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President Arrives in New York; Will Address UN General Assembly Sept. 24

President Arrives in New York; Will Address UN General Assembly Sept. 24

September 23, 2013 9:24 am
President Mahinda Rajapaksa and First Lady Shiranthi Wickramasinghe Rajapaksa arrived in New York City on Sunday afternoon. President Rajapaksa will attend the 68th session....

Australia / United Kingdom / France»

Sri Lankan Scientist wins best doctoral thesis award in Biomechanics at a high profile international conference

Sri Lankan Scientist wins best doctoral thesis award in Biomechanics at a high profile international conference

September 23, 2013 10:29 am
A Sri Lankan scientist, Angelo Karunaratne, in London, United Kingdom has been awarded the best doctoral thesis award in Biomechanics for his doctoral research work on ANALYSIS....

General»

Sri Lanka to establish 4 cement factories within Port premises

Sri Lanka to establish 4 cement factories within Port premises

September 23, 2013 11:09 am
The government under the programme to establish new industrial parks and enterprises within new and existing port premises has decided to construct cement grinding and packaging....

Politics»

Commonwealth observers impressed with Sri Lanka’s election process, concerned over military involvement

Commonwealth observers impressed with Sri Lanka’s election process, concerned over military involvement

September 23, 2013 10:13 am
The Commonwealth Observer Mission which has been present in Sri Lanka since 14 September to observe the provincial council election in the North commended the government....

Sports»

Sri Lanka women win Plate Championship

Sri Lanka women win Plate Championship

September 23, 2013 11:03 am
The Sri Lanka women’s team won the Plate Championship after beating Singapore 17-5 at the Asian Women’s Sevens Series in Thailand today. Sri Lanka Rugby Football Union....

ARRIVALS


  • Baby Umaya
  • Baby Umaya Born to Roland Moses and Umendra Moses in Orang County on April 2nd 2013. Name: Umaya Christine Moses DOB: April 2nd 2013 Weight: 8.95 lbs Height: 20" .........
  • DEPARTURES


  • Latinona Wijewardena Passed Away July 2013 in San Diego
  • Latinona Wijewardena (1922-2013)
    Latinona Wijayawardena (1922 – 2013)
    With deepest sorrow we regret to announce the passing of Latinona Wijewardena on July 10th 2013.
    Beloved Mother of Padma Colombaar.........
  • EDUCATION


  • Action to be taken against Uni students involved in protests
  • Higher Education Minister S.B. Dissanayake today stated that action will be taken against private buses which provide transport for undergraduates who are due to protest in Colombo tomorrow (3). The Minister stated that he has requested the police and Private Transport Minister C.B. Rathnayake to advice b.........
  • DEVELOPMENT


  • Israel attracted to investments in Sri Lanka
  • More countries should become aware of the ‘new chapter’ enjoyed by Sri Lanka since the end of the war to increase investment, Minister of Economic Development Basil Rajapaksa said, calling on embassies to spread the word. Making the address to the largest-e.........
  • SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY


  • Tackling heart disease the tried and tested way
  • Multiple risk factors to be treated with drugs, changed lifestyles for single risk cases� By Kumudni Hettiarachchi A drastic but tried and tested change is being introduced in the management of risk factors that are harbingers of diseases of the heart or blood vessels.�Not just a part, but the whole pi.........
  • SECURITY AND LAW


  • Tamil Nadu exports fish robbed from Lanka
  • More than 1,000 Tamil Nadu fishing boats that cross into Sri Lankan waters with impunity thrice a week form part of the southern Indian state’s multi-billion rupee fish export industry catering to the European Union, the United States, Japan and ot.........
  • TRAVEL


  • SriLankan Airlines starts mobile check-in
  • State-run SriLankan Airlines said it is offering mobile check-in and access to its loyalty program and other services for customers with smartphones. A mobile application developed with Virtusa Corporation, a software firm, allows passengers to select their seats and check up to two hours before departure. .........