Bangladesh to support Sri Lanka hosting Commonwealth leaders meeting in 2013

Oct 29, Perth: Bangladesh has pledged to support Sri Lanka to host the next Commonwealth leaders meeting in 2013 in Colombo. The Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has given this assurance to Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa when the two leaders met Friday (28) at the ongoing 22nd Commonwealth Heads of Governments Meeting (CHOGM) 2011 […]
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Sri Lanka President attends Queen’s dinner, makes pitch for CWG 2018 at Aussie PM’s breakfast meeting

Oct 29, Perth: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa and First Lady Shiranthi Rajapaksa were among the guests invited to a dinner reception on Friday night (28) hosted by the leader of the Commonwealth, the Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip at the Pan Pacific Hotel in Perth Australia. Attending a sports breakfast hosted by the […]
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A people-based politician

Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa’s 69th birthday falls on Oct. 30: A people-based politician Vichithra Chinthaka Gunasekara There are two categories of politicians in Sri Lanka. Those who become popular due to politics belong to the first category and the second are those who popularize politics for the welfare of the masses with the intention of helping […]
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Sri Lanka exporter targets domestic flower market

Hayleys Agriculture, a division of the listed Hayleys group, said it had begun appointing agents and distributors and can double production at its 18 hectare facility in the central hills of Sri Lanka. “We can increase production to 100,000 flowers a month whenever we want to,” Rizvi Zaheed, managing director of Hayleys Agriculture said in […]
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Students of the University of Colombo to participate in SAESM 2011 in India

Oct 28, Colombo: Twelve students and three lecturers from the University of Colombo are travelling to India today to participate in the South Asian Economics Students Meet (SAESM) 2011, being held at Ramjas College, University of Delhi, from 29 October-5 November, 2011, the High Commission of India said in a statement. The India-Sri Lanka Foundation, […]
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Sri Lanka’s First Lady at CHOGM

Oct 28, Perth: First Ladies of Heads of Government, who participated in the 22nd Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting inaugurated today (28) at the Conference and Exhibition Complex Centre in Perth, Australia posed for a group photograph. Australian Prime Ministers partner, Mr. Tim Mathison and Sri Lanka’s First Lady Shiranthi Wickremasinghe Rajapaksa are in the […]
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European Commission and Sri Lanka signs an aviation agreement

Oct 28, Colombo: The European Commission on Thursday said that it has signed an aviation agreement with Sri Lanka which will remove nationality restrictions in bilateral agreements. The “horizontal aviation” agreement will put several provisions in bilateral aviation agreements between Sri Lanka and the 15 European Union member states in line with EU legislation. Also, […]
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Commonwealth leaders’ summit opens, Sri Lanka at the center

Oct 28, Colombo: The head of the Commonwealth, Queen Elizabeth II of Britain today opened the 22nd Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) at the Conference an Exhibition Complex Center in Perth, Australia. The leaders of 54 former British colonies, including Sri Lanka’s President Mahinda Rajapaksa gathered in the West Australian city for a three-day […]
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Two new penguins to arrive in Sri Lanka’s national zoo in Dehiwala

Oct 27, Colombo: Authorities of National Zoological Gardens of Sri Lanka in Dehiwala have decided to bring a pair of penguins to be displayed in the zoo. The penguins are to be brought here from Japan under an animal exchange programme, said the Director of the zoo Bhashwara Senanka Gunarathna. A special air conditioned section […]
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Students from the Colombo University in Sri Lanka face disciplinary action

Oct 27, Colombo: The administration of the Colombo University in Sri Lanka has identified 10 students who were involved in the clash between two student factions in the University’s Management Faculty a few days ago. An official from the Colombo University has said that the 10 students who have been identified are facing a disciplinary […]
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