lead Sri Lanka to greater successes - Vietnamese President

 October 14, 2011 | Read More >>

* UNESCO DG welcomes significant progress made in Sri Lanka

* Vietnam pledges lasting friendship to Sri Lanka

* Do not put SL's wellbeing in peril– Prof. Peiris tells in Paris

* Sri Lanka – Vietnam sign eight agreements

* Enabling efficient services by State institutions a priority - President

* Investment Day – 2011 to be held in Colombo

* Sri Lankan dengue eradication expert team honored

* First meeting of SL -India Joint Committee on Science & Technology held

* SL - Philippine to commence commercial flights

* Rajaratnam sentenced to 11 years in prison

 October 13, 2011 | Read More >>

* ‘Battle between Gold Coast & Hambantota for 2018 CWG is most exciting ever’

* SL completes National Research Agenda on Health and Social Status of migrants

* SL strongly protests screening of 'Sri Lanka’s killing Fields' at EU

* Disarming civil society starts today - President

* Vietnamese President arrives

* ‘Lies Agreed Upon’ screened at the British Parliament

* LG elections in Mullaitivu to be held as soon as demining completed

* USS Ford arrives in Galle

 October 12, 2011 | Read More >>

* USS Ford arrives in Galle

* No change in policy interest rates - CB

* A '$5-b opportunity' for India, if Sri Lanka wins bid for CWG 2018 – Ambassador Kariyawasam

* Bail to SL Cricket team attack mastermind challenged

* Post offices to be computerized

* Embassy of Sri Lanka launches Ambassador’s webcast

* Bharatha's demise, an irreparable loss -President

* Joint group will meet soon to sort out India-SL fishing issues – Indian Foreign Secy

* Return of refugees from India on ferry to start today

* Sri Lanka supports interests of Gulf countries – Prof. Peiris

* Ex-combatants now full-fledged free citizens

 October 10, 2011 | Read More >>

* UPFA won 21 out of 23 LG bodies

* Tourist arrivals increasing

* Sri Lanka-UAE trade ties gets stronger

* CB issues Direction on customer protection in licensed banks

* More projects to develop Jaffna

* We incorrectly believed supporting LTTE would bring peace to Tamils people - Jailed LTTE supportes

 October 08, 2011 | Read More >>

* Budget deficit to be reduced to 6.2% in 2012

* First South Asian Beach Games inaugurated by President

 October 07, 2011 | Read More >>

* STF to provide security for SAARC

* Sri Lanka on a path to achieve rapid development – Kohona

* Sri Lanka holds Forum on Community Based Sustainable Tourism

* Jobs' contribution appreciated by all – President

* Indian Ocean tsunami alert system to be tested on Oct 12

* Four new envoys present credentials

* EPF to reach Rs. 1 trillion milestone in 2011

* Progress of National Action Plan on HR to UNHCR

* SLPA - Mediterranean Shipping Company Terminal Service Agreement extended

* Equity markets to see net inflow - Deputy CB Governor

 October 06, 2011 | Read More >>

* Election campaigning ended

* SL to call tenders for remaining blocks in Mannar basin

* Seed producing farm to Paranthan

* President amongst Colombo people

* We make Colombo a City of Excellence - Defence Secretary

* Dutch counter-terrorism office to probe Tamil schools

* Indian Foreign Secretary to visit Sri Lanka

* Asia will lead way out of crisis - Governor

 October 05, 2011 | Read More >>

* SL at the Delhi Dialogue on Green Economy and Inclusive Growth

* Tamil Tigers 'run' weekend schools for children in Holland : police

* UAE, Sri Lanka hold talks on judicial cooperation

* More people-friendly public service to be in place - President

* Negombo gets a modern bus stand

* Change Human Rights Act to allow deportation of criminals - UK Home Secretary

* SL's development policy framework has multiple goals- Kohona

* Artificial limb fitment camp in Jaffna

 October 04, 2011 | Read More >>

* CSE prominent among regional markets

* Sri Lanka supports World Humanities Forum

* Inflation decreased further in September

* Health service to be streamlined

* Lankan fishermen in Indian custody to be released

* New administrative complex in Hambantota to be opened

* New domestic airport in Kandy

* Sri Lanka, a honeypot for travellers

* Judges can continue with Dutch Tamil Tiger trial

* IRA killing of innocents were murders – Martin McGuiness

 October 03, 2011 | Read More >>

* A tremendous improvement in security and development in post-conflict SL - Japan

* Special housing scheme for Adivasi community

* Trend of ‘Might is Right’ needs to be discouraged at all costs – SL envoy tells UNHRC

* Knowledge from reading, basis of a country’s development - Secretary to President

* World Habitat Day celebrated

* Sri Lanka: Temples and tea leaves - Telegraph

* LTTE activities in UK will be taken very seriously - British HC

 October 02, 2011 | Read More >>

* Very favourable indications of presence of oil off Mannar - President

* Another batch of 1,800 ex-LTTE cadres reintegrated

 October 01, 2011 | Read More >>

* Raj Rajaratnam financed LTTE - Vanity Fair

* LTTE activities in UK will be taken very seriously - British HC

* Our children are born in an historic era – President 

* C'wealth offers to help in SL's reconciliation efforts

* LTTE war machine runs in Netherlands - Public Prosecutors

* SL secures two significant victories at UNHRC - Minister Samarasinghe

 
 
   
   

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