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CoI summons Gotabaya again

CoI summons Gotabaya again

The Presidential Commission of Inquiry this morning again summoned former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa for questioning regarding the alleged use of personnel attached to the Civil Security Department for campaigning activities during the last Presidential Election. MORE...

October 8, 2015  10:10 am|

Anura wants answers on Avant Garde issue

Anura wants answers on Avant Garde issue

JVP Leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake raised concerns about the legality of the decision by the former Defence Secretary to transfer the powers to the Avant Garde Maritime Services (Pvt) Ltd to maintain a commercial floating armoury. MORE...

September 22, 2015  06:09 pm|

Sri Lanka declares a Maritime and Naval Week

Sri Lanka declares a Maritime and Naval Week

The Government declared the period between September 21 to 27 as the week of maritime and naval activities in Sri Lanka, the Government Information Department announced today.

September 21, 2015  05:02 pm|

Magisterial inquiry into floating armory case terminated

Magisterial inquiry into floating armory case terminated

The Magisterial inquiry with respect to the floating armory of the Avant Garde Maritime Services (Pvt) Ltd has been terminated after the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) apprised the Court that it would not proceed with the case under AGs advice. MORE...

September 7, 2015  12:27 pm|

Court lifts travel ban on Gotabaya Rajapaksa

Court lifts travel ban on Gotabaya Rajapaksa

The Galle Magistrate on Thursday (27) lifted the foreign travel ban imposed on former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa over allegations he used a commercial floating armoury. MORE...

August 27, 2015  10:32 am|

No room for any family to control country again President

No room for any family to control country again  President

President Maithripala Sirisena says that with the proposed amendments to the Constitution, the government will not leave room in the future for any single family to control the country ever again. MORE..

April 16, 2015  02:52 pm|

China, Sri Lanka hold drill to enhance anti-terror skills

China, Sri Lanka hold drill to enhance anti-terror skills

China and Sri Lanka have held a joint drill at a comprehensive military training base in southern China to enhance their capabilities, specially in combating terror. MORE..

April 11, 2015  02:26 pm|

Power must be distributed President

Power must be distributed  President

President Maithripala Sirisena says that he plans to announce details of a domestic probe into allegations of human rights violation during Sri Lankas long civil war by the end of June, just as the country heads into early general elections. MORE..

April 9, 2015  04:44 pm|

Indian, Sri Lankan fishermen to meet to sort out issues

Indian, Sri Lankan fishermen to meet to sort out issues

Fishermens associations of India and Sri Lanka will meet in Chennai next week to resolve the vexed issue of violation the maritime boundary and invading each others waters. MORE...

March 22, 2015  12:18 pm|

Weapons found in floating armoury are not state owned: Gotabaya

Weapons found in floating armoury are not state owned: Gotabaya

Ex-Presidents brother and former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Monday (16) asserted that weapons recovered from the floating armoury in the southern port of Galle are not owned by the state. MORE...

March 17, 2015  12:01 pm|

China formally backs trilateral partnership with India, Sri Lanka

China formally backs trilateral partnership with India, Sri Lanka

China on Friday formally backed a trilateral partnership with India and Sri Lanka to establish a Maritime Silk Road (MSR) and promote the rise of Eurasia. MORE..

February 28, 2015  10:37 am|

SC issues stay order on Pudukuduirippu, Maritimepattu polls

SC issues stay order on Pudukuduirippu, Maritimepattu polls

The Supreme Court today issued a stay order preventing the holding of elections for Maritimepattu and Pudukuduirippu Pradeshiya Sabhas in the Mullaittivu District until March 27. MORE..

February 27, 2015  01:06 pm|

President Sirisena ushers new chapter of hope for Sri Lanka - NY Times

President Sirisena ushers new chapter of hope for Sri Lanka - NY Times

It was just one month ago that Sri Lanka surprised the world by electing opposition candidate Maithripala Sirisena as president, rejecting the authoritarianism, corruption and dynastic politics of the administration of the incumbent, Mahinda Rajapaksa. MORE...

February 11, 2015  03:46 pm|

China welcomes decision to go ahead with Port City Project

China welcomes decision to go ahead with Port City Project

China today welcomed new Sri Lankan governments decision to go ahead with the controversial USD 1.5 billion Colombo Port City project funded by it, calling the country an important partner in implementing its mega Maritime Silk Road project in South Asia. MORE..

February 6, 2015  11:24 pm|

Gazette notice on Pudukuduirippu and Maritimepattu polls today

Gazette notice on Pudukuduirippu and Maritimepattu polls today

The Government will issue a gazette notification with respect to the polls for Maritimepattu and Pudukuduirippu Pradeshiya Sabhas in the Mullaittivu District, today. MORE...

February 2, 2015  11:03 am|

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