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Friday, September 20, 2019 - 06:22
High Commission of India has been offering more than 400 fully-funded slots every year to officials in various Ministries of Government of Sri Lanka and also to other eligible citizens of Sri Lanka for short-term training programmes in various institutes in India to enhance their skill-sets. The courses are spread over a multitude of sectors such as Management & Leadership, International.....Read More...
Friday, September 20, 2019 - 05:56
Indian industrial investors are preparing for major investment moves in Sri Lankan projects-not only on mega-infrastructure ventures but even on smaller outlays. India’s powerful Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has, for the first time, expressed its new investment and funding push on Sri Lankan infrastructure projects on 17 September. “Sri Lanka is becoming a preferred destination for.....Read More...
Friday, September 20, 2019 - 05:38
A three-member delegation of ‘Sri Lanka Eye Donation Society’, led by its President, Mr. Piyadasa Hewa Wellalage called on the High Commissioner of Pakistan, Maj. Gen. (Retd) Dr. Shahid Ahmad Hashmat on 19th September, 2019 and discussed matters related to donation of corneas to Pakistan. Mr. Wellalage apprised the High Commissioner that the ‘Sri Lanka Eye Donation Society’ delegation is visiting.....Read More...
Friday, September 20, 2019 - 05:28
The Finance Ministry has made arrangments to reach the people and conduct Enterprise Sri Lanka mobile service throughout the country in order to provide capital loans at subsidized interest rate to enable the people to begin small and medium, self employment or industries in several districts during the next few days. Accordingly, Enterprise Sri Lanka, mobile service will be held at the.....Read More...
Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 05:06
By Shaikh Muhammad Bilal
Nation has been misguided for long time by the terrorists and their affiliates on to the righteousness of the Pakistan’s official position in the war on Terror. Finally, ‘Paigham-e-Pakistan Fatwa’ has categorically refuted all the extremist ideologies which call for armed rebellion against the state and its institutions on the pretext of Shariah, sectarian differences and Jihad More than 5.....Read More...
Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 04:59
A total of 187.5 Million Saudi Riyal (USD 50 M) from Saudi Fund (SFD) for a Medical Faculty in the Sabaragamuwa University. Saudi Fund for Development SFD has agreed to provide a concessional loan amounting to Saudi Riyal 187.5 Million (approximately USD 50 million) to establish a Medical Faculty in the University of Sabaragamuwa. The balance USD 20.46 million will be borne by the GOSL......Read More...
Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 12:05
Claiming to be a teenager, Malaisamy - a 70-year-old man in Tamil Nadu has submitted a petition to the Ramanathapuram district collector, seeking to marry badminton star, PV Sindhu. Malaisamy has also stated in the letter to the district collector that he would abduct and marry her if the proper arrangements for the marriage are not made. The incident took place during the weekly meetings.....Read More...
Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 10:37
By Jamshed
Pakistan's main strength lays in its peoples' sentimental attachment with their national armed forces. Pakistanis are very proud of their troops who have sacrificed 6 thousand lives in the war against terrorism. Pakistan Army consists of six hundred thousand professional troops who are highly committed and motivated to root out terrorism from the Country. It has been real game.....Read More...
Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 07:13
Karu Jayasuriya MP and Speaker of Parliament Karu Jayasuriya has officially expressed his willingness to be a candidate in the forthcoming Sri Lanka’s Presidential election. In a Press Statement, Quote However, it is my view that if I am to come forward as a candidate representing the alliance led by the United National Front, it must be in accordance with the party constitution and not.....Read More...
Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 06:46
By Tariq A. Al-Maeena
Israel’s Netanyahu publicly declares his intention of annexing Palestinian land for illegal Israeli settlers. He says it loudly and he does not fear retribution. Why? Because he is confident America will not object. To understand why US foreign policy toward the Middle East is held hostage by the whims of Israel, you have to be aware of the covert actions that dictate such policies through spying.....Read More...
Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 06:40
By Shobha Shukla - CNS (Citizen News Service)
The Baseco reclamation project is one of the 22 reclamation projects planned by the Philippines government along the Manila Bay. It is being opposed tooth and nail by the 70,000 settlers (mostly fisher folks) of Baseco Compound, Tondo, a reclaimed section of the Manila Port Area, who fear losing their livelihood due to forced evacuation and displacement. Beyond Labels Beyond Borders I met one.....Read More...
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 - 11:20
The Emergency Operation Center, in the Disaster Management Center of the Ministry of Disaster Management forecast that “showery condition over the island is expected to continue further. “ The forecasts further adds = Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in Western, Sabaragamuwa, Southern, Central and Northwestern provinces. Heavy falls above 100 mm are likely at some places in Western.....Read More...
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 - 07:15
By Shivanthi Ranasinghe
Gotabaya Rajapaksa coming out as the Sri Lanka Podujana Peruma Presidential candidate is bad enough for those who are doggedly in the Good Governance camp. On top of this news to have Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva promoted as the new Commander of the Sri Lanka Army has certainly twisted has certainly twisted this camp’s knickers into double knots. this camp’s knickers into double knots. The.....Read More...
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 - 06:46
By Glen Jenevy in London
When the Islamist Terrorist attacks took place on Easter Sunday in Sri Lanka by NTJ members the President called on his security services. The call went out on international TV. The country’s security service both domestic and foreign sprung into action. Even retired members of the old disbanded N.I.B.S. which is now called the S.I.S. came to work. Sri Lankan intelligence services serve the.....Read More...
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