December 2011

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 December 31, 2011 | Read More >>

* 2011 – A year of achievements

* President appoints committee members

* LLRC report covers all relevant ground - Australian MP

* 2011 – The Consolidation of Peace

 

 December 30, 2011 | Read More >>

* IT exports surge

* SRI LANKA: Action against dengue beginning to pay off

* India - SL Joint Working Group on Fishing to meet in January

* Committee to probe A/L results issue

* More Indian investments in N & E

* Elephant Pass Saltern by early next year

 

 December 29, 2011 | Read More >>

* Regional autonomy: Equality of opportunity would be a better approach – President

* SL, one of leading countries in protecting women's rights – Ambassador Wickremasuriya

* Construction of Kandy expressway to commence next year

* TNA ‘rejection’ of LLRC report may lead to ‘rejection’ of party as peace partner

* Elections to two local government bodies postponed

* Qatar, Indian investors keen on Kalpitiya

* 2,500 houses for low income families in A'pura

 

 December 28, 2011 | Read More >>

* SL forces play pivotal role in maintaining regional peace and security - Maldivian President

* Navy rescues 29 stranded Indian fishermen

* SL will hold accountable every person accused of war crimes – SL envoy

* Sri Lanka, Pakistan FTA opens new avenues

* Tourism show strong growth - CB

* SriLankan Airlines starts door delivery service in UK

* Bids called for fuel terminal at Mattala airport

* Public transport on expressway from next year

 

 December 27, 2011 | Read More >>

* Govt to widen & reconstruct 46 bridges on national road network

* LLRC recommendations will help accelerate national reconciliation – Russia

* Cairn to enter second phase of oil exploration

* Maldivian President arrives

* Port Authority to launch online payment facilities

* NARA to promote seaweed farming

* Task force to develop handloom industry

 

 December 26, 2011 | Read More >>

* Unprofessionalism revisited: Channel 4 News, Sri Lanka and “Fernando”

* India welcomes LLRC report, offers support in the spirit of partnership

* National Safety Day today to remember the tsunami victims

* National Geographic names Sri Lanka among "Best Trips for 2012"

* President revives good tradition in debate

* SriLankan recommences flights to Zurich

* Loss of civilian lives during military action not IHL violation - Norway

 

 December 25, 2011 | Read More >>

* Message of peace on earth has relevance to world today

 

 December 23, 2011 | Read More >>

* LLRC echoes the voice of our people - Cardinal

* China seeks good environment for Sri Lanka's stability

 

 December 22, 2011 | Read More >>

* GDP growth rate 8.4 %

* Budget 2012 – Passed with a majority of 98 Votes

* SL Envoy in UK presents the LLRC report to British Parliamentarians

* Sri Lanka Q3 GDP gain boosted by post-war construction - Reuters

* Tea production increased

* Colombo Port handles the largest APL Ship

* India tops investments in Sri Lanka

 

 December 21, 2011 | Read More >>

* Sri Lanka can, will sustain rupee defence - CB

* JITF in January 2012

* Commonwealth Secretary-General welcomes release of LLRC report

* Lanka’s new start-ups rise by 40%

 

 December 20, 2011 | Read More >>

* New government report offers hope for reconciliation - IRIN

* Sri Lanka Tourism achieves record-breaking 800,000 arrivals in 2011

* Two mini hydropower plants to be established

* Another major shopping complex soon

* SriLankan's new flying experience begins

 

 December 19, 2011 | Read More >>

* UK returns asylum seekers to Sri Lanka

* Preparation of UPR for UNHRC commenced

* Dozens of civilians killed by NATO attacks in Libya – NY Times

* Economic development back at the top of Lanka's agenda

* Diaspora's anti-deportation campaign losing steam

* President felicitates migrant workers

* Litro Gas earns Rs. 2b profit during first year of operation

* Income per tourist per day increased this year

* Sri Lanka Tourism promotion campaign launched in Tokyo

* Upper Kothmale hydro power plant by January

 

 December 18, 2011 | Read More >>

* UN, EU welcome LLRC report

* Govt to act against rights violators - Leader of the House

 

 December 17, 2011 | Read More >>

* CB to maintain current policy interest rates

* The new bloom for artistic presentation On My Watch By - Lucien Rajakarunanayake

 

 December 16, 2011 | Read More >>

* LLRC report tabled in Parliament: "Security Forces had not deliberately targeted civilians in the NFZs" - LLRC

* Tragic season over, a season of revival has come - President says at Nelum Pokuna inauguration

* National HR Action Plan soon

* Second phase of China’s grant to Sri Lanka signed

* Sri Lanka is a priority country - high-powered Indian business delegation

* Construction of new container terminal commences today

* Print tri-lingual application forms, financial institutions told

* 46 more rehabilitated ex-LTTE cadres reintegrated

 

