The Prime Minister point out the needs to establish peaceful and free maritime movement within the Indian ocean region.
- Published on Friday, 17 February 2017 18:24
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Sri Lanka is prepared to convene a summit of all relevant parties in a bid to discuss measures to establish peaceful and free maritime movements within the Indian oceanic region. The revelation was made by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe.
- Published on Friday, 17 February 2017 18:23
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An allowance of 10,000 rupees will be provided to every farming family inconvenienced by the severe drought. President Maithripala Sirisena has instructed the relevant officials to take necessary measures in this regard.
- Published on Friday, 17 February 2017 07:02
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New England captain Joe Root says he will seek the advice of his predecessors before taking charge for the first time in July. The 26-year-old has replaced Alastair Cook despite only leading in four previous first-class matches. Root told media that it would be silly not to talk to people who have been in this position before. He also added that he may speak to a few people away from cricket to get different perspectives on things
- Published on Friday, 17 February 2017 06:57
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A suicide attack in a popular shrine in southern Pakistan has killed at least 72 people, police say. The bomber blew himself up among devotees in the shrine of Sufi saint Lal Shahbaz Qalandar in the town of Sehwan, in Sindh province, police said. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has condemned the attack, which has been claimed by so-called Islamic State. A surge of attacks this week has shattered a period of improving security in Pakistan.
- Published on Friday, 17 February 2017 06:54
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- Published on Friday, 17 February 2017 06:53
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The official ceremony to grant right to information to the public will be held at today at the Temple Trees Auditorium under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena. Minister Gayantha Karunathilaka, Deputy Minister Karunarathne Paranavithana and many top officials in the media sector will be present at this event.
The President says the government took measures to ensure benefits to the farmers improving irrigational projects in the country.
- Published on Thursday, 16 February 2017 21:38
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- Published on Thursday, 16 February 2017 21:37
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Minister Gayantha Karunathilaka says the youth who were trained at the media academy of Kothmale will serve for the country in a productive way. He further said that the radio is one of strongest media. The Minister made these comments at the certificate awarding ceremony of the media academy of Kothmale of the SLBC today.
The Minister pointed out that thorough training is essential for the media sector. Kind of training organisations are essential in the present context. The Minister said that the SLBC lives up to the standards and fulfill the national interests. Deputy Minister Karunarathne Paranavithana, Parliamentarian Ananda Aluthgamage, Chairman of the SLBC Attorney Nanda Muruththettuwegama, Director General of the SLBC Erananda Hettiarachchi were also spoke. 150 trainees received certificates.