 December 15, 2011 | Read More >>

* Vice Chairman of Chinese Republican Committee arrived

* Reconciliation is taking place & mistrust leaving - SL envoy in Australia

* SEC will continue measures to maintain a fair & efficient market

* SL- Oman to establish trade Council

* US sets April 18 deadline for GSP refund claims

* Southern electricity systems restored

* Expressway access roads to be upgraded

 

 December 14, 2011 | Read More >>

* Ambassador Jayatilleka speaks at leading European think-tank on SL's road to reconciliation

* UN bodies’ help for India’s IDP housing in Sri Lanka

* Central Bank relaxes regulations on foreign investment

* Farmers rendered a great service to the country amidst various difficulties - President

* Channel 4 - the Lost legitimacy of journalism

 

 December 13, 2011 | Read More >>

* Qatar Gvt and investors ready to invest in Sri Lanka

* Trade volume between SL & Pakistan could exceed USD 1 b

* Canadian Tamil foundation loses charity status

* Website for 'Nelum Pokuna' launched

* Continued decline in unemployment

* Jana Sevana constructed over 20, 500 houses so far

* New berth at Colombo South Harbour

 

 December 12, 2011 | Read More >>

* Prime Minister of Qatar to visit Sri Lanka

* LTTE recruited children for last stand against SL Army – Ex-LTTE official

* More supportive approach to Sri Lanka needed – Conservative MEP

* Sri Lanka's consumerism to grow in 2012 - Report

* High level Australian Parliamentary delegation visits Sri Lanka

* Four more fisheries harbours

* President returns from Bali

 

 December 11, 2011 | Read More >>

* Remaining Ex-LTTE cadres to be reintegrated by mid 2012 

* Tourist arrivals up nearly 26%year-on-year on November

* Indian assistance to rehabilitate Achchuveli Industrial zone

* Export growth accelerated for a second month

 

 December 09, 2011 | Read More >>

* National Language Policy: LG authorities to be empowered to oversee implementation

* Japanese investors keen on harnessing unprecedented opportunities in SL

* Sri Lanka - Qatar Joint Committee for bilateral cooperation

* New state-owned company to revive Elephant Pass saltern

* U.S Congressman hails post-war development in North & East

* LLRC Report to be presented to Parliament soon

 

 December 08, 2011 | Read More >>

* Meaningful democracy requires closest interaction between govt and community

* Sri Lanka firmly committed to a strong social protection floor - Kohona

* Indonesia’s fullest support to safeguard sovereignty of Sri Lanka- President Yudhoyono

* British High Commission announces faster visa processing for selected business

* SriLankan to add more destinations

* Qatar keen to invest in Sri Lanka

* President meets Sultan of Brunei

* Only 133 sqkms to be de-mined

* Over Rs.21m to provide water to Jaffna

 

 December 07, 2011 | Read More >>

* An insight into LTTE-administered schools in Europe – the radicalization of Tamil youth

* President leaves for Bali Democracy Forum

* Investors flocked to Government Securities

* Sri Lanka tries cinnamon as treatment for diabetes

* CB strongly denies involvement of officials in the alleged gold scam

* Sri Lankan team to study modern dairy farming methods in Kerala

 

 December 06, 2011 | Read More >>

* CB increased limits on foreign investments in Govt Securities

* Sri Lanka, Pakistan FTA’s potential not exploited

* Sri Lanka elected to the UNIDO Board

* China donated machinery for development projects

* Embilipitiya Paper mill resumed operations

 

 December 05, 2011 | Read More >>

* The Sri Lankan serenade

* Six new envoys present credentials

* 35 five star hotels to be set up island wide

* Sambuddhathwa Jayanthi Stupa unveiled by President

* Clergy need to show Gvt the way - President

 

 December 03, 2011 | Read More >>

* Mothers still awaiting LTTE recruited children - Economist

* Indian govt approves next phase of Indian Housing Project

* Additional UK funding for re-integration of ex-LTTE cadres

* Army handed over occupied land in North to owners

 

 December 02, 2011 | Read More >>

* Nat Geo Travel Mag names SL among "Best of the World 2012" destinations

* Sri Lankan investors to attend investor forum in Pakistan

* Former Tamil Tiger takes up acting

* COPE report presented in House

* SL improves corruption ranking

* Japan grants 60 m rupees to renovate pre-schools in Trinco

* Old Dutch hospital converted to a modern trade complex

 

 December 01, 2011 | Read More >>

* Sri Lanka seeks more banking services

* Budget 2012: 2nd reading passed by majority of 91 votes

* World AIDS Day today


 
   
   

